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Benjamin Shreve Calef correspondence

MS-80
 Collection
Identifier: MS-80
The collection contains correspondence of Benjamin S. Calef while he served in the 9th New York Militia and 1st and 2d U.S. Sharpshooters, and as aide-de-camp to Gen Birney. Correspondents include Amanda Harris, Alexander Shaler and Truman Seymour. Photographs including a tintype of him in uniform, clippings, a sketch of an invention related to a shell, and a typed abstract of his letters are also included.

Dates

  • 1861-1898; 1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Benjamin S. Calef (1835-1897), Civil War soldier and businessman. The collection contains correspondence while serving in the 9th New York Militia and 1st and 2d U.S. Sharpshooters, and as aide-de-camp to Gen Birney, as well as photographs and clippings.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA