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Overview The Collamer Family Papers consist of three cartons of letters, business papers, legal notes and dockets, account books, speeches and orations, and other manuscripts. Although the collection includes material from the early 1800s to the 1910s, the majority of the Papers fall in date between 1840 and 1865.
Overview Collection includes correspondence, diaries (1864-82), notebooks (1834-86), and published works, relating to protective tariff, founding of Smithsonian Institute, Mexican War, Civil War, and other political issues during Marsh's congressional career; his impressions of Garabaldi and Italian unification while U.S. minister to Italy (1860-82); and comparative philosophy, Near Eastern Studies, Scandanavian Studies, conservation, book collecting, and other scholarly interests. Includes papers of...