Scrapbook of Charles Lacroix Pascal, 1836-1890.

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Pascal, Charles Lacroix, fl. 1860-1868. Scrapbook of Charles Lacroix Pascal, 1836-1890.

Scrapbook of Charles Lacroix Pascal, 1836-1890.

This scrapbook contains letters, with a few documents. Many of the letters have been mounted for scrapbooks, and some include photographs or etchings of their authors. Also included in the album are newspaper clippings, etchings, and copies of letters of prominent Civil War generals. Additional photographs acquired with the collection have been transferred to the portrait collection in the Library's Rare Book Department.

1 volume.

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