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M-257: Greve/Fisher Collection

HISTORY: The collection was donated to the St. Louis Mercantile Library in 2001. Harriet Fischer Greve was the wife of Dr. T. L. A. Greve, daughter of famous pro-slavery advocate, Hon. Ellwood Fisher and great great grand daughter of of Gen. Joseph Otis of the Continental Army and a lineal descendant of President Millard Fillmore.

SCOPE: The collection consists of two series.

Series 1. Contains the scrapbook of Harriet Fisher Greve, and is comprised primarily of letters, invitations and clipplings pertaining to her work in various patriotic organizations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Colonial Dames Society and the Daughters of the War of 1812.

Series 2. Contains numerous letters to and from Ellwood Fisher, noted confederate sympathizers in the years leading up to the Civil War.

HOLDINGS: 1 box approximately .5 linear feet.

ACCESS: Some of the material in Special Collection M-257 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition.

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