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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Photographs, 1885, undated; F...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Diary, 1864

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Edward Williams Morley papers,

    Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter. Consists primarily of correspondence from family members, friends, and fellow scientists. Includes a group of personal letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, some written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and an extensive correspondence with a number of prominent European and American scientists. Subjects include Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, ...

    • Contributor: Morley, Edward Williams
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers,

    Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Maps, 1862-1865, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers,

    Diaries (1847-1895; volumes 1-5, 7) documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for the state of Louisiana in the presidential election of 1876, and later as an internal revenue agent in California and the Pacific Northwest. Also includes ...

    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
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    Aaron 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
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    Alfred Carmon papers, 1859-1865

    Union army soldier. Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
    • Date: 1859
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    Wade Hampton family papers,

    Correspondence, property titles, notes, memorials, and photographs. Includes letters from Hampton to his sister, Mary Fisher Hampton, relating to his Civil War experiences and later letters to his son, Alfred Hampton, concerning his estate.

    • Contributor: Hampton, Wade
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Photographs, 1885, undated; F...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Congressional Medal of Honor,...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    D.W. Whittle papers,

    Chiefly official correspondence and general orders relating to Whittle's Civil War service with the 72nd Illinois Volunteer Regiment and with the Army of the Tennessee. His diary (1865) contains descriptions of conditions in Alabama and Georgia during the transition from military to civil law. Also includes court records from cases heard by him as a military judge advocate, biographical sketches, maps, photograph, and other ...

    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W.
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers,

    Letters from Keifer to his wife, Eliza Stout Keifer, written while serving with the U.S. Army during the Civil War; headquarters letterbook (1863 June 16-1865 June 20) of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd and Sixth Army Corps; and other correspondence, manuscript and printed general orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records. Documents military life and operations of the 3rd and 110th ...

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Miscellany, 1776-1899, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Printed matter, including boo...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Congressional Medal of Honor,...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Sketchbooks, 1863-1887, undat...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Jan.-Feb.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; May-July.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Printed matter, including boo...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    D.W. Whittle papers, 1861-1974

    Union army officer, business manager, songwriter, and evangelist. Correspondence, court records, diary, maps, and military orders pertaining to Whittle's Civil War service.

    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W. (daniel Webster) - Whittle, D. W.
    • Date: 1861
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Citations and military papers...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Date: 2001
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    Alfred Carmon papers,

    Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. Includes comments on Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, presidential election of 1864, and Robert E. Lee's surrender.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
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    Charles Wellington Reed papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1864), ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, lithographs, books illustrated by Reed, citations, military papers, printed material, maps, medals, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Reed's service in the 9th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery and to military life during the Civil War. Includes two volumes containing circa 700 wartime sketches, some drawn during actual combat.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (lewis Henry) - Machen, Lewis H.
    • Date: 1802
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    Interview with 15 year old male, New York, New York (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1970-00-00

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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers,

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry Regiment in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J.V.B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry Regiment, and E.N. Gilpin, of ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1849-1854

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    George Montfort Gilchrist family papers, 1854-1921

    Correspondence, school records, literary and commencement programs, poetry, and Gilpin family genealogical material. Much of the correspondence is between Gilchrist, who served with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Civil War, and his wife, Mollie Gilpin Gilchrist; other letters are between Mollie and her brothers, Samuel J. V. B. Gilpin, of the 1st Indiana Cavalry, and E. N. Gilpin, ...

    • Contributor: Gilchrist, George Montfort
    • Date: 1854
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Drawings, sketches, and print...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Robert Lansing papers, 1831-1935

    Lawyer, diplomat, secretary of state during the Wilson administration, and member of the American mission to negotiate a peace treaty following World War I. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Department of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
    • Date: 1831
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1863; Apr.-July

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Oral history with Wayne Aspinall, Colorado. (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Aspinall, Wayne
    • Date: 1978-00-00

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    Edward E. Dickerson papers, 1861-1991

    Union army officer from Wisconsin. Photocopies and transcripts of his Civil War diary, letters, Civil War service record, and a biographical sketch describing Dickerson's service with the Eighteenth and Forty-fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry regiments in the Western campaign in Tennessee and with the army of General William T. Sherman in Georgia.

    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1862, May-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Wade Hampton family papers, 1855-1935

    Correspondence, property titles, notes, memorials, and photographs. Includes letters from Hampton to his sister, Mary Fisher Hampton, relating to his Civil War experiences and later letters to his son, Alfred Hampton, concerning his estate.

    • Contributor: Hampton, Wade
    • Date: 1855
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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection,

    The collection documents reactions of ordinary citizens in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States in sound and video recordings of interviews and personal narratives; as well as photographs, children's drawings, two scrapbooks, letters and e-mail, poems, ephemera, a sermon, and a few artifacts, including three United States flags. Photographs document spontaneous shrines near the Pentagon, in ...

    • Date: 2001
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    Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Date: 1836
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C., and his efforts to improve public works in the nation's capital, especially during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. Also includes material on Batopilas Mining Company, his silver mine in Mexico to which he emigrated in 1880. Correspondents include Orville ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Penne Laingen yellow ribbon collection, 1979-1991

    Collection comprises Penne Laingen's yellow ribbon marking the year her husband Bruce Laingen was held hostage in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis from 1979 to 1981; plus a 1991 interview with the Laingens and related documentation.

    • Contributor: Laingen, L. Bruce - Laingen, Penne - Parsons, Gerald E.
    • Date: 1979
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865

    Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1850
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers,

    Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, Md., reflecting opinion ...

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (lewis Henry) - Gresham, Leroy Wiley - Machen, Arthur Webster - Machen, Caroline Webster - Machen, Emmeline - Machen, James P. - Machen, Minnie Gresham
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    Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Sommer, Bettie
    • Date: 1977-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; Undated and f...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers, 1841-1978

    U.S. Army officer and public official. Correspondence, military papers, and other material relating primarily to Hunt's military career.

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
    • Date: 1841
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, 1776-1945

    Territorial governor. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
    • Date: 1776
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Mar.-Apr.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection,

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1939
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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, journal, military papers, maps, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the reorganization of the ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Grant, Ulysses S., drawing of...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Robert Lansing papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, resolutions, desk diaries, book manuscripts, speeches, scrapbooks, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Lansing's years (1914-1920) as counsel to the Dept. of State and as secretary of state and particularly to American foreign relations during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, and Lansing's relations with President Woodrow Wilson and with various foreign diplomats and statesmen. ...

    • Contributor: Lansing, Robert
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1863; Jan.-Mar.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Drawings, sketches, and print...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Henry Walker correspondence, 1861-1864

    Union soldier. Chiefly correspondence between Henry Walker, a Union soldier who served in the 177th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, during the Civil War, and his family in Forest Port, Oneida County, New York.

    • Contributor: Walker, Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1863; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Conversation with 17 year old male, New York, New York (Trans...

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1970-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1881-1916

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Clippings, 1863-1926, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Sumner family papers,

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner and Samuel Storrow Sumner, all military officers. Includes material on Civil War battles in Antietam, Md., and Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, and northern Virginia. Documents Edwin V. Sumner's 1855 audience with Frederick William IV, King of Prussia; Sumner's disagreement with General William S. Harney; a military expedition against the Sioux ...

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    Memorialization and justice as an ancestral imperative : two ...

    Ken Bilby, Smithsonian Research Associate, discussed the role of orally transmitted ancestral memory in ongoing struggles to overcome past injustices, which is proving critical in the struggle for human rights, civil rights, and justice. In this context, he reflected on two pathbreaking cases of recent public memorialization: the Moiwana Massacre, which took place in the Republic of Suriname, South America in 1986 and the ...

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Edward Williams Morley papers, 1833-1923

    Chemist and physician. Correspondence, certificates, and printed matter, including letters from Myron A. Munson, Morley's college roommate and lifelong friend, written while Munson was serving in the Union Army in 1864, and extensive correspondence with prominent European and American scientists.

    • Contributor: Morley, Edward Williams
    • Date: 1833
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Articles, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1865, Jan.-May

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Conversation with 77 year old white male, Pettigrew, Arkansas...

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1983-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Printed matter, including boo...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed’s service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1776
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    Edward E. Dickerson papers,

    Typewritten transcripts and photocopies of a diary (1863-1864), written as a memoir by Dickerson in 1864 and based on his notes, describing his Civil War service with the 18th and 44th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry; three letters (1862) from him to his wife, Frances; service record (1861-1864); letters (1909) from Dickerson to his granddaughter describing his life before, during, and after the war; and biographical ...

    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, 1851-1963

    Union Civil War soldier. Chiefly letters by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Includes other letters and papers of Reynolds and his mother after the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Date: 1851
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Sketchbooks, 1863-1887, undat...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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