Shelton Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Four diaries and a manuscript of a speech. The Diary of Lt. O.C. Shelton, from May 8th, 1864 - August 30th, 1864 has been digitized and can be viewed in the Iowa Digital Library.
- Majority of material found within 1864 - 1866
- Shelton Family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
0.25 linear feet
Language of Materials
Diaries of Mary E. Shelton and Rhode Maenad Shelton describing their nursing experience with Annie Wittenmeyer during the Civil War and at the Hospital for the Insane in Mount Pleasant, Iowa; also the Civil War diary of Orteus Carnefix Shelton, lieutenant of the 45th Regiment of Iowa Infantry.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Lucy Shelton Stewart and Helen S. Claassen, 1954.
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