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Arnold family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00227
Scope and Contents This collections consists primarily of Civil War letters from William, Henry, and Uriah Arnold. William enlisted in the 1st Michigan Cavalry, which served in the eastern campaigns. After the war, the regiment was sent west to protect settlers from the Indians; William wrote from Kansas and Utah, complaining that the Army had forgotten his regiment. Uriah served in the 23rd Michigan Infantry in the western campaigns, and his letters describe the hard fighting around Atlanta. One letter from...
Dates: 1861 - 1870

Bertha Malone collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00245
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1865-1887) between members of the Noddins family of Ionia, Michigan, primarily Civil War letters from Sarah and Robert Noddins to their son, Thomas, in the Union Army. The letters often mention a son William but he is actually the son-in-law, William Hicking.Also included is a lecture on the capture of John Wilkes Booth, given on speaking tours by Luther B. Baker, who helped capture Booth. Luther Byron Baker was an officer of the U.S....
Dates: 1865 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1887

George L. La Forest collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00661
Scope and Content This civil war collection of George L. La Forest includes letters, a copy of an article about the shooting of President Lincoln, a copy of Lincoln's declaration of war, an image of the locomotive L. H. Tupper, the poem "Break the News Gently", a certificate of indebtedness, an advertisement for Peninsular Stove Company, and a ledger about communications received. The materials mostly refer to the New England region.The Civil Ware materials have been scanned and placed...
Dates: 1863 - 1896

Life of Lincoln publication

 Collection
Identifier: c-00062
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an illustrated life of Abraham Lincoln by Clifton M. Nichols, published in 1896. The publication contains a biography, Lincoln anecdotes, and eulogies of Lincoln by various people.

Dates: 1896

Newton Thorne Kirk papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00028
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Civil War reminiscences of Newton Thorne Kirk (1836-1909). Written between 1907 and 1909, this account was based on a war diary of Kirk's service with Company E, 26th Michigan Infantry. Wounded and made prisoner at the Battle of Spottsylvania Court House, he describes his experiences while in Confederate hands. He also comments on the inauguration of President Lincoln and on Michigan Governor Austin Blair. Kirk's papers also include a certificate (1864)...
Dates: 1864 - 1909

Parsons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00020
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910

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