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Guide to the E. C. Wines Letter and Newspaper Clippings, 1848-1872

Summary

Enoch Cobb Wines was a prison reformer and served as corresponding secretary of the National Prison Association. Collection comprises a letter E. C. Wines wrote to G. F. Thayer (1848 January 24) regarding his thoughts on the superintendent of schools in Boston. Wines mentions Alexander Dallas Bache, who served as superintendent of schools in Philadelphia. Also includes two unrelated newspaper clippings regarding Wines' participation in prison reform congresses, with dates penciled in as 1871 and 1872.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11456
Title
E. C. Wines letter and newspaper clippings
Date
1848-1872
Creator
Wines, E. C. (Enoch Cobb), 1806-1879
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a letter E. C. Wines wrote to G. F. Thayer (1848 January 24) regarding his thoughts on the superintendent of schools in Boston. Wines mentions Alexander Dallas Bache, who served as superintendent of schools in Philadelphia. Also includes two unrelated newspaper clippings regarding Wines' participation in prison reform congresses, with dates penciled in as 1871 and 1872.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], E. C. Wines Letter and Newspaper Clippings, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letter and newspaper clippings
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Enoch Cobb Wines was a prison reformer and served as corresponding secretary of the National Prison Association.


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Provenance

The E. C. Wines Letter and Newspaper Clippings were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, April, 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2016-0188