Collection ASM0190 - O. J. Tanner collection

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O. J. Tanner collection


  • 1743-1930 (Creation)


1 Box

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The O. J. Tanner collection contains the following items: a scrapbook with various portraits of historical figures, a diary with notes on wills, an autograph scrapbook (including an autograph from President Ulysses Grant), a photostat copy of a letter by George Washington, an 1822 watercolor sketchbook, two photographs, a catalog and receipt from the Coral Gables Godspeed Bookshop, a 1743 pamphlet titled "Relation de la victorie Remporteé sur les Imperiaux, par les troupes du Roy, & celles du Roy de Serdaigne, dans la Bataille donneé prés de Guastalla, le 19 du mois dernier," and other pamphlets, clippings, programs, and prints.

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This collection is open for research.

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O. J. Tanner Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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  • English
  • French

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O. J. Tanner and his wife donated many monographs to the University of Miami Libraries, which are cataloged and held in Special Collections. These can be viewed by searching for "Tanner, O. J." under the author search in IBISweb (Mr. and Mrs. Tanner are cataloged as Alternate Authors).

Several pamphlets donated by Tanner and his wife are part of the British and American Social History Pamphlet Collection (ASM0042).

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