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Box Small Collections Box 16

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Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Four letters to Miss Helen Cowley, Dingley's girlfriend. Dingley was assistant director of the Hamtramck Tau Beta Camp in Columbiaville, Michigan. This was a camp for underprivileged youth and Dingley writes about his time at this camp. As an African American, Dingley also details his time at the NAACP wartime conference, held in Chicago in 1943.

Dates: 1943

Address, 1856 October 1

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection is a facsimile of the address.

Dates: 1856 October 1

Letter, 1862

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from Union soldier Mowrey Colwell, Washington, D.C., to William Winson, no place, written on the paper of the 12th Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers, with a print of the U.S. Capitol. He describes the area as "laide wast" and discusses camp life and his pay.

Dates: 1862

Letter, 1863 September

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The letter from Carl B., camp at Beverly Ford, Virginia, to Uncle George, no place, describes his three pen and ink sketches. The drawings depict the camp reading room, a black man attached to the Brigade Headquarters carrying water, and a humorous incident involving 11 conscripts who had arrived for the 118th P.Vs. and 18th and 22nd Mass. Regt. He looks forward to a camp dance. He rejoices over Union possession of Morris Island and the attack on Ft. Sumter. He urges Charleston be burned and...
Dates: 1863 September

Drawing, 1862 August 17

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of a two-sided drawing of the rear view of the Sir Christopher Wren Building at the College of William and Mary on one side and a drawing of the fortifications at Yorktown on the other.

Dates: 1862 August 17

Booklet, 1888

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Small booklet likely packed in Duke's Cigarettes on the history of General H. W. (Henry Wager) Halleck. Published by Knapp & Company in 1888.

Dates: 1888

Pamphlet, 1924 October

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This is volume II of "Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book, The South's Greatest Vindication". The pamphlet discusses the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy, and the establishment of the Confederate memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia. The content includes articles, poetry, and biographical sketches of Samuel Hoyt Venable and various members of his family. Printed material.

Dates: 1924 October

Letter, 1864 March 22

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from R.R. Clarke, Head Quarters, 2nd Brig., Martinsburg, West Virginia, to Mrs. Hammond, Ladies Sewing Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, acknowledges receipt of 20 pairs of yarn stockings for use in the hospital department.

Dates: 1864 March 22

Letter, 1864 July 31

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
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A letter from Will H., Battery B, 1st NY Artillery, 5th Army Corps, to "Esteemed Friend Jenny," describes the Petersburg mine assault. It was written the day after the Battle of the Crater.

Dates: 1864 July 31

Letter, 1867 February 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from Darius N. Couch, Boston, Mass., to G. W. Reid[?], Esq., New York, New York, discusses Union commands and military maneuvers at the Battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862. A typescript and an engraving of Couch are included.

Dates: 1867 February 26

Letters and Publications

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains three letters, dated April 24, June 7, and July 7, 1944, handwritten by Charles A. Lindbergh, Coronado, California and the South Pacific, to Paul S. Baker, Engineering Division, Chance Vought Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut. He discusses the performance, design, and mechanical problems of the Corsair F4U fighter plane. Also enclosed are two letters dated April 11 and April 18, 1944, from U.S. Marine Corps officers to Lindbergh about problems with the...
Dates: 1944, 1999, and 2002

Diary, 1918

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains the diary of Pearl Johntz, who was a Red Cross Canteen captain in Kansas during World War I. The Red Cross Canteen service cooked food for soldiers across the United States. The entries detail the Red Cross Canteen's daily activities and social events, including activities relating to the United States war effort. There are also three photographs, two of which are from February 1918.

Dates: 1918

Diary, 1918-1919

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains the diary of Edith Gibbons of Cleveland, Ohio. It includes information about her time working with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in England and France just after the end of World War I, giving aid to American soldiers still stationed there. She discusses the scenery and landmarks she encountered, including descriptions of damage done to them from the war. Gibbons also describes her experiences with German prisoners of war and her visit to a prisoner...
Dates: 1918-1919

Letter, 1864 August 27

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter from Henry Mervine, Deep Bottom, Va., to Lizzie Mervine, discusses his participation in the Civil War as a Yankee soldier. He describes the fighting around Petersburg. It is quiet on the war front. He tells her the African American troops are relieving white Northern troops and there is friendliness at the picket lines.

Dates: 1864 August 27

Maps, 1861, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of two maps belonging to Union Brigadier General Samuel Wylie Crawford: a Denis Callahan copy of an unfinished map of the military departments of North-eastern Virginia with roads, railroads, turnpikes, and villages indicated (1861) and a military map titled NE Virginia showing all features of terrain including homes (undated). Each map has Crawford's name on it.

Dates: Other: 1861, undated

Maps, 1861, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of two maps belonging to Union Brigadier General Samuel Wylie Crawford: a Denis Callahan copy of an unfinished map of the military departments of North-eastern Virginia with roads, railroads, turnpikes, and villages indicated (1861) and a military map titled NE Virginia showing all features of terrain including homes (undated). Each map has Crawford's name on it.

Dates: 1861, undated

Address, 1863 May 20

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Brig. Gen. James A. Walker wrote this farewell address to the 13th Virginia Regiment of Infantry upon taking command of the old "Stonewall Brigade." His letter is written in the back of a notebook containing notes on law taken by an unknown person.

Dates: 1863 May 20