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MS Am 1649.1-1649.23

Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876, collector. Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1649.1-1649.23
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876, collector.
Title: Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration,
Date(s): 1669-1958.
Quantity: 1 collection (14 linear feet (28 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph letters and documents of American political and military leaders collected by Frederick Myers Dearborn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60DM-1-23. Bequest of Frederick M. Dearborn; received: 1960.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederick M. Dearborn Collection of Military and Political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958 (MS Am 1649.1-1649.23). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Myers Dearborn (1876-1960), who formed this collection, was a dermatologist of New York City.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

XXIII. bMS Am1649.23: Presidents and Cabinets: subseries

Scope and Contents

Autograph letters and documents of American political and military leaders and others associated with the Revolution, presidential administrations, and other political and military events. Persons represented include delegates to the Albany Congress, Stamp Act Congress, Continental Congress, and Hartford Convention; signers of the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and U.S. Constitution; officers of the Revolution; aides and secretaries to George Washington; state and colonial governors of the original 13 states, except Connecticut and New Jersey; and presidents and their cabinets through Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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