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Frank D. Baldwin Letter and Biography

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Identifier: SC 00022
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a letter and biography of Colonel Frank D. Baldwin, one of only 19 servicemen to receive the Medal of Honor twice. The letter describes his role in the recent Battle of Bayan, wherein he led American troops against rebellious Moro forces in the Philippines. With the original letter are copies of official cables following the battle, including one from President Theodore Roosevelt. Extensive background material on the battle, biographical information on Baldwin, a...

Yvonne E. DeJean Letters

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Identifier: SC 01185
Scope and Contents Letters including V-mail, 1943-1946, written to Yvonne E. DeJean of Opelousa, Louisiana from Joseph D. Prince (boyfriend) and other soldiers. Other writers are Joseph Minix, Sgt. B.J. Lewis, Pfc. Frank Brown, Raymond Stout, Harry Tyler, Killroy Car and Eddis Tyler. Most letters are personal with some mention of the war, their surroundings, and training/duties.

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

William Henry Holloway Scrapbook

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Identifier: SC 01590
Scope and Contents Scrapbook created by William Henry Holloway while he served in the Army as part of the 36th Company, Coast Artillery from 1902-1904. Holloway participated in the United States military involvement in the Philippine insurrection where he served for one year. The scrapbook is comprised of mostly postcards and stock pictures of people and general scenes of the Philippines along with some original photographs of the United States Army while serving in the Philippines. Many of the photographs and...

Anthony Morris Leafdale Diary (copy)

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D36
Scope and Contents Photocopy of diary, 1899-1911, of Anthony Morris Leafdale, which concerns his service in the U. S. Army Signal Corps (including travel from Fort Walla Walla, Washington via San Francisco to Hawaii, the Philippines and Japan and return to the United States), difficulties in finding employment, work in Denver, Colorado, and marriage and life on a farm in Nebraska. Includes poetry.

Offley Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.164
Scope and Contents This collection details the history of the Offley Family from 1826 to 1916 through correspondences, diaries, photographs and personal effects. Its creators include multiple generations of Offleys and their associates. The papers provide insight into the daily life of the era as well as major geopolitical events such as the Greek War of Independence, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and World War I. Many of the Offleys served in the United...

Philippine Insurrection Diary

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Identifier: SC 01134
Scope and Contents Small leather covered diary, written in pencil by C.A. Detrick between December 17, 1899 and February 2, 1900 while in the Philippines during the time of the Philippine Insurrection.  Detrick was a member of Company D, 28th U.S. Infantry.  Detrick writes about the countryside, the natives, the marches and the camps.  End of diary includes addresses, expense accounts and equipment inventory.

Robb-Bernard Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...

Bert Ward Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr7
Scope and Contents Diary, 1899, of Bert Ward, an enlisted soldier in the Spanish- American War which concerns his trip from Plattsburg, New York to San Francisco, California and the Philippines. The volume describes skirmishes and the "civilization" of the Filipino people.