Guide to the Jacob Imhoff Letter to Agnes Plummer

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Imhoff, Jacob
Title: Jacob Imhoff letter to Agnes Plummer
Dates: May 24, 1899
Quantity: 0.025 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: CA 1899 May 24
Summary: Jacob Imhoff served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines, in Company E, 14th Infantry. The collection (1899) consists of one letter from Imhoff to Agnes Plummer of Portland, Oregon, in which he describes military life.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content Description

The collection (May 24, 1899) consists of one letter from Imhoff to Agnes Plummer of Portland, Oregon, in which he describes military life.

In the six page letter he wrote from Manila, Imhoff describes military life in Company E, 14th Infantry.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

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Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Jacob Imhoff letter to Agnes Plummer, CA 1899 May 24, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.


Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Imhoff, Jacob
  • Subject Terms :
  • Soldiers--United States--Correspondence
  • Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Correspondence

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