Benson J. Lossing collection  1850-1904 (bulk 1850-1891)
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The Clements Library holds many published items by Benson J. Lossing. These are available by searching the University's catalog, Mirlyn.

Other manuscript collections at the Clements Library with Benson J. Lossing materials include:

  • American Travel collection: Samuel S. Forman ALS to Benson J. Lossing (March 17, 1853)
  • Jared Sparks collection: Jared Sparks ALS to Benson J. Lossing (March 19, 1853)
  • Peter Force papers: Benson J. Lossing ALS to Peter Force (June 9, 1857) and Benson J. Lossing ALS to Peter Force (October 11, 1858)
  • George and Samuel B. Fales collection :

    • Robert R. Carson ALS to Benson Lossing; April 7, 1862. encouraging Lossing to utilize the Union Volunteer Refreshment Committee's business card in a projected pictorial history of the war, and attached a newspaper clipping reporting a grand jury's approval of the project.
    • Arad Bellows ALS to Benson Lossing; August 6, 1866. Providing a list of corrections and additional information about the Union Refreshment Saloon, in response to Lossing's recent work.
    • James S. Schoff Civil War Letters and Documents: Charles Stone ALS to Benson J. Lossing (November 5, 1866)
  • Handy family papers: Benson J. Lossing ALS to Moses Handy (December 6, 1877); Benson J. Lossing ALS to the Philadelphia Times (March 4, 1879); and Benson J. Lossing to Moses Handy (April 30, 1879)
  • John André, The Cow Chace: Benson J. Lossing ALS to George W. Childs (March 21, 1881)

Marks, Alfred H. "Lossing, Benson John." American National Biography Online. Oxford University Press: 2000. DOI: 16-01021