Luther Loren Baxter papers, approximately 1838-1915

Overview of the Collection

Baxter, Luther Loren
Luther Loren Baxter papers
approximately 1838-1915 (inclusive)
1.53 cubic feet
Collection Number
4605 (Accession No. 4605-001)
Papers of aUnion Army officer and Minnesota legislator and judge
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Luther Baxter was born in 1832 and died in 1915. He served with Company A of the 4th Minnesota Regiment, and 1st Minnesota Regiment of Heavy Artillery. He was later a Minnesota state senator (1865-1868) and state representative (1869, 1871-1882). Baxter was also a judge in the Minnesota 7th District from 1885-1910.

Baxter was the family name of Mrs. Walter G. McLean. Luther Loren Baxter was the grandfather of Mrs. McLean.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, biographical data, campaign material, clippings, legal and financial records, miscellaneous, ephemera, memorabilia.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Shorey Bookstore, 12/28/1966.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Judges--Minnesota
  • Legislators--Minnesota
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Personal Names

  • Baxter, Luther Loren--Archives

Corporate Names

  • United States. Army. Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
  • United States. Army. Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865). Company A

Geographical Names

  • Minnesota