Finding Aid to the Edward F. Noyes Scrapbook MS.568

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 5


Title: Edward F. Noyes Scrapbook
Identifier/Call Number: MS.568
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.2 Linear feet (1 scrapbook)
Date (inclusive): 1877-1881
Abstract: Edward F. Noyes (1832-1890) was ambassador to France, a retired general, and governor of Ohio. Collection consists of letters of introduction, invitations and responses, and newspaper clippings in French and English regarding the Presidential campaign of 1876, all contained in a scrapbook.

Biographical note

Edward F. Noyes (1832, October 3 -1890, September 4) was Minister to France, a retired general, and a Republican governor of Ohio.
Born in Massachusetts, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1857, moving to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he attended Cincinnati Law School. While serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, he was wounded and had his left leg amputated. After the war, he served as a city solicitor, judge, and was elected to the governor ship in 1871, serving one term. From 1877 to 1881, he was the Minister to France, appointed by President Hayes.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters of introduction, invitations and responses, and newspaper clippings in French and English regarding the Presidential campaign of 1876, all contained in a scrapbook.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Final processing and finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 5, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donation from Margarette Proctor Noyes, 1921 July 26.

Preferred citation

Edward F. Noyes Scrapbook, 1877-1881, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.568; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian 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.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org. An item-level list is available

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Noyes, Edward F. (Edward Follansbee), 1832-1890
Clippings
Correspondence
Invitations
Presidents -- Election
Scrapbooks