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Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Online Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Items 1-11, ca. April-Aug. 1898

Item 12, ca. 29 June-July 15 1900

Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A & M University

Inventory of the Scrapbooks of the Spanish-American War and Boxer Rebellion:

ca. April 1898-July 1900



Descriptive Summary and Abstract

Title Inventory of the Scrapbooks of the Spanish-American War and Boxer Rebellion
Dates ca. April 1898-July 1900
Abstract 12 scrapbooks (compiler unknown) contain magazine and newspaper clippings, maps, and other printed ephemera chronicling the Spanish-American War (April-Aug. 1898) in Cuba, and the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901) in China. The volumes differ slightly, but all are bound in either dark green or dark brown cloth, with maroon quarter calf. Most of the spine covers are damaged or missing. The scrapbooks measure from 20 to 25 cm. high and from 24 to 29 cm. wide. Volumes 1-11 cover the Spanish-American War and v. 12 covers 29 June-15 July 1900 of the Boxer Rebellion. A copy the War-revenue law of 1898, with index [approved June 13, 1898] is pasted onto the inside back cover of v. 1 of the scrapbooks. A few loose clippings are included inside the front cover of v. 12.
Identification Ragan MSS 00112
Quantity: 12 v.
Extent (approx. 2 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository Cushing Memorial Library,  College Station, TX 77843-5000

Scope and Content Note

12 scrapbooks (compiler unknown) contain magazine and newspaper clippings, maps, and other printed ephemera chronicling the Spanish-American War (April-Aug. 1898) in Cuba, and the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901) in China. The volumes differ slightly, but all are bound in either dark green or dark brown cloth, with maroon quarter calf. Most of the spine covers are damaged or missing. The scrapbooks measure from 20 to 25 cm. high and from 24 to 29 cm. wide. Volumes 1-11 cover the Spanish-American War and v. 12 covers 29 June-15 July 1900 of the Boxer Rebellion. A copy the War-revenue law of 1898, with index [approved June 13, 1898] is pasted onto the inside back cover of v. 1 of the scrapbooks. A few loose clippings are included inside the front cover of v. 12.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Restrictions

Access

No restrictions.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Online Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of Cushing Memorial Library. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.
Organizations
United States. War Revenue Act (1898)
Subjects
Spanish-American War, 1898--Sources.
Scrapbooks--United States--History--19th century.
Scrapbooks--United Sttes--History--20th century.
Places
China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901.
Titles
War Revenue Act (1898)

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Source unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Aletha Andrew in July 2002.

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Detailed Description of the Scrapbooks

 

Items 1-11, ca. April-Aug. 1898

Scrapbooks contain clippings from magazines and newspapers, and other ephemera about the Spanish-American War (April-Aug. 1898). No commentary or other original text has been provided by the compiler. A copy of the War-revenue law of 1898, with index is pasted onto the inside back cover of v. 1.

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Item 12, ca. 29 June-July 15 1900

Scrapbooks contain clippings from magazines and newspapers, and other ephemera about the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901). No commentary or other original text has been provided by the compiler. A few loose clippings are included inside the front cover of this scrapbook.

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