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dc.coverage.temporal1889-1903
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-18T16:53:01Z
dc.date.available2016-10-18T16:53:01Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10605/290681
dc.descriptionMrs. Richard Tweed, upon whom the majority of the materials focus, was the sister-in-law of William Marcy ("Boss") Tweed, who controlled the Democratic political machine at New York City's Tammany Hall during the mid-19th century. He and his associates misappropriated public funds on a large scale, leading to his arrest and imprisonment in 1871.
dc.descriptionThe Tweed Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence between Mrs. Richard Tweed and her children, relatives, and friends. Diaries, essays and poetry written by family members, newspaper clippings (photocopies), and financial and legal material are also included, as are a handful of photographs. All related primarily to the life of Mrs. Richard Tweed and her descendants.
dc.descriptionThe Tweed Family Papers are organized by the following categories: Correspondence, Newspapers, Literary Production, Photographs, Financial Material, Printed Material, Scrapbook Material, Legal Material, and Artifacts.
dc.format.extent267 pdf pages.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email reference.swco@ttu.edu.
dc.subject.lcshTweed, Alfred
dc.subject.lcshTweed, Anna
dc.subject.lcshTweed, Boss, 1823-1878
dc.subject.lcshTweed, Mary Hollis
dc.subject.lcshTweed, Richard, Mrs.
dc.subject.lcshTweed, William M., 1823-1878
dc.subject.lcshTweed family--History
dc.subject.lcshDemocratic Party (New York, N.Y.)
dc.subject.lcshTammany Hall (New York City)
dc.subject.lcshUnited States. Congress
dc.subject.lcshUnited States. Congress. House of Representatives
dc.subject.lcshBorger (Tex.)
dc.subject.lcshNew York (N.Y.)--Politics and government--To 1898
dc.subject.lcshNew York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs
dc.subject.lcshTweed Ring
dc.titleFolder 11, Correspondence, 1889-1903.en_US
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