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John Read papers, 1853-1915.

Author: John Read; Charles Wellington Reed; William Read; Reed family; United States. Auditor for Navy Department,
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The bulk of this collection centers around the life of Civil War veteran and statesman John Read. Some materials concern the extended Read family, especially Read's son, William Read (b.1872) who attended Harvard College's Lawrence Scientific School. The collection includes: personal and family correspondence and letters to naval Paymaster Read from the Auditor for the US Navy; Read's Civil War diaries (some are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Harvard graduates' papers
Artifacts
Cartes-de-visites
Diaries
Drawings
Photographs
Poems
Scrapbooks
Speeches
Personal narratives
Named Person: John Read; William Read; Reed family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Read; Charles Wellington Reed; William Read; Reed family; United States. Auditor for Navy Department,
OCLC Number: 612708588
Description: 10 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)

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The bulk of this collection centers around the life of Civil War veteran and statesman John Read. Some materials concern the extended Read family, especially Read's son, William Read (b.1872) who attended Harvard College's Lawrence Scientific School. The collection includes: personal and family correspondence and letters to naval Paymaster Read from the Auditor for the US Navy; Read's Civil War diaries (some are copies only); autograph compositions (mostly speeches and poems) by Read; visual materials including photographs, cartes-de-visite, and drawings; Civil War artifacts (caps, mess kit); medals; Read's Bibles; printed biographical materials by and about Read; genealogical materials on the Read family; and scrapbooks relating to Harvard College (covering the years 1856-1897) and to the political career of JR in Cambridge and Massachusetts. Also includes 2 drawings by Civil War artist Charles Wellington Reed.

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