Alexander Stewart Webb papers 1818-1930

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Alexander Stewart Webb papers, 1818-1930

Alexander Stewart Webb papers 1818-1930

1818-1930

Correspondence and papers of Alexander Stewart Webb which detail his personal, military, and academic activities. Webb's military service at Fort Pickens, Florida; as a member of the Army of the Potomac, and with General George Meade during the Civil War is documented, as is his tenure as president of the College of the City of New York.

6.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 folios)

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