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Series A. Correspondence From Butler, 1835 - 1891


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains letters between Butler and many other correspondents as well as letters regarding Butler, primarily from during and after the Civil War Years. There are also military, legal, and other documents, manuscripts, photographs and other visual materials, scrapbooks, clippings and publications, and some modern materials pertaining to Butler, both Colby-connected and otherwise.


  • Creation: 1835 - 1891


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 22.0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Colby College Archives Repository

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.