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Found 19 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
Davies, Thomas A. (Thomas Alfred), 1809-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18142
.4 linear feet (1 box)
General Thomas A. Davies was one of the key military leaders in the Battle of Corinth (1862), a pivotal event in the American Civil War. The Davies Papers chronicle his military career, including his participation in that notable event. Born in... more
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Adams Dix (1798-1879) was an American statesman who served as senator for New York, United States Postmaster General, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France, and Governor of New York. The papers consist of letters written by Dix in his... more
Belton family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 258
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Francis Smith Belton (ca. 1791-1861) was a career officer in the U.S. Army who served in the Mexican War. He was married to Harriet Kirby Belton (1798-1873); their son Winfield Scott Belton (1820-1889) fought with the Confederate Army during the... more
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1029
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at... more
Mills, Abraham Gilbert, 1844-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2006
8.8 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 package)
Abraham Gilbert Mills (1844-1929) was a New Yorker who worked as Chief Clerk for the Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury Dept. and then entered the elevator business where he became a vice-president of the Otis Elevator Company. Mills, who... more
Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2751
1 linear foot (1 box, 5 v.)
Daniel Edgar Sickles (1819-1914) was an American Civil War general and New York politician. He represented New York in the U.S. Congress from 1857 to 1861, fought in the Civil War in the Peninsular Campaign, Antietam, Chancellorsville, and... more
Bryant family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 421
2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Members of the Bryant family were descended from Peter Bryant (1767-1820) and Sarah Snell Bryant (1766-1847) of Cummington, Mass., and included the poet William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) and his brothers, who settled in or around Princeton, Ill.... more
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1761
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 v.)
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the U.S. Collection consists of original documents, photostats, facsimiles, and clippings concerning Lincoln. Papers include Lincoln's correspondence (some with generals in Union Army),... more
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... more
Webster, William G. (William Greenleaf), 1805-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3259
3.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
William Greenleaf Webster (1805-1869), an American editor and publisher, was the son of lexicographer Noah Webster. He participated in the editing, publication and sale of his father's dictionaries and other books. Collection consists of... more
Daly, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1816-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 724
17.66 linear feet (12 boxes, 32 volumes; 1 microfilm reel)
Charles Patrick Daly (1816-1899) was an American jurist, lecturer and writer who served as a judge of the New York City Court of Common Pleas for over forty years, the last twenty-seven as chief justice. Maria Lydig Daly, his wife, was active in... more
Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2993
42.78 linear feet (99 boxes, 13 volumes)
Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) served as Governor of New York, 1875-1876, and was the Democratic nominee for the Presidency in 1876. Tilden began his career as a corporate lawyer; he served as Corporate Counsel for the City of New York, as a member... more
Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2643
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Samuel B. Ruggles Papers document the business and civic activities of the New York lawyer, real estate developer and public servant. The collection spans from 1801-1881 and consists of correspondence, financial records, land records,... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 473
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Ezra Ayers Carman (1834-1909) was a Civil War officer interested in the history of that war and particularly the Battle of Antietam. Carman served on the Antietam Battlefield Board from 1894 to 1898 and in 1905 was appointed chairman of the... more
Carman, Louis D. (Louis Dale), 1860-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24467
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Louis D. Carman (1860-1936) was a medical examiner in the United States Bureau of Pensions and a collector of Lincolniana. His father, Ezra Ayer Carman, was a Civil War officer. The Louis D. Carman collection dates from 1828 to 1923 and consists... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
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