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  • Nathaniel Hayden family papers, Catalog Record Only

    Consists of letters of the Hayden family of Connecticut, relating principally to family matters, to the Gregg & Hayden Cotton Mill industry at Granitville, S.C., and to Civil War problems of federal troops, particularly in the area of Norfolk and Suffolk, Va. Additional letters, business papers, and a memorandum book (1820-1829) of Sidney Haskell, among which are business papers of Bissell & Hinsdale, Hayden ...

    • Contributor: Hayden, Nathaniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Mary Sheppard Burton collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection consists of 12 hooked rugs by the noted rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, plus related materials. The rugs were created between 1993 and 2005. They depict stories told by identified family members as part of a series titled "Tell me 'bout." The collection includes a pamphlet "Footsteps on history, tell me 'bout series: family portraits," by Mary Sheppard Burton, which tells the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1993
  • Tench Tilghman papers, Catalog Record Only

    Business letters of Tench Tilghman & Co., of Baltimore, with William Hemsley and with Willing, Morris & Swanwick, of Philadelphia. The correspondence relates to the tobacco and wheat trade and general business affairs of Kent Island and the Eastern Shore of Maryland; includes mentions of Robert Morris (1734-1806). Also, journal (1775) kept by Tilghman as Secretary of the Indian Commissioners meeting with the Six ...

    • Contributor: Tilghman, Tench
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • George Washington Hall diary, Catalog Record Only

    Diary kept by Hall while serving with the 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America Army, describing the Peninsular Campaign, 1862, and the battles of Antietam, Md. (1862), Chancellorsville, Va. (1863), Gettysburg, Pa. (1863), the Wilderness, Va. (1864), and Spotsylvania Court House, Va. (1864), as well as operations along the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers in the fall of 1863. Includes information pertaining to ...

    • Contributor: Hall, George Washington
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charlotte Browne journal, Catalog Record Only

    Journal (1754 Nov. 17-1757 Aug. 4) of a voyage from London to Virginia, pertaining to incidents at Hampton and Fort Cumberland, Va., Frederick Town, Md., Philadelphia, Pa., and New York State during the French and Indian War.

    • Contributor: Browne, Charlotte
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Hamilton papers, Catalog Record Only

    Principally Hamilton's letters to his mother, Mrs. Hugh Hamilton, in Harrisburg, Pa., and to his brother, A. Boyd Hamilton, during Hamilton's service as a private in the Army of the Potomac (Company D, 2nd Regt., Pennsylvania Reserves). The letters (1862-1865) were sent from various camps in Maryland and Virginia and give accounts of battles and skirmishes and living conditions of the soldiers. Includes letters ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • David F. Weimer diaries, Catalog Record Only

    Pocket diaries kept by Weimer documenting his Civil War service with Company F, 19th Ohio Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Volume one (1862 October 6-December 15) pertains to military engagements and troop movements in Kentucky, daily camp life, weather, and descriptions of the surrounding area. Subjects in volume two (1863 September 15-1864 December 3), include Weimer's capture on September 19, 1863, near Ringgold, Ga., and ...

    • Contributor: Weimer, David F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Marsena Rudolph Patrick journals, Catalog Record Only

    Journals kept by Patrick while serving in the Union Army. Documents his role in the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va., (1862); the Maryland Campaign (1862); the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., (1863); operations along the Rapidan River, Va., (1863); Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., (1864); seige of Petersburg, Va., (1864-1865); and the entry of Union troops into Richmond, Va. Discusses the operations of the ...

    • Contributor: Patrick, Marsena Rudolph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Simon Smith diary and account book, Catalog Record Only

    Diary kept by Smith, during his service in the 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, describing troop movements in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, and the Battle of Chancellorsville, Chancellorsville, Va. Smith also describes being wounded in battle, taken prisoner, and transported to Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. Diary and account book contain personal accounts, 1879-1914.

    • Contributor: Smith, Simon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Sidney Morris Davis memoirs, Catalog Record Only

    Holograph manuscript by Davis recounting his Civil War service as a Union cavalryman in Company F of the Sixth Cavalry from 1861 to 1864. Topics include camp life; military engagements in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania; and Davis's incarceration in the Confederate prison on Belle Isle in the James River at Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Davis, Sidney Morris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Autobiography of Charles W. Squires, Catalog Record Only

    Autobiography entitled, "The Last of Lee's Battle Line," chiefly relating to Squires's experiences as a Confederate army officer serving in Maryland, Gettysburg, Pa., Petersburg and Richmond, Va., Louisiana, and elsewhere, and his service after the Civil War in the Missouri National Guard.

    • Contributor: Squires, Charles W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Allen Landis and Aaron J. Landis correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence of Allen Landis and Aaron J. Landis while serving in the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army. Chiefly letters from Allen to his family concerning the Battle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862; Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va., 1864; siege of Petersburg, Va., 1865; and skirmishes in northern Virginia and West Virginia. Subjects include the draft, troop ...

    • Contributor: Landis, Allen - Landis, Aaron J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Charles H. Collis papers, Catalog Record Only

    Volume containing morning reports (1861 August 25-1862 May 21) for Collis's company of Zouaves d'Afrique (later to become Co. A of the 114th Pennsylvania) in Maryland and Virginia.

    • Contributor: Collis, Charles H. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Genealogy collection. Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, copies of wills, Bible and tombstone records, genealogical notes, biographical sketches, memorandum books, and printed matter. Correspondence relates primarily to genealogical research on the Goff, Gray, Hewitt, Johnston, Porter, and allied families of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

    • Contributor: Porter, Eunice R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Anderson family papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence (1854-1895) of the Anderson and Moler (Mohler) families of Anderson County, Kan., and Ohio, relating to farming and to family matters; correspondence (1915-1931) of Cora W. (Anderson) Du Laney and Homer Eiler concerning the genealogy of the Anderson, Bealmear, Duckett, Moler (Mohler), and other related families of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Wilson Barstow papers, Catalog Record Only

    Letters written by Barstow from Baltimore, Md., Fort Monroe, Va., and New York, N.Y., chiefly to his sister, Elizabeth Stoddard, relating to his activities during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Barstow, Wilson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Cumiskey papers, Catalog Record Only

    AlsS written by Cumiskey to his wife, Rose Cumiskey, during his Civil War service with Company I, 17th Connecticut Infantry Regiment. Cumiskey describes conditions and activities of his company in Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., and Virginia prior to his death in 1862. Includes correspondence relating to Cumiskey's death, burial in 1863, and eligibility for pension; typewritten transcripts of several letters; an 1854 letter informing ...

    • Contributor: Cumiskey, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1983
  • Gist family papers, Catalog Record Only

    Includes letters (1776-1778) of John McClure and William Sterett to Mordecai Gist relating to the Revolution in Maryland; letters (1847-1853) of W. W. H. Gist while serving in the Mexican War in New Mexico and while in California; and letters from various family members who served in the 6th Maryland Infantry and the 17th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War relating to action in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • M. Shuler diary, Catalog Record Only

    Two volume diary (1862 June 11-December 12) kept by Shuler while serving with the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army, during the Peninsular, Second Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg campaigns. Includes information on casualties, marches, discipline, supplies, depradations, and morale. Also mentions battles of Malvern Hill and Cedar Mountain, capture of Harpers Ferry, and the burning of public buildings in Martinsburg, W. Va.

    • Contributor: Shuler, M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Aaron B. Tompkins correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letters written by Tompkins to his mother and sister while serving in the 1st New Jersey Cavalry Regiment in Virginia and Maryland during the Civil War. Mentions George Armstrong Custer, John Singleton Mosby, Mosby's Rangers (43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, Confederate States of America Army), and skirmishes around Warrenton, Petersburg, and Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Tompkins, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Carrie White Avery biography and genealogical records, Catalog Record Only

    Genealogical records (4 volumes) from public and family cemeteries in Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia, church windows, family Bibles, and private papers. Also includes biography and genealogy of the compiler.

    • Contributor: Avery, Carrie White
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection