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Louisbourg Siege collection -- 1745-1746 Creator: Sabin, J. F. (Joseph F.), 1846-1926
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Louisbourg Siege collection documents the New Hampshire contingent of the Louisbourg expedition led by Sir William Pepperrell and Sir Peter Warren in 1745 and 1746. The collection includes eyewitness accounts of the siege, a contemporaneous copy of the articles of capitulation, and maps of the city and fort at Louisbourg.
Sacandaga Turnpike and Bridge Company record book -- 1814-1819 Creator: Sacandaga Turnpike and Bridge Company
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The record book contains meeting minutes and financial records of a turnpike and bridge construction company in Schenectady, New York.
Chronicon of the Ephrata Sisterhood -- 1890 Creator: Sachse, Julius Friedrich, 1842-1919
Extent: 178 pages
Abstract: This typescript of the Chronicon of the Ephrata Sisterhood was made by Julius Friedrich Sachse from a 1745 manuscript describing the sisters of the Ephrata Community.
George Sackville Germain papers -- 1683-1785 Creator: Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: The Lord George Sackville Germain papers contain the political and military correspondence of Germain, British military officer and secretary of state for North America during the American Revolution. In addition to official letters and reports, the collection comprises copies of secret military dispatches, reports and extracts detailing the activities of the commanders and colonial governors of North America, and a copybook of letters between American diplomat Benjamin Franklin, Massachusetts Governor Thomas Pownall, and Boston reverend Samuel Cooper.
Jean Bon Saint-André journal -- [1794] Creator: Saint-André, Jean-Bon, 1749-1813
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume (67 pages) is an English translation of Jean Bon Saint-André's journal of his experiences with the French Navy during the Battle of the First of June in 1794.
Ira B. Sampson collection -- 1864-1884 Creator: Sampson, Ira B., 1840-1890
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and writings related to Ira B. Sampson's service in the 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment during the Civil War. Most of the materials concern the Battle of Plymouth and Sampson's subsequent escapes from Confederate prisons.
Richard S. Samuels collection -- 1942-1945 (bulk 1944-1945) Creator: Samuels, Sonya G., 1912-1986
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Richard S. Samuels sent to his wife Sonya while serving in the United States Navy during World War II. Samuels wrote almost daily about his experiences at the Farragut Naval Training Station in northern Idaho and the Naval Landing Force Equipment Depot at Albany, California.
Noticia de las Tribus de Salvages Conocidos que Habitan en el Departamento de Tejas… (copy) -- Undated Creator: Sanchez y Tapia, Jose Maria, fl. 1828
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Manuscript copy of a report by Manuel de Mier y Terán on Native Americans living in Texas, providing information on their numbers, characteristics, locations, and songs.
Lila Sandall correspondence -- 1918-1919 Creator: Sandall, Lila
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 10 letters that United States soldiers in France, Germany, and Russia wrote to Lila Sandall of Grand Rapids, Michigan, from October 1918-April 1919, as well as a letter that one soldier wrote to Blanch O'Brien of Lake City, Michigan. The soldiers commented on their experiences abroad during and after the war.
Horatio Gates Sanford diary and accounts -- 1835-1884 Creator: Sanford, Horatio Gates, 1808-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains accounts and a diary kept intermittently by Massachusetts merchant Horatio Gates Sanford between 1835 and 1884. Diary entries pertain to Sanford's religious convictions, conversations about Christianity, and attendance at Sabbath School and other church activities.
Joe Sanford diary -- 1949 Creator: Sanford, Joe, 1934-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Joe Sanford of Stockton, California, summarized his weekend activities for the year 1949 in this typed diary. He traveled to various places in northern California, took camping trips with friends, participated in outdoor activities, and attended dances and plays. Some entries reflect racial tensions in Stockton.
Joseph Sanford account book -- 1798-1812 Creator: Sanford, Joseph, 1761-1835
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Joseph Sanford, a stonemason in Berkley, Massachusetts, used this volume to record information about his work for, and payments from, residents of Bristol County, Massachusetts, between 1798 and 1812.
Samuel Sanford letter books -- 1814-1818, 1825-1853 Creator: Sanford, Samuel
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: These letter books contain the business correspondence of Boston merchant Samuel Sanford from 1814-1818 and 1825-1853. Sanford discussed shipments of cloth, foodstuffs, manufactured items, and other goods between ports in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Some later letters pertain to Sanford's personal finances and his relationship with the Union Bank.
Thorington family papers -- 1809-1930 (bulk 1873-1908) Creator: Sanger, Louise Nash
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera related to multiple generations of the Parker, Thorington, and Nash families, particularly James Thorington (1816-1887), his daughter Ella, and Ella's daughter Louise. The materials pertain to life in Davenport, Iowa; Colón, Panama; Staten Island, New York; and other locations in the 1870s to 1900s.
William Sargeant manuscript Collectanea: Voyages and Travels, vol. 54 -- Undated [c. 1800-1810?] Creator: Sargeant, William
Extent: 407 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: Volume 54 of William Sargeant's Collectanea consists of manuscript transcriptions of travel accounts and geographical and historical data about a number of foreign countries. These transcriptions are extracts of published materials from the 1780s and 1790s.
Sarle family papers -- 1807-1826 Creator: Sarle family
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: Rhobe Knight and Dorcas Arnold, two daughters of the Sarle family of Cranston, Rhode Island, moved to northern New York State after marriage, ca. 1805-1810. Their letters home to their family discuss their lives and concerns, including farming, childbirth, marital relations, the War of 1812, and the religious conversion of one sister during a Methodist revival.
John Weir letters -- 1760 Creator: Savage, Thomas
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection contains 4 letters that Boston merchant John Weir wrote to businessman Thomas Savage during a business trip to the Caribbean in 1760. Weir discussed shipments of molasses to Boston and commented on local prices and news in Monte Cristo, Santo Domingo.
Alfred P. Sawyer letters -- 1875-1878 (bulk 1877-1878) Creator: Sawyer, Wesley and Sawyer, Mary M. C.
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Alfred P. Sawyer wrote to his parents in Franklin, New Hampshire, during his senior year at Dartmouth College (1877-1878). Sawyer commented on his coursework, social life, and Republican Party politics.
Constantin Richard Schaefer papers -- 1881-1911 Creator: Schaefer, Constantine Richard, 1869-
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Constantine Richard Schaefer papers primarily consist of incoming correspondence to Constantine Richard Schaefer of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Alfred Schaller letters -- 1917-1919 Creator: Schaller, Clara, 1889-
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 17 letters that Alfred Schaller wrote to his sister and mother while serving in the United States Army during World War I. Schaller discussed his life at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and described his travels in the South.
Abraham Schenck orderly book -- 1776-1777 Creator: Schenck, Abraham, 1720-1790
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Abraham Schenck orderly book contains orders at the brigade, division, regiment, and company level, recorded by Captain Schenck of the Duchess County Minute Man militia for 1776-1777.
Russell G. Schlagal letters -- 1944-1946 Creator: Schlagal, Margery, 1912-1974
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Lieutenant Russell G. Schlagal wrote to his wife Margery while serving in the United States Army during World War II. Schlagal discussed his experiences in India and on the island of Tinian, and he often illustrated his letters with ink sketches and watercolor paintings.
Schoff Revolutionary War collection -- 1766-1896 Creator: Schoff, James S. (James Stanley), 1900-1984
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Schoff Revolutionary War collection contains approximately 240 miscellaneous single-items related to various military, social, political, and logistical aspects of the American Revolution, as well as its causes and aftermath.
Frank H. Schofield collection -- 1891-1935 (bulk 1913-1923) Creator: Schofield, Frank Herman, 1869-1942
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence and other items related to United States Navy Admiral Frank H. Schofield and his wife, Claribel. The bulk of the collection consists of personal letters that Frank and Claribel Schofield received from acquaintances, family, and each other between the mid-1910s and the early 1920s.
John Schroeder papers -- 1857-1862 Creator: Schroeder, James
Extent: 36 items
Abstract: During the secession crisis of 1861, the support of German immigrants was a key factor in consolidating Unionism in Missouri, and when war broke out, Germans throughout the west enlisted in large numbers. The 35 letters written by John Schroeder to his brother, James, between 1857 and 1862 provide a unique glimpse into the life of a German-American soldier during the Civil War.
George Schubert papers -- 1862-1911 (bulk 1862-1863) Creator: Schubert, Sophia
Extent: 26 items
Abstract: As a young man, George Schubert emigrated from Germany to Connecticut, and in September 1862, he enlisted in the 25th Connecticut Infantry. His letters to his wife Sophia during the Civil War are filled with news of his doings and his longing for home, including information on the siege and capture of Port Hudson and the skirmishes at Irish Bend and Bayou Lafourche.
John Morin Scott family papers -- 1679-1893 (bulk 1800-1846) Creator: Scott family
Extent: 3.25 linear feet
Abstract: The John Morin Scott family papers are made up of correspondence, legal and financial documents, and other items related to multiple generations of the Scott family, including New York City lawyer John Morin Scott; his son, Lewis Allaire Scott; and his grandson, John Morin Scott, mayor of Philadelphia from 1841-1844.
Mary Wait and Alden Scovel collection -- 1820-1888 Creator: Scovel, Alden, 1801-1887 and Scovel, Mary Wait, 1816-1890
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains incoming letters to Alden Scovel and a group of diaries kept by Mary Wait Scovel. The Scovels were related by Mary Wait's marriage to Alden Scovel's cousin, Hezekiah Gould Scovel.
Noah Scovell collection -- 1789-1804 Creator: Scovell, Noah, approximately 1759-1821 and Scovell, Noah, 1781-1833
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: The Noah Scovell collection contains 11 letters and documents related to Captain Noah Scovell, a merchant and shipbuilder in Saybrook, Connecticut. The material concerns shipping, finances, and Scovell's acquaintances.
Clifford H. Scroggs collection -- 1917-1919 Creator: Scroggs, Sarah A. and Boyd, Kathryn Scroggs
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Clifford H. Scroggs collection contains letters and postcards that Scroggs wrote to his mother and sister in Ohio while serving with the American Expeditionary Forces in the United States and France during World War I. He commented on camp life and training in the United States, his experiences at and behind the front lines in France, and his travels around Europe after the war.
Sears and MacDougall family collection -- 1910s-1960s (bulk 1924-1953) Creator: Sears family and McDougall family
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters related to the immediate and extended family of Philip Mason Sears, including his wife, Zilla MacDougall; his children, Charlotte and Philip Sears; Zilla's sister, Charlotte MacDougall; and Zilla's brother-in-law, Danish diplomat Henrik Kauffmann. Family members wrote about foreign travel, service in the United States Navy, and daily life in the United States and abroad from the mid-1910s to the mid-1960s.
Sears family papers -- 1767-1848 Creator: Sears family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Sears family papers contain the financial records and correspondence of Peter Sears, who owned a general store in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, and his adopted son, Peter, who settled in Dexter, Michigan.
Elizabeth Sedgwick Child family collection -- 1826-1918 (bulk 1826-1837, 1855-1885) Creator: Sedgwick family and Child family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence related to the family of Elizabeth Ellery Sedgwick Child, granddaughter of politician Theodore Sedgwick and wife of Harvard professor Francis James Child. The collection also includes several photographs and printed items.
Henry B. Seely logbook -- 1857-1859 Creator: Seely, Henry B., 1838-1901
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Henry B. Seely logbook documents the voyage of the U.S. Steam Frigate Minnesota from Hampton Roads, Virginia, around the Cape of Good Hope to East Asia and back to Boston between 1857 and 1859. Seely commented on American diplomat William B. Reed, encounters with other ships, and everyday events on the ship.
William Seifermann collection -- 1942-1943 Creator: Seifermann, K. and Seifermann, William
Extent: 32 items
Abstract: This collection pertains to William Seifermann's work at the Kaiser Shipyards in Vancouver, Washington, from 1942-1943. Seifermann wrote letters to his wife in New York City about his work and daily experiences, and collected newsletters from his dormitory complex, Hudson House. He enclosed newspaper clippings and advertisements in some of his letters.
Earl Seitzinger letters -- 1916-1917 Creator: Seitzinger, Sarah
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Private First Class Earl Seitzinger wrote to his mother while serving with the United States Army's 8th Infantry Regiment in El Paso, Texas, from July 1916-January 1917. He wrote about border tensions between the United States and Mexico, military activities at Camp Stewart, and leisure activities.
David Selden papers -- 1811-1819 Creator: Selden family
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: The David Selden papers contain correspondence from Selden, an American merchant in Liverpool, concerning business, the War of 1812, and conditions in Great Britain.
Melville Selleck letters -- 1917-1920 (bulk 1917-1919) Creator: Selleck family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 46 letters that Lieutenant Melville Selleck wrote to his family while serving in the United States Navy during and after World War I. He described his training, wartime service in the United States, and postwar service in northern Europe.
Lars Gustaf Sellstedt family collection -- 1808-1972 (bulk 1846-1911, 1972) Creator: Sellstedt family and Potter family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Lars Gustaf Sellstedt family collection is made up of correspondence, poetry, ephemera, and other materials related to Sellstedt and his descendants, particularly his daughter Eva and her husband, Frank H. Potter. The papers pertain to Sellstedt's religious beliefs, his travels in the Caribbean, his interest in fine art, and his influence and legacy in Buffalo, New York. Other items pertain to Frank Potter's life in Berlin, Germany, in the mid-1880s and to the genealogy of the Younglove family.
Catherine Sever letters -- 1843-1844 Creator: Sever, Catherine
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 3 letters that Catherine Sever received from her mother and siblings in Plymouth, Massachusetts, while living in Lenox, Massachusetts, in the 1840s. The Sever family offered advice about dealing with homesickness, discussed their daily lives and social events, and provided news of family members and friends.
Anna Seward Poems -- 1781-[1793] Creator: Seward, Anna, 1742-1809
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection consists of six manuscript poems written by Anna Seward (1742-1809), including a copy of Monody on Major André, which was published in 1781.
William and Isaac Seymour collection -- 1825-1869 Creator: Seymour, William Johnson, 1832-1886 and Seymour, Isaac Gurden, 1804-1862
Extent: 27 items
Abstract: The Seymour papers contain materials relating primarily to the Civil War service of Col. Isaac G. Seymour (6th Louisiana Infantry) and his son, William J., both residents of New Orleans.
Henry H. Seys papers -- 1851-1864 Creator: Seys, Harriet H. Foote, d. 1876
Extent: 94 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: This collection of letters by Civil War surgeon and medical inspector Henry H. Seys to his wife, Harriet, provide animated accounts of conversations in camp, fatiguing marches, and day-to-day military activities - particularly during the Tullahoma, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga Campaigns
William Sharp correspondence -- 1880-1889 Creator: Sharp family
Extent: 70 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of incoming and outgoing correspondence related to William H. Sharp of The Dalles, Oregon. Sharp wrote to his parents and siblings while studying at the California Military Academy in Oakland, California, from 1880-1883, and received letters from cousins, acquaintances, and others as late as 1889. Additional items include personal letters between Sharp and his wife Jennie.
John M. Sharp collection -- 1863-1865 Creator: Sharp, John M.
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that John Sharp received from friends who served in the Union Army during the Civil War, manuscript maps, and a brief toast in honor of Ulysses S. Grant. The soldiers discussed their service in the South, including remarks on skirmishes and raids.
Antigua collection -- 1719-1749 Creator: Sharpe, Joshua
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: The Antigua collection consists of miscellaneous official papers relating to the island of Antigua which appear to have come from the office of Joshua Sharpe, solicitor to the Privy Council from 1719 to 1749.
Nathan H. Sharples journal -- 1821-1838 Creator: Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Nathan H. Sharples journal contains daily entries and additional financial accounts concerning the author's agricultural pursuits in West Chester, Pennsylvania, during the early 1800s. He grew apples, corn, barley, and other crops, and attempted to run a brickmaking business in 1823.
William H. Shaw papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: Shaw family
Extent: 18 items
Abstract: Henry Shaw, born in Michigan in 1840, enlisted in the 6th Michigan Infantry in 1861. His surviving Civil War letters provide descriptions of New Orleans and its residents, and the operations in southern Louisiana, as well as accounts of the siege and battle at Port Hudson and the artillery assault on Fort Morgan. Two letters discuss the family problem of brother Stephen, a Southern-sympathizing physician living in Louisiana.
Albert H. Shaw diary -- 1835-1838, 1863 Creator: Shaw, Albert H., b. 1816
Extent: 144 pages
Abstract: Albert Shaw’s diary contains almost daily entries made by a young man working on his family farm in Upstate New York, over a period of almost three years. The entries focus on weather and farm work, with a brief section on local births, marriages, illnesses and deaths.
Shaw family collection -- 1905-1925 (bulk 1915-1925) Creator: Shaw, Hattie C.
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that brothers Charles B. and Clarence F. ("Freeman") Shaw wrote to their mother, Hattie C. Shaw of Swampscott, Massachusetts. Charles discussed his life in Schenectady, New York, prior to World War I and his life in Washington, D.C., in the early 1920s, when he was a clerk for General John J. Pershing. Freeman Shaw wrote to his mother about his experiences with the United States Army's 103rd Aero Squadron in the United States and France during World War I.
Pool family papers -- 1743-1817 (bulk 1743-1809) Creator: Shaw, Lydia Pool, 1791-1881
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Pool family papers contain financial records and other material related to Joseph Pool of Abington, Massachusetts, and to his daughter Lydia.
Winifred B. Shaw correspondence -- 1916-1918 Creator: Shaw, Winifred B.
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that a soldier named Jody sent to Winifred B. Shaw of Fishers Island, New York, while serving with the United States Army in Hawaii from 1916-1918. Jody described Honolulu's Chinese and Japanese residents, discussed his leisure activities, and commented on his friendships.
Daniel E. Shea journal -- 1865 Creator: Shea, Daniel E.
Extent: 58 pages
Abstract: In his journal, Daniel Shea, a literate, passionate writer, has left an outstanding record of his service during the last months of the Civil War.
James Shearer II collection -- 1921-1956 (bulk 1921-1922) Creator: Shearer, James, 1884-1973
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence and photographs related to James Shearer's life in South America in 1921 and 1922 as an agent for the Bay City Industrial Works. Shearer's letters to his family concern his trip from New York to Chile; daily life and customs in Santiago, Chile, and other locations; and visits to Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil.
Howland-Shearman family letters -- 1835-1865 (bulk 1835-1853) Creator: Shearman family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence related to the families of David S. Shearman of Poughkeepsie, New York, and his wife, Hepsa Hathaway Howland, a native of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Most of the correspondence concerns family and social news, with occasional references to current events.
Sheffield papers -- 1801-1819 Creator: Sheffield, John Holroyd, Earl of, 1735-1821
Extent: 341 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Sheffield papers contain incoming correspondence of John Baker Holroyd, first earl Sheffield, for 1803, 1807-1809, and 1814-1819, mainly on political and social topics.
B. M. Sheldon account book -- 1852-1853 Creator: Sheldon, B. M.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: B. M. Sheldon kept this cash book while working as a clerk for Eber Brock Ward's steamboat company in Detroit, Michigan, from 1852-1853. The accounts concern steamboats, banking, and miscellaneous bills.
Sheldon family papers -- 1854-1899 Creator: Sheldon, Lucius M. and Sheldon, Harriet
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Sheldon family papers contain correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents related to Lucius M. Sheldon, a wealthy landowner, and his son Gardner. The bulk of the documents pertain to Sheldon's land holdings in Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, and Texas, and the correspondence primarily consists of Gardner's letters to his mother, Harriet Sheldon, about his experiences working for the Corralitos Mining Company in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Shepard family collection -- 1807-1845 Creator: Shepard family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters to John and Deborah Shepard of Athens, Pennsylvania; their daughters Ruth and Letty; and Isaac Shepard of Factoryville, New York. Deborah Shepard received personal letters from family members on Long Island, New York. Isaac Shepard's incoming correspondence frequently pertains to land ownership, property taxes, and related finances.
C. Frank Shepard papers -- 1861-1862 Creator: Shepard, Amanda
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: In August 1861, Frank Shepard enlisted in the 1st Michigan Cavalry. His papers consist of 8 letters written to his wife, Amanda, during the early months of the Civil War.
Rebecca C. Sheppard memorial volume -- 1858 Creator: Sheppard, Rebecca C., 1844-1892
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains Rebecca C. Sheppard's accounts of the illnesses and deaths of Martha H. Garrett of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and John R. Carpenter of Salem, New Jersey. Sheppard's writings concern religious aspects of death and dying.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan correspondence -- 1785 Creator: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Richard Brinsley Sheridan received regarding opposition to a trade bill discussed in the Irish Parliament in August 1785.
Washington County (R.I.) Jail ledger -- 1824-1856 Creator: Sherman, J. S.; Lillibridge, Edward; Taylor, John N.; and Caswell, William G.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Washington County (R.I.) Jail ledger contains records concerning persons incarcerated in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, from 1824-1856. Included are the prisoners names, reasons for their imprisonment, and dates of their release.
Abraham P. Sherril schoolbook and daybooks -- 1815-1818, 1837-1850 Creator: Sherril, Abraham Parsons, 1803-1888
Extent: 5 volumes
Abstract: This collection consists of a manuscript schoolbook that belonged to Abraham P. Sherril in the mid-1810s and 4 daybooks that Sherril kept between 1837 and 1850. The schoolbook contains rules and example problems in subjects such as mathematics, business finance, and surveying, as well as examples of a daybook and double-entry ledger. The daybooks concern sales of foodstuffs, cloth, and other items in Pike, New York, from the 1830s-1850s.
Robert Sherry papers -- 1861-1867 Creator: Sherry, Caroline
Extent: 60 items, 1 tintype
Abstract: Robert Sherry enlisted in the 21st New York Infantry during the Civil War, a regiment that was beset with discipline and logistical problems, and and by a pattern of mutual animosity between officers and enlisted men. His letters to his wife, Caroline, provide valuable insight into the problems of the regiment and his deep hostility toward officers.
Thomas L. Shields letters -- 1839-1847 Creator: Shields, David, 1780-1857
Extent: 44 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Thomas L. Shields wrote to his father about his legal career in Batavia, Ohio. Most of the cases he discussed concerned land ownership.
Kane family papers -- 1798 -1887 (bulk 1851-1866) Creator: Shields, Elizabeth Kane, 1830-1869
Extent: 230 items
Abstract: The Kane family papers contain letters from a large family and document various family matters.
James Shields collection -- 1894-1972 (bulk 1917-1932) Creator: Shields, James
Extent: 59 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence and other items related to Philadelphia resident James Shields, particularly concerning his interest in 19th-century American author Eugene Field.
Shinckle family collection -- 1789-1790, 1810-1819 Creator: Shinckle family
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains 2 letters and 1 account book related to the family of Frederick Shinckle, a leather worker who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the turn of the 19th century. The letters concern his son Frederick's travels and his daughter-in-law Margaret's financial difficulties. The account book records the finances of his estate following the elder Frederick's death in 1810.
Joseph Shipley, Jr., collection -- 1803-1864 (bulk 1813-1855) Creator: Shipley family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Joseph Shipley, Jr., collection is made up of business and personal correspondence related to the Shipley and Bringhurst families of Wilmington, Delaware. Most items are letters to Joseph Shipley, Jr., a native of Wilmington who was involved in shipping and banking in Liverpool, England, in the early to mid-19th century.
Israel Shreve journals -- 1788-1797 (bulk 1788-1789) Creator: Shreve, Israel, 1739-1799
Extent: 220 pages
Abstract: The Israel Shreve collection consists of two journals and one letter written by Shreve. The journals document a surveying expedition led by Colonel George Morgan, traveling by boat from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to establish a colony called New Madrid, located in present-day Missouri.
Joe Emerson letters -- 1884-1885 Creator: Shreve, Julius H., b. 1845
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 3 letters that Joe Emerson wrote to his cousin, Julius H. Shreve of Lincolnville, Pennsylvania, while living and working in Black Hawk, Colorado, between April 1884 and April 1885. Emerson commented on aspects of his life in the West, such as wages, health, and separation from his family back East.
Woodburn Shrewsbury letters -- 1864-1865 Creator: Shrewsbury, Woodburn (John Woodburn), 1840-1866
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Woodburn Shrewsbury wrote about friendship among soldiers, courtship and marriage, and Presbyterian ministers visiting Madison, Indiana, in 1864 and 1865. Shrewsbury wrote his first letter from Madison House Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama, during his service in the 4th Kentucky Mounted Infantry Regiment.
Charles E. Shryock journal -- 1861-1862 Creator: Shryock, Charles E., 1819-1902
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Charles E. Shryock journal recounts Shryock's experiences in the 51st Regiment of the Virginia Militia during the first year of the Civil War. Colonel Shryock described camp life, related the regiment's movements, and reported war news from other units stationed in northern Virginia.
Lizzie A. Shultz letters -- 1862-1865 Creator: Shultz, Joseph
Extent: 25 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 25 letters that Lizzie A. Shultz wrote to her husband, Captain Joseph Shultz of the 111th Illinois Infantry Regiment, Company K, during the Civil War. She commented on the war and provided news of their children and her daily life in Salem, Illinois.
Newton H. Kingman collection -- 1928-1935 Creator: Shurtleff, Edward D.
Extent: 20 items
Abstract: The Newton H. Klingman collection contains letters and postcards that Kingman, a nonagenarian and Civil War veteran, wrote to Judge Edward D. Shurtleff of Marengo, Illinois, about politics, his genealogy, and other topics. The collection also includes a biography of Kingman and a newspaper clipping.
Sherlock and William C. Hibbs collection -- 1909-2002 (bulk 1909-1968) Creator: Sikkenga, William J.
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, military records, ephemera, and other material related to Commander Sherlock Hibbs, who served in the United States Navy during World War II. The material documents his service on the staff of Admiral Calvin T. Durgin and in an intelligence unit. Additional material concerns his grandfather, William Congress Hibbs, a Civil War veteran who lived in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri.
James Silver papers -- 1872 Creator: Silver family
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: The James Silver papers consist of 12 letters, each of which is several pages long, composed by Silver during his 1872 visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, recounting his journey from New York, where his family resided, to Louisiana, as well as his time spent in and around New Orleans. Silver included 39 ink sketches of people and scenery throughout his letters.
Thomas Silver scrapbook -- 1856-1882 Creator: Silver, Thomas, 1813-1888
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Thomas Silver scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera related to Silver's steam engine governor, which he patented on July 3, 1855.
Arthur B. Silverman letters -- 1944 Creator: Silverman family
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 5 letters that Private Arthur B. Silverman wrote to his parents in Hartford, Connecticut, while training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California, in August and September 1944. He discussed the importance of training, the Jewish New Year, and guard duty, among other subjects.
John Graves Simcoe papers -- 1774-1824 (bulk 1774-1804) Creator: Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The John Simcoe papers are a miscellaneous collection of letters and documents pertaining to Loyalist Colonel Simcoe's career as an officer during the American Revolution and as Governor of Upper Canada (1792-1796).
Harry A. Simmons journal and sketchbook -- 1861-1862 Creator: Simmons, Harry A., b. ca. 1826
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: The Harry A. Simmons journal and sketchbook contain diary entries and sketches relating to the Union Navy service of Simmons onboard the schooner Sophronia, particularly his involvement in the New Orleans and Vicksburg campaigns.
Lewis Simonds journal -- 1864 Creator: Simonds, Lewis, ca. 1838-1893
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Lewis Simonds journal contains brief daily entries by Simonds, a baritone horn player with the band of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps for 1864. Included are brief descriptions of the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, and the Siege of Petersburg, as well as accounts of rehearsing and practicing music with the band.
Simonetti family papers -- 1909-1945 (bulk 1942-1945) Creator: Simonetti, Pius Gaius, b. 1918
Extent: 6.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Simonetti family papers contain correspondence, documents, photographs, printed material, and ephemera related to the family, who emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1920. The bulk of the material relates to Pius (Pio) and Gaetano (Nino) Simonetti and their service in the United States Army during the Second World War.
James Randolph Simpson papers -- 1862-1864 Creator: Simpson, James Randolph, b. 1841
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: The James Randolph Simpson papers contain incoming letters to Simpson from several of his friends who served in the Civil War. The soldiers discussed in detail various aspects of camp life, their movements with the army, and skirmishes.
Mary J. Simpson autograph album -- 1856-1866 Creator: Simpson, Mary Jane
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Mary J. Simpson autograph album contains signatures and other contributions by Simpson's friends, compiled primarily in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1856-1866. Most entries are poems about morality and friendship, ranging in length from four lines to an entire page.
Sinclair family papers -- 1837-1858 (bulk 1853-1858) Creator: Sinclair, Thomas, b. 1835
Extent: 62 items
Abstract: The Sinclair family papers consist of correspondence written by members of the Sinclair family and their friends in the mid-19th century. Thomas Sinclair's incoming correspondence comprises the majority of the collection and includes a number of letters from his mother, Eliza Cameron, and several female acquaintances.
Camilla Sink journal -- 1857-1915 (bulk 1857-1877, 1900) Creator: Sink family
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Camilla Sink journal contains entries about Sink's daily life from 1857-1876, as well as genealogical information about her descendants, essays about her life and character, and a diary that one of her children kept in 1900. Camilla Sink's entries, copied by her children into this single bound volume, pertain to her life and her children's lives in New York, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.
Sarah Sinnock cookbook and mathematics book -- [1797]-1801 Creator: Sinnock, Sarah, 1782-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains mathematical definitions and problems, example accounts, and recipes compiled by Sarah Sinnock of Bexhill, England, around the turn of the 19th century.
Samuel Sitgreaves papers -- 1800 Creator: Sitgreaves family
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: The Samuel Sitgreaves papers contain letters primarily from Sitgreaves to his sister-in-law concerning observations about European society and politics, as well as descriptions of daily life and travel.
Minto-Skelton papers -- 1757-1956 (bulk 1770-1900) Creator: Skelton family
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: The Minto-Skelton papers contain the papers of Walter Minto (1753-1796), noted mathematician and educator, his nephew Walter Minto Skelton (1804-1848), and other members of their extended family. Walter Minto's papers contain correspondence, writings, and other documents related to his travels in Italy, scholarship, and teaching career. The Walter Minto Skelton and family papers include correspondence, poetry, prose writings, illustrations and photographs, documents, printed materials, notes, invitations, and miscellanea.
James H. Baker collection -- 1861-1956 (bulk 1861-1863) Creator: Skinner, Clarence O.
Extent: 29 items
Abstract: The James H. Baker collection contains items related to his Civil War career in Company C of the First Regiment of United States Sharpshooters. The collection includes photographs, ribbons, newspaper clippings, and a scrapbook, among other items.
Henry P. Skinner journals -- 1817-1824 Creator: Skinner, Henry P.
Extent: 4 volumes
Abstract: Henry P. Skinner of Hudson, New York, kept these 4 journals (approximately 6.5" x 8" and 200 pages each) between 1817 and 1824. In brief daily entries, Skinner recorded aspects of his everyday life, including his social activities, church attendance, and household expenses.
Addison D. and Minerva Skinner collection -- 1864 Creator: Skinner, Minerva
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Minerva Fox Skinner received from and about her husband, Addison D. Skinner of the 8th Michigan Infantry Regiment, in 1864. Skinner's letters describe his travels and discuss his homesickness; the remaining letters pertain to his death and burial.
William Skinner papers -- 1768-1779 (bulk 1778) Creator: Skinner, William, c. 1730-1780
Extent: 227 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Skinner papers consist primarily of bills and receipts from London merchants addressed to Colonel William Skinner for assorted household expenses. The William Skinner papers were originally part of the Thomas Gage papers.
Robert Sklarz collection -- 1942-1945 Creator: Sklarz family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Robert Sklarz collection is made up of letters that Sklarz, a staff sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces, wrote to his family while serving in the United States, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan during and after World War II. Sklarz commented on aspects of military life such as his training, leisure activities, and rations.
John Slater collection -- 1808-1823, 1841-1843 Creator: Slater, John, 1776-1843
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: The John Slater collection contains letters and receipts to Slater, a textile manufacturer in Smithfield, Rhode Island, and Slatersville, Rhode Island. Most of the correspondence pertains to Slater's business interests and finances and to the textile industry in the early 19th century.
Hazel L. Sloan motorcycle journal -- 1914 Creator: Sloan, Hazel L., b. 1898
Extent: 2 items
Abstract: The Hazel L. Sloan motorcycle journal chronicles six trips taken near Youngwood, Pennsylvania, by the young woman and several of her friends in the summer of 1914. The journal is accompanied by a pencil sketch of an Indian motorcycle.
Abraham B. Smedes account book -- 1793-1842 (bulk 1795-1805, 1810-1811, 1815, 1834-1841) Creator: Smedes, Abraham B.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This account book pertains to Abraham B. Smedes's work as a cooper in Shawangunk, New York, in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Additional entries concern education, surveying work, and shoe repair.
William A. and Junius S. Smith papers -- 1862-1865 Creator: Smith family
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: Brothers from Marion, Mich., Gus and June Smith both enlisted in the 22nd Michigan Infantry in August, 1862. Their letters depict their first year of service and provide useful descriptions of camp conditions, health, and morale in the regiment. The collection also contains four receipt rolls, returns, and other documents signed by Gus for material issued to his company.
William H. Smith papers -- 1861-1864 Creator: Smith family
Extent: 9 items
Abstract: This Civil War collection contains 5 letters of William Smith to his family, three of which were written during the summer of 1861 when he was considering enlisting. In August 1861, he enlisted in the 26th Indiana Infantry. Two letters from his aunt, Jane Sterling, discussed her fears for her sons and William and described a vivid dream about the bleeding bodies of the boys. Both of her sons subsequently died in the service. There are two other letters in the collection, one from a relative, Nelson H. Smith, and the other, from a person named Dutton, of uncertain relationship to the collection.
Olga and Jesse Smith collection -- 1898-1924 (bulk 1909-1914) Creator: Smith family and Byrkett family
Extent: 72 items
Abstract: The Olga and Jesse Smith collection is made up of photographs, correspondence, and other materials revolving around this couple's work at the Ironwood and Ponca Schools for Native Americans, in South Dakota and Oklahoma, respectively.
Parishville (N.Y.) Enlistment collection -- 1855-1864 (bulk 1862-1864) Creator: Smith, Ansel S. and Dagget, Daniel
Extent: 52 items
Abstract: This collection consists of documents related to Civil War enlistment in Parishville, New York, after the institution of conscription in 1862, including 48 affidavits claiming medical ineligibility.
Augustus F. Smith bills and receipts -- 1859, 1865-1868 (bulk 1865-1866) Creator: Smith, Augustus F., 1819-1876
Extent: 78 items
Abstract: The Augustus F. Smith bills and receipts are comprised of financial records pertaining to Smith's household and everyday expenses. The invoices, bills, and receipts concern purchases of foods, alcohol, articles of clothing, services and labor, and other goods.
Blanche and Lena Smith papers -- 1870-1931 (bulk 1905-1906) Creator: Smith, Blanche, 1883-1906 and Smith, Lena, b.1878
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Blanche and Lena Smith letters consist of the correspondence of the Smith sisters as young women living in the Western United States including their time spent at a sanitorium in Colorado Springs.
Edward P. Smith journal -- 1872 Creator: Smith, Edward Payson, 1840-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Edward P. Smith journal pertains to Smith's experiences in Massachusetts and England from 1871-1872. He discussed his social activities, job offers, guest sermons he delivered after becoming a licensed preacher, and his intention to visit France. He also described fellow passengers from his voyage to England in the spring of 1872, including General Daniel Sickles and the explorer Paul du Chaillu.
Hannah and Evi Smith correspondence -- 1832-1849 Creator: Smith, Evi and Bassett, Hannah Smith
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters to Evi Smith of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his daughter Hannah. Their correspondents discussed many topics, including Virginia agriculture, health, news of family and friends, and social and religious activities.
Edgar Denton letters -- 1944-1945 Creator: Smith, Frank and Smith, Myrtle
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Private First Class Edgar Denton of La Grande, Oregon, wrote to his friends Frank and Murdle Smith while serving with the United States Army during World War II. Denton discussed his enthusiasm for rifle and machine gun training and concern for his wife and children.
Horatio Nelson collection -- 1781-1805 (bulk 1801-1805) Creator: Smith, Hubert Stacy, 1888-1946
Extent: 117 items
Abstract: The Horatio Nelson collection consists of two bound volumes of Nelson’s incoming and outgoing correspondence, and chronologically arranged box of letters and documents, primarily related to the Royal Navy and British international relations during the early 19th century.
Hubert S. Smith Naval Letters and Documents -- 1458-1915 (bulk 1746-1915) Creator: Smith, Hubert Stacy, 1888-1946
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: The Hubert S. Smith Naval Letters and Documents collection is made up of individual manuscripts relating to naval and commercial maritime operations.
I. Boggs Smith receipt book -- 1864-1867 Creator: Smith, I. B. (Isaac Boggs), 1838-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The I. Boggs Smith receipt book contains receipts, invoices, and correspondence related to Smith's purchases of goods from Philadelphia merchants between 1864 and 1867.
James M. Smith family collection -- 1834-1889 Creator: Smith, James M., 1816-1899
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The James M. Smith family collection consists of Smith's incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning New York state politics, economic conditions, railroad development, and family news, as well as genealogical materials relating to the Smith family.
Kenderton Smith letter book -- 1822-1847 (bulk 1822-1836) Creator: Smith, Kenderton
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This letter book contains copies of Kenderton Smith's outgoing correspondence from the 1820s to 1840s. Smith, a lawyer, discussed legal issues with his clients and wrote about personal financial affairs, which included a claim against the United States under the Adams-Onís Treaty.
John Frederick Smith letters -- 1944-1945 Creator: Smith, Penny
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that John Frederick Smith wrote to his wife while stationed on the USS Wasatch in the South Pacific during World War II. He commented primarily on news of their young daughter, Bonnie, and on his love for his family.
Samuel Abbot Smith collection -- 1843-1853 Creator: Smith, Samuel Abbot, 1829-1865
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters that Samuel Abbot Smith received from friends and family members while attending Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and Harvard Divinity School in the mid-1800s. His correspondents discussed their daily activities, Smith's education, and other subjects.
Stephen Smith papers -- 1828-1874 (bulk 1834-1853) Creator: Smith, Stephen
Extent: 302 items (0.75 linear feet)
Abstract: The Stephen Smith papers are a partial record of the business transactions of a Boston cabinetmaker and furniture dealer, concentrated in the years 1834-1853.
Thomas Smith papers -- 1730-1762 Creator: Smith, Thomas, ca. 1707-1762
Extent: 160 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Thomas Smith papers primarily contain the incoming correspondence of Admiral Thomas Smith, concerning naval patronage, foreign engagements, and Smith's service with the Royal Navy.
Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Stanhope letters -- 1790-1802 Creator: Smith, William, 1756-1835
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Stanhope, wrote to fellow politician William Smith and Smith's wife between 1790 and 1802. Stanhope discussed a letter of recommendation, his admiration of the "middling classes," his daughter's marriage, and other subjects.
Smithey-Wilson letters -- 1835-1841 Creator: Smithey family
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: Mary Jane Smithey and her husband, Alexander Erwin Wilson, wrote 6 letters to the Smithey family about their lives in South Africa, where they were missionaries, between 1835 and 1841. They commented on the voyage to South Africa, their anticipated assignments, and the birth of their daughter. A. E. Wilson also reflected on his wife's death.
Hannibal Snell correspondence -- 1859-1861 Creator: Snell, Hannibal, 1836-1886
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Hannibal Snell received from siblings in Manheim, New York, while living in the Kansas Territory between 1859 and 1861. Snell's correspondents shared news of family members and friends and discussed social events, including a patriotic gathering in support of the Union in July 1861.
Snell-Andrews family collection -- 1852-1988 Creator: Snetsinger, Marie Barney
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, documents, photographs, printed items, and ephemera related to the ancestors, descendants, and extended family of Merwin P. Snell and his first wife, Minnie Gilbert Andrews Sprague. The bulk of the materials pertain to the Snell, Andrews, Hallock, McLaughlin, and Barney families.
Thomas E. Snook letters -- 1916-1919 Creator: Snook family
Extent: 59 items
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters and telegrams that Thomas E. Snook sent to his parents in New York City about his experiences as an United States Army engineer from 1916-1919. The collection also contains letters written by Snook's father and another soldier.
Israel Snow letters -- 1829-1850 Creator: Snow, Israel
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters to Israel Snow about vessels, ship captains, and shipments of goods in the early and mid-19th century.
Charles Snow letters -- 1847-1848 Creator: Snow, Martin
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: Charles Snow wrote 4 letters to his father, Martin Snow of East Westmoreland, New Hampshire, while living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1840s. Snow worked at the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane and later traveled in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and what is now West Virginia.
Charles Snyder papers -- 1857-1866 Creator: Snyder family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Charles Snyder papers contain correspondence between Snyder, a soldier in the 50th New York Engineers, his future wife, and other family members, concerning soldiers' duties and attitudes, religious activities, and other topics.
Washington Irving Snyder collection -- 1862-1898 Creator: Snyder family
Extent: 25 items
Abstract: The Washington Irving Snyder collection contains several letters and diaries relating to the Civil War service of Washington Irving Snyder, of the 11th Michigan Infantry, and his brother, James Madison Snyder, of the 25th Michigan Infantry. Also included are several miscellaneous pieces of 19th-century ephemera.
Stanley Socha letters -- 1943-1946 (bulk 1943-1945) Creator: Socha, Stanley, 1910-1976 and Socha, Sophia
Extent: 3.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection consists of letters that Stanley Socha, a native of Oneida County, New York, exchanged with his wife Sophia while serving in the United States Army during World War II. He discussed his experiences during training at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, and during his deployment in the Philippines and Japan. Stanley Socha also received letters from family and friends.
Soldiers’ Relief Society of Haverhill and Bradford (Mass.) papers -- 1860-1866 Creator: Soldiers’ Relief Society of Haverhill and Bradford
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, and meeting notes generated by Soldiers’ Relief Society of Haverhill and Bradford for their charitable efforts, 1860-1866.
Solinske-Walter correspondence -- 1942-1945 Creator: Solinske, James, 1919-1997 and Solinske, Virginia Walter, 1923-1993
Extent: 2.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Solinske-Walter correspondence is primarily made up of letters that Sergeant James Solinske exchanged with his fiancée, Virginia Walter, while serving in England with the 52nd General Hospital during World War II.
Caius Julius Solinus, Polyhistor manuscript, -- circa 15th century Creator: Solinus, C. Julius, active 3rd century?
Extent: 1 volume (172 pages)
Abstract: This Caius Julius Solinus, Polyhistor manuscript was produced circa 15th century in Italy and is 86 leaves (plus 4 blank) in a seventeenth-century Italian vellum binding.
Solis-Van Wie family papers -- 1839-1875 Creator: Solis family and Van Wie family
Extent: 67 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The Solis-Van Wie papers contain the correspondence of several related families who were settlers of Michigan, Ohio, and California. Subjects include courtship, family news, the Gold Rush, and the growth of several Midwestern towns.
R. Joseph Sommer collection -- 1944-1945 Creator: Sommer, R. Joseph (Russell Joseph)
Extent: 22 items
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Russell Joseph Sommer ("Joe") of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received from his brothers in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. Jerome ("Jerry") and George Sommer commented on wedding planning, a shared car, and family relationships and disputes.
South Carolina Militia orderly book -- 1861 Creator: South Carolina--Militia--Brigade, 4th
Extent: 103 pages
Abstract: The South Carolina Militia orderly book contains brigade-level orders issued under the command of Brig. Gen. James Simons, commander on Morris Island during the siege of Fort Sumter.
Southgate family papers -- 1755-1875 Creator: Southgate family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Southgate family papers contain correspondence, documents, journals, writings, and drawings related to the Southgate family of Massachusetts and the Bigelow family of Michigan City, Indiana.
Harry H. Southworth letters -- 1914-1915 Creator: Southworth, Richard L.
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 letters and 1 illustrated note that Harry H. Southworth, a sign painter in Baltimore, Maryland, sent to Richard L. Southworth in 1914 and 1915. He described methods of mixing paints and painting signs.
Heinrich Spaeth papers -- [1862]-1949 (bulk 1910-1915) Creator: Spaeth, Heinrich, b. 1838
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Heinrich Spaeth papers contain letters, documents, photographs, and a diary, most of which relates to Spaeth's service with the 9th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, a German-American regiment that fought in the Civil War.
Thomas G. Spear diary -- 1843-1848 Creator: Spear, Thomas G., 1806-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains diary entries intermittently composed by Thomas G. Spear, a printer and dry goods merchant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between June 15, 1843, and December 30, 1848. He commented on his business affairs, current events, his personal life, and family matters.
Frederic and William Speed papers -- 1857-1874 Creator: Speed family
Extent: 224 items
Abstract: The Frederic and William Speed papers contain letters written by Frederic Speed who served in the 5th and 13th Maine Infantry Regiments and as assistant adjutant general, and his brother, William Speed of the 24th Michigan Infantry Regiment, who was mortally wounded on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
John G. Spencer collection -- 1827-1855 Creator: Spencer, John G., 1803-1897
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: The John G. Spencer collection contains diaries and incoming correspondence of Spencer, a storekeeper in Pennsylvania, on political and business topics.
George and Mary Spooner family collection -- 1842-1882 Creator: Spooner family
Extent: 83 items
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and other items related to the family of George H. and Mary Spooner of Petersham, Massachusetts, and Clifton, Illinois. George and Mary Spooner corresponded with one another and with many family members between the 1840s and early 1880s. The collection includes a small number of printed materials, poems, writings, and ephemeral items.
James A. Sprowl journal -- 1862 Creator: Sprowl, James A. (James Alexander), 1840-1916
Extent: 58 pages
Abstract: James Alexander Sprowl, a young man from Gibson County, Ind., enlisted in the Union army on October 21st, 1861, and was assigned to Company B of the 58th Indiana Infantry. His journal contains brief daily entries from March 26th through September 14th, 1862. Sprowl's descriptions are spare, but while lacking detail, they do give an impression of the rough edges of life in the service.
Ephraim George Squier papers -- 1818-1886 (bulk 1861-1886) Creator: Squier, Ephraim George, 1821-1888
Extent: 43 items
Abstract: The Ephraim George Squier papers encompass both family and business matters, the latter being mostly diplomatic in nature and covering the period of Squier's life when he was United States Commissioner to Peru (1863-1865) and Consul-General of Honduras (1868-1873).
Emilie St. Cyr songbook -- 1813 Creator: St. Cyr, Emilie, 1806-1883
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Emilie St. Cyr Songbook is a collection of hymns and prayers taken from Cantiques des Missions Composés by St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort.
Minerve log book -- 1731-1737 Creator: St. François
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This log book contains daily reports for a French ship, commanded by M. de Breuille, that sailed between the Caribbean and Europe, and around the Mediterranean in the 1730s.
Albert E. St. Germain collection -- 1894-1964 (bulk 1917-1919) Creator: St. Germain, Albert Edward, 1894-1965
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Albert E. St. Germain collection contains correspondence, military documents, and other items relating to the St. Germain family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Albert St. Germain's service in the United States Army's press service in Europe during and just after World War I.
John Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur collection -- [1769]-1790 Creator: St. John de Crèvecoeur, J Hector, 1735-1813
Extent: 50 documents (4 items)
Abstract: The John Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur collection contains one copybook of official certificates, endorsements, and testimonies, and three original documents, used to prove his children's inheritance rights to his French estate.
St. Michael's and Zion Lutheran Church Pew Register and Index -- [1770s?], 1834-1853 Creator: St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) and Old Zion Lutheran Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: This collection is made up of two volumes related to members and pew ownership in the St. Michael's and Zion churches of Philadelphia. One volume is an index of members, church affiliations (St. Michael's or Zion), and pew numbers (ca. 1770s?). The other is a register of pew ownership for Zion Church, 1834-1853.
William Harrison Barber papers -- 1861-1883 Creator: Stackhouse, Howard G.
Extent: 34 items
Abstract: William Harrison Barber was a private in the 47th Pennsylvania Regiment of Volunteers (1862-1865), who wrote letters during and after the Civil War documenting his military and personal life and his business activities. Of particular interest is a letter describing a railroad trip between Allentown and Baltimore, and letters to his sons explaining his views on fatherhood and business.
Nathaniel Stacy papers -- 1803-1867 Creator: Stacy, Nathaniel Michael, 1778-1869
Extent: 459 items (2.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Nathaniel Stacy papers include correspondence, documents, sermons, and other materials which relate to the personal and professional life of Mr. Stacy, a Universalist preacher.
Albert W. Stahl collection -- 1883-1890 Creator: Stahl family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence between Albert W. Stahl, his sister Emma, and his wife, Blanche Vinton. Albert and Blanche Stahl often wrote to Emma Stahl about their lives in Lafayette, Indiana, where Albert worked for Purdue University during much of the 1880s. Albert also wrote letters in German to his mother, Henrietta Stahl.
Standing Rock Indian Agency papers -- 1876-1906 (bulk 1877) Creator: Standing Rock Indian Agency
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The collection consists of over 80 letters and documents pertaining to the Standing Rock Indian Agency located in South Dakota. The papers relate to nearly every aspect of running the agency.
Amos Bradbury papers -- 1848-1863 Creator: Stanhope, Miranda
Extent: 67 items
Abstract: The Amos Bradbury papers contain letters largely from Amos Bradbury to his mother Miranda Stanhope and brother Samuel Bradbury, Jr., which provide a valuable account of life in central California during the Gold Rush era.
Billings-Stanton correspondence -- 1811-1852 (bulk 1826-1852) Creator: Stanton, Abby Billings
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The Billings-Stanton correspondence largely consists of incoming correspondence to Abby Billings Stanton from her family and acquaintances, who wrote about their lives in New York and Ohio. Incoming personal letters to Fanny Stanton of Wethersfield, Connecticut, her sister-in-law, are also present.
Centennial Exhibition Judge's Notebook -- 1876 Creator: Staples, Charles, Jr.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This partially printed, 208-page volume contains notes kept by Charles Staples, Jr., while he served as a judge of exhibits at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1876. Staples assessed products in classes 280-284 within the manufactures section, which included items such as files, razors, cutlery, nails, and lumberjack tools. He commented most extensively on a variety of "burglar-proof" safes.
Starbird family papers -- ca. 1845-1864 Creator: Starbird family
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Starbird family papers contain the incoming and outgoing correspondence of three of the Starbird siblings: Solomon and George, who served in the Civil War in the 127th New York Infantry and 1st New York Mounted Rifles respectively, and Marianne, who operated a struggling art school in New York City.
John P. and Morgan Starbuck letters -- 1919 Creator: Starbuck family
Extent: 29 items
Abstract: Brothers John P. Starbuck and Morgan Starbuck wrote 29 letters to their parents and sister in Nyack, New York, while serving in the American Expeditionary Forces in France and Germany following World War I. They discussed their health, daily activities, travel, and training.
Benjamin Stark, Jr. papers -- 1898-1902 Creator: Stark family
Extent: 31 items
Abstract: This collection contains 31 letters, telegrams, photographs, and documents related to Benjamin Stark's service in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War.
Amos E. Stearns memoir -- 1864-1865 Creator: Stearns, Amos Edward, 1833-1912
Extent: 82 pages
Abstract: Amos Stearns, who enlisted in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War, was held as a prisoner of war by the Confederates from May 1864 to March 1865. His account of his Civil War service and imprisonment, entitled Life in Rebel Prisons, offers insight into his experiences and the ways in which the experiences of war were recrafted in the minds of veterans as the years passed.
George Steers papers -- 1851-1856 Creator: Steers, George 1820-1856
Extent: 95 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The papers of George Steers consists of incoming business correspondence regarding all aspects of his work as a naval architect in New York City.
George Steiner papers -- 1846-1851 Creator: Steiner, George H.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The George Steiner papers consist of correspondence and financial records documenting Steiner's business in the wheat and flour trade in central Pennsylvania in the mid-1800s. The collection reflects the relationship between the prices of wheat, flour, and other dry foodstuffs in England and in the United States.
Winnie Ruth Judd papers -- 1931-1933 Creator: Stephens, George W.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, legal documents, and newspaper clippings related to Winnie Ruth Judd and George W. Stephens. Judd was sentenced to death after being found guilty of the murder of her friend and roommate Agnes LeRoi, but avoided capital punishment after being declared insane at a later trial. The focus of the collection is on Judd's mental health and her second trial.
James Sterling letter book -- 1761-1765 Creator: Sterling, James
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The James Sterling letter book contains the outgoing letters of Sterling, a prominent trader at Fort Detroit, concerning transactions, prices, demand for goods, as well as accounts of events during Pontiac's War.
Frank H. Sterns papers -- 1862-1863 Creator: Sterns, Frank H., b. ca. 1841
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: Frank Sterns, a 21-year old clerk from Granby, Mass., enlisted as a private in the 52nd Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War, rapidly earning promotions to Corporal and Sergeant. His seven letters and four incomplete letters cover subjects such as contrabands he guarded at Baton Rouge, a Confederate spy, and a brief description of the skirmish at Indian Bend.
James Steuart Denham papers -- 1775-1778 Creator: Steuart, James, Sir, 1712-1780
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: This collection contains ten letters written between 1775 and 1778, by James Steuart Denham to Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton. In these letters, Denham discussed his opinions regarding the British war with America, and its toll on the British economy.
Benjamin Stevens letter book -- 1781-1808 Creator: Stevens, Benjamin, 1754-1838
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The letter book contains copies of correspondence Benjamin Stevens wrote as Commissary General at Hartford, Connecticut, during the Revolutionary War. The letters document his attempts to secure supplies for the Continental Army.
Stevens family papers -- 1884-1929 (bulk 1903-1906; 1914-1919) Creator: Stevens, Edith
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Stevens family papers consist of correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to the courtship of Frederic W. Stevens and Edith de Gueldry Twining and to their son Neil's experiences as a medical volunteer in France during the First World War.
Paul Stevens correspondence -- 1854-1860 Creator: Stevens, Hannah F.
Extent: 39 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 39 letters that Paul Stevens wrote to his cousin, Hannah F. Stevens, about his life in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and his trips to Buenos Aires, Calcutta, and London while working as a ship's carpenter.
George T. Stevens papers -- 1864 Creator: Stevens, Harriet
Extent: 29 items
Abstract: In 1861, George Stevens enlisted as assistant surgeon to the 77th New York Infantry, then returned to private practice after the Civil War. His letters written to his wife Harriet in 1864 describe military campaigns, the election of 1864, his health, and his desire to return home to his family and friends, while worrying over the difficulties of life after the war.
Helen C. Hough and Charles Stevens family collection -- 1786-1871 (bulk 1829-1861) Creator: Stevens, Helen Clarinda Hough, 1838-
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Helen C. Hough and Charles Stevens family collection contains correspondence related to several families in northern New York, particularly to the relatives of William J. Hough. The collection includes letters to Clarinda Hough, William's wife, as well as letters exchanged by their daughter, Helen Clarinda Hough, and her future husband, Charles E. Stevens of Flint, Michigan.
Samuel Gridley Howe letters -- 1840-1849 (bulk 1840-1841) Creator: Stevens, Josiah, 1795-1869 and Dinsmoor, Samuel, 1799-1869
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection contains 4 letters that Samuel Gridley Howe wrote to Secretary of State Josiah Stevens and Governor Samuel Dinsmoor, Jr., of New Hampshire, regarding the education of New Hampshire residents at the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind (now the Perkins School for the Blind).
Clement Stewart autograph album -- 1864 Creator: Stewart, Clement, 1842-1921
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains autographs and notes that Clement Stewart collected from fellow students at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in March 1864.
Norman C. Stewart collection -- 1942-1945 Creator: Stewart, Dorothy Seltzer
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that Pharmacist's Mate Norman C. Stewart wrote to his girlfriend and later wife, Dorothy Seltzer of Norristown, Pennsylvania, about his experiences in the United States Navy during World War II. Stewart served at the United States Naval Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island; in Oakland, California; and in the Pacific Theater.
James Stewart diary -- 1861-1863 Creator: Stewart, James, ca. 1836-1863
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The James Stewart diary covers the Civil War service of James Stewart, 1861-1863, including the battles of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson; his capture at Shiloh and imprisonment in Macon, Georgia; and his journey back to St. Louis after being released.
John B. Stickney papers -- 1862-1865 Creator: Stickney, John B., 1830-1882
Extent: 33 items
Abstract: The John B. Stickney papers consist of letters written by a Union soldier in the 35th Massachusetts Regiment, to his family in Massachusetts. Stickney wrote about the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, South Mountain, and Vicksburg.
John K. Stickney papers -- 1851-1853 Creator: Stickney, John K.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The John K. Stickney papers document the 1852 journey of the cargo ship Bowditch from Boston, Massachusetts, to Calcutta, India, and back to Boston.
Randall Stine letters -- 1942-1945 Creator: Stine family
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of over 280 letters that Sergeant Randall M. Stine wrote to his parents and siblings in Portland, Pennsylvania, while serving in the United States Army during World War II. Stine wrote about camp life in the United States and about his experiences in North Africa and Italy.
Rhoda B. Stoker diary -- 1920-1935 (bulk 1924, 1933, 1935) Creator: Stoker, Rhoda Boam, 1877-1941
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This diary contains Rhoda B. Stoker's recollections of a car trip she took with her family in August 1935. They traveled from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Idaho, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, California, and Nevada. The volume includes family and travel photographs from 1920, 1924, 1933, and 1935.
Joseph Stokes collection -- 1840-1844 Creator: Stokes, Joseph
Extent: 23 items
Abstract: This collection is primarily made up of letters that Joseph Stokes received while attending the Westtown School in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the early 1840s. His parents, Nathaniel Newlin and Nancy Evans Stokes, wrote most of the letters, though he also corresponded with aunts, cousins, and friends. Most items pertain to family news from Westfield, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Kittredge-Stone family correspondence -- 1824-1858 Creator: Stone family and Kittredge family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Kittredge-Stone family correspondence is made up of 184 letters to John Theodore Kittredge of Framingham, Massachusetts; to his sister Ellen, also of Framingham; and to Ellen's husband, Dexter Stone of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The letters pertain to bereavement, finances, and family news from Framingham, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Chivis H. Stone letters -- 1917-1918 Creator: Stone, Rose Kohler, 1891-1986
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Chivis H. Stone wrote to Rose Kohler of Bay City, Michigan, while working in Texas during World War I. Stone discussed his work repairing military telephone equipment, his travels along the Rio Grande River, his leisure activities, and his love for Rose.
John K. Stoner correspondence -- 1941 Creator: Stoner, Louis H.
Extent: 6 items
Abstract: The John K. Stoner correspondence is made up of 6 letters that Stoner wrote to his family during the summer of 1941, while he completed United States Army Air Forces training at Hickam Field, Hawaii. He commented on aspects of military life and anticipated his return home.
Storer family papers -- 1851-1865 Creator: Storer family
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: The Storer family papers contain letters and documents concerning members of the Storer family of New Haven, Connecticut, particularly their travels and Civil War service in the 15th and 27th Connecticut Infantry.
Isaac Story papers -- [1811]-1818 Creator: Story, Isaac, 1783-1852
Extent: 64 items
Abstract: The Isaac Story papers contain military documents and letters relating to Captain Isaac Story, who served as commander of a volunteer company of infantry attached to the battalion of artillery, 1st brigade, 2nd division of the Massachusetts Militia.
William and Ann Story letter book -- 1840-1842 Creator: Story, William, 1786- and Story, Ann Matthews
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume is comprised of retained copies of letters that William and Ann Story of Wigton, England, wrote to their son Daniel after his immigration to North America in the early 1840s. The couple described political and economic conditions in England and discussed their preparations for joining Daniel in North America.
James Stothert papers -- 1784-1807 Creator: Stothert, James, d. 1800
Extent: 55 items
Abstract: The Stothert papers consist of reports from plantation overseers in Saint James Parish, Jamaica, to their absentee landlord, James Stothert.
Frank C. Stout journal and account book -- 1860-1862 Creator: Stout, Franklin C.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: From 1860-1862, Franklin C. Stout used this volume to record financial transactions, notes about historical events, and an account of a trip to the Delaware Water Gap.
Willie and George Stow letters -- 1882 Creator: Stow family
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 13 letters that brothers George F. and Willie E. Stone wrote to their family in Fowlerville, Michigan, while living and working in Florida in 1882.
Thomas Somerville letters -- 1795-1799 Creator: Strahan, Andrew, d. 1831
Extent: 13 items
Abstract: The Thomas Somerville letters are 13 letters bound into a single volume. In his correspondence, addressed to publishers Andrew Strahan and Cadell & Davis in London, Somerville discussed the creation and subsequent publication of his book The History of Great Britain during the Reign of Queen Anne.
Stringfellow family papers -- 1833-1960 (bulk 1833-1931) Creator: Stringfellow family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Stringfellow family papers include correspondence, diaries, financial documents, legal documents, and photographs related to the family of pro-slavery Baptist minister Thornton Stringfellow of Culpeper County, Virginia. Some of the material pertains to legal disputes over slaves and property from Stringfellow's estate. The collection contains testimonies by former slaves.
Edwin F. and William H. Strong collection -- 1846-1866 (bulk 1862-1866) Creator: Strong family
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 letters to William H. Strong of Wallingford, Connecticut; a manuscript poem addressed to his sister-in-law, Louisa Strong of Wallingford and New Haven, Connecticut; a letter addressed to "Bro. Strong"; and proverbial thoughts about friendship by James and Marcia A. Strong. William's brother, Edwin F. Strong, wrote 4 of the letters while serving in the 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The poem, told from the point of view of a slave, also concerns the war.
Stryker family papers -- 1800-1847 Creator: Stryker family
Extent: 60 items
Abstract: The Stryker family papers consist of letters to and from this religious and reform minded family in New York and New Jersey.
Charles Stuart family emigration documents -- 1854-1855 Creator: Stuart, Charles, 1820-1877
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 4 documents related to the emigration of Charles Stuart and his family from Scotland to the United States in 1854.
James Stuart legal notebook and Allen family account book -- 1816-1830, 1945, and undated (bulk 1816-1830) Creator: Stuart, James and Allen family
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains James Stuart's notes on legal definitions and procedures, as well as financial accounts related to the family of John Allen of Shelbyville, Kentucky.
Josephus Stuart papers -- 1775-1895 (bulk 1810-1834) Creator: Stuart, Josephus, 1787-1828
Extent: 91 items (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The Josephus Stuart papers contain correspondence, diaries, and documents related to Stuart's early medical practice and his service with the 29th regiment of the United States Infantry. The collection also includes a series of diaries written by Stuart between 1815 and 1821, which document Stuart's service as chancellor to the U.S. Consulate in London, a visit to former president Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in 1816, and Stuart's experiences operating a steamboat.
James Leonard Sturgeon collection -- 1900-1967 (bulk 1900-1920) Creator: Sturgeon family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, military documents, photographs, and other items related to James Leonard Sturgeon's service in the Royal Air Force in Canada during World War I. The collection also contains family photographs from 1900-1933.
James R. Sturn diary -- 1944-1945 Creator: Sturn, James Russell, 1910-
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Seaman James R. Sturn kept this diary while serving onboard the destroyer Moale in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Sturn commented on sea life, reported the ship's movements, and described his experiences in multiple naval engagements.
Francis Crayton Sturtevant papers -- 1861-1913 (bulk 1861-1890) Creator: Sturtevant family
Extent: 70 items
Abstract: The Sturtevant papers are made up of letters written by Francis Crayton Sturtevant, a musician in the 5th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, to his family during and following the Civil War. The collection also includes Francis' incoming correspondence after the war.
Thomas Style journals -- 1804-1806 Creator: Style, Thomas
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: This collection includes two journals kept by Midshipman Thomas Style while on separate patrols with the HMS Révolutionnaire, under Captain Henry Hotham.
Suckley family papers -- 1791-1885 Creator: Suckley family
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Suckley family papers provide documentation of family life, mercantile business, and the Methodist Church in antebellum New York City.
Bernard M. Baruch collection -- 1920-1949 Creator: Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952
Extent: 65 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters by Bernard Baruch and Mark Sullivan regarding United States foreign policy, financial policy, national politics, and personal matters.
Jethro Sumner papers -- 1780-1781 Creator: Sumner, Jethro, 1733-1785
Extent: 72 items (0.25 linear feet)
Abstract: The Jethro Sumner papers contain incoming and outgoing letters relating to the progress of the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War, including the battles of Charlotte and King's Mountain, logistical and personnel concerns, and Sumner's resignation.
J. Freeman Suttle papers -- 1906-1916 Creator: Suttle, J. Freeman (James Freeman), 1866-1934
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: This collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence of J. Freeman Suttle, an early 20th-century merchant and farmer in what is now Marion, Alabama. Among other topics, the collection concerns education, family news and health, and employment.
Carl Philip Swanson correspondence -- 1939-1946 (bulk 1943-1945) Creator: Swanson family
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of around 150 letters that Sergeant Carl P. Swanson wrote to his family in Sparta, Michigan, while serving in the United States Army during World War II. Swanson served with the 976th Engineer Maintenance Company in Europe from July 1944-January 1946.
Swearingen-Bedinger papers -- 1759-1948 (bulk 1770-1795) Creator: Swearingen family and Bedinger family
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence, Revolutionary War military documents, land and financial documents, and maps pertaining to several generations of the interconnected Swearingen and Bedinger families of present-day Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky.
Carver General Hospital (Washington, D.C.) records -- 1864-1865 Creator: Sweet, Orlando P., 1838-1872
Extent: 218 pages
Abstract: The Carver Hospital records contain entries for admissions and surgery performed during the last year of the Civil War.
Samuel Breck collection -- 1833-1877 (bulk 1835, 1837-1839) Creator: Swift & Breck and Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902
Extent: 33 items
Abstract: The Samuel Breck collection contains an account book, bank checks, and a published book related to the financial affairs of Swift & Breck and to Samuel Breck's life.
Herbert Brigdon Syrett papers -- 1942-1947 (bulk 1943-1945) Creator: Syrett, Bertha Stuetzer
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains letters that Lieutenant Herbert Brigdon Syrett wrote to his mother while serving with the United States Army during World War II, as well as a scrapbook about Syrett's military experiences. Syrett, a member of the 102nd Medical Battalion, described his training in the United States and Hawaii and his experiences in the Pacific Theater.
Phyllis Okoniewski collection -- 1941-1945 (bulk 1942-1945) Creator: Szymczak, Phyllis Okoniewski, b. ca. 1926 and Szymczak, Richard, 1921-1999
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Phyllis Okoniewski of Buffalo, New York, wrote and received during World War II. She corresponded with servicemen in multiple branches of the United States Armed Forces during the early years of the war, and wrote over 150 letters to her future husband, Richard J. Szymczak, from September 1943-May 1945.