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  • Tilton C. Reynolds papers, 1851-1963

    Union Civil War soldier. Chiefly letters by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Includes other letters and papers of Reynolds and his mother after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1851
  • A colored woman in a white world

    1 item : typescript. | Draft manuscript page of the autobiography of Mary Church Terrell describing her reaction to the death of her baby.

    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940
  • Edward E. Dickerson papers, 1861-1991

    Union army officer from Wisconsin. Photocopies and transcripts of his Civil War diary, letters, Civil War service record, and a biographical sketch describing Dickerson's service with the Eighteenth and Forty-fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry regiments in the Western campaign in Tennessee and with the army of General William T. Sherman in Georgia.

    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
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    John Carvel Arnold papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Principally correspondence of Arnold with his wife, Mary Ann, during his Civil War service with Company I, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, relating chiefly to his views on the military situation in Virginia and Maryland (1864-1865), army rations and pay, the rebels, the Copperheads, family finances, and his wife's difficulties in maintaining a home and educating the children. Correspondence between Mary Ann Arnold ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, John Carvel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Documenting Katrina and Rita in Houston

    Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston is the first large-scale project, anywhere, in which the survivors of a major disaster have taken the lead in documenting it. The project's goal is to voice, as intimately as possible, the experiences and reflections of those displaced to Houston by the two major hurricanes that pounded the Gulf Coast in August and September of 2005. The heart ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2009-08-13
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    Henry Walker correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence between Walker, serving with the U.S. Army's 177th New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, and members of his family in Forestport, Oneida County, N.Y. The letters relate to family finances, enlistment bounties, and Walker's efforts to earn extra money by mending soldiers' shoes.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Alfred Carmon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. Includes comments on Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, presidential election of 1864, and Robert E. Lee's surrender.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry) - Machen, Lewis H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1802
  • George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
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    Robert Lansing papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Dept. of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen. ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed's service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, Md., reflecting opinion ...

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992

    Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1847
  • Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military papers, journal, memoranda, photographs, and printed material relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the reorganization of the artillery. Approximately half ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J.V.B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry Regiment, and E.N. Gilpin, of ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C., and his efforts to improve public works in the nation's capital, especially during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. Also includes material on Batopilas Mining Company, his silver mine in Mexico to which he emigrated in 1880. Correspondents include Orville ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary (1864), ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, lithographs, books illustrated by Reed, citations, military papers, printed material, maps, medals, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Reed's service in the 9th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery and to military life during the Civil War. Includes two volumes containing circa 700 wartime sketches, some drawn during actual combat.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776
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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters from Keifer to his wife, Eliza S. Keifer, written while serving with the U.S. Army during the Civil War; headquarters letterbook (1863 June 16-1865 June 20) of the 3rd Brigade, Third and Sixth Army Corps; and other correspondence, manuscript and printed general orders, casualty lists, ordnance amd paymaster records, and other military records. Documents military life and operations of the 3rd and 110th ...

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sumner family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner and Samuel Storrow Sumner, all military officers. Includes material on Civil War battles in Antietam, Md., and Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, and northern Virginia. Documents Edwin V. Sumner's 1855 audience with Frederick William IV, King of Prussia; Sumner's disagreement with General William S. Harney; a military expedition against the Sioux ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wade Hampton family papers, 1855-1935

    Correspondence, property titles, notes, memorials, and photographs. Includes letters from Hampton to his sister, Mary Fisher Hampton, relating to his Civil War experiences and later letters to his son, Alfred Hampton, concerning his estate.

    • Contributor: Hampton, Wade
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1855