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Guide to the Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Papers
1778-1851 (bulk 1779-1781)
  MS 591

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 03, 2022
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794
Title: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1778-1851 (bulk 1779-1781)
Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, orders, memoranda, petitions, indentures, and writings on military topics by Baron von Steuben during his tenure as an officer of the American army, as well as material relating to his estate and memorials.
Quantity: 7 Linear feet (15 boxes [1 oversize], 6 volumes)
Location: For more information on making arrangements to consult the collection, please visit
Language: The documents in the collection are in English and French.
Call Phrase: MS 591