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Jefferson D. (Jeff) Hong scrapbook of the American-Chinese Post No. 596 American Legion

 Collection
Identifier: MS 880
Overview The collection consists of the scans of Mr. Hong's scrapbook, which includes 109 photos of community events. There are photos of Explorer Scouts at their air base, meetings of the American Legion, American-Chinese post no. 596, Houston Tx, VA dinners, American Legion trip to Washington, DC., Veteran's Day parade, City of Houston Proclamation Day, and the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration.
Dates: 2004 - 2006

Jefferson Davis letters and related materials collection

 Collection
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

Jerry C. Debes World War II papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 579
Overview The collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, military reports and documents and original photographs, certificates, a small group of callings cards, and memorabilia. The collection focuses on the military career and death of a first generation American pilot, Jerry C. Debes, of Syrian heritage, in the European Theater of World War II and the subsequent efforts of his family to honor his memory.
Dates: 1942-1996

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 Galsworthy letters to Professor William Sadler

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Identifier: MS 317
Abstract: This collection consists of 11 letters written between the years 1911 and 1914 by John Galsworthy to Professor William Sadler. Most of the letters contain travel plans and arrangements for meeting each other; however, several of the letters comment on current events, including Galsworthy’s response to Sadler on the outbreak of World War I.
Dates: 1911 - 1914

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

John R. Dunban U.S. Civil War correspondence

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Identifier: MS 150
Abstract: This collection consists of letters to family written by Private John R. Dunban from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864 - 1865

John Singleton Mosby U.S. Civil War scrapbook

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Identifier: MS 153
Overview The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings by and about J.S. Mosby, a Confederate soldier, that detail his adventures in the Confederate cavalry. Also included are unfavorable clippings from local newspapers on the occasion of his visit to New England in 1886.
Dates: 1886 - 1887

John T. Jones, Jr. Business and Personal Papers

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Identifier: MS 725
Overview John T. Jones, Jr. papers document his business dealings through his business and non-profit interests, and public appearances, as well as his personal and family life. Included are correspondence, newsclips, military records, income tax and insurance records, photographs and speeches.
Dates: 1950-2000

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