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american-history. American History

 Record Group
Identifier: american-history

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Ludwig New England Gravestone photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 369
Overview The collection consists of 408 black and white photographs and 77 slides of New England gravestone carvings. The gravestone carvings date from 1653-1810, these photographs of the carvings were created by Allan Ludwig in 1961-1964.
Dates: 1961-1964

American Defense Group records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 353
Overview This collection contains correspondence, memos, organizational and reading lists, and budget information regarding an organization called the American Defense Group. The Group consisted largely of professors from three California institutions who were interested in assisting the American war effort by reading foreign-language domestic publications and reporting editorial comments to U.S. Naval Intelligence.
Dates: 1941-1944

Augustus Ehinger diary transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS 282
Abstract: A diary written by Augustus Ehinger during his year in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War.
Dates: 1846 - 1847

Ayers family plantation history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 635
Overview This collection includes biographical information about individuals in the Ayers, Brown, McCarty, Martin, Diller, Boettner, Crump, Raynor, Ball, Freytag, and Bergeson, and families, among others. The bulk of the collection involves the life and careers of this kinship network, and their commerce, ministries, and artistic work product, and events ranging from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century. Some documentary history of the Jitney Jungle grocery chain is included.
Dates: 1850 - 2015

Charles Baldwin letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 166
Scope and Contents The letters are legal in nature, and apparently deal with various lawsuits brought by or against Baldwin concerning land and contracts. Several of the letters concern Baldwin’s part in the estate of F.H. Petrie and whether or not Baldwin was guardian to certain relatives of Petrie. Other letters deal with cases regarding land titles in various surveys. The last letter in the collection was sent to Baldwin from a lawyer requesting immediate payment for fees and court costs for Dunlap vs....
Dates: 1846-1858

Charles P. Leverich business letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 222
Overview The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.
Dates: 1833-1851, bulk dates 1836-1843

Charles Roberts U.S. Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 377
Overview A collection of letters written by Charles Roberts to his family during his years of service in the Union Army of the U.S. Civil War. The letters cover a wide range of emotions and activities, including his regiment’s movements, his career in the army, and his personal opinions regarding the war.
Dates: 1862-1864

Cogswell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 152
Overview This collection contains numerous letters relating to personal and business events involving the Cogswell family. It also includes legal documents relating to business transactions reflecting the development and establishment of the Cogswell family throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. This family ran very successful businesses and these papers reflect the changes occurring in social attitudes and methods of business transactions over a 100 year period.
Dates: 1823-1927

Dillon Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 540
Abstract: Contains materials relating to Anderson's work with Dwight D. Eisenhower as National Security Advisor as well as correspondence and manuscripts related to his short stories, his book Recollections of Eisenhower and book reviews.
Dates: 1941-1973

Dr. Jerome Cochran medical account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 236
Overview The account book contains an alphabetical listing of Dr. Cochran’s patients in Alabama, followed by individual records of visits and accounts. Patients’ addresses or occupations are often given as are the methods of payment (cash, services, goods, etc.).
Dates: 1870-1878