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Charles P. Stetson Letters, 1851-1857, n.d.

Correspondence, F.A. Wilson, 1851-1857, n.d.
0.10 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M314.1

Series Description:
Letters to Charles P. Stetson from his friend Franklin A. Wilson, the bulk received while Stetson was attending Yale University and Wilson was attending Bowdoin College. Wilson primarily writes about the activities of their mutual friends and acquaintances, but also tells of college life at Bowdoin including a prank pulled by medical students with a cadaver, fraternities, and classes.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: No restrictions.


Correspondence, general, 1851-1857, n.d.
0.20 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M314.2

Series Description:
Primarily Charles P. Stetson's correspondence from his parents, and sisters Emily, Anna, Fanny, and Caroline. The letters describe their daily life and the activities of extended family and mutual friends. Also included are miscellaneous notes, translations, and ephemera of Charles P. Stetson.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: No restrictions.


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