A Guide to the Tim Finn Autobiography, 1854-1896
Tim Finn (b. 1838?) first shipped off to sea from New York at the age of 16. He served in the U. S. Navy during the Civil War and later settled in Galveston, Texas.
The Autobiography of Tim Finn, 1854-1896, documents Finn’s naval career, including service in the U. S. Navy during the Civil War, from its beginning and his later settlement in Galveston, Texas.
This collection is open for research use.
Due to preservation concerns, original materials are restricted. A microfilm copy is provided for patron use.
Tim Finn Autobiography, 1854-1896, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
The Tim Finn Autobiography is available on microfilm, reels 838.48 and 838.49, in the SRH Winkler Microfilm Room. Due to the fragility of these manuscripts, microfilm reel 838.49 should be used instead of the original.
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