Found 5 collections related to Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877

Shivery family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 257
3.6 linear feet
The Shiverys, Smiths and Blazes were three branches of a southern African-American family. Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, legal and financial documents, educational and professional papers, minutes of religious and civic... more
Carpenter, John A. (John Alcott), 1921-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 296
9.4 linear feet
Professor of history. Holograph manuscripts and typescripts; research notes; photocopies of correspondence and reports from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1860s; biographical data sheets on military and civilian agents of... more
Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2399
John Wolcott Phelps (1813-1885) was a graduate of West Point, Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, and the presidential candidate of the anti-Masonic American Party in 1880. The collection consists of his correspondence, writings on politics and... more
Corbin, Francis Porteus, 1801-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 671
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Francis Porteus Corbin (1801-1876) was an American businessman of Philadelphia and Paris. He owned property in Georgia and Louisiana and was interested in political affairs in the U.S. and Europe. Collection consists of Corbin's correspondence,... more
Payne, John
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 199
22 items (one folder)
Veteran of the Civil War and agent of the Freedmen's Bureau. John Payne joined the Union army as a private in the 15th Regiment Iowa Infantry. Appointed second lieutenant to the 10th Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent, he served... more
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