CollectionCharles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers, 1865-1976
Charles Julius Allen papers | Grace Elizabeth Allen papers | Allen family papers Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed material chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth Allen, relating largely to his life as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and during the Civil War, and to her life as recorded in her diaries.
- Contributor: Allen, Charles Julius - Allen, Grace Elizabeth
- Date: 1865
CollectionGeorge S. Denison papers, 1851-1884 Lawyer and civil servant. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and printed copies of articles, and broadsides. Correspondence with family members in Vermont details northern views on social conditions in the South prior to the Civil War.
- Contributor: Denison, George S. (George Stanton)
- Date: 1851
CollectionNathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, 1861-1867
Nathan W. Daniels papers Union army officer and lecturer and advocate for civil rights and the Freedmen's Bureau. Married Cora Hatch, Spiritualist medium and lecturer. Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings in three volumes kept by Daniels during his Civil War service and Reconstruction. The third volume was written primarily by his wife, Cora Hatch. Also included are a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the...
- Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W. - Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria)
- Date: 1861
CollectionWalter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
- Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
- Date: 1857
CollectionG.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta,...
- Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
- Date: 1844
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
- Contributor: Price, Sterling
- Date: 1863-11-05
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CollectionJames O. Harrison papers, 1803-1913 Lawyer, educator, and railroad official. Correspondence, legal and financial records, biographical material, photographs, writings, notes, notebooks, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in various Southern states and work with Lexington, Kentucky, public schools.
- Contributor: Harrison, James O.
- Date: 1803
CollectionJohn Crittenden Watson papers, 1844-1960 Naval officer. General and family correspondence, notes, reports, official orders, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Watson's service in the Civil War and naval career. Includes papers of his sons, Edward H. Watson, naval officer, and James T. Watson, army officer.
- Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
- Date: 1844
CollectionJulia Ward Howe papers, 1845-1917 Author and reformer. Chiefly speeches and writings, with correspondence, notes, and printed matter pertaining to education, immigration, prison reform, race relations, religion, and women's rights.
- Contributor: Howe, Julia Ward
- Date: 1845
CollectionEdward Everett Hayden family papers, 1817-1963 Naval officer and scientist. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, financial material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hayden's naval and scientific careers and to his family.
- Contributor: Hayden, Edward Everett - Hayden, Alfred - Hayden, Herbert (Herbert Bainbridge) - Hayden, Mary Bainbridge - Hayden, Reynolds - Hayden, William - Reynolds, Joseph Jones
- Date: 1817
CollectionWilliam Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
- Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
- Date: 1812
CollectionFrench and American Claims Commission records, 1861-1884 Commission established in 1880 by a treaty between the governments of France and the United States to resolve outstanding claims by French citizens residing in the United States for property confiscated or destroyed during the Civil War. Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Includes material relating to the Union Army's western offensive and occupation of New Orleans and to protests by French...
- Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
- Date: 1861
Manuscript/Mixed Material[Published letter to General Banks from Lincoln.]
- Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
- Date: 1864-12-02
CollectionAaron 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
- Date: 1847
CollectionWilliam A.H. Allen papers, 1863-1884 Naval officer and engineer. Journals with photographs, sketches, and illustrations describing Allen's activities while serving in the United States Navy during the Civil War, subsequently on ships in the Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and at stations on the east and west coasts of the United States and Europe.
- Contributor: Allen, William A. H.
- Date: 1863
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialLetter to Rev. J. B. Crist from W. McLain, June 21, 1848.
- Contributor: McLane, W.
- Date: 1848-06-21
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CollectionFrancis Winslow papers, 1833-1863 Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career.
- Contributor: Winslow, Francis
- Date: 1833
CollectionJohn Marshall Harlan papers, 1810-1971 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and lawyer and politician of Kentucky. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and other material relating to Harlan's career in law, politics, and the judiciary.
- Contributor: Harlan, John Marshall - Harlan, James
- Date: 1810
CollectionTilton family papers, 1836-1876 Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
- Date: 1836
CollectionDavid Banister Morgan papers, 1804-1819 Army officer. Correspondence and other military records mainly while Morgan served as commander of the Louisiana and Mississippi militia, under General Andrew Jackson, and at the Battle of New Orleans.
- Contributor: Morgan, David Banister
- Date: 1804
CollectionJubal Anderson Early papers, 1829-1930 United States and Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and state legislator of Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, speeches and articles, clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and maps dated largely after the Civil War.
- Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
- Date: 1829