Collection: Benjamin Shreve Calef correspondence

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Benjamin Shreve Calef correspondence

MS-80
 Collection
Identifier: MS-80

Description

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)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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