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First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association Records

First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association Records

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FIRST CORPS OF CADETS VETERAN ASSOCIATION RECORDS, 1877-1957

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Processing of this collection was funded by a grant from the NHPRC (National Historical Publications and Records Commission).





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association
Title:First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association Records
Dates:1877/1957
Quantity:.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association Records includes meeting programs, correspondence, invitations, monthly bulletins, reports, newsletters and publications created by the First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association.
Identification:MM 30

Series List

SERIES I. Records of the First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association
A. Correspondence and Programs
B. Publications
C. Membership

Scope and Content Note

The First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association Records includes meeting programs, correspondence, invitations, monthly bulletins, reports, newsletters and publications created by the First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association. This collection has been arranged into one series.


Series I. Records of the First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association includes annual and semi-annual meeting programs, correspondence, invitations and publications by the Veteran Association. This collection has been arranged into three subseries. Subseries A. Correspondence and Programs includes correspondence regarding membership events and meeting programs that span over fifty years of meetings of the Veteran Association. Subseries B. Publications includes bulletins, newsletters, and reports for the members of the Veteran Association. These items update all members on the current issues facing the Association. Subseries C. Membership, includes Squad Lists with names of participating members. Lawrence W. Jenkins, former Director of the Peabody Museum of Salem and member of the Veteran Association, donated these items and his name is on all lists. Material in all subseries is arranged chronologically.


Historical Sketch

The Veteran Association of the First Corps of Cadets of Massachusetts was formed in 1876 to help raise funds for a new armory for the First Corps of Cadets. The Veteran Association's primary role was to maintain the history and traditions of the First Corps of Cadets of Massachusetts which was formed in 1741 and is considered the Commonwealth's and the National Guard's oldest volunteer militia unit.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Jenkins, Lawrence Waters, 1872-1961
First Corps of Cadets Veteran Association (Salem, Mass.)
Massachusetts--Militia--Corps of Cadets, 1st
Military history
Military--Massachusetts
Veterans
Letters

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Request for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

First Corps Cadets Veterans Records, MM 30, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was found in the collection. Portions of this collection were donated by Lawrence W. Jenkins in 1953.

Processing Information

Collection processed and cataloged by Halley Grogan, January 2012.


Related Material

Massachusetts. 1st Corps of Cadets. First Corps Cadets, Massachusetts. Volunteer Militia: Standing Orders. Boston: N. Sawyer & Sons, 1890. Google Books. Harvard University, 2007. Web. 31 Jan 2012 http://books.google.com/books/about/First_corps_cadets_Massachusetts_volunte.html?id=dZoSAAAAYAAJ


Second Corp Cadets Records, 1785-1954, MSS 381


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