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Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The papers of David James Palmer consist primarily of transcripts of his Civil War correspondence. He describes campaigns and battles as well as camp life. Also included is a typescript copy of a manuscript by Helen E. Livingston, titled "Sing the Jubilee" which is based on his letters.


  • Creation: 1862-1887
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1862-1865


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)