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    Daniel Read Larned papers, 1861-1878 Army officer and private secretary to General Ambrose Everett Burnside. Correspondence and other material concerning campaigns by the Union Army in North Carolina and Virginia and Burnside’s relationship with other generals.
    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
    • Date: 1861
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, 1778-1929 Army officer, state legislator and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, and military governor of New Orleans. Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, his service in the United States Congress as a representative from Massachusetts, his election as governor of Massachusetts, and his candidacy for president.
    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Butler, Benjamin F.
    • Date: 1778
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, with Osborn family members and Louise Landau (married Osborn in 1866). Also includes a diary (1862-1863) and biographical sketch of Osborn. Subjects include enlistments, camp life, training, and marches in Maryland and Virginia. Osborn also discusses discipline and morale, the attitude and condition of Confederate ...
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
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    Daniel Read Larned papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly letters written by Larned to his sisters and brother-in-law pertaining primarily to General Ambrose Everett Burnside's expedition to North Carolina. Includes descriptions of the battles of Beaufort, Fort Macon, New Bern, and Roanoke Island, N.C. Other subjects include the battles of Antietam, Md., and Cold Harbor, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Wilderness, Va.; and the sieges of Petersburg, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn. Larned describes the ...
    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
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    Benjamin F. Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, order books, reports, notebooks, newspaper clippings, charts, maps, photographs, and other papers concerning Butler's Civil War commands, service as U.S. representative from and governor of Massachusetts, and candidacy for U.S. president in 1884. Documents Butler's participation in military operations in Maryland, 1861; Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C., 1861; Petersburg, Va., 1864-1865; and Fort Fisher, N.C., 1864-1865. Also documents his ...
    • Contributor: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin)
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...
    • Contributor: Shelby, Evan - Shelby, Isaac
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    Joseph Bloomfield Osborn papers, 1862-1865 Soldier and sailor. Mainly Civil War correspondence of Osborn, who served in Company F, 26th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry and in the U.S. Navy, together with a diary and biographical sketch of Osborn.
    • Contributor: Osborn, Joseph Bloomfield
    • Date: 1862
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916 Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
    • Date: 1738
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    1983 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, Catalog Record Only Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of blues music from Virginia; Cambodian classical dance from Maryland, with Rich Kennedy of the National Council for the Traditional Arts narrating the performance; bluegrass music from Virginia; western string band music from Utah; Armenian music from Washington, D.C.; cowboy songs from Arkansas; North Carolina Piedmont country blues music and buck dance, including hand-clapping, and ...
    • Contributor: Jackson, John - Jackson, James - Sarkisian, Leo - Ohrlin, Glenn - Holloway, Quentin - Holeman, John Dee - Michael, Edd - Khmer Classical Dance Troupe - Grass Reflections (Musical Group) - Deseret String Band - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1983
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    John Brown diary, Catalog Record Only Typewritten transcript of a diary kept by Brown during his trip to North Carolina as a representative of a syndicate of land speculators from Pennyslvania in order to enter and acquire land grants. Includes an introduction (1923 August) by W. Vance Brown.
    • Contributor: Brown, John
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Sarah Hall geography copybook, Catalog Record Only Geography copybook (32 pages) kept by Hall containing descriptions of southern states and territories including Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia; "Spanish Dominions" (Florida); and "Unknown Regions" (Mexico). Some descriptions are accompanied by colored drawings of flowers. Includes descriptions and drawings of the Ptolemaic, Tychonic, and Copernican systems of the universe; a drawing of the earth showing the ...
    • Contributor: Hall, Sarah
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Fernandina (Bark) logbook,
    George W. Browne journal | George W. Browne papers Catalog Record Only
    Logbook (200 pages) of the ship USS Fernandina (Bark), commanded by Browne, recording its voyages and participation in the blockade of Wilmington, N.C. (1861-1862), and other North Carolina ports as part of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, U.S. Navy. Includes records of the USS Arago (Survey ship), Empire City (Steamship), USS Flag (Steamship), USS Philadelphia (Side-wheel steamer), and USS Star of the West (Steamship) ...
    • Contributor: Browne, George W.
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    Thomas P. Wagner papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters written by Wagner to his family while serving with the 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in Civil War campaigns in Maryland and Virginia. Includes letters received by Wagner from friends also serving in the Union army and newspaper articles (1984) containing excerpts from a diary kept by Wagner while a Confederate prisoner in Salisbury Prison, N.C.
    • Contributor: Wagner, Thomas P. (Thomas Penny)
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    Isaac Hallock papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, journals, orders, financial records, certificates, Hallock family papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Hallock's career in the military and the merchant marine. Documents his voyages to China aboard the clipper ship Samuel Russell with stops in Foo Chow (Fuzhou Shi) and Shanghai, China. Also documents his Civil War service as a private in the 13th New York Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, at ...
    • Contributor: Hallock, Isaac
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    John Brown journal and orderly book, Catalog Record Only Orderly and memorandum book kept by Brown while serving with the First North Carolina Regiment, U.S. Continental Army, consisting of general and regimental orders issued on the march from Halifax, N.C., through Maryland and Virginia to New Jersey and Pennsylvania (1777 May 21-1778 January 3). Subjects include the Battle of Brandywine, Pa., 1777; Battle of Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa., 1777; winter at Valley Forge, Pa., ...
    • Contributor: Brown, John
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    Journal of a French traveler in the colonies, Catalog Record Only Journal (79 pages; 1764 December 4-1765 September 7) by an unidentified Frenchman traveling through Jamaica, Cuba, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Philadelphia and New York. Of particular note are the author's observations on Patrick Henry and the debate in the Virginia House of Burgesses over the Stamp Act.