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Wehman Collection of Florida Spanish American War Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: W06

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 27 nineteenth century photographs of Tampa during the Spanish American War.

Dates

  • Created: 1898
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1898
  • Other: Date acquired: 10/03/1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

1 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Images in this collection depict military camp life of officers stationed in Tampa during the Spanish American War, as well as the innerworkings of the Port of Tampa during the period. Identified regiments include: 4th Cavalry, 69th New York, and 32nd. Unidentified troops, cavalry, medical officers, bugle players, officers, and Red Cross officials are represented in the photographs. Also pictured are ships, weaponry, and military drills. All photographs are dated 1898.

Arrangement Note

Items in the collection are arranged numerically at the item level.

Source of Acquisition

Joyce E. Wehman

Method of Acquisition

Purchase

Related Materials

Wamsley Collection of Spanish American War Photos, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Title
Wehman Collection of Florida Spanish American War Photographs
Author
Sydney Jordan, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

Contact:
4202 East Fowler Ave.
LIB122
Tampa FL 33620-5400 US
813-974-2731