Anthony Wayne Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Anthony Wayne Papers
Call Number: MS 82-05
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby's
Processed by: KJB, 7-13-1982; JEF, 6-22-1998; MN, 10-2008
Restrictions: None
Note: Digital collection, Anthony Wayne Papers

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

The first item in this collection is entitled "Memoir of the Late Major General Anthony Wayne." It was written sometime after 1811 and the author has not been identified. Most of the memoir is about General Wayne's service during the Revolutionary war and includes citations to sources. The second item in the collection is a manuscript copy made circa 1840 of field orders issued by General Wayne from his headquarters at Legion Ville, Pennsylvania, from December 2, 1792 to May 9, 1793. Wayne was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army in April of 1792.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains the "Late Memoir of Major General Anthony Wayne."
Box 1 FF 2 Contains Anthony Wayne's field orders from Legion Ville, Pennsylvania.