Series - American records

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American records

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  • 1761 - 1985 (Creation)

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9 cm of textual records

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This series contains records that Orr gathered as part of his interest in history. It contains 18th and 19th century letters and documents of American politicians, army officers, secretaries of state and senators, and prominent individuals in the US. There are also autographed documents relating to the early Presidents of the United States and Vice Presidents, army generals, soldiers and war commanders; congressmen and senators; Governors of State; prominent businessmen; and literary figures Nathaniel Hawthorne, Alice Cary, and James Lothrop Motley, and John Kendrick Bangs. Notably, the series contains records with the autographs of Eleanor Roosevelt, Alfred A. Weinstein, Sidney Franklin, US Presidents John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison, and James Wilkinson.

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