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Civil War-era letter from S.M. McAshan to T. W. House

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Identifier: MS 034
Abstract: S. M. McAshan wrote this letter to T. W. House in Houston, Texas on July 18, 1864. The letter written during the Civil War concerns two items. First, McAshan asks about correspondence for J. M. Putnam in Eagle Pass. Secondly, he asks about a transaction regarding bagging rope and trim for cotton for Lt. Col. Hutchins. The letter consists of a single sheet of paper, with the handwritten correspondence on one side and the handwritten address on the backside. Affixed near the address is a...
Dates: 1864-07-18

Colonel Cyrus Burnet Smith U.S. Civil War papers

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Identifier: MS 411
Abstract: Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in 1850's and Smith's thesis from Medical School.
Dates: 1856-1958

Confederate Imprint collection

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Identifier: MS 071
Overview Official documents, books, advertisements, religious pamphlets, maps, and various other materials related to life in the Confederacy during the period of the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1855-1879

David Westheimer literary papers

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Identifier: MS 345
Overview Contains materials relating to Westheimer's literary work, including manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, reviews, research, and correspondence
Dates: 1940 - 1997

Dillingham Family papers

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Identifier: MS 257
Abstract The Dillingham Family Papers, consisting of approximately 900 items or 1.25 linear feet, follows the history of a prominent Texas family from 1858 to 1958. Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, journals, poetry, and newspaper clippings show the life style of a family who moved into Texas during the prosperous era of the late nineteenth century and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston.
Dates: 1858 - 1958

Earle C. Douglas, Jr. autograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 458
Overview This collection contains the autographs of Jefferson Davis, Judah P. Benjamin, and Steven R. Mallory.
Dates: ca. 1870

Edgar S. Maclay letters

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Identifier: MS 147
Abstract: Letters written by Maclay to Admiral Thomas A. Stevens mentioning his intention to write a comprehensive account of the Navy’s part in the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1894 - 1895

Elizabeth Craw diary

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Identifier: MS 386
Abstract: The collection consists of the personal diary of Elizabeth Craw (1819-ca.1909), which records her journey from Ohio to see her soldier fiancé in Texas, and her experiences there. Craw’s fiancé fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
Dates: 1833-1841

Ellington Field research collection

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Identifier: MS 547
Overview This collection contains ten boxes of material related to the history and operation of Ellington Field, also known as Ellington Air Force Base, near Houston, Texas. The majority of the records date from 1917-2007, and include historical research materials, photographs, books, microfilm, postcards, and memorabilia. The foundation of the collection was material assembled by historian Kathryn Black Morrow for the publication of a history of Ellington Field.
Dates: 1917-2009

Eseck G. Wilber U.S. Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 030
Overview A collection of letters written by Eseck G. Wilber, a Union soldier, to his family in Cairo, New York.
Dates: 1862 - 1864

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