- Diggins, Bartholomew
- Call number
- MssCol 810
- Physical description
- .15 linear feet (1 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Bartholomew Diggins 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.
Bartholomew Diggins was a seaman in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Collection consists of Diggins's recollections of the cruise of the U.S.S. Hartford, Admiral David Farragut's flagship in the naval operations on the Mississippi River, in Mobile Bay, Ala., and New Orleans, La., during the Civil War. Includes comments on Farragut's personality and plates clipped from magazines.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Wormser, 1941
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Recollections available on microfilm; New York Public Library