Bates, Charles Francis, 1862-1944
- Existence: 1862-12-25 - 1944-07-07
Charles Francis Bates (1862-1944), who was born in Monroe, Michigan and lived in Bronxville, New York, pursued first a military career and then set up a legal practice
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Call Number: WA MSS S-1314
Overview: The papers document the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century historiography of General George Armstrong Custer and the Little Big Horn Battle. The collection contains research material consisting of correspondence, notes, writings, photoprints and maps. There is some original nineteenth centry material related to Custer, in particular the correspondence of Edward Settle Godfrey, but most of the papers are reproductions of original primary material.