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Williams College - Sawyer Library

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26 Hopkins Hall Drive

Williamstown, MA 01267


Sawyer Library is a nexus for collaborative learning, social interaction, and intellectual engagement. Home to the humanities and social sciences collections, the library juxtaposes the oldest and rarest of books with state-of-the-art technology and digital collections. This new research and academic facility includes historic Stetson, the College Archives, Chapin Library, and the Center for Educational Technology.

Categories: James A. Garfield,

James A. Garfield Collection, 1853-1951

Note that this is an incomplete collections list. Please contact the organization directly for the most current information about their holdings.

James A. Garfield Collection, 1853-1951

The collection documents primarily the campaign, assassination and death of President James A. Garfield, 1880-1881, through clippings, cartoons, sheet music, programs and other ephemera from 1853 to 1951 (inclusive). Also included is Garfield's correspondence from, or relating to, Williams College. James Abram Garfield was born November 19, 1831 in Orange Township, OH. After graduating from Williams College in 1856, he served as Ohio State Senator, a colonel in the Army, and congressman. Elected U.S. President in 1880, he died September 19, 1881 from a shot inflicted by Charles Guiteau. Unpublished guide (5 p.) available in repository.

10 boxes

Presidential content includes:

- James A. Garfield

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