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Guide to the C. B. Nichols Scrapbooks 1974.134

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer (2011); Updated by John Zarrillo (2014)

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 30, 2014
Finding aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nichols, C. B.
Title: C. B. Nichols scrapbooks
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1860 to 1896
Abstract: The collection includes five scrapbooks of Civil War era artifacts. Two scrapbooks hold envelopes with Union-themed images. One scrapbook includes Confederacy and Confederate state artifacts, especially currency and securities. Another scrapbook holds examples of various forms of scrip, not necessarily War-related, from several states. The final scrapbook holds a variety of documents on Union-related themes, including various Sanitary Commission fairs and other relief efforts, Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and the Lincoln assassination.
Quantity: 2.4 linear feet in two flat boxes and one manuscript box
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: 1974.134