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Frederick W. Wichman diaries and letters, 1898-1901

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wichman, Frederick W.
Title
Frederick W. Wichman diaries and letters
Dates
1898-1901 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 linear feet, (3 folders)
Collection Number
A 152
Summary
Frederick W. Wichman served as a seaman, and in the infantry in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English

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The collection contains diaries and letters Wichman kept during his military service, and during a voyage around the world in 1901.

The nine diaries and four letters give a detailed account of Wichman's experiences as ordinary seaman and as enlisted man in the Philippines during the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars, and on a subsequent voyage around the world.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Frederick W. Wichman served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War, 1898-1901. He was first a seaman aboard the U.S.S. Harvard, from June to September 1898, and then served as enlisted man, in Company B, 30th U. S. Volunteer Infantry, from July 1899 to February 1901. He kept diaries during his service, and also during a subsequent voyage around the world in 1901.

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Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederick W. Wichman diaries and letters, A 152, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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