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Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth Correspondence with Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: MS 305
Abstract: The collection consists of 3 folders of correspondence dating from 1803-1810, between British Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth as Naval Commander-in-Chief at Jamaica and Vice-Admiral Charles Stirling (1760-1833), Resident Commissioner at Jamaica relating to repairs to ships, stores, defenses and surveys.
Dates: 1803 - 1810

Albert Sherrad Campbell U.S. Civil War account

 Collection
Identifier: MS 314
Abstract: The manuscript consists of four notebooks, written in the hand of Albert Sherrad Campbell at St. Louis, Missouri, covering the early months of the U.S. Civil War. Included are descriptions of battles and other political and military events.
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Alexander Hobbs Diary and Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MS 370
Abstract: The Hobbs diary records his experiences as a volunteer recruit in New England, his participation in the Battle of Galveston, and his life as a prisoner in Houston, 1862-1863.
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Alexander N. Shipley Military Commissions

 Collection
Identifier: MS 328
Abstract: Five commissions recording the military promotions of Alexander N. Shipley from 2nd Lieutenant (1858) to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel (1866), and containing either authentic or stamped signatures of U. S. Presidents (James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson); also included is a smaller document relating to Shipley’s promotion to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel .
Dates: 1858 - 1866

A.T. Mahan letter to Gen. James Wilson

 Collection
Identifier: MS 182
Abstract Letter written from American naval officer and historian A.T. Mahan to Gen. James Wilson regarding the publication of Mahan’s biography of Admiral James Glasgow Farragut.
Dates: 1893

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

Bell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 787
Overview The collection contains correspondence, military paperwork, media, photographs, a scrapbook, and JCC and Workmen's Circle materials, which document the lives of members of the Bell family from 1910 to 2004.
Dates: 1910 - 2004

Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 069
Abstract: The Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection consists of a wide assortment of materials related to the history of aeronautics, including photos, artistic renderings, postcards, schematics and diagrams, publications and papers from aircraft manufacturers, clippings, calendars, scrapbooks, and 8mm movies and audio recordings.
Dates: 1784 - 1988

Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records

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Identifier: MS 332
Abstract: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Clark Bruster World War I Camp Logan collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 554
Overview The collection consists of letters from Camp Logan and from France, wartime decorations, uniforms, and personal military equipment, as well as Bruster's Mother’s Red Cross Uniform and service pin.
Dates: 1917-1919

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