Typescripts of letters, 1861-1863, written to family members while stationed in the Dakota Territory (portion now South Dakota). Two letters, 1864, concern Martin's death and there is a portion of a memoir, "My Experience in Scouting in the Dakota Territory", and mentions of Native American Indian encounters.
Signed typescript of "Goin' Home to Freedom," McConachie's adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin (Acc. 1986.013). Correspondence, student references, teaching evaluations, a draft and offprints of "Goin' Home to Freedom" (Acc. 1999.016).
Correspondence, notes, typescripts, and genealogical charts of James M. Owens concerning genealogy of the Madison family of Virginia with emphasis on President James Madison and Bishop James Madison. Includes photocopies of letters of President James Madison and Bishop James Madison; and two original letters, 1804 and 1832, of James Madison and one, 1846, of John Quincy Adams.