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Copley Amory papers

MS-417
 Collection
Identifier: MS-417
The Amory papers consist almost entirely of family correspondence, and are arranged alphabetically by the name of the writer. The World War I letters of Copley Amory, Jr. and his two brothers, both of who were seriously wounded, are included in the collection, as are the letters written by their grandfather, Henry Sturgis Russell, during the Civil War. Captured early in the War, Russell was sent to Libby Prison. His account of his stay there, and subsequent parole, sheds light on early conditions in the Confederate prison.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1942

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

2.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Copley Amory Jr. (1890-1964), diplomat and writer. The collection contains primarily family correspondence, including letters of Amory and two brothers while serving in World War I.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA