Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0084
Creators:
Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
McKaig, W. Wallace
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1852-12-27
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
8"x10"
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Major American author.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1986
Author
Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by W. Wallace McKaig, 1963, September 5.

General
General
Original catalog no. 64.160.

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Very fragile condition, requires special care. May be viewed only under close staff supervision.
Preferred Citation
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of W. Wallace McKaig, 1963.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Domestic Life,

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sunnyside (Irvington, N.Y.) -- 1850-1860 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 1850-1860 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gifts -- 1850-1860 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christmas -- Gifts -- 1850-1860 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acknowledgments -- 1850-1860 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Books -- Gifts -- 1850-1860 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives