Modern Manuscript Digital Collection | Newberry

Modern Manuscript Digital Collection

George Deal letter, Camp Dennison, Ohio, October 23, 1862

George Deal letter, Camp Dennison, Ohio, October 23, 1862. Midwest MS Deal Box 1 Folder 1.

This digital collection features selections from the Newberry’s Modern Manuscripts, which date from the mid-18th through the 20th centuries. The content of the more than 800 physical collections mirrors the library’s collecting strengths, including all aspects of the history and culture of Chicago and the Midwest, American Indians, American History and Culture, Printing and Book Arts, Music, Religion, Genealogy, and Maps, Travel and Exploration. Holdings are strongest for Chicago and the Midwest, with over 500 collections in this area.

The Newberry’s Modern Manuscript Digital Collection will grow as we continue to make these primary source documents freely available online.