Eugene F. Roberts Papers

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Eugene F. Roberts papers
Creator: Roberts, Eugene F., approximately 1837-
Call Number: D.453
Dates: June 1862-March 1866
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Personal papers
Collection Overview
Title: Eugene F. Roberts papers
Creator: Roberts, Eugene F., approximately 1837-
Call Number: D.453
Dates: June 1862-March 1866
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Eugene F. Roberts was was born ca. 1837 and enlisted in the Union Army at the age of 24, in 1861, as a 1st Lieutenant. Beginning on April 30, 1861, Roberts served as Lieutenant in "H" company of the New York 10th Infantry. Roberts later became the Lieutenant of Company "A", 82nd U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment, Corps de Afrique. This unit contained enlisted black and white soldiers. While serving in the army, Roberts wrote to Julia A. Boulware of New York City. Near the end of the Civil War, Julia and Eugene married.

Scope and Content
The Eugene F. Roberts Papers is comprised of one series: Personal Papers. Within this series there are sixteen letters written between Roberts and Julia Boulware, while Roberts served as Lieutenant of the New York 10th Zouaves and the 82nd U.S. Colored Infranty Regiment, Corps de Afrique. The other two items in this collection are a handwritten poem, presumably be Roberts and a woodcut of one of his military headquarters.

Arrangement
The Eugene F. Roberts Papers are arranged in chronological order.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Correspondence
Roberts, Eugene F., approximately 1837-
Boulware, Julia
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2012. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2012.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Eugene F. Roberts Papers were purchased on February 14, 2012.Access
The Eugene F. Roberts 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], Eugene F. Roberts papers, D.453, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Lori Birrell
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: April 2, 2012
Content List
Series I: Personal papers
Box 1, Folder 1-3Correspondence, 1861-1866
Box 1, Folder 4Undated correspondence, envelopes
Box 1, Folder 5Poem, Woodcut


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