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Thomas Wildes commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-021

Scope and Contents

The commonplace book contains newspaper clippings, autographs, poetry and other writings written by, or copied by, Thomas Wildes. It is 142 pages long and appears to be a collections of short writings that Wildes either transcribed or wrote himself in 1856.

Dates

  • 1856

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wildes was born in Arneytown, N.J. on November 10 1839. He entered Haverford College in 1855, but left at the close of his sophomore year in 1856. Wildes was a merchant and a Private in the New York 10th Infantry, 1861. During the Civil War he was promoted to Captain and foughtat several critical battles, including Antietam. Wildes studied medicine at the New York Homeopathic College and became a physician. He also became the United States Deputy Consul to Jamaica and climbed the marksman ranks in New York to hold the title as one of five crack shots in New York City. Thomas Wildes died in New York City on November 27th 1907.

Extent

0.083 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Thomas Wildes commonplace book contains a variety of texts written by, or copied by, Thomas Wildes. It is over 140 pages long and it was created in 1856 after Wildes had entered Haverford College.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically according to creation.

Processing Information

Processed by Addison Conn, completed February 2018
Title
Thomas Wildes journal
Author
Addison Conn
Date
February, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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