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William Hopper Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0368

Scope and Contents

The William Hopper Papers consists of a letter along with photocopies of genealogical materials and military papers related to Hopper's activities during and after the Civil War. The letter sent by Hopper, while stationed in Helena, Arkansas, to his wife in Iowa reflects the feeling of discontent that Hopper and his colleagues experienced during the Civil War. The letter addresses the issues of the war from the soldier's point of view.


  • 1862-1914


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


0.10 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

The William Hopper Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on August 15, 1990 by Christie S. Carter, the paternal great-great granddaughter of William Hopper. Accession number 1991-017. Additional materials were donated by Robert M. Carter, September 2005, accession number 2005-099.

Processing Information

J.Gee, Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the papers were opened to researchers on October 1, 1991.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA