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Reuben E. Stivers personal and naval correspondence

Identifier: MS 2890


The Stivers collection consists of twenty boxes of personal and navy correspondence written by Stivers, his colleagues, and family between 1913 and 1998. The Navy correspondence centers around Stivers' past service record and efforts made on the behalf of the Shenandoah Council. Personal correspondence includes annual Christmas letters, biographical information about Stivers, his friends, travel accounts, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning Stivers' publishing negotiations.


  • 1913-1998

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


20 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Multiple gifts from Reuben E. Stivers and Carol Poundstone from 1985-1999; accession #s 000840, 001498,002143,003979,005625,005639.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-20: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Emily Somach.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States