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Guide to the James Parkison Letters

MSN/CW 5007


Collection Summary

Title: James Parkison letters
Dates: 1864-1866
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5007
Creator: Parkison, James, 1823-1886
Extent: 1 container; 11 folders
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: A series of 11 letters (October 1864 to March 1866) written by the Newark, Ohio printer and pro-war Republican James Parkison. All are directed to his brother William, who for most of the correspondence was serving with the Union army in Tennessee.

Selected Search Terms

United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: James Parkison Letters, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Parkison Letters were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2002, via ebay. Arranged and described 2002, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.

Container List