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Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 131

Scope and Contents

The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting facsimile, and a political cartoon.

Dates

  • 1885-1982

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be protected under copyright. Several items credit the National Archives.

Biographical or Historical Information

Collection transferred from old Map Case to Flat Files and was later reorganized into three folders. Original provenance is currently unknown.

Note written by Michael Maune

Extent

0.20 Cubic Feet

1.00 folders

1.00 folders

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Facsimiles and pictorial material documenting the American Revolution and Civil War eras. Also includes newspapers documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Processing Information

Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.  Some materials have been housed in polyester sleeves and all have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
Title
Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials
Status
In Progress
Author
Michael Maune
Date
08/01/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States
765-494-2839