Charles F. Manahan Papers mssManahan
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Title: Charles F. Manahan papers
Manahan, Charles F., 1871-1955
Identifier/Call Number: mssManahan
2.4 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1898-1946
Abstract: A collection of material collected by
Charles F. Manahan related to the 34th Infantry Regiment, U. S. Volunteers and its
activities during the Philippine-American War of 1899 to 1902.
Language of Material: Materials are in
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[Identification of item]. Charles F. Manahan papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino,
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Charles F. Manahan, February 1947; and gift of Donald F. Manahan, February
Biographical / Historical
Charles F. Manahan (1871-1955) was a first sergeant with the 34th Infantry Regiment, U.S.
Volunteers during the Philippine-American War from 1899 to 1902. Manahan collected military
records, correspondence, and papers dealing particularly with the 34th Infantry Regiment
during that action.
Scope and Contents
A collection of approximately 320 items from 1898 to 1946, it consists of military records,
correspondence, papers, and ephemera of the 34th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Volunteers, active
during the Philippine-American War, 1899 to 1902. The correspondence includes that of
General Julius Augustus Penn, commander of the regiment. The collection also contains a
small group of letters related to World War II.
In 1956, approximately 56 books, scrapbooks, and printed maps were transferred to the Rare
Books Department; approximately 300 slides, stereopticons, and photographs were transferred
to the Photo Archives (photCL 425).
Processed by Huntington Library Staff, circa 1960. In 2020, Gayle Richardson created the
finding aid derived from a legacy summary report.
Arranged by subject and format.
Former call number: mssManahan papers.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
World War, 1939-1945
Philippines -- History -- Philippine
American War, 1899-1902
Letters (correspondence) -- United States
Military records -- United States -- 19th century
Military records -- United States -- 20th century
Penn, Julius Augustus, 1865-
United States. Army.
Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 34th
United States. Army -- History -- 19th
United States. Army. Officers
Box 1, Folder 1-4
Correspondence, orders, reports, muster rolls
Box 2, Folder 1-8
List of names, correspondence, manuscripts, lecture program notes, and