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Jack McCaine NASA papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 045
Abstract: Photographs, correspondence, maps, charts, and memorabilia collected by McCaine while employed at Project Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Manned Space Center (Johnson Space Center), 1962-1964 and while working with NASA, 1964-1979.
Dates: 1963 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979

James F. Grimes Letters

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Identifier: MS 105
Abstract: Letters of James F. Grimes, a Union soldier of the 17th U.S. Infantry during the Civil War (1861-1865), written to Sarah A. Jones while Grimes was stationed mainly in Virginia near Warrenton and Culpepper, mentioning camp life and current events, but primarily of a more personal and affectionate nature.
Dates: 1863 - 1864

James K. Lovejoy papers

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Identifier: MS 246
Overview Photocopies of letters written by Union soldier Corporal James K. Lovejoy to his wife while stationed in Louisiana, 1863-1864.
Dates: 1863 - 1864

James M. Reding letter

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Identifier: MS 107
Abstract: A letter written during the Civil War in December 1863 by James M. Reding, a Confederate soldier, to his sister concerning recent action near his army camp, including capture of a Union boat in Matagorda Bay, Texas, and the arrival of a Confederate boat loaded with arms; he also advises against his brother Bob’s enlistment in the army before reaching eighteen years of age.
Dates: 1863

James Pinckney Miller papers

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Identifier: MS 013
Overview Drafts, including screenplays, of several of Miller's works including "Days of Wine and Roses" (1963), "Rabbit Trap," and "Race for Home" (1968); together with correspondence and notes concerning these works, copyright procedures, credits, and research. Includes material relating to Writers Guild of America, West.
Dates: circa 1939-1999, bulk dates 1960-1999; Majority of material found within

J.B. Harris notes on Green’s Texas Brigade

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Identifier: MS 318
Overview J.B. Harris recounts the capture of his battalion of confederate cavalry outside of New Iberia, Louisiana in 1863. The format switches from verse to letter with many colloquialisms and an overall assumption that the reader is familiar with the subject and persons involved.
Dates: 1863

Jefferson Davis letters and related materials collection

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Identifier: MS 005
Overview Original handwritten letters between U.S. Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his government and military colleagues, and his wife, Varina. Colleagues include General William H. Emory, Senator Stephen A. Douglas, Sidney W. Burbank, Secretary of War John B. Floyd, General Joseph E. Johnston, Col. Abraham Myers, General James Chesnut, and William H. Sanders. The bulk of the letters date from the 1850s and 1860s. Additional materials are letters to and from other persons, U.S. and...
Dates: 1838 - 1964

John A. Dix Civil War Pass and Letter

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Identifier: MS 110
Abstract: John A. Dix (soldier, attorney, and politician) was commissioned Major General by President Lincoln in 1861 and served in administrative positions during the Civil War, issuing the military pass in this collection during that time; after the war he became minister to France (1866-69), then returned to New York State to resume his professional and business activities. In his letter of December 1, 1869, written to “My dear Colonel,” he discusses a recent land purchase and investment opportunity,...
Dates: 1862; 1869

John C. Crosby U.S. Civil War diary

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Identifier: MS 287
Abstract: A leather-bound hand-written diary kept by John C. Crosby, first from 1861 to 1862 during the United States Civil War while Crosby served in the Seventh Maine Regiment of the Union army (probably as a hospital orderly), recording daily activities in tending the sick while moving about on campaign; then, from 1865 to 1868 after Crosby’s return to civilian life, recording his activities and personal finances as a hired farm worker.
Dates: 1861 - 1868

John H. Wright U.S. Civil War and related ephemera collection

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Identifier: MS 061
Abstract: U.S. Civil war imprints and currency, various 19th century broadsides, brief histories of Army Generals including U.S. Grant, W.T. Sherman, A.E.Burnside, and others, as well as other ephemera such as Mussolini's shaving kit. This material was collected over a period of years by John H. Wright.
Dates: 1838-1936

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