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Guide to the Meusel (Harry H. ) papers
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  • Content Description
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Harry H. Meusel papers
    creator: Meusel, Harry H.
    source: Bartleby's Books
    Identifier/Call Number: M2191
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet one binder, rehoused in a half mb
    Date (inclusive): 1898-1905

    Content Description

    16 manuscript letters (approx 45 pages), photographs

    Scope and Contents

    The materials consist of Harry Meusel's letters home to his parents and siblings while serving as a hospital steward in the Philippines during the Spanish American War and subsequent conflict with Philippine insurgents. The letters are accompanied by photographs of his voyage to Manila aboard the U.S.S. Sherman transport ship, camp views and images of the men of the 3rd U.S. Infantry in the Philippines, and a cabinet photo of Meusel in his dress whites taken in Manila. Also included with one of the letters are several small fabric samples.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-pub lish.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchase; 2016. Accession MSS 2017-013.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Harry H. Meusel papers (M2191). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Meusel, Harry H.
    Bartleby's Books