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Alexander H. Stephens papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-41
Scope and Contents The Alexander H. Stephens papers consist of microfilm containing primarily correspondence. The letters concern Stephens' Georgia plantation and include some letters from his slaves. The correspondence is especially concerned with politics, in Georgia, on the national level, and in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Topics include secession, the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, the eventual defeat of the Confederate armies, and Reconstruction.The Stephens...
Dates: 1784 - 1886

Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

Henry Wilson Papers

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Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander H....
Dates: 1851 - 1875

James Henry Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-30
Scope and Contents The James Henry Hammond papers consists of microfilm containing correspondence, diaries, plantation account books and manuals, scrapbooks and manuscript and printed copies of Hammond's speeches reflecting South Carolina and national politics in the decades before the Civil War. Topics include state's rights, slavery, state banks, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), secession, nullification, and the tariff. The plantation books give detailed lists of holdings in...
Dates: 1774 - 1875

James Rood Doolittle papers

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Identifier: LG-18
Scope and Content The papers of James R. Doolittle consist of microfilm of letters received and a few letters sent, typed transcripts of letters sent and received, copies of speeches, and newspaper clippings. The transcripts, in part, are annotated by Duane Mowry, the donor.The collection relates primarily to Doolittle’s interests while he served in the U.S. Senate, and, later, as a lawyer in private practice. Only a few letters concern personal matters. There is no documentation for his career...
Dates: 1858 - 1927

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United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century 4
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Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
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Aldrich, A. P. 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
Butler, Pierce Mason, 1798-1847 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 1
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 1
Doolittle, James R. (James Rood), 1815-1897 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Felder, John Myers, 1782-1851 1
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1
Hamilton, James, Jr., 1786-1857 1
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864 1
Hayne, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1809-1880 1
Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Keitt, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Massillon), 1824-1864 1
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 1
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897 1
Livermore, Arthur, 1766-1853 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
McDuffie, George, 1790-1851 1
McLean, Andrew, (Merchant) 1
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 1
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 1
Patterson, Angus, 1790-1854 1
Payne, Henry B., 1810-1896 1
Pemberton, A. H. 1
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 1
Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898 1
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 1
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 1
Quattlebaum, Paul, 1812-1890 1
Reed, Amos, -approximately 1889 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 1
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 1
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 1
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 1
Trescot, William Henry, 1822-1898 1
Tucker, Ben 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
Walker, James M. (James Murdock), 1813-1854 1
Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882 1
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875 1
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 1
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