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Philip G. Peltz Journal

Identifier: Ms-2022-090

This collection contains the journal of Philip G. Peltz, chief engineer of the U. S. S. Dacota during the Civil War. It also includes a typed, bound transcription of the journal.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

William J. Pittenger Diary

Identifier: Ms-2001-064

This collection contains the diary of William J. Pittenger, a soldier serving in the 93rd Illinois Infantry and the U. S. Army Signal Corps during the American Civil War. Entries cover day-to-day activities, the Union advance down the Mississippi River, and the siege of Vicksburg. The diary is accompanied by a 1957 newspaper article about the diary.

Dates: 1863

Charles O. Poland Diary

Identifier: Ms-2008-013

The collection consists of the diary of Charles O. Poland, a private in Company B, 142nd Ohio Infantry (National Guard), written while serving for six weeks near the front during the early siege of Petersburg.

Dates: 1864

Sue R. Preston Diary

Identifier: Ms-2008-034

The collection contains the diary of Sue R. Preston, a young middle-class woman of Detroit, Michigan and later nurse-in-training at Sarah Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, dated January 7, 1907 to October 13, 1907. Describes her daily activities in Detroit, including shopping, reading, watching her favorite stage personalities at the Temple Theatre, and following the famous Thaw Murder Trial. Enclosed are numerous newspaper clippings that pertain to the trial and theater gossip.

Dates: 1907

Sigrid L. Rupp Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-1997-006
Abstract Sigrid L. Rupp (1943-2004) was principal architect of her own firm, SLR/Architects in Palo Alto, California from 1976 to 1998. Born in Germany in 1943, she relocated to California with her family in 1953. She earned a B. Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966. SLR/Architects specialized in technical facilities and industrial work providing architectural services for many of the pre-eminent Silicon Valley firms in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1950 - 2004

J. W. Ryland Diary

Identifier: Ms-2019-011

The J. W. Ryland Diary consists of a single Civil War diary kept by J. W. Ryland between September 1863-1865. In his diary, Ryland records activities from September 1863 – January 1866. His entries include the topics of the creation of the Confederate States of America, rail cars, and battles such as the Siege of Charleston, SC, the Siege of Petersburg, the Battle of Sailor’s Creek, the surrender at Appomattox Court House, and the weary Confederate trek home following April 9, 1865.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Sailing Diary

Identifier: Ms-1988-109

Accounts of two sailing trips taken by an unknown man, one from New York City to Liverpool via Newfoundland in 1857 and the other down the east coast of the United States, into the Gulf of Mexico, bound for New Orleans in 1872.

Dates: 1857-1872

George W. Shue Diary Pages

Identifier: Ms-2022-088

This collection contains the diary of George W. Shue, a Civil War soldier from Wisconsin.

Dates: 1862 - 1863

Sketch History of Captain B. F. Bentons Company (K Co., 1st Texas Infantry),

Identifier: Ms-2015-021
Abstract Sketch History of Captain B. F. Bentons Company (K Co., 1st Texas Infantry) is a first hand account of the deeds and actions of the Confederate Army's K Company, 1st Texas Infantry during the Civil War. Written by O. T. Hanks, a member of K Company, the history discusses the formation of the company in July 1861 and gives detailed accounts of several battles the company participated in throughout the war. The document concludes with an account of the K Co.'s final battle...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Jacob W. Smiley Diary,

Identifier: Ms-2012-073

This collection includes a diary kept by Jacob Wallace Smiley that spans from the time of he was drafted in August 1863, until he was killed in action on May 4, 1864. Smiley chronicled the travels and activities of his unit, the 7th Company, 1st Battalion, New York Sharpshooters, in the Northern Virginia region. The diary also includes a CDV of Smiley and his wife, Melissa.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

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