Letter from Clara Barton to Fitzroy Sessions, 1906

Collection Overview

Title: Letter from Clara Barton to Fitzroy Sessions, 1906

Record Series: MsC-74

Creator: Clara Barton

Date: 1906

Extent: 0.209 linear feet, 1 box, 1 folder

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Preferred Citation: Clara Barton letter to Fitzroy Simmons in the ClareaBarton collection, 1906, Manuscript Record Series MsC-74, University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Scope and Content

In this four page handwritten letter, dated July 16, 1906, Clara Barton expresses regrets at not having visited Fitzroy Sessions during her recent trip through Iowa.  Mr. Sessions was a Cedar Falls resident, a Civil War veteran, and a cousin of Clara Barton.  Miss Barton talks about her busy schedule and her continued good health.

The provenance of this letter and the date at which it was added to the University Archives are unknown.  It has been in the collection since at least 1974.

Inventory

Box 1

Folder 1: The letter

Processing Information

Finding aid updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 7, 2017.

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