This collection includes correspondence, audio tapes, articles, and research files pertaining to the case of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd in the context of the Lincoln assassination, Dr. Mudd's imprisonment for his alleged involement therein, and the campaign by the Mudd family and George McNamara to clear the name and rehabilitate the reputation of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd.
1865 - 2005
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George M. McNamara Papers, box number, folder number, Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C. https://findingaids.library.georgetown.edu/repositories/15/resources/10629 Accessed May 26, 2022.