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Spanish-American War Images

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2391

  • Staff Only

This collection features six stereoviews taken between 1898 and 1900, as well as one undated photograph. The stereoviews are of President McKinley and his cabinet, and of the Spanish-American War. The photograph is of a Tennessee soldier named Fred Nickles. The stereoviews come from various publishers (Strohmeyer & Wyman, Underwood & Underwood, and J. F. Jarvis). The photograph was taken by McCrary & Branson of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1898-1900

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection features six stereoviews taken between 1898 and 1900, as well as one undated photograph. The stereoviews are of President McKinley and his cabinet, and of the Spanish-American War. The photograph is of a Tennessee soldier named Fred Nickles.

Biographical/Historical Note

On April 25, 1898, the United States declared war on Spain following the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1898. As a result, Spain lost control over Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippine islands, and Guam, among other islands.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in March 2004.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480