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United States Soldiers' Homes disbursements and account ledger
Biomed.0723  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Scope and Contents

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: United States Soldiers' Homes disbursements and account ledger
    Source: Tavistock Books
    Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0723
    Physical Description: 1 unknown (1 ledger)
    Date (inclusive): 1851-1858
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Tavistock Books from the Walter Jarvis Barlow History of Medicine Collection Fund, 2019.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 8850954 

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of a ledger, kept in manuscript, which records disbursements for food (fresh beef, oats, milk, chicken, etc.), stationery, labor, medicines, hardware, and "sundries" for The United States Soldiers' Homes (referred to on the spine of this ledger as "U.S. Military Asylums"), at New Orleans Barracks in Louisiana, in East Pascagoula, Mississippi, and in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, from May, 1851, through September, 1858. The ledger was kept by Assistant Surgeon Charles McCormick at New Orleans; Brevet Major Earl Van Dorn (1820-1863), the great-nephew of Andrew Jackson, at Pascagoula ; and Brevet Captain L.B. Wood, 8th Infantry, at Harrodsburg.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Tavistock Books