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Guide to the 4th of July Orations Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Subject Headings

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: 4th of July Orations Collection
    Dates: 1795-1875
    Extent: 4 boxes
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library.
    1090 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, California 91711
    Abstract: The Fourth of July Orations Collection contains 150 speeches, orations, and addresses on American Independence, July 4th by many individuals from various places from 1795 to 1876. Some of the recurring themes include the birth of the American institutions and the passing of the Revolutionary generation; strident party factionalism of the Jefferson and Jackson era; education, religion and temperance; the American Indian; the Gold Rush and westward expansion; slavery, the Civil War Reconstruction. The orations took place in cities around American such as: Boston, Buffalo, Charlestown, Chambersburg, Penn., Chestel, Vermont, Columbus, Ohio, Dedham, Mass., Hartford, Conn., Hudson, Wis., Jackson, Tenn., Lyme, New Hampshire, Mansfield, Middlebury, Morristown, Newark, Newburyport, Norwich, Northampton, New Jersey, New York, Ogdensburgh, Providence, Portland, Maine, Portland, Oregon, Princeton, Reading, Penn., Richmond, Salem, Mass, Springfield, St. Louis.
    Collection Number: d2008.3
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Physical Location: Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont University Consortium.

    Information for Researchers

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with Scripps College. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item] 4th of July Orations. Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased in 2007 from Garrett Scott.

    Processing Information

    Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak

    Accruals

    No addition to the collection is anticipated.

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    The Fourth of July Orations Collection contains 150 speeches, orations, and addresses on American Independence, July 4th by many individuals from various places from 1795 to 1876. Some of the recurring themes include the birth of the American institutions and the passing of the Revolutionary generation; strident party factionalism of the Jefferson and Jackson era; education, religion and temperance; the American Indian; the Gold Rush and westward expansion; slavery, the Civil War Reconstruction.

    Arrangement

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically by author.
    Series 1 Authors
    Subseries 1.1 A
    Subseries 1.2 B
    Subseries 1.3 C
    Subseries 1.4 D
    Subseries 1.5 E
    Subseries 1.6 F
    Subseries 1.7 G
    Subseries 1.8 H
    Subseries 1.9 I
    Subseries 1.10 J
    Subseries 1.11 K
    Subseries 1.12 L
    Subseries 1.13 M
    Subseries 1.14 N
    Subseries 1.15 O
    Subseries 1.16 P
    Subseries 1.17 Q
    Subseries 1.18 R
    Subseries 1.19 S
    Subseries 1.20 T
    Subseries 1.21 U
    Subseries 1.22 V
    Subseries 1.23 W
    Subseries 1.24 Y

    Subject Headings

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
    Boston
    Fourth of July
    Lyme (N.H.)
    orations