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William Cary Sanger correspondence

Title
William Cary Sanger correspondence, 1850-1921.
Author
Sanger, Wm. Cary (William Cary), 1853-1921.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 19037Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Call Number
MssCol 19037
OCLC
834148388
Author
Sanger, Wm. Cary (William Cary), 1853-1921.
Title
William Cary Sanger correspondence, 1850-1921.
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Summary
Colonel William Cary Sanger (1853-1921), served as Assistant Secretary of War from 1901-1903, and in a variety of military, political, and civic appointments. The collection consists of letters relating to Sanger's work on the State Commission on Lunacy, his personal research on the Spanish-American War, and his support of the charitable "Lighthouses for the Blind" agency. Notable correspondents include John Adams Dix, Charles Evans Hughes, Seth Low, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Elihu Root, Henry L. Stimson, and various military figures. Also included is a letter from Civil War general Charles Cleveland Dodge to his wife Mary Schieffelin dated 19 August 1863, and a set of clippings announcing Dodge's death.
Occupation
Statesmen.
Added Author
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879.
Dodge, Charles Cleveland.
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
Low, Seth, 1850-1916.
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957.
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937.
Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950.
Research Call Number
MssCol 19037
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