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Luigi Cesnola papers

Identifier: MS-68

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The papers of Luigi Palma Di Cesnola contain correspondence with Hiram Hitchcock and others, biographical information, pamphlets, periodicals as well as clippings related to his Cyprus Archaeological Collection, which he created while American Consul in that country, and letters related to his Civil War career. Material relating to the lawsuit in which he became involved when the authenticity of his artifacts was questioned by Gaston L. Feuardent, as well as an uncorrected galley for McFadden's book, "The Glitter and the Gold" are also included.


  • 1863 - 1885


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


5 ft. (5 boxes)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Luigi Palma di Cesnola (1832-1904), archeologist. The collection contains correspondence, chiefly with Hiram Hitchcock, biographical material, pamphlets and periodicals, newspaper clippings relating to Cesnola's archaeology collection from Cyprus and other papers.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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