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Guide to the George B. McClellan, Jr. Scrapbooks
1860s-1909 (bulk 1904-1909)
 MS 3187

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Collection processed by Elise Winks and Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 04, 2022
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940
Title: George B. McClellan, Jr. scrapbooks
Dates [inclusive]: 1860s-1909 (bulk 1904-1909)
Abstract: The collection includes 89 volumes, mostly scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings tracing George B. McClellan, Jr.'s (1865-1940) tenure as mayor of New York City from 1904 to 1909. Six volumes include copies of McClellan's mayoral speeches, his veto statements, outgoing letters, budgets, incoming reports, and other documents. Six scrapbooks include clippings from his political career before becoming mayor. Three scrapbooks relate to McClellan's father, George B. McClellan (1826-1885), the Civil War general of the same name, mostly concerning his death and memorials.
Quantity: 38.5 Linear feet in 26 boxes (89 volumes)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3187