- Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898
- Call number
- MssCol 3283
- Physical description
- .5 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
David Ames Wells papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
David Ames Wells was an engineer, economist, textbook author, and advocate for lower tariff rates. This collection contains correspondence with Gordon L. Ford, Worthington C. Ford, and others; clippings; a manuscript draft of Protection: The Poor Man's Friend; and a lecture Wells delivered on free trade in 1882
Compiled by Kit Messick.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
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