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John Needels Chester collection, 1703-1939.

Author: John Needels ChesterJoachim Murat, King of NaplesNapoleon, Emperor of the FrenchJames Fenimore CooperJefferson DavisAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Autograph and portrait collection assembled by John Needels Chester.

Includes ca. 70 autographed letters, ca. 40 autographed poems and other documents, and ca. 50 portraits, clippings, and printed material, of Napoleon, members of his family, several of his marshals and generals, Arthur Wellesley, duke of Wellington, Americans prominent in history and literature, and a few other persons.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 1, Napoleon, 1703-1901, include Napoleon and other members of the Bonaparte family, the Marquis de Lafayette, Joachim Murat, Napoleon III, Jacques Necker, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 2, American History, 1761-1887, include Jefferson Davis, John C. Frémont, Ulysses S. Grant, Henry Knox, Robert E. Lee, Dolley Madison, and William Tecumseh Sherman.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 3, Literature, 1840-1939, include James Fenimore Cooper, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sir Henry Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Mary Shelley.  Read more...

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Named Person: Bonaparte family.; Bonaparte family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Needels Chester; Joachim Murat, King of Naples; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; James Fenimore Cooper; Jefferson Davis; John Charles Frémont; Ulysses S Grant; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Henry Irving, Sir; Henry Knox; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Robert E Lee; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Dolley Madison; Jacques Necker; Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur Rochambeau, comte de; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; William T Sherman; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Bonaparte family.
OCLC Number: 319629632
Language Note: Materials are chiefly in English but are also in French.
Notes: The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In part, photocopies (negative)
This record replaces NUCMC entry MS 61-3021.
Description: 175 items.

Abstract:

Autograph and portrait collection assembled by John Needels Chester.

Includes ca. 70 autographed letters, ca. 40 autographed poems and other documents, and ca. 50 portraits, clippings, and printed material, of Napoleon, members of his family, several of his marshals and generals, Arthur Wellesley, duke of Wellington, Americans prominent in history and literature, and a few other persons.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 1, Napoleon, 1703-1901, include Napoleon and other members of the Bonaparte family, the Marquis de Lafayette, Joachim Murat, Napoleon III, Jacques Necker, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 2, American History, 1761-1887, include Jefferson Davis, John C. Frémont, Ulysses S. Grant, Henry Knox, Robert E. Lee, Dolley Madison, and William Tecumseh Sherman.

Persons represented by manuscript material in Series 3, Literature, 1840-1939, include James Fenimore Cooper, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sir Henry Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Mary Shelley.

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