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Guide to the Papers of David Edward Cronin
 MS 670.9

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Donation, Daniel Parish, Jr.

War Relics and Reminiscences: An Appendix to Seth Eyland's Memoirs, by the Author donated by the Association of Veterans of the First New York Mounted Rifles, 1893.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Use Restrictions

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The New-York Historical Society
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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as David E. Cronin Papers, MS 670.9, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

Material relating to the 1st N.Y. Mounted Rifles can be found in the Regiments collection. The collection War 1861-1865 contains a number of letters written by Cronin. See Manuscript Department card catalog for details.

The Library holds copies of Bibliography Relating to the Works Hand Illustrated by David Edward Cronin;  The Evolution of a Life, described in the Memoirs of Major Seth Eyland, and a typewritten copy of Cronin's article "When Union Square Was Away Uptown." It also has a copy of  Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant illustrated by Cronin.

The Library also holds two copies of History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry which was Recruited and Known as the Anderson Cavalry in the Rebellion of 1861-1865, the published version of the draft found in Series II.

In addition, the Library has W.W. Goldsborough's The Maryland Line in the Confederate States Army.

Processing Information

This collection was originally processed in 2014. Archivist Joseph Ditta added material to Series IV and Series V, marked in the container list as the gift of Edward C. Peple Jr., 2018 (accession no. MS-2018-011).