Clara Barton Papers 1805-1958 (bulk 1861-1912)


Clara Barton Papers, 1805-1958, (bulk 1861-1912)

Clara Barton Papers 1805-1958 (bulk 1861-1912)

Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National First Aid Association of America.

62,000 items; 177 containers plus 6 oversize and 3 vault; 62.6 linear feet; 123 microfilm reels


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