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Spanish-American War, 1898

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Dora E. Doud (Swem) Letter and Pin

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00138
Scope and Contents One letter from Willard Doud to his sister, Dora Elizabeth Doud (Swem) dated July 11, 1898 from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  In his letter, Doud describes the scene in the Caribbean during the Spanish American War.  He even gives a description of prisoners of war from the Spanish Navy on transport via the USS St. Louis.  Included with the letter is a pin from Dora's high school year at Englewood High School in Chicago, Illinois.

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal papers...

John Millington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M59
Scope and Contents Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group B

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group B
Scope and Contents Papers, 1886-1942, of Vice-Admiral Guy Hamilton Burrage. Includes commissions, orders, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and medals. Includes material relating to his command of the "U. S. S. Nebraska" during World War I and the "U. S. S. Memphis" which returned Charles A. Lindbergh from Paris after his historic flight. There are also papers relating to his involvement in an attempt to resolve the Lindbergh kidnapping case in 1932. Addition to this...

Offley Family Papers

 Collection
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...

Photograph Album of 8th Massachusetts Infantry in Cuba, Georgia, and Kentucky

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Identifier: SC 01339
Content Description Photograph album containing 84 pictures of the 8th Massachusetts Infantry. Pictures show men of the regiment in Matanzas, Cuba at Camp Thomas in Chickamauga, Georgia and at Camp Lexington in Lexington, Kentucky. The photographs do not seem to follow a chronological order in their placement in the album, but the description of most of the photographs are clearly annotated to describe the people and/ or locations depicted. One photographs shows members of the regiment boarding a train from...

Charles Mills Sheldon Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 91 S3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and papers of Charles Mills Sheldon (1866-1928), British illustrator and war correspondent. Letters were written primarily to his wife, Grace, of London, and often contain detailed descriptions of his experiences abroad. Some of the topics discussed in his correspondence include the Sudan (1896), Cuba (1898), the Spanish-American War, Egypt during the opening of the Aswan Dam (1902), the Durbar in India (1903), and Spain (1906) during the royal wedding...

Smith Family Letters

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Identifier: 01/MS 00046
Scope and Contents 24 letters from the Spanish American War and World War I from the Smith family. Charles Smith served in the Spanish American War, stationed at Fort Wadsworth followed by San Francisco in 1898. Later he wrote from a ship near Hawaii detailing his experiences. Letters from World War I were written by Charles Smith, Jr. to his family. He was stationed near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania followed by Camp Wadsworth from 1917-1918.

Spanish American War Diary of a Member of a Hospital Corps Humanitarian Mission

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Identifier: SC 00817
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary by a Hospital Corps man detailing repeated trips to Cuba between December 5, 1898 and May, 1899. He was chosen from a Hospital Corps School in Washington, D.C. (Established in 1898, often called "Old Naval Hospital") to be among twelve sent on a humanitarian mission to Cuba. He sails from New York to Cuba on the Bay State Hospital Ship, which is delayed after an explosion within fifty feet of the diarist. The Bay State Hospital Ship was a...