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The Independent Collection
Collection ID: MG 83
Abstract Primarily comprised of correspondence of William Hayes Ward, editor of The Independent, a New York Congregationalist weekly, with notable literary and historical figures including General John Charles Frémont, American explorer and expedition leader; P. T. Barnum, showman; and Asa Gray, the preeminent American botanist of the 19th century. Other items in the collection include American literature and theater papers; colonial historical manuscripts and...
Dates: circa 1680-1960; Other: Date acquired: 02/18/2005
Found in: ODU Community Collections