John F. Crosby Papers
Scope and Contents
The John F. Crosby Papers contains the research of Dr. John Crosby for a publication entitled "Brother Versus Brother: Divided Families in the Civil War." The manuscript focuses on families who fought on opposite sides during the Civil War. The research team concentrated on genealogy reconstruction, researching of the soldiers' families of origin and studying the long term effect the Civil War had on the divided families.
The collection contains a detailed handwritten genealogy chart of the families discussed in the manuscript as well as a master research findings sheet and correspondence between Dr. Crosby's research team and many different historical societies from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, and Kentucky.
- 1980 - 1988
- Crosby, John F. (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from the John F. Crosby Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
2.6 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
The John F. Crosby Papers collection contains John Crosby's research, letters of inquiry, correspondence, and genealogy charts pertaining to his manuscript "Brother vs. Brother: Divided Families in the Civil War.
This collection is arranged by material type.
This collection was donated to Special Collections in 2004.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the John F. Crosby Papers was completed in February 2013.
- John F. Crosby Papers, 1980-1988
- Special Collections Staff
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