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Clark family papers, 1850-1865.
BANC MSS 99/97 z
Collection Overview

Title:

Clark family papers, 1850-1865

Creator/Contributor:

Clark family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, Joseph S.

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, Hannah, 19th cent

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, David, 19th cent

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, Robert, 19th cent

Creator/Contributor:

Dilly, L. S.

Abstract:

Chiefly Civil War letters from Joseph S. Clark, 1861-1863, to his parents (15 letters and 3 fragments), 3 letters to his mother, and 1 to his sister Hannah, along with 3 envelopes addressed to David Clark and 1 to Robert Clark, and a letter fragment from L.S. Dilly. Includes a journal (circa 24 pages) kept by an unidentified member the family, traveling from Liverpool to New York, April 20-May 15, 1850. The journal describes wind and rain at beginning and end of the trip, in between calm sailing, but poor food, during which [Joseph S.] Clark, or possibly his father, performs work for the sailors, comments on sailors, children, and other passegers and passing ships. Also includes a small group of ephemera and other fragments.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

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Clark family -- Archives
Voyages and travels -- 19th century -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

Note:

Clark family papers, BANC MSS 99/97 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Roberta Tracy; March 1996.
In English.

Type:

Diaries.
Family papers.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/97 z

Origin:

California