Francis Vinton Greene papers, bulk (1801-1921)

Title
Francis Vinton Greene papers, 1776-1921, bulk (1801-1921)
Author
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921.
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Description
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Maps.
  • Military records.
  • Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Greene, Mrs. Francis V.; Mrs. Russell W. Bryant; Mrs. Lloyd P. Lochridge; Merle Johnson papers
Biography (note)
  • Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1235
Author
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921.
Title
Francis Vinton Greene papers, 1776-1921, bulk (1801-1921)
Summary
Collection consists of Greene's correspondence, his papers pertaining to service in the Spanish-American War, speeches, miscellaneous materials, and books. Correspondence, 1801-1921, includes general correspondence; letters from Theodore Roosevelt, Major General Emory Upton and General William Tecumseh Sherman; and family letters. Spanish-American War papers, 1898-1900, contain orders, telegrams, accounts, reports, and some correspondence. Speeches, 1898-1918, were given by Greene as a soldier, businessman and police commissioner. Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1915, consist of a wide range of materials relating to all aspects of Greene's life and include genealogical information, orders, maps, memoranda, drafts of articles and reports, notes, photographs, and clippings. Bound volumes are orderly books (including 1776 orderly book of Nathanael Greene), writings on military tactics, diaries kept by Greene, and correspondence.
Additional Formats
Report on Philippines; diary, 1898; and speeches, 1894, 1898 and 1915, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Sketchbook, 1872-1876, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Letters, 1872-1876, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Diary, 1875, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903 he was appointed Police Commissioner of New York City. He also worked as an engineer on various projects and wrote military histories.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Occupation
Authors.
Engineers.
Soldiers.
Added Author
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885.
Greene, George Sears, 1801-1899.
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786.
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Upton, Emory, 1839-1881.
Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927.
LCCN
ms 76001512
Research Call Number
MssCol 1235
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