Edna McClellan Papers
Identifier: AC 568-p
Scope and Content
Collection contains correspondence of Edna McClellan of New York City to collect money through chain letters to build a home in Washington D. C. for Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, commander of the USS Brooklyn and the “Hero of Santiago” of the Spanish-American War. Collection also contains correspondence between the Admiral and McClellan, legal documents concerning Schley, and a number of newspaper clippings about McClellan and the “Endless Chain” letters. Also part of the collection are fraternal documents and genealogy information related to the Dodge and McClellan families, as well as 181 mostly unidentified photographs (Texas, Civil War, family portraits) in the Photo Archives (HP.1992.38).
- Majority of material found in 1900-1903
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.
Photographs have been transferred to the Photo Archives (HP 1992.38)
- Guide to the Edna McClellan Papers, 1867-1918
- Edited Full Draft
- © 2013
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- Finding aid is in English
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