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Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop) (1883-1965) The celebrated collection of Americana formed by the late Thomas Winthrop Streeter...

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03261.01 Author/Creator: Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop) (1883-1965) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1966 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: [title continued]... Morristown, New Jersey sold by order of the trustees. Volume one of a seven volume collection, plus index. Includes: discovery and exploration, atlases, New France, Spanish Southwest, Mexico, the Mexican War, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Indian Territory, and Oklahoma. Public auction 25 and 26 October. Published by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (affiliated with Sotheby & Co. in London). Contains images of items in the collection.

People: Streeter, Thomas W. (Thomas Winthrop), 1883-1965.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Book Selling, Library, Frontiers and Exploration, Geography and Natural History, Latin and South America, Mexican War, Texas, American West, Westward Expansion, American Indian History

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