A Guide to the Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, 1891-1893 Conrad, Thomas Nelson Book Manuscript Ms1989-095

A Guide to the Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, 1891-1893

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Collection Number Ms1989-095


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Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, 1891-1893
Physical Characteristics
0.4 cu. ft. 1 box
Conrad, Thomas Nelson

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Scope and Content

Born in Fairfax Court House, Virginia; graduated from Dickinson College in 1857. During the Civil War he served as a captain in the Third Virginia Cavalry. President of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) from 1882 to 1886. Papers consist of the original manuscript of  The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

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