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Leonidas Dodson papers

Abstract

Title:
Leonidas Dodson papers
Author/Creator:
Dodson, Leonidas
Collection number:
85-6
Size:
1.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1842-1889
Inclusive dates:
1842-1889
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

This collection consists of the journals of Leonidas Dodson (1822-1889), banker, teacher, and prominent citizen of Easton, Maryland. The journals are a rich source of information about local and national events, and about Dodson's church, civic, and work responsibilities. They consist of diary entries, extensive quotations and transcriptions, a number of laid-in materials, and information of Dodson's death. Subjects covered include church and religion, disease and death, crime and justice, politics, temperance, the Civil War, and slavery.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Leonidas Dodson papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1714
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Alternate formats:

Digital copies of the letters in this collection are available at http://digital.lib.umd.edu/results.jsp?index1=dmKeyword&query1=leonidas+dodson in the University of Maryland's Digital Collections.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.