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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Orion Ashenfelter papers
    creator: Ashenfelter, Orion
    Identifier/Call Number: 0195
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1901-1903
    Abstract: A collection of nineteen letters written by Orion Ashenfelter to his family while on his tour of duty in the U.S. Navy, which began on January 29, 1900. Included in these letters is an eyewitness account of events during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
    Container: 1

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Orion Ashenfelter papers, Collection no. 0195, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection contains a total of nineteen letters written by Orion Ashenfelter to his family. Ashenfelter was born on December 28, 1875. He was on duty with the U.S. Navy at the time that the letters were written. The first letter is dated March 3, 1900 and the last letter is dated November 3, 1901. Topics discussed in letters include personal family matters as well as events that occurred during Ashenfelter's time in service.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Armed Forces -- History -- Archival resources
    United States -- History -- Archival resources
    Soldiers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    East Asia -- History -- Archival resources
    Ashenfelter, Orion
    Ashenfelter, Orion -- Archives