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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Tim Finn Autobiography, 1854-1896



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Finn, Tim, b. 1838?
Title: Finn, Tim, Autobiography
Dates: 1854-1896
Abstract: 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.
Extent: 1 vol., 2 microfilm reels
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Due to preservation concerns, original materials are restricted. A microfilm copy is provided for patron use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Finn, Tim, b. 1838? -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
Seafaring life -- History -- 19th century.
Places
Boston (Ma.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Galveston (Tex.)
Key West (Fla.)
New Orleans (La.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tim Finn Autobiography, 1854-1896, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.

Alternate Format Available

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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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2F301 Life and history of Tim Finn, 1854-1896
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