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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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • C.B. Comstock papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, memoirs, reports, notebooks, orders, memoirs, sketches, and other papers primarily concerning Comstock's Civil War service as chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac. Topics include the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.; the capture of Fort Fisher, N.C.; the fords on the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers, Va.; the defenses at Aquia Creek, Va. and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.; Ulysses S. Grant's resignation ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1791
  • Conversation with 88 year old black female, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Maynor, Natalie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1983-00-00

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  • John Payton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, legal records, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton's career as corporation counsel for the District of Columbia and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Subjects include affirmative action, civil rights, education, and law. Documents his activities with South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights ...

    • Contributor: Payton, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906

    Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.

    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2677

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-23

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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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • McCormick and Carey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the 16th Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863. Also includes letters from other soldiers to Carey's sister, Rachel B. Carey; a letter (Dec. 1883) to Martha Matilda (Mrs. J.B.) McCormick describing missionary activities in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Kendrick-Brooks family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, book drafts, transcripts of audiotapes, family papers, genealogical charts and research, business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to members of the Brooks and Kendrick families. Ruby Moyse Kendrick's papers document her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, her work as an educator and her social life in Greenville, Miss., and her husband Swan M. Kendrick's position ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Sharp Williams papers, 1902-1924

    United States representative and senator, lawyer, and planter from Mississippi. Correspondence, biographical and genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Williams's Congressional service. Pertains primarily to politics in Mississippi and the nation during the presidential administrations of Woodrow Wilson and Warren G. Harding.

    • Contributor: Williams, John Sharp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1902
  • Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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  • William T. Sherman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman (1875), documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Sherman's civilian and military career, including his service during the Civil War. Documents his pre-Civil War career as an Army officer, banker in San Francisco, Calif., attorney in Leavenworth, ...

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1853
  • 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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general, 1862-1875, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators; the trial of Mary Surratt; and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include legal matters and politics in Kentucky ...

    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ross A. Collins papers, 1906-1967

    Congressman, public official, and lawyer from Mississippi. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Collins's service in Congress, especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula. Also documents Collins's work pertaining to the mechanization of the U.S. Army, the career of Mississippi politician ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Ross A. (Ross Alexander) - Collins, Ross A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1908
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2680

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-23

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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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Philip Henry Sheridan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues

    In this presentation William R. Ferris discusses his book, "Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues" (University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2009).

    • Contributor: Ferris, William R.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2010-02-17
  • Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps

    Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.

    • Contributor: Payton, Ben
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-05-25
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection