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Spanish-American War Scrapbook (MC 342)

Scope and Content

This flyleaf of this scrapbook says, "Leo P. Swift. Books of pictures that were in the different papers after the blowing up of the battleship Maine, February 15-1898"
The contents of the book consist of numerous newspaper and magazine clippings recounting the sinking of the battle ship Maine in the harbor of Havana, Cuba and the ensuing war between the United States and Spain. The clippings are mounted in an unused check ledger from the account of J. C. McClay on the Exchange of Apalachicola (Florida).
1898 1 ledger book (.5 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Spanish-American War Scrapbook must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Spanish-American War Scrapbook (MC 342)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Donated to the Columbus State University Archives by Jordan Waddell in July of 2014.

Item List

Box 1

Item 1 – Spanish-American War Scrapbook, 1898