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Sherman Thackara Collection
This correspondence contains many letters from Eleanor to her father, General William Tecumseh Sherman, frequently refering to public events and personalities. Another feature of the correspondence that calls for special attention is the local color and references to many individuals, events, and institutions of Philadelphia and the Main Line in the 1880's and 1890's. A unique part of the collection is A. M. Thackara's correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his years at Annapolis up until his marriage. Here can be found an unusual first-hand picture of Navy life in the post-Civil War period.Click here for a Guide and Finding Aid to this collection.
Digitization Status: Completed.
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652 Thackara, Eleanor Mary Sherman, 1859-1915 98 Thackara, Benjamin, 1820-1896 30 United States Naval Academy -- Students -- Correspondence 22 Thackara, Mary A., d. 1896 9 Thackara, A. M. (Alexander Montgomery) 8 Love-letters more ... 8 Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 5 Thackara, A. M. (Alexander Montgomery), Junior 5 Thackara, Mary Elizabeth 5 United States. Navy -- Sea life 4 United States Naval Academy -- Costs 3 Baseball 3 Entertaining -- Maryland -- Annapolis 3 Thackara, Charles, d. 1915 2 Genoa (Italy) -- Description and travel 2 Thackara, W. T. Sherman 2 United States Naval Academy 2 United States Naval Academy -- Admission 1 Battlefields -- Massachusetts 1 Birthdays 1 Booth, Edwin, -- 1833-1893 1 Brass industry and trade -- New Jersey 1 Bullfighting -- Peru 1 Card games 1 Caribbean Area -- Description and travel 1 Carnival -- Italy -- Genoa 1 Cauldwell, Eleanor Thackara 1 Chicago (Ill.) 1 Childbirth 1 Cholera less ...