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    Tilton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military orders, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War service of the four Tilton brothers. Chiefly letters from Albert Murray Tilton and Robert Antis Tilton who served with the 51st Illinois Infantry Regiment, Henry Tilton, Jr., who served with the 24th New York Light Artillery Regiment, and William Gibbs Tilton who served with the 21st New...
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    William 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
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    French 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
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    Edward W. Washburn family papers, 1817-1934 Chemist, civil servant, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, school material, notebooks, photographs, financial and military papers, genealogical records, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward’s parents, William Gilmor and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. and Elizabeth Gilmor Washburn. Contains Civil War correspondence and military records of George A....
    • Contributor: Washburn, Edward W. (Edward Wight)
    • Date: 1817
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    James 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
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments. Chiefly letters (1851-1864) from Patterson to his wife, Amelia Sophia Patterson relating principally to his Civil War service with Patterson's Independent Company of Kentucky Volunteers under General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, with Major General Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg, and with the Department of the Gulf in Texas and Louisiana. Also includes letters, sermons, and...
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
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    French and American Claims Commission records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, petitions, inventories, depositions, lists, certificates, and receipts. Most of the correspondence is from French residents in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana and is addressed to the French consul in New Orleans, the French minister in Washington, D.C., and the ministry of foreign affairs (Ministère des affaires étrangères) in Paris. Some petitions are from French residents in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, and...
    • Contributor: French and American Claims Commission
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    John 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
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    John Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of...
    • Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general of Spanish West Florida from 1799 to 1817. Much of the collection relates to land deeds, purchases, and surveys in parts of present-day Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes a bound volume dated 1806 containing maps...
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook,
    Nathan W. Daniels papers Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings mounted throughout the text in 3 volumes. Includes a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the diaries by C.P. Weaver. In volume one, Daniels described his Civil War service with an African American regiment, the U.S. Army 2nd Native Guard Infantry Regiment, chiefly while stationed at Ship Island, Miss., and his time in New Orleans, La.,...
    • Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W. - Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria)
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    G.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
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T....
    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    Walter 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
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Gresham's service as U.S. postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur, U.S. secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland, and as a judge. Includes Gresham's Civil War letters to his wife, Matilda Gresham, written from camps near Corinth and Vicksburg, Miss.; Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.; Memphis and Shiloh, Tenn.;...
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
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    Edward W. Washburn family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward's parents, William Gilmor Washburn and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. Washburn and Eliza Gilmor Washburn. Includes genealogical material pertaining to the Washburn and Wight families. Also includes correspondence and military records of...
    • Contributor: Washburn, Edward W. (Edward Wight)
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    John H. Towers papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, writings, speeches, reports, aviation logs, biographical material, clippings, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Towers's career in the U.S. Navy and as vice president of Pan American Airways Corporation. Subjects include his advocacy of naval aviation, his service with the Great White Fleet on its round the world voyage (1907-1909), Curtiss-Wright aircraft, the transatlantic flight of 1919, and American...
    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Norton, Reuben S. - Towers, Pierrette Anne - Towers, William M.
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    Nathan W. Daniels Diary and Scrapbook The papers of Union army officer and Freedmen’s Bureau advocate Nathan W. Daniels (1836-1867), spanning the years 1861-1867, consist of three volumes of a handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings mounted throughout the text. Also included are a typescript of summaries and transcripts of the bulk of the diaries prepared by the donor of the collection, C. P. Weaver, and a scrapbook...
    • Contributor: Daniels, Nathan W. - Richmond, Cora L. V. (Cora Linn Victoria)

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    G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, 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 the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
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    Nathan 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
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    Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842 Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.
    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Vicente Sebastián Pintado Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1781
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    Tilton 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
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    John H. Towers papers, 1830-1989 United States Navy officer and early naval aviator. Diaries, naval and personal correspondence, memoranda, orders for duty, aviation logs, speeches and writings, biographical notebooks and sketches, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints, charts, and newspaper clippings documenting Towers's naval career and his participation in naval aviation from its inception in 1911 to World War II and after.
    • Contributor: Towers, John H. (John Henry) - Norton, Reuben S. - Towers, Pierrette Anne - Towers, William M.
    • Date: 1830
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    Earl Van Dorn papers, Catalog Record Only Letters and telegrams relating to troop movements, supplies and ammunition, the location of enemy gunboats and the capture of prisoners. Sent primarily from Camp Moore, La., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Vicksburg and Jackson, Miss. Includes letters received by Van Dorn while in Mississippi. Correspondents include John C. Breckinridge and Daniel Ruggles.
    • Contributor: Van Dorn, Earl
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection,
    Alliance for American Quilts interview collection | Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories Catalog Record Only
    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued through 2016. QSOS...
    • Contributor: Herman, Bernard L. - Musgrave, Karen S. - Pritchard, Gayle A. - Quilt Alliance - University of Delaware. Center for Material Culture Studies - International Quilt Festival/Houston
    • Date: 1999