1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854.

  1. Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959

    650 items. 4 containers. 1.4 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. Principally letters (1817-1842) received by Partridge from students and their parents relating to educational matters at the United States Military Academy, the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, and other academies with which Partridge was associated from 1808-1850; letters and documents concerning military activities during the War of 1812, a dispute between Sylvanus Thayer and Partridge over the administration of the United States Military Academy and Partridge’s court martial; a library journal; student rolls; and letters or copies of letters written by Partridge, including several to James Monroe.