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Hodsdon, John L. (Littlefield) , 1815-1895


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Alfred Eliab Buck Materials

Identifier: CAMS BUCK-1

The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs, and clippings by and about Alfred Eliab Buck, a Civil War soldier, politician, businessman, and diplomatic Minister to Japan, born in Foxcroft, Maine.

Dates: 1857 - 1905

Letter from John Hodsdon, Adjutant General of Maine, to Alfred Eliab Buck., June 6, 1861.

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Buck Collection contains various materials gathered about Alfred Eliab Buck. The collection includes photographs of Alfred and Ellen Buck, documents and clipping related to Buck's appointment as Minister to Japan, scrapbooks created by Buck during his time as a student at Colby, and other printed materials that detail his service in the army during the Civil War and his post-war work in Japan.

Dates: June 6, 1861.

Additional filters:

Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Colby College 1
Colby College -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Colby College. College Archives 1
Government, Politics, Law 1
Japan -- History -- 19th Century 1

Special Collections & Archives (SC&A), located in Miller Library, is the college’s repository for historically and culturally -significant materials, including the college archives. Our fabulous materials range in date from the 12th to the 21st centuries and represent a wide range of formats. We fully support Colby’s academic program and innovative pedagogies through aspirational collection development, faculty and student engagement, teaching and exhibition.