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Guide to the Louise B. Hill Research Notes on John André
1934-1959
 MS 3090

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1-4 Correspondence

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with publishers, as well as research and reference correspondence with librarians and other sources. A few letters discuss Hill's financial situation as a retired widow with no pension, and her efforts to support herself.

1944-1959
Box: 1 Folder : 5-14 Book drafts and chapter outlines
1934-1959
Box: 1 Folder : 15-17 Other Writing

Scope and Contents

includes drafts of articles on Aaron Burr and George J.F. Clark, and a work of historical fiction.

1942-1944
Box: 2 Folder : 1-17 Research notes organized by subject

Scope and Contents

subjects include biographical sketches, maps and geography, and place studies.

1944-1959
Box: 3 Folder : 1-13 Research notes on secondary sources A-Sa

Scope and Contents

Secondary sources include those written by:

William Abbatt, Isaac Arnold, Thomas Day, Malcolm Decker, William Lecky, Benson Lossing, E.V. Lucas, James Perkins, Agnes Repplier, and Winthrop Sargent.

1944-1959
Box: 4 Folder : 1-13 Research notes on secondary sources Sh-W, Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents

Sources include those written by:

Oscar Sherwin, Joshua Hett Smith, Jared Sparks, T.J. Wertenbaker, David Williams, Charles H. Winfield, W.E. Woodward, and Shanard, Frederic and Spodell.

1944-1959
Box: 5 Folder : 1-5 Research notes on Revolutionary-era sources

Scope and Contents

sources include military journals by Andre, Heath, Simcoe and Thatcher.

1944-1959
Box: 5 Folder : 6-10 Carroll Carstairs notes

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and notes from an unpublished manuscript about Andre written by Carroll Carstairs (1888 -1948). Carstairs was an American art dealer who served in the Grenadier Guards of the British Army during World War I. Carstairs memoir of the conflict, "A Generation Missing," was published in 1930.

1935-1948
Box: 5 Folder : 11-12 Copies of reference articles/sources

Scope and Contents

photocopies and photostats

circa 1944-1959