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Found 14 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

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Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Beach family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 232
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beach family included Joseph Wickliff Beach (1822-1891), his wife Mary A. Walkley Beach (1824-1897), and their children David Nelson Beach, Lucy W. Beach, Harlan Page Beach, and Anna S. Beach. Collection consists of correspondence and other... more
Brown family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 412
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of correspondence of the Brown family of Columbus, Ohio. Chiefly letters of Lucius Franklin Brown (1839-1863) to his father, Bradford B. Brown, to his sisters Olive and Virginia (Mrs. Charles T. Flowers), to his brother-in-law... more
Townsend, Frederick, 1825-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4651
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Frederick Townsend (1825-1897), the son of Isaiah and Hannah Townsend of Albany, New York, was a U.S. Army officer and Adjutant General of the State of New York. The collection consists of three letters to or about Townsend concerning military... more
Van Der Weyde, Peter Henri, 1813-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3132
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Peter Henri Van Der Weyde (1813-1895) was a Dutch-American industrial scientist and inventor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, materials related to inventions, and miscellaneous family papers. Correspondence includes letters Van... more
Homan family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1427
Edward (Ned) Cranch Homans (1843-1894), stock broker and founder of Homans & Company, married Catherine Frances (Fannie or Frankie) Eells (1845- ) in 1864. Correspondence of the Homans family spans the years 1850 to 1938 and is of interest not... more
Tracy, Albert, 1818-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3020
.5 linear feet (2 boxes); 1 microfilm reel
Papers contain letters received by Tracy, 1843-1888; an 1876 transcript of his diaries, 1858-1862; sketches; military papers including commissions, an annotated promotions and brevet book, 1847-1848, and copies of his annual reports as Adjutant... more
Pollard family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2450
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Richard Pollard (1829-1908) was an insurance agent in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a trader during the 1850s in the Chinese import/export business. He served in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War and was active in the Court St. Methodist... more
Crane family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 687
8.7 linear feet (19 boxes, 6 v.)
Members of the Crane family included Colonel Alexander Baxter Crane (1833-1930), soldier, lawyer and businessman of Indiana and New York; his wife, Laura Mitchell Crane; and their children, Elizabeth, Caroline, Helen, Aurelia, Laura, and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22391
3.69 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
John Dod Ward (1795-1873) was an American marine engineer who lived and worked in New Jersey, Vermont, New York, and Montreal. His son, Charles Dod Ward (1838-1915), was a civil engineer who married Ada Davey, daughter of Henry Lewis Davis and... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
Booth-Grossman family
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-001
The primary subject of this collection of family papers is the life of Edwin Booth, one of the most famous American actors of the 19th century. However, it has not been titled the Edwin Booth Papers because the bulk of the collection would more... more
Fry, Varian, 1907-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18088
6 linear feet (16 boxes)
Varian Fry, born in New York City in 1907, was known as "the American Schindler" for his work in aiding over 2,000 endangered people from Nazi-occupied France until he was ousted by the Vichy government in 1941. In the final years of his life, Fry... more
Wharton, Thomas Kelah, 1814-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3306
1 linear foot (8 v.)
Thomas Kelah Wharton (1814-1862), architect, was superintendent of construction of the Customs House in New Orleans, La. Collection consists of seven volumes of diaries describing Wharton's activities in the social, educational, literary, and... more
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