Charles Post Papers

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Charles Post papers
Creator: Post, Charles (Captain)
Call Number: A.P86
Dates: 1862
Physical Description: 5 letters
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

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Revision Information
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Charles Post papers
Creator: Post, Charles (Captain)
Call Number: A.P86
Dates: 1862
Physical Description: 5 letters
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Civil War letters from Charles Post, Captain of the U.S. transport steamer T. V. Arrowsmith, to his wife Amelia and daughter Emily, describing his voyage from New York to Washington, and an encounter with the Merrimac.

Subject(s):
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Military operations, Naval
Correspondence
Post, Charles (Captain)
United States. Navy
T.V. Arrowsmith (Steamer)
Merrimack (Frigate)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Alan Valentine, Sept. 12, 1945.Access
The Charles Post papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Charles Post papers, A.P86, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Revision Information
January 26, 2011: This finding aid has been revised.

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence from Charles Post to Amelia Post, [March] 9, 1862
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence from Charles Post to Amelia Post, March 10, 1862
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence from Charles Post to Amelia Post, March 13, 1862
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence from Charles Post to Amelia Post, March 17, 1862
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence from Charles Post to Emily Post Valentine, March 25, 1862
Not indexed

Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence facsimiles
Box 1, Folder 3"Captain Charles Post: the life of a Long Island steamboat captain and his adventures in the Civil War," Steamboat Bill, Summer 2003


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