John Sullivan Dwight Letter

MS L34 Dwight

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893
John Sullivan Dwight Letter
Inclusive Dates
ca 1860-1869
MS L34 Dwight
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

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Use Information

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Acquisition Information

Photostat of original letter in Harvard University Library, gift of John Wesley Thomas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, September 14, 1951.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel A. Sizer.

Preferred Form of Citation

John Sullivan Dwight Letter (MS L34 Dwight), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

John Sullivan Dwight (1813-1893) was a Unitarian minister, a school director at the Brook Farm commune, and founder of Dwight's Journal of Music.

Scope and Content Note

Letter written from Berlin, to Charles Sumner, urging his influence in obtaining appointment of Alexander W. Thayer to diplomatic post in Prussia; letter also pertains to personal, political, and other affairs in Prussia and in the United States, and to Henry Wilson (Jeremiah Jones Colbath), Robert Apthorp, and Joseph Albert Wright.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Thayer, Alexander Wheelock, 1817-1897

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

    Box LOC L34

    Box LOC L34 Folder MS L34 Dwight

    John Sullivan Dwight Letter, ca 1860-1869


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