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MS Am 1649.24

Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876, collector. Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1649.24
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 II: The Civil War and the Confederacy,
Date(s): 1832-1915.
Quantity: 1 collection (10 boxes (5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Confederacy in the Civil War, collected by Frederick Myers Dearborn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

60DM-24. 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.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederick M. Dearborn Collection of Military and Political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915 (MS Am 1649.24). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Confederacy in the Civil War. There are many letters addressed to Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, Braxton Bragg, Samuel Cooper, and Jefferson Davis, as well as letters by them and many others. Some of the letters and documents are accompanied by photographs.

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