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Scope and Content Handwritten transcriptions and newspaper clippings of Civil War poems and song lyrics, with a few items pertaining to the Revolutionary War or to events shortly after the Civil War.
Identifier: MSN/EA 5031
Abstract A group of around 50 manuscripts retained by the Abel Blanchard family of Peacham, Vermont. Most are personal letters dating from the 1810s and 20s, written to Vermont by family members newly migrated to Canada or western New York state.
Dates: 1795-1852; Majority of material found in 1810-1836
Identifier: MSN/CW 5089
Abstract A collection of 55 manuscript personal letters written by Albert J. Baldwin, mostly dating from the author's Civil War service in Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery.
Identifier: MSN/CW 8010
Abstract A manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant Alfred Moore, written as a member of Co. I, 11th Virginia Cavalry. Moore's entries extend from September 1864 to February 1865: events covered include Hampton's cattle raid and Rosser's raid on Beverly, West Virginia.
Scope and Content Pamphlets, leaflets, novenas, liturgical booklets, catechisms, pastoral lettters, papal encyclicals, reprints, and miscellaneous issues of periodicals; concerning the history of Catholicism in the United States, Catholic tradition, doctrine, clergy, religious orders, celibacy, Canon Law, Catholic Action, anti- Catholicism, the Bible, the social teaching of the popes, labor unions, scholasticism, immigration; the Second Vatican Council, birth control, saints, the Irish, Catholic missions and...
Identifier: MSN/CW 5004
Abstract A small Civil War manuscript group consisting mostly of personal letters written home to Alabama by civilian medical doctor Leroy Hammond Anderson.
Dates: 1857-1863; Majority of material found in 1862-1863
Scope and Content Interviews concerning military and wartime experiences and how those experiences influenced perceptions of the 1991 Gulf War against Iraq. Interviews were conducted by eight students in Barbara Allen's oral history class (Spring semester 1991)
Identifier: MSN/CW 5057
Abstract More than one hundred letters written during the Civil War by two brothers serving in the Confederate army, Sgt. William Lafayette Barrier (1st North Carolina Cavalry) and Col. Rufus Barrier (8th North Carolina Infantry). The letters are mostly directed to the brothers' father, Mathias Barrier, in Mt. Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1861-1868; Majority of material found in ( 1861-1865)
Scope and Content Civil War pension documents of private Mathew Burke (Company I 23rd Regiment of New York National Guard); a contract involving Annie J. Cunningham (1893) and an undertaker's bill for the funeral of Mary C. Cunningham (1906); and jubilee cards for Sister Mary Dominic (1913). These persons are likely forebears of Joseph P. Burke, Notre Dame class of 1925.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5024
Abstract A collection consisting primarily of 29 Civil War manuscript letters written by Union private Charles C. Caley, during his service in Co. F, 105th Ohio Infantry.
Dates: 1862-1892; Majority of material found in 1862-1865
Identifier: MSE/MD 6417
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War I papers of Captain James Martyn (J.M.) Eaves, spanning just before his service, through the war, and into post-war Occupied Europe. The collection contains five diaries in Eaves’ hand specifically detailing his day-to-day experiences in the war. In the back of the diaries, Eaves wrote notes and letter drafts, and enclosed photographs and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of letters sent to and from Captain Eaves. The majority of the...
Dates: undated; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916
Scope and Content Newspaper clippings, bulletins, operations locations, and field orders of the First Division; terrain, position, and operations maps from First Division Headquarters, including a boxed set of official maps of the history of the First Division (1919) and some troop position and objective maps of artillery, infantry, and tanks.
Identifier: MSSP 2011
Scope and Contents A complete set of five profusely illustrated unused envelope covers which use the sport of boxing as a metaphor for the political and military conflict between the United States of America and the rebellious Confederate States of America in 1861. The images on each envelope depict the ultimately victorious President of the United States Abraham Lincoln and the President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis in a boxing match. The envelopes were published by J. H. Tingley, 152 1/2...
Dates: 1861 - 1861
Identifier: MSN/CW 5003
Abstract 5 personal letters written between August 1861 and February 1862 by Confederate army lieutenant Christopher C. McKinney, as regimental adjutant, 8th Tennessee infantry.
Identifier: MSN/CW 5040
Scope and Contents A manuscript personal letter written from the defenses of Richmond on 1 December 1864 by Confederate soldier Cicero R. Barker, 8th North Carolina Infantry.
Dates: 1 December 1864
Scope and Content Dropfiles containing clippings, offprints, newsletters, and ephemera concerning the Civil War, and specifically the Irish Brigade, the Holy Cross Fathers as chaplains during the war, and the Holy Cross Sisters and other nuns and sisters who served as nurses during the war; also books, many of them published in the nineteenth century, and many with illustrations, concerning the Civil War. Also related photographs and objects.
Scope and Content Scrapbook compiled by Clarence and Mabel Powell concerning Notre Dame midshipmen in World War II. The Powells claimed to have hosted 150 midshipmen from Notre Dame at their home in Mishawaka, Indiana. Includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photos sent by the midshipmen to the Powells.
Identifier: MSN/MN 10025
Scope and Contents This collection chiefly consists of correspondence Cleveland Murphy received while serving in the military during the 1950s and 1960s. These include letters received from family, including his mother in Indianapolis, with news of home. He also received letters from his first wife between 1952 and 1953, discussing various personal and family matters, including her father's murder trial. The bulk of correspondence is from women Murphy dated in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In addition to their...
Dates: 1952 - 1966
Scope and Content Editorial correspondence (1976-1989), original manuscripts accepted for publication (1967-1984), unused articles (1979-1983), financial records (1926-1978), subscription lists (1979 and 1982-1983), and photographs. Also material on the Charles E. Curran controversy, Synods of Bishops (1984-1989), and editorial correspondence (1938) relating to the journal's controversial stand on the Spanish Civil War, along with copies of speeches and biographical notes (ca. 1930) by Michael...
Identifier: MSN/CW 2002
Scope and Contents This report of the Confederate Brigadier General Daniel Ruggles, dated 22 October 1862, was written one day after the latter had assumed command of District One of the army's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Roughly speaking, the district encompassed the eastern half of Mississippi, minus the counties on the Gulf Coast. Before the reorganization of 21 October, Ruggles had been in temporary command of the district encompassing western Mississippi, called the District of the...
Identifier: MSN/CW 8001
Abstract A Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.
Scope and Content Manuscripts, articles, and letters by and about David Power Conyngham; including a 1914 biographical sketch and a 1988 article about Conyngham; 1932 correspondence between University Archivist Thomas McAvoy, CSC, and various librarians regarding Conyngham and his papers; and a handwritten manuscript and bound transcription of Soldiers of the Cross, Conyngham's history of Union and Confederate Catholic chaplains and sister nurses during the Civil War. All the documents except the...
Scope and Content A manuscript book of special orders of General William S. Harney, General Persifor Frazer Smith, and Colonel Albert S. Johnston (1853-1856); a manuscript book of letters sent by Buell to assorted military departments and units, primarily concerning orders and monthly strength returns (1853-1856); a book of printed General Orders of the Department of the Ohio (1861-1862); a four-page biography of Buell; and an unidentified index (1841-1846).
Identifier: MSE/MD 3820
Abstract The manuscript diaries of Surgeon Lieutenant George Marshall Oakden, who served in the British Navy from 1914 to 1919, and the letters of his brother, Arthur, who died in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.
Scope and Content Pamphlets, catechisms, encyclicals, and pastoral letters concerning the lay apostolate, the Mystical Body of Christ, birth control, the Holy Ghost, heaven, forbidden books, worship, marriage and family life, education, parochial schools, conversion, the constitution, communism, college life, Church and State, Catholic Action, the Bible, atheism, the Blessed Virgin Mary, shrines, migration, immigration, refugees, the military, nuns, peace, the poor, prayer, the life of priests and brothers,...
Scope and Content Carbon copy of a typewritten transcription of the Civil War diary of E. W. Herman, 22 July 1861 - 31 July 1864; with accounts of camp life, reactions of soldiers to appointment of General Grant, picket duty, marching along the Mississippi, a battle of 7 November 1861 near Columbus, Kentucky, gun boats, reactions of wives, the brass band throwing away instruments to take up muskets, Fort Smith at Smithland, Kentucky, General Lew Wallace, Fort Henry, bitter cold, General Smith, Commodore Foote,...
Identifier: MSN/CW 2000
Scope and Contents One of the inescapable duties of the regimental commander was the submission of reports detailing his unit's actions. This example, in clerical hand, was signed by Lt. Col. Edward Bloodgood (c1831-1914) as commanding officer of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry. The report is dated 10 July 1864, and recounts the regiment's operations from 16 May to 10 July, during the drive on Atlanta. Throughout this period the 22nd was attached to 2nd (Coburn's) Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, in George...
Scope and Content Correspondence, printed matter, mimeographed reports, fliers, clippings, and a history of the American PAX Association by Eileen Egan, "Crime Against God and Man: the Struggle of the Small Vehicle, PAX"; with material on Christian nonviolence, on the Catholic just war doctrine and difficulties of Catholic conscientious objectors during the Vietnam War; including documentation of the PAX Tivoli Conferences at the Catholic Worker Farm and a few items pertaining to other issues of...
Dates: 1955-1999; bulk 1967-1971
Scope and Content A few letters, writings, and notes of Jolly concerning her movement to erect a national monument to the service of nuns during the Civil War, her gift to Notre Dame of the Immaculate Conception Dogma Medal that she received from Arthur J. Burns, and the life of Mary Seton (d. 1615). Also the ceremonial key to the Nuns of the Battlefield Monument (Washington, D.C.) that she presented to Notre Dame in 1926; and a photograph of Irish poet Mary J. O'Donovan Rossa (1868), with the last...
Identifier: MSN/MN 5011
Abstract A group of 40 personal letters written in 1899-1901 by Illinois native Enoch P. Hill, mostly during his army service in Cuba, the U. S., and the Philippines. The letters are directed to Hill's future wife, Mary E. Chilton.
- University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections 87
- University of Notre Dame Archives 44
- Letters (correspondence) 47
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence 37
- Clippings (information artifacts) 15
- Diaries 15
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 15
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 14
- Manuscripts (documents) 12
- Photographs 10
- Letters 7
- Letters. 7
- World War, 1914-1918 7
- Peace 6
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 6
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain 6
- Communism 5
- Correspondence 5
- Ephemera (general object genre) 5
- Reports 5
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British 5
- Military records 4 ∧ less
- English 126
- French 5
- German 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Polish 1
- Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
- Berrigan, Daniel. 3
- Berrigan, Philip. 3
- United States. Navy 3
- Zahn, Gordon Charles, 1918- 3
- Confederate States of America. Army 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 1st 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 26th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 30th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 8th 2
- Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 11th 2
- Lukacs, John, 1924-2019 2
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. 2
- Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
- University of Notre Dame 2
- Alexander, Thomas Benton, 1839-1928 1
- Allen, Barbara, 1946- 1
- American PAX Association 1
- Anderson, Leroy Hammond, 1814-1863 1
- Anderson, William H., 1836-1902 1 ∧ less