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Louis D. Carman collection.

Title
Louis D. Carman collection.
Author
Carman, Louis D. (Louis Dale), 1860-
Publication
1828-1923.
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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 24467 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Description
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autograph albums.
  • Autographs (manuscripts)
  • Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Source (note)
  • Donated by Louis D. Carman, 1936.
Call Number
MssCol 24467
OCLC
1028238108
Author
Carman, Louis D. (Louis Dale), 1860- collector.
Title
Louis D. Carman collection.
Production
1828-1923.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Summary
Louis D. Carman (1860-1936) was a medical examiner in the United States Bureau of Pensions and a collector of Lincolniana. His father, Ezra Ayer Carman, was a Civil War officer. The Louis D. Carman collection dates from 1828 to 1923 and consists of items accumulated by Louis D. Carman, specifically correspondence and autographs; a friendship album containing poetry; and handwritten excerpts transcribed from books about fishing. A variety of documents bear the signatures of politicians and federal government officials; military generals; and businessmen. Some of the letters reference the Civil War and government and politics during the Reconstruction period. Other correspondence pertains to the Cosmos Club in Washington D.C.
Source
Donated by Louis D. Carman, 1936.
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Occupation
Collectors.
Research Call Number
MssCol 24467
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