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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7197

Croffut, Bessie Nicholls

Bessie Nicholls Croffut Papers, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Croffut, Bessie Nicholls
Title: Bessie Nicholls Croffut Papers
Dates: undated
Quantity: 1 folder.
Collection: Record Unit 7197
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of a manuscript of Bessie Nicholls Croffut, containing recollections of her life in Washington, D.C., with William Augustus Croffut. They also include a typescript of the work.

Historical Note

Bessie Nicholls Croffut was the second wife of William Augustus Croffut (1835-1915), author and newspaperman. He served as executive officer of the United States Geological Survey from 1888 to 1894.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers consist of a manuscript of Bessie Nicholls Croffut, containing recollections of her life in Washington, D.C., with William Augustus Croffut. They also include a typescript of the work.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7197, Bessie Nicholls Croffut Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Manuscript of "Memories of William Augustus Croffut," by Bessie Nicholls Croffut, undated.

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