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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

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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

Capt. Edwin Fosha U.S. Civil War letters, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MS 664
Scope and Contents 30 letters and envelopes written by Captain Edwin Fosha to his wife Rebecca Fosha and children in Illinois.
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Card G. Elliott, Jr. Family Collection

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Identifier: MS 249
Abstract: Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks belonging to various members of the Elliott family, dating from 1830-1951. The majority of the collection's letters are from the early 20th-century, though some date from the U.S. Civil War (describing life in Mississippi). Other materials describe farm life in Kansas, railroad business, attendance at Rice Institute, and the family life of the Elliotts.
Dates: 1830-1951

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

 Collection
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

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

Eseck G. Wilber U.S. Civil War letters

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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

Frank E. Vandiver papers

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Identifier: MS 348
Overview The papers of Frank Everson Vandiver (1925-), former Professor of History, Acting-President, and Provost of Rice University consist chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material generated by Vandiver as a historian, writer, teacher, and lecturer at Rice University. See "Related Materials" note for information on Vandiver's records as an administrator.
Dates: 1947-1977