This series consists of the professional, personal, and family
correspondence of Frederick N. Knapp; correspondence of Henry B. Rogers;
orders, vouchers, receipts, reports, printed matter, and other papers related
to the U.S. Sanitary Commission; and newspaper clippings. Among the
correspondents are J. B. Abbott, John A. Anderson, George A. Blake, John S.
Blatchford, Emma J. Brintzinghoffer, John B. Burns, James Freeman Clarke, G. R.
Davis, Darius Forbes, Elisha Harris, William A. Hovey, Julia McCarthy, Edward
B. Northrop, Frederick Law Olmstead, Louise A. Webster, and many others,
including soldiers and their families.
Knapp family members represented in this series include Knapp's wife Lucia
(Bradford) Knapp, his brother Francis Bellows Knapp, his son Frederick Bradford
Knapp, and his cousin Henry W. Bellows. The series also contains letters to
"the soldiers' friend," Miss Amy M. Bradley; letters to Knapp's cousin Susan
Newman Knapp; and correspondence between Knapp and Thomas Hill, his Harvard
classmate and president of Harvard.