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Clara Barton papers, Series 2, Box 1, Folder 3: Correspondence about Clara Barton, 1898-1918 and undated

Summary:Clara (Clarissa Harlowe) Barton, humanitarian and founder of the American Red Cross, was born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts.This series includes correspondence of her nephew, Stephen Emory Barton to her closest friend, Mrs. J. Sewall (Harriette) Reed concerning Barton's relief efforts in Cuba, as well as letters written to Harriette Reed and Colonel C. S. Young concerning Young's proposed biography of Barton following her death. For more information, see the complete finding aid to the collection at
Creator:Barton, Stephen Emory
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1891-1900
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: Barton, Clara, 1821-1912
ArchivesUM location:Clara Barton papers
  • series 2
  • box 1
  • folder 3
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:War, Military
Women's Studies
Copyright holder:Public Domain
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