MSS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 905 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Autographed cabinet card portrait photo of William C. P. Breckinridge, Congressional representative of Kentucky, formerly colonel of 9th Kentucky Cavalry.
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.
The Benjamin E. Cousins Papers is unprocessed.
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.
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.
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.
The collection contains the papers of a non-commissioned officer serving in a German field artillery regiment.
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.
The collection includes a poem written by R. W. Forbes to Rebecca Simpson in Pensacola, Florida, in October 1830.