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Margaret K. Bearden papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS288
The Margaret K. Bearden Papers: Part 2 consist of a portion of the research files of Civil War historian Margaret K. Bearden. Margaret K. Bearden is a well renown expert on the Lincoln assassination, especially on John H. Surratt and the Surratt family. In addition to correspondence with other notable Civil War historians; such as David Rankin Barbee, Otto Eisenschiml, James O. Hall, Alfred Isacsson, Richard D. Mudd, and E.H. Swaim; the collection includes clippings and articles on various aspects of the Lincoln assassination. Moreover, the Bearden Papers: Part 2 contain nearly 500 slides, eight reel-to-reel audio tapes, and over 30 audio cassette tapes. These multi-media items relate to topics concerning the Lincoln assassination. The Bearden Papers: Part 2 supplement the Margaret K. Bearden Papers [Part 1] already in the possession of the Georgetown University Library Special Collections Division. The Margaret K. Bearden Papers: Part 2 are stored in 7 boxes (8.0 linear feet).

Dates

  • 1865 - 1999
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1979

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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Extent

8 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Title
Margaret K. Bearden Papers 2
Status
completed
Author
Scott S. Taylor. Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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