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Guide to the Photius Fisk Letters and Obituary, 1886-1890

Summary

Collection comprises 5 letters (three originals and two copies) Photius Fisk wrote to "Friend Hacker," probably Maine reformer, abolitionist, and journalist Jeremy Hacker, between 1886 and 1889. Topics include health matters, money enclosed, and end-of-life planning. Also includes a copy of Fisk's obituary.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11229
Title
Photius Fisk letters and obituary
Date
1886-1890
Creator
Fisk, Photius, -1890
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 6 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises 5 letters (three originals and two copies) Photius Fisk wrote to "Friend Hacker," probably Maine reformer, abolitionist, and journalist Jeremy Hacker, between 1886 and 1889. Topics include health matters, money enclosed, and end-of-life planning. Also includes a copy of Fisk's obituary.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Photius Fisk Letters and Obituary, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letters and obituary
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Photius Fisk was a military chaplain, philanthropist and abolitionist.


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Provenance

The Photius Fisk Letters and Obituary were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, July 2016

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0097.