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Robert A. Crain statement regarding Maddox-Wells duel

 Collection
Identifier: MS 216
Overview This is a statement by Robert Crain of his part in a gunfight between Doctor Thomas Maddox and Mr. S.L. Wells that occurred near Natchez, Mississippi. This fight involved Jim Bowie, among others, and resulted in the death and wounding of several people.
Dates: 1827

Roy M. Huffington Naval Papers, 1942-2005

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Identifier: MS 611
Abstract This collection is part of a wider compilation of Roy M. Huffington’s personal and professional papers. These materials encompass his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The materials reflect his continued interest in both the Navy and the history of the conflict. This collection consists of service records, personal correspondence, WWII aerial intelligence photographs, records from various veterans’ organizations, and personal research.
Dates: 1942 - 2005

Ruth Hutton Fred Papers

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Identifier: MS 901
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing correspondence, photographs, news clippings, newsletters, event materials, and military documents/materials from Ruth Hutton Fred and her family, spanning from 1928-2013.
Dates: 1928 - 2013

Samuel Storrow U.S. Civil War Journals

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Identifier: MS 192
Abstract: Two journals kept by Samuel Storrow during the U.S. Civil War, the first while Storrow served as a corporal in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, 44th Regiment (September 20, 1862-June 18, 1863), and the second while serving in the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Regiment (September 1864- March 1865), during which time he was promoted to first lieutenant; in his entries Storrow describes movements of equipment and troops, camp life, weather, and military actions.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Schuleman Family collection

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Identifier: MS 807
Overview This collection consists of one folder containing a newspaper clipping on the death of one of Adath Israel's founders, a military pin, Israel Schuleman's graduation invitations from San Jacinto High School and the University of Texas Med School, and materials from his time in the U.S. Army (1946-1947; 1953) including, a photograph, a memorial certificate, dog tags, and military discharge papers.
Dates: 1928 - 1975

Shannon-Scott family of Texas papers

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Identifier: MS 250
Abstract: The collection, consisting of photocopies of letters, genealogies, military documents, newspaper clippings, and modern reproductions of family photographs, pertains to the Texas families of Alexander May Shannon and William B. Scott, Shannon's father in-law. Highlights of the collection are a number of letters written by Shannon and Scott regarding U.S. Civil War battles (including the battle at Galveston) and daily life and living conditions in the army.
Dates: 1848 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1906

Sheelah Green-Wilkinson World War I scrapbook album

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Identifier: MS 202
Overview This collection consists of an album that contains 48 items from World War I, mainly Christmas cards issued by regiments. Also included are a few postcards, a German shoulder-strap, and a leaf of laurel.
Dates: 1916 - 1918

Sir George Cranfield Berkeley papers

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Identifier: MS 011
Abstract: The Berkeley collection consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield Berkeley 's command. They include naval appointments, administrative orders, dismissals, discharges, conscription of U.S. seamen, and coordination of supply ships with the British Army. The letters in the collection were written primarily by men associated with the British Admiralty, the British...
Dates: 1808 - 1813; Majority of material found within 1809 - 1811

Sir John William Phillips Marshall papers

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Identifier: MS 141
Abstract: Bound volume of transcribed correspondence to and from British Rear Admiral Sir John William Phillips Marshall, CB (1785-1850), during the period of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) and concurrent War of 1812, including correspondence concerning a court martial related to the capture and destruction of the ship H.M.S. Java by the USS Constitution in 1813.
Dates: 1802 - 1850

Texas Governors Letters collection

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Identifier: MS 142
Abstract: This collection contains three letters: two from Governor James Allred of Texas to Emil Hurja of the Democratic National Committee in Washington D.C. (1935-36), and one from Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross of Texas to General M. Cist of Cincinnati, Ohio (1889). Subjects include thanks for gifts sent and requests for reading materials, and do not relate specifically to Texas politics.
Dates: 1889; 1935 - 1936

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