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Hunt Family Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Civil War 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-536-wc-r

Content Description

This collection contains a book of transcribed correspondence between members of the Hunt family before, during and after the Civil War. The book, My dearest sister - The Hunt family of Lexington and the Civil War: their correspondence, 1856-1880 is broken into two volumes. The first volume consists of biographical and contextual information about the Hunt family. The second volume consists of the 703 letters spanning across nearly fifty years of correspondence.

Dates

  • 1840 November 18 - 1889 October 3

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

.55 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains a book of transcribed correspondence, dating from 1840 to 1889, between members of the Hunt family before, during and after the Civil War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by material type:

  • Series 1, Volume One
  • Series 2, Volume Two

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edwin Millis and Beverly Haskin.

Title
Finding Aid for the Hunt Family Civil War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
11/7/17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States