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- Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Call Number: Ms-Andrews-TEMP
Overview: Autograph letters signed; documents; diary. Civil War letters describe picket skirmishes and camp life. Letters from Californian and Australian gold fields describe gold strikes. Diary describes Silas Andrew's arrival in Australia. Documents are bank receipts and a Miners' Right.
Call Number: OF-1X-14
Overview: The Annmary Brown Memorial, at 21 Brown Street in Providence, RI, was built in 1907 by Rush C. Hawkins (1831-1920) as a memorial to his deceased wife Annmary Brown Hawkins (1837-1903). The Memorial was designed as a tomb for the couple (both are interred there), and as a private library to house the Hawkins' collection of incunabula, paintings, manuscripts, books authored by or written about individuals with the surname of Hawkins, travel books, bibliographies, biographies, standard histories,...
Dates: 1860-2016, (bulk 1905-1995)
Call Number: Ms-Brooks
Abstract: The William H. Brooks Family Papers consist almost exclusively of correspondence from the period 1861-1865. While most of the letters are primarily concerned with family matters and relationships, some portion of the content relates the military activities of William H. Brooks and Jesse S. Comac, who enlisted in the Union Army at the rank of private early in the war. Camp life and battle scenes are described.
Call Number: Ms-78-8
Abstract: The Henry Howard Brownell Papers, dating from 1827-1871, include short prose articles and stories in manuscript, poetry manuscripts, verse translations from Homer's Aeneid and a scrapbook of Brownell's poems. Brownell was a poet and lawyer from Connecticut.
Call Number: Ms-Cameron
Abstract: The William H. Cameron papers consist of approximately 100 items, most of which pertain to Cameron's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Call Number: Ms-78-12
Abstract: The papers of Rev. Eli Canfield, Episcopal clergyman and prominent member of the evangelical faction of the church, consist of sermons reflecting the religious and social beliefs of the period 1845 to 1885, personal manuscripts, and letters mainly to his son, James Hulme Canfield, educator. Canfield was born in Arlington, Vermont and served as a pastor in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Call Number: Ms-2006-03
Abstract: The collection consists of Michael Carroll's pension and legal documents, letters from Victor Chambers, and the book "Born at the Battlefield of Gettysburg"
Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: Ms-Connor
Scope and Contents: Letters written chiefly during the Civil War to his parents at Kendall Mills, Maine, and his sister at Haverhill, Massachusetts. Includes letters by Virgil R. Connor while he was in Washington, June 1864-February 1865, caring for Selden Connor, who was recovering from wound. Also letters from several others during his recuperation; copy of letter from L. M. Morrill, May 13, 1866 in connection with appointment as collector of Internal Revenue.
Call Number: Ms-80-3
Abstract: The George H. Corliss collection consists of correspondence, business records, scrapbooks, awards, medals, and photographs relating to the life and activities of a leading nineteenth century inventor, engineer, and businessman. These papers are an important source of information concerning Corliss’s early years as a merchant and his life-long involvement with a variety of mechanical inventions. Primarily, however, the materials serve as a valuable collection of business records, which reveal...
Call Number: Ms-77-15
Abstract: The Samuel Sullivan Cox papers consist mainly of correspondence sent and received by Samuel Sullivan Cox from his constituents while serving as a Democratic Congressman from Ohio (1857-1865) and later from New York (between 1869-1889). In addition there is correspondence to and from his wife Julia A Cox and other Cox family members. Most of the correspondence is political in nature, consisting of the office correspondence of a U.S. Congressman and diplomat.