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Guide to the 90th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Association papers 1977.005

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sugden, Thomas D., (Thomas Dodgson), d. 1923
Title: 90th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Association papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1862, 1882-1897
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1884-1894
Abstract: The 90th Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Association papers includes documents concerning this Civil War veterans organization, founded 1884, and to a somewhat lesser extent, Mansfield Post No. 35 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.). These documents were written or compiled by Thomas D. Sugden, a member and sometime officer of the organizations, both of Brooklyn, New York. The bulk of the material dates from 1882-1894. It includes meeting notes, admission tickets and other ephemera, a scrapbook of 90th Veterans Association memorabilia, invitations, financial reports for Post 35, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. The collection includes only three items dating from the 90th regiment's war years; these are three numbers of The New Era, a newspaper published in Key West, Florida, and edited by the regiment's quartermaster.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet in 12 folders in one manuscript box
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Text [Box]: 1 (A0026)
Call Phrase: 1977.005