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Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection

Identifier: 8

Scope and Contents

Printed items in the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection of the Pequot Library Association are cataloged separately. See: Catalogue of the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection of the Pequot Library, Southport, Connecticut, deposited in the Yale University Library. New Haven: Yale University Library, 1960. Autograph manuscript material documenting chiefly eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history. A small number of seventeenth-century items are present. The collection consists mainly of correspondence and documents from the colonial, revolutionary, Federal, and antebellum periods, but extends well into the post-Civil War era. The collection notably includes a substantial group of the papers of writer and politician Joel Barlow (1754-1812), covering the period 1775-1812.


  • 1493-1890s

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to readers. Prior permission is required.


7.14 linear feet (17 boxes)

Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into series:

  1. 1, Manuscripts
  2. 2, Published Materials

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Placed on deposit at the Yale University Library in 1952 by the Pequot Library Assocation, Southport, Connecticut.

Guide to the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Pequot Library Repository