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Collection Number: 00122

Collection Title: George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the World Wide Web. See the section for more information.


This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 140 items)
Abstract George Hovey Cadman was a soldier in the 39th Ohio Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The collection includes letters, 1862-1864, from Cadman to his wife, written from Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia; a brief diary, February-June 1864; and related materials included in a copy of the volume A Cockney's Gift to America, compiled by George E. Cadman, 1968.
Creator Cadman, George Hovey, fl. 1862-1864.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the George Hovey Cadman Papers, #122, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcription and partial microfilm copy available.
Acquisitions Information
Acquired 1939-1969
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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George Hovey Cadman (fl. 1862-1864) was a soldier, 39th Ohio Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War.

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The collection includes letters, 1862-1864, from Cadman to his wife, written from Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia; a brief diary, February-June 1864; and related materials included in a copy of the volume A Cockney's Gift to America, compiled by George Elbridge Cadman, 1968.

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Contents list

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About 140 items.
Folder 1a

Original finding aid #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 1a

Folder 1

August-December 1862 (typed copies) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 1

Folder 2

January-June 1863 (typed copies) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 2

Folder 3

July-December 1863 (typed copies) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 3

Folder 4

February-June 1864 #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 4

Folder 5

July-September 1864; 19 January 1865 (typed copies) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 5

Folder 6

Septeber-December 1862 (originals) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 6

Folder 7

January-June 1863 (originals) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 7

Folder 8

July-December 1863 (originals) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 8

Folder 9

February-April 1864 (originals) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 9

Folder 10

May-September 1864; January 1865 (originals) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 10

Folder 11

Miscellaneous clippings, poems, certificates #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 11

Folder 12

Diary, February-June 1864 (copy and original) #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 12

Folder 13

A Cockney's Gift to America #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." Folder 13

Image Folder PF-122/1

One photograph of George Hovey Cadman and one of his wife, Esther #00122, Series: "George Hovey Cadman Papers, 1857-1879, 1968 (bulk 1862-1864)." PF-122/1

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, March 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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