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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, MS 25, William Barrow Mann Papers, 1803-1891, University Archives, The State University of New York at Buffalo.
See the Archives' preferred citations instructions for additional information.Acquisition Information
Collection was donated to the University Archives by Dr. Charles D. Mann, grandson of William B. Mann on February 27 and December 6, 1967.Terms of Access
William Barrow Mann Papers, 1803-1891 are open for research.Copyright
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.Processing Information
Collection processed by Archives staff in 1967.Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
William Barrow Mann was born in Kendall, New York circa 1835. After graduating the University of Buffalo Medical School in 1861, Dr. Mann served as Assistant Surgeon in the United States Navy during the Civil War (1861-1865). After the War, he practiced medicine in Brockport, New York until his death on October 23, 1920.
Letters written by Dr. William B. Mann, 1853-1891, discussing family matters; his studies at the Albany Medical College and the University of Buffalo Medical School; his service as an assistant surgeon in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War; and other matters. Also includes, letters of his father Joseph Mann and his aunt, Electra Mann, 1803-1858. Most of the Civil War letters concern Dr. Mann's postings, though one letter dated September 26, 1862, concerns events aboard the US Steamer "Miami" in the North Atlantic Squadron, and a letter from William N. Wells, dated April 24, 1891, concerns Wells' efforts to gain a larger pension because of injuries received on board the "Miami" in 1864.
This collection is arranged in chronological order.
|1.1||Photograph of William B. Mann, undated|
|1.2||Letter from Joseph Mann (father) to an unidentified brother, October 24, 1803|
|1.3||Letter from Joseph Mann (father) to James Mann (brother), May 7, 1805|
|1.4||Letter from Theophilus to Electra Allan, March 4,
|1.5||Letter from Joseph Mann (father) to his sister (Electra Mann?), January 25, 1835|
|1.6||Letter from Electra Mann (aunt) to James Mann (father), May 12, 1838|
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