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Hiram M. Hiller travel letter, November 9, 1899

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5.1, Object: 112
Identifier: C-Misc 112

Scope and Contents

One holograph letter dated November 9, 1899 written by Hiram M. Hiller in Lucknow, India to "Frank" in Kahoka, MO. The letter serves as a report of Hiller's travels through India and Afganistan, with mention of the Great Mutiny. The letter is written on stationery from Bill's Emperial Hotel.

Dates

  • November 9, 1899

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions

Biographical / Historical

Hiram M. Hiller, Jr. (1867-1921) was an American physician, medical missionary, explorer, and ethnographer. During his travels in Oceania and in Southeast Asia, he collected archeological, cultural, zoological, and botanical speciments and data for museums, lectures and publications.

Extent

1 Folder

Language of Materials

English