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Charles E. Austin letters, photograph and diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P240

Overview

Austin was the youngest son of A. E. Austin of Austinburg, Ohio, and served as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac. This collection consist of letters, photographs and a diary from 1855-1864.

Dates

  • 1855 - 1864

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Austin, Charles E.

Austin was the youngest son of A. E. Austin of Austinburg, Ohio, and served as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Brigade 3rd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac. He died from a wound received in battle, June 1864, He had lived for awhile with his brother in Nebraska, whose diary of Ohio farm life is included in the collection.

Extent

2 folders (9 items)

Scope and Contents

A collection of letters, photographs and a diary from 1855-1864. Detailed in 2 separate folders, concerning the life of Charles E. Austin.

Physical Location

RH MS P240

Physical Location

RH MS-P P240

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Larry Laird, 1974.

Title
Guide to the Charles E. Austin Collection
Subtitle
Charles E. Austin letters, photograph and diary
Author
kpz 11 July 1974; mg 2004 ; revised by rw, 2009.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7337883996
Preferred citation
Charles E. Austin Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P240, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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