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Finding Aid to the Lyman A. Brewer Collection MS.652
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Description
Dr. Lyman A. Brewer (1818-1876) was a Union soldier during the Civil War, and medical officer for the Spotted Tail and the Red Cloud agencies in Dakota Territory from 1874 to 1876. This collection of papers on Lyman A. Brewer includes photocopies of biographical data; letters and notes from 1874 November 28-1876 April 14, and typed transcriptions articles, journal entries, and family correspondence from 1864 to 1865.
Background
Dr. Lyman A. Brewer (1818-1876) served in the Ohio regiments during the Civil War, contracted spotted fever, and was eventually advised to go West for his health. Brewer served as medical officer for the Spotted Tail and the Red Cloud agencies in Dakota Territory, writing letters to his family from there in the period from 20 Sept 1874 through 14 April 1876.
Extent
0.1 Linear feet (5 folders)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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 inventory is available from library staff.