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Schuyler Colfax letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 137

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letters and one telegram, addressed to Jay S. Carpenter, with photocopies of the items. Colifax writes about the house in Indiana in which his family was living temporarily. In the letter of 2 Feb. 1873 Colifax writes about the Credit Mobilier of America.

Dates

  • 1871-1873

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopies open for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Schuyler Colfax letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

American politician who served as vice-president of the United States.

Extent

20 folders (0.08 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies in folder 11-20.
Title
Register of Schuyler Colfax letters
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 June 14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States