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Guide to the Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont 1974.203

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 03, 2012
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882
Title: Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont
Dates: 1857
Abstract: A letter from Richard Henry Dana, dated 1857, inviting Fremont to a social gathering to be attended by individuals with the surnames Emerson, Lowell, Holmes, and Longfellow, as well as G.A. Adams. Dana resided at 12 Court Street at the time.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0025
Call Phrase: 1974.203
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882
  • Fremont, John

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Social life and customs |y 19th century

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Richard H. Dana letter to John Fremont, 1974.203, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The letter was formally accessioned in 1974.

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