Found 48 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Kazin archive
(95 linear feet); 191 manuscript boxes
Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) was an American literary and cultural critic, essayist and historian. He was one of the most influential of New York intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, and belonged to the circle of writers and... more
McElroy, Robert McNutt, 1872-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1940
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert McNutt McElroy (1872-1959), an historian, taught at Princeton University and various universities in Great Britain and China. After teaching history at Princeton from 1898 to 1916, he became the first American exchange professor to China,... more
Salsbury, Nathan, 1846-1902
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-005
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Nathan "Nate" Salsbury (1846-1902) was producer and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, a highly successful show business enterprise that toured the United States, Europe, and elsewhere from the 1880s well into the 20th century, and featured... more
Smith, William Farrar, 1824-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2794
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Farrar Smith (1824-1903) was a civil engineer, a member of the New York City Police Commission, and a Union General in the American Civil War. James T. Brady (1815-1869) was a prominent lawyer and jurist in New York City. Smith and Brady... more
Mobile (Ala.). Committee of Safety
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3728
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript volume with entries dated November 15, 1862 through August 5, 1863
Washburn, Mrs. Samuel Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3229
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Mrs. Samuel Benjamin Washburn, whose husband served in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, kept this diary in 1862. Entries describe their domestic affairs in Bethany, Genesee County, New York and a trip to New York City from... 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
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
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
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
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
Colorado (Frigate)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3672
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Watch, quarter, and station billet book of the U.S.S. Colorado, kept by the ship's executive officer probably during the period of the American Civil War. The name E[dgar] C. Merriman, U.S. Navy, is stamped on the flyleaf
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
Royce, William Hobart, 1878-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2639
.4 linear feet (1 box)
William Hobart Royce (1878-1963) was a book collector and bibliographer of Brooklyn, N.Y. Collection consists of Royce's correspondence with Edgcumb Pinchon regarding Royce's research for Pinchon's book: Dan Sickles, Hero of Gettysburg and Yankee... more
Kinsella, Thomas, 1832-1884
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1650
.08 linear feet (1 v.)
Thomas Kinsella (1832-1884) was born in Ireland and settled in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (known also as the Brooklyn Eagle) from 1861 until his death. He held various political offices including election to... 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
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
Goss, Walter S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1182
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Undated manuscript by Walter S. Goss on the history of the seventh regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, 1863-1864. Accompanied by a muster of the Army of the Potomac while under the command of Major General George B. McClellan, and chapters on... more
Weaver, Aaron Ward, 1832-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3247
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Ward Weaver was a Commander in the United States Navy. These papers date from 1851 to 1887 and include orders and letters to him from Farragut, Dahlgren, Porter, and others; an order to command the captured slave ship Ardennes; an order... more
Satterlee, Alfred H
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2679
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Alfred H. Satterlee was a coin and token collector who lived in Brooklyn, New York. This diary (2 vols.), which he kept from 1860-1861, contains many references to his collecting hobby and to political and military events at the beginning of the... more
Dunstan, Caroline A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 863
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Caroline A. Dunstan kept these diaries (14 vols.) at her home in New York City from 1856-1857, 1859-1863, 1864, and 1865-1870. Entries describe household activities, social life, health of members of the family, references to current events,... more
Confederate states of America. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 626
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Head Quarters letter book of the Confederate Army Light Infantry Division under the command of Major General Ambrose Powell Hill and Major General Henry Heth respectively (June 6, 1862-June 1, 1863). The letters relate to routine counter charges... more
Couch, Darius Nash
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Darius Nash Couch was a U. S. Army officer of West Virginia and Norwalk, Connecticut. Couch's copybook, dated 1863 to 1864, contains copies of telegrams sent by Couch while in command of the Department of Susquehanna to President Lincoln, John... more
McNicol, Donald Monroe, 1875-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1947
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of McNicol's correspondence, 1911-1948, and other papers he collected relating to the history of telegraphy. Includes applications for membership, 1908-1925, in the Old Time Telegraphers' and Historical Association; collection... more
Eder, Franz
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 891
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
These pocket diaries (2 vols.) were kept in 1863 and 1865 by Franz or Francis Eder (born Benno Wohlgemuth, at Wolfsberg in Carinthia), during which time he served as a private in the U. S. Army, Company A and Company D, 119th Regiment, New York,... more
Washburn, Hannah Blaney Thacher
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3228
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Hannah Blaney Thacher Washburn, mother of Vermont Governor Peter Thacher Washburn, kept these diaries from 1861-1863, 1865-1867, and 1869-1870 at her home near Woodstock, Vermont. Entries include comments on social life at home; books read; church... more
Scott, Henry Clay
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3638
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Clay Scott kept this diary from May 1861 through May 1863. He recorded his duties and experiences as a soldier in the 23rd New York Infantry. His service was primarily in Virginia. There are also a few entries relative to his pay and record... more
Hayden, Levi
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1364
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
Levi Hayden was a marine engineer from New York City. In these diaries, he describes his service with the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron under Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee; other military actions in the United States Civil War; his work and... more
Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1310
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Four volumes containing information on the organization, disposition, and officers of various corps, divisions, brigades, regiments, and Quartermasters Corps of the U. S. Army; pay and ration regulations; weights and measures; money exchange; and... more