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James A. Garfield collection

Title
James A. Garfield collection, 1863-1882.
Author
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881.

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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 6394 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • Some material was originally part of the Ford and Sabin collections.
Call Number
MssCol 6394
OCLC
843960366
Author
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881.
Title
James A. Garfield collection, 1863-1882.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) became the 20th President of the United States after completing nine consecutive terms in the House of Representatives. The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by Garfield to various parties between 1863 and 1880. Also present are a bulletins documenting Garfield's health following his shooting by Charles Guiteau, a manuscript draft of the post-mortem bulletin by Dr. J. J. Woodward, and a small quantity of miscellaneous material related to Garfield and his presidency.
Provenance
Some material was originally part of the Ford and Sabin collections.
Occupation
Presidents.
Added Author
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913, recipient.
Bliss, Doctor Willard, 1825-1889.
Church, William Conant, 1836-1917, recipient.
Gallaudet, Edward Miner, 1837-1917, recipient.
Reyburn, Robert, 1833-1909.
Wells, David A. (David Ames), 1828-1898, recipient.
Woodward, J. J., 1833-1884.
Research Call Number
MssCol 6394
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