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Frank H. Pierce papers relating to the U.S.S. Monitor

Collection Data

Description
The collection consists of correspondence between Frank H. Pierce and others, a scrapbook, and a muster roll documenting the history and construction of the ironclad U.S.S. Monitor, its commander and crew, and its loss during the Battle of Hampton Roads against the C.S.S. Virginia (also known as the Merrimack or Merrimac) in 1862.
Names
Pierce, Frank H. (Frank Hutches), 1931- (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862 - 1900
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2424
Topics
Monitor (Ironclad)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations
Genres
muster rolls
Scrapbooks
Notes
Biographical/historical: Frank H. Pierce was a book collector and historian from Mount Carmel, Connecticut.
Physical Description
Extent: 1.02 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19822886
MSS Unit ID: 2424
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f013d40-a528-0130-974e-58d385a7bbd0
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