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Gideon Welles papers
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Description
The papers of U.S. Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles.
Background
Gideon Welles was Secretary of the Navy during the American Civil War.
Extent
Approximately 600 pieces in 10 boxes, with some items housed separately.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.