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Charles Henry Howard Collection, 1808-1957 (bulk 1852-1910).

Correspondence, 1852-1910
0.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M90.1

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Series Description:
Approximately 290 items from 1852-1910, the correspondence consists largely of letters between Howard and members of the his family through the 1870s, and with non-family members from the 1880s on, including letters from William Jennings Bryan, Horace Bushnell, Henry Morton Flagler, James Longstreet and Elihu Root. A listing of the material is available by contacting Special Collections. More than 95% of the earlier letters are written by Howard, many of which complement those in the Oliver Otis Howard and Rowland Bailey Howard collections.

Full transcriptions of the letters, as well as alphabetical and chronological indexes, have been compiled by Russell and Rosalie Howard; electronic versions of the transcriptions and indexes are available here, courtesy of the Howards (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).


Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
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Articles and addresses, diaries, clippings, notes, etc., 1808-1957
0.5 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M90.2

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Series Description:
Manuscript, typescript and printed material, much of it involving Howard's Civil War experiences or his military career. Dated between 1808 and 1957, it includes articles and addresses, diaries and other ephemeral pieces.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically.
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