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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Munroe McFarland Collection
    Dates: 1884-1922
    Collection Number: GC 1135
    Creator/Collector: McFarland, Munroe
    Extent: (Boxes: 2 legal; 1 record storage)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, clippings and military documents relating to the career of Munroe McFarland, United States Army.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Munroe McFarland Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    McFarland (1867-1924) entered West Point in 1884 and graduated in 1888. He rose to the rank of Brigadier General in his military career.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, photographs, clippings and military documents relating to the career of Munroe McFarland, United States Army. Subject matter includes cadet life at West Point in the 1880s; army life in South Dakota. There are photographs of the Battle of Wounded Knee, 1890, published by Northwestern Photograph Company, Chadron, Nebraska, and a group photo, 1890, with Buffalo Bill. There are personal travel photos taken abroad in 1912.

    Indexing Terms

    United States Military Academy.