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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Letter, 1894

Series II: Letters, 1895

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Edgar S. Maclay letters, 1894-1895



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Maclay, Edgar S.
Title: Edgar S. Maclay letters
Dates: 1894-1895
Abstract: Letters written by Maclay to Admiral Thomas A. Stevens mentioning his intention to write a comprehensive account of the Navy’s part in the U.S. Civil War.
Identification: MS 147
Extent: 3 letters (1 folder)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center,  Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Naval historian Edgar Stanton Maclay, 1863-1919, was the author of History of the United States Navy, 1775 to 1894.

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Scope and Contents

Letters written by Maclay to Admiral Thomas A. Stevens mentioning his intention to write a comprehensive account of the Navy’s part in the U.S. Civil War. The letters also request the Admiral’s help in obtaining for Maclay the position of lighthouse keeper in Jefferson Harbor, Long Island, New York.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Maclay letters, MS 147, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Places)
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865.
Formats
Correspondence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edgar S. Maclay letters, 1894-1895, MS 147, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from manuscripts dealer, November 14, 1961.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I: Letter, 1894

folder
1 Edgar S. Maclay to Admiral Stevens, December 26, 1894

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Series II: Letters, 1895

folder
1 Edgar S. Maclay to Admiral Stevens, January 5, 1895
Edgar S. Maclay to Admiral Stevens, January 15, 1895

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