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George McNamara papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-140722.2
Scope and Contents note This collection includes correspondenc, 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.

Richard D. Mudd papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS285
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Richard D. Mudd Papers contain the extensive research files of Richard D. Mudd, whose grandfather, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, set the leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth as Booth attempted to escape the scene of the crime through southern Maryland. Samuel A. Mudd went to prison for setting Booth's leg, but Richard D. Mudd decades later contended that his grandfather was simply doing his duty as a medical doctor. Although he was released from prison by President Andrew Johnson,...

Elizabeth Trindal papers

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Identifier: GTM-121205
Scope and Contents note Research materials relating to the book "Mary Suratt: An American Tragedy" by Elizabeth Trindal (1996).

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