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Austin Barclay Fletcher Papers

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Call Number: MS121
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, a family Bible with a copy of Austin Barclay Fletcher's marriage certificate bound into the text block, newspaper clippings, photographs of Austin Barclay Fletcher and Hortense M. Fletcher, and statements of the Tufts Board of Trustees concerning the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The bulk of the material is dated from 1910 to 1923. The materials in this collection document Austin Barclay Fletcher's professional life as the president of the Tufts...
Dates: bulk 1910 -- 1923, 1876 -- 1976

Collection on P. T. Barnum

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Call Number: MS002
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, inventories, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia documenting aspects of the career of P.T. Barnum and Barnum's relationship with Tufts University. The development and maintenance of Barnum Hall and the Barnum Museum are detailed through the correspondence of Barnum, Professor John P. Marshall, the Smithsonian Institution, and Ward's Natural Science Establishment, dating from the 1870s through the 1890s. Transcriptions of many of these...
Dates: bulk 1837 -- 1985, 1818 -- 2009

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