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Guide to the Franz Sigel Papers
1806-1930 (bulk 1848-1880)
 MS 565

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


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Collection processed by Corrinne Collett. Finding aid by Christine George.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 23, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Manuscript items written by U.S. Presidents and other notable figures will only be delivered to researchers in a photocopy format. Researchers can also access most presidential papers through their published form. See staff for more details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote to: Manuscript Curator, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as the Franz Sigel Papers, MS 565, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials Note

The New-York Historical Society also holds a number of civil war maps that Sigel collected, available from the Map Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Franz Sigel Papers were given to New-York Historical Society by Mrs. Robert P.J. Barry in 1946. The oversized maps in Series III, Subseries E were gifted from Franz Sigel III in 1985.