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Hubert Perry Young and Elizabeth Johnson Young letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00058

Scope and Contents

There are approximately 60 letters (1861-1864) from Hubert Perry Young to his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Young, written while Hubert was serving in the Union Army during the Civil War. Elizabeth was at home in Wisconsin and Hubert was stationed at various places in the South. Also includes letters to Elizabeth from her brothers, Matthew L. Johnson (1855-1860) and Charles H. Johnson (1855-1856) of a social nature and about family issues. There are also a few letters to Elizabeth from Robert and Amelia Lee and Theodoria M. Prindle.

Dates of Materials

  • 1855-1864

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Extent

0.875 linear feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Approximately 60 letters (1861-1864) from Hubert Perry Young to his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Young, written while Hubert was serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by their granddaughter Ruth Young, 1955?
Title
Finding aid to the Hubert Perry Young and Elizabeth Johnson Young letters
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2019-10-25: Updated legacy finding aid and published.

Repository Details

Part of the Mortimer Rare Book Collection Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
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Northampton MA 01063