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Guide to the Herbert Benezet Tyson Letters

MSN/CW 5010


Collection Summary

Title: Herbert Benezet Tyson letters
Dates: 1865
Collection No.: MSN/CW 5010
Creator: Tyson, Herbert Benezet, b. circa 1842
Extent: 1 container; 5 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 group of 5 letters written by naval lieutenant Herbert Benezet Tyson of the U.S.S. Connecticut, during that ship's cruise to and around the Caribbean in winter/spring 1865.

Selected Search Terms

United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Caribbean Area -- History, Naval -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Herbert Benezet Tyson Letters, [Collection and folder no.], Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Tyson letters were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2002, from Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., of Providence RI. 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