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Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897



  • Existence: 1819-08-18 - 1897-10-17


Charles Anderson Dana (1819-1897), American journalist, newspaper editor, government official, and art collector

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War manuscripts collection

Call Number: MS 619
Abstract: The Civil War Manuscripts Collection was created to give the researcher more direct access to small and fragmentary collections of material on the subject of the Civil War in the United States, 1861-1865. It is an intentionally assembled collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and ephemera primarily documenting military events and daily camp life, as well as family life on the home front and civilian activities. Many Connecticut regiments are represented...
Dates: 1859-1900, bulk 1861-1865

Gilman Family Papers

Call Number: MS 240

Correspondence, diaries, writings, financial records, photographs, clippings, and other papers relating to the Gilman and Coit families of New England. The bulk of the collection relates to Edward Whiting Gilman (1823-1900), his family and his work as a clergyman and foreign secretary of the American Bible Society.

Dates: 1659-1935

Letters : The Sun, New York, to Thomas C. Acton, 1879 June 20-1893 July 7

 Part of Collection — Box 265: [Barcode: 39002140920472], Folder: 38
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Five autograph manuscript letters, signed, relating to social engagements.

Dates: 1879 June 20-1893 July 7

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 48: [Barcode: 39002137225232], Folder: GROUP 1555, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Holograph closing line and signature from an unidentified letter.

Dates: n.d.