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Edna McClellan Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1867-1918; Majority of material found in 1900-1903

McFie "Rough Rider" Letter

 Collection
Identifier: AC 625-p
Scope and Content Letter is dated July 25, 1898 and was written by McFie to his cousin May De Mier of Las Cruces. In it, McFie writes about his troop's efforts during the Battle of San Juan Hill and subsequent illness which he describes as malaria.
Dates: 1898

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  • Repository: Fray Angélico Chávez History Library X
  • Subject: Correspondence X
  • Subject: Spanish-American War, 1898 X

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