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Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, compiled 1921 - 1940, documenting the period 1860 - 1865

ARC Identifier 524418 / Local Identifier 111-B

Series from Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1985

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Creator(s):War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Photographs and other Graphic Materials

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Inclusive Dates:1921 - 1940
Coverage Dates:1860 - 1865
Part Of:Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1985
Includes: 6066 items described in ARCSearch within this Series
Arrangement:Arranged numerically by War Department-assigned item number.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Numbering Note:Record Group, Series, Item Number. EXAMPLE: 111-B-1769
General Note(s):Linear measurement of copies: 190 ft.
Finding Aid Type:Other
Finding Aid Note:A duplicate set of prints, arranged by portraits and subjects, is in the Still Picture Branch Research Room. A personality index is also in the Still Picture Branch Research Room Card Catalog. There is also a subject index for these photographs in the Research Room (see the description for RG 111, Series SCY). A copy of the original Signal Corps shelflist is filed with the mounted prints in the stack. In addition, War Department Subject Catalogue No. 5, produced by the War Department in 1897, contains a listing of the Brady negatives. A copy of this catalog is also in the Research Room.
Online Resource:Footnote
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Online Resource Note:Records in this series have been digitized and made available online by our partner,, for a fee. The digitized records on are available free of charge in all NARA Research Rooms, including those in our regional archives and Presidential Libraries.
Variant Control Number(s):NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-111-B
Search Identifier: siFootnote Civil War and Reconstruction
Search Identifier: siFootnote Photographs
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