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Spanish-American War scrapbook

Identifier: c-00550

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook covers the Spanish-American War through newspaper clippings from Detroit newspapers from April 18 to May 14, 1898. Subjects of the clippings in the collection include government statements and declarations, United States House of Representatives and Senate decisions and reactions, Commodore Dewey, and the progress of the war. Also included are troop and ship movements, the capture of enemy vessels, and articles about officers, spies, and the heroic action of soldiers. Several maps and pictures of both Spanish and American ships are also available.


  • 1898

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.

Historical Note

The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 scrapbook)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Property Rights: Michigan State University

Spanish-American War Scrapbook
4 Published And Cataloged
D. Gilmore
May 1992
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US