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John Gibson Parkhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00025
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906

Simon Cameron papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-27
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence, reports, speeches, maps, financial records, newspapers and newsclippings, the bulk of which fall in the period 1860-1880. Topics include Cameron's financial affairs, his term as Secretary of War, the Civil War, his ministership to Russia, his Senate career, and retirement after 1877. Correspondents include Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Charles A. Dana, and his son, James D. Cameron, and many others who were associated...
Dates: 1738 - 1889

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