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Library > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Finding Aid Index > Vanderbilt, James C. Vanderbilt, James C.

James C. Vanderbilt
L547
1861 – 1864, 1868
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Alison Smith, September 2007
Finding Aid by: Brent Abercrombie, August 2011

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Biographical Note:

James C. Vanderbilt was a plaster in New Albany, Floyd and Harrison County, Indiana, and served as a private in the 23rd IN during the Civil War.
Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of Vanderbilt’s Civil War letters to his mother and aunt in New Albany, IN, written while serving in Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1.  1861 – 1864, 1868

Folder

 

1.

Aug. – Oct. 1861

2.

Nov. – Dec. 1861

3.

Jan. – Feb. 1862

4.

Mar. – Apr. 1862

5.

July – Sept. 1862

6.

Oct. – Dec. 1862

7.

Feb. – Apr. 1863

8.

Apr. – June 1863

9.

July 1863

10.

Aug. – Oct. 1863

11.

Nov. – Dec. 1863, no date 1863

12.

Jan. – Feb. 1864

13.

Mar. – July 1864, no date

14.

Photostat Article on James Vanderbilt, June 17, 1868

15.

Transcription of Civil War Letters, 1861 – 1862

16.

Transcription of Civil War Letters, 1863

17.

Transcription of Civil War Letters, 1864

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 mss box, 17 folders

Collection Dates:

1861 – 1868

Provenance:

Jean Hess, November 1966

Access :

The collection is open for research use

Restrictions:

Original material too fragile to view or photocopy, patrons must view transcriptions of letters

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.

Language:

Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

 

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