Kendall family papers
Scope and Contents
The papers include Civil War letters of John, George, and Daniel Kendall, who served in the 18th New Hampshire Infantry, to their parents in Franconia, New Hampshire, and letters from family friends. Among them is a letter dated June 1, 1863 by William Houston, 24th Michigan Infantry, which describes the situation of Fredericksburg. Also found in the collection is a typescript (1962) giving a brief history of the Houston family.
- 1857-1868, 1962
- Majority of material found within 1857 - 1868
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Daniel B. (born 1849), George H. (born 1846) and John B. Kendall (born circa 1836) all served in the 18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. This regiment was organized in 1864. They were the sons of Charles Kendall (1806-1876) and spouses Phoebe (died 1840) and Lois (died 1883).
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 4 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of Shirley Goodrow, date unknown.
Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Kendall Family Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- October 1967
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.