Schuyler Colfax letters

Schuyler Colfax letters

Dates: 1871-1873

Handwritten letters and one telegram, addressed to Jay S. Carpenter, with photocopies of the items. Colifax writes about the house in Indiana in which his family was living temporarily. In the letter of 2 Feb. 1873 Colifax writes about the Credit Mobilier of America.

  • Extent: 20 items (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885
  • Call Number: MSS SC 137
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Schuyler Colfax letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 137; Schuyler Colfax letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 137, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Carpenter, Jay S.; Credit Mobilier of America--History; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Economics and Banking; Politicians--United States--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC137
Finding Aid Title
Colfax (Schuyler) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

American politician who served as vice-president of the United States.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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