Garvan-Sheldon collection 1796-1943


Garvan-Sheldon collection 1796-1943

Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929. Forest and Stream

0.75 linear foot (3 boxes)


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