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Collection Details


Collection Name: William Livermore Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/livermor.htm
Dates Spanned: 1814-1919
Description: The William Livermore Papers give a comprehensive account of the career of a U.S. Army engineer in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. The ca. 1200 items (1.4 linear ft.) span the dates 1814-1919 and are arranged in two series: Military and Personal papers. The papers relating to Livermore's military career consist of correspondence supplemented by other military papers, including orders, tactical notes, sketches, charts, maps, reports, essays and other writings, and biographical material. Personal papers in the collection consist of correspondence, mostly with family members, income tax records and receipts, invitations and programs, and other memorabilia, including manuscripts, notebooks, and clippings.
Broad Subjects: Military
ASP Subjects: Letters; Military education--United States; Military service, Voluntary; Soldiers; U.S. Army; U.S. Military Academy at West Point, West Point, NY; United States; United States--Armed Forces
Collection Code: OHC0004844