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Louisa Hoffman diary

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030070852]
Identifier: MS-0509
Louisa Hoffman, daughter of Amuel Owings Hoffman and Louisa A. Gilmore, was born in Baltimore about 1831 and died on 4 January 1884. The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Louisa Hoffman, of Baltimore, Maryland, dated 1860-1862.

Dates

  • 1860 - 1862

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 bound volume)

Biographical Note

Louisa Hoffman, daughter of Amuel Owings Hoffman and Louisa A. Gilmore, was born in Baltimore about 1831 and died on 4 January 1884. She was married around 1865 to Alexander Riach/Riech, of Scotland.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Louisa Hoffman, of Baltimore, Maryland, dated 1860-1862. 137 manuscript pages, in ink, in a legible hand, with about a dozen newspaper clippings on the Civil War.

Provenance

Purchase.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Spring on 18 November 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA