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Nicholson (John Page) Collection: Gettysburg National Park Commission. Photographs illustrating the work of the commission
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Description
Photographs of the building and development of Gettysburg National Military Park over the years 1893 to 1916.
Background
John Page Nicholson (1842-1921) was a Civil War veteran and collector. From 1861 to 1865, he served as regimental quartermaster with the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry regiment. After the war, he returned to Philadelphia and started collecting Civil War books, manuscripts, and photographs. He also translated and edited two volumes of Comte de Paris' History of the Civil War in America. From 1885 to 1922, he served as recorder in chief of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, and was Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of Gettysburg Monument.
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet (10 volumes)
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
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