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Guide to the Edwin Allen Sherman papers, 1872-1971, (bulk 1896-1913)
BANC MSS 89/81 c BANC MSS C-B 719 FILM BANC MSS C-B 719  
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Description
Letters, manuscripts of writings, and clippings relating primarily to Edwin Allen Sherman, especially to his service in the Mexican War, his successful efforts to erect a monument in Monterey, California to honor John Drake Sloat, and other activities designed to commemorate historic events in California. His writings include Personal reminiscences of a California pioneer of '49 and The true account of the great Jesuit conspiracy in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln "the martyr president" of the United States, Friday April 14th 1865. Includes also some correspondence and papers of his wife, Adeline A. Dodd Sherman; his son, Edwin Allen Sherman; and his grandson, Allen Banks Sherman.

Four series: 1. Correspondence, 1871-1971; 2. Manuscripts & writings by Edwin Allen Sherman, 1895-1911; 3. Miscellaney, 1882- 1936; 4. Clippings, 1892-1932.
Background
Sherman Was There

The Recollections of Major Edwin A. Sherman With an Introduction
by Allen B. Sherman
Sherman Was There The Recollections of Major Edwin A. Sherman With an Introduction
Extent
Number of containers: 5 boxes. Linear feet: 2.1.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.