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MSS. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS

Found in 905 Collections and/or Records:

Black History Pamphlet Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-066
Abstract

This collection consists of pamphlets relating to a variety of specific topics in black history, as well as pamphlets relating to both black history and Africa, the West Indies, Communism, and Asia. Materials date from the 1920s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1920s-1970s

William C. P. Breckinridge Photograph,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-011
Abstract

Autographed cabinet card portrait photo of William C. P. Breckinridge, Congressional representative of Kentucky, formerly colonel of 9th Kentucky Cavalry.

Dates: [1887?]

Mary and Henley Chapman Carte de Visite

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-088
Abstract

The collection contains a Carte de Visite featuring an image of Mary and Henley Chapman from B. M. Clinedinst's Gallery of Fine Arts in Staunton, Virginia.

Dates: c.1865-1875

Benjamin E. Cousins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-017
Abstract

The Benjamin E. Cousins Papers is unprocessed.

Dates: n.d.

Dix Account Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-065
Abstract

Ledger for a hotel run by George S. Dix in Pennsylvania. In 1871, the hotel was moved to Onancock in Accomack County, Virginia. Account entries date from 1867 to 1874.

Dates: 1867 - 1874

Henry Kyd Douglas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-023
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Henry Kyd Douglas, Hagerstown, Maryland attorney and former Confederate staff officer, to William P. Maulsby, of Frederick, Maryland, regarding the case of Fiery et al v. Emmert et al.

Dates: 1871

John W. Fairfax Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-025
Abstract

The collection includes letters from a New Orleans stock broker, John W. Fairfax, to Confederate General James Longstreet. The first is a request for a recommendation for Lawson L. Davis, a conferate veteran who was applying for a paymastership in the Army. The second letter speaks of personal business matters and mentions Bradstreet's impaired vision and new marriage.

Dates: 1898 - 1902

C. Fichtel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-017
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of a non-commissioned officer serving in a German field artillery regiment.

Dates: 1868 - 1871

Thomas Fletcher Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-098
Abstract

Correspondence of Thomas Fletcher, a mid-nineteenth century silversmith, merchant, and boarding house keeper of Philadelphia. Included are letters regarding viticulture and the California Gold Rush.

Dates: 1845 - 1849

R. W. Forbes Poem

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-017
Abstract

The collection includes a poem written by R. W. Forbes to Rebecca Simpson in Pensacola, Florida, in October 1830.

Dates: 1830