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Ulster Iron Works records -- 1816-1874 (bulk 1825-1844) Creator: Ulster Iron Works
Extent: 1 volume, plus 98 loose manuscripts
Abstract: The Ulster Iron Works records consist of documentation of the financial, management, and technical aspects of iron production during the 1830s and 1840s, and correspondence between the owners of the company and John Simmons, the on-site manager.
John Brand Umfreville letter books -- 1814-1817 Creator: Umfreville, John Brand, 1784-1820
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: These letter books contain orders and letters that Captain John Brand Umfreville of the Royal Navy wrote and received while commanding the HMS Childers in the Caribbean and along the English coast during and just after the War of 1812.
Almon Underwood journal -- 1832-1859 (bulk 1832-1850) Creator: Underwood, Almon, 1809-1887
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Congregationalist preacher Almon Underwood kept this journal from 1832-1850. Underwood wrote about his faith, religious work, and life in Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. The volume also contains an autobiography entitled "My Life Work," 2 sermons, and 15 pages of financial records, some of which concern John Underwood's estate.
George Underwood collection -- 1835-1838 Creator: Underwood, George, 1816-1859
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection is made up of 50 incoming letters to George Underwood of Auburn, New York, as well as cartes-de-visite and other card photographs. Underwood's acquaintances wrote about college preparation, political issues, and their lives in northern New York.
Augustus F. Unger papers -- 1849-1851 Creator: Unger, Augustus F.
Extent: 10 items
Abstract: The papers of Augustus F. Unger record the experiences of a failed forty-niner, who left a New England home to search for gold in California and returned broke.
United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society minute book -- 1839-1867 Creator: United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society
Extent: 184 pages
Abstract: The minute book of the United Sons of Salem Benevolent Society describes the business proceedings of a mid-19th century African American self-help organization. A hybrid of an insurance agency and charitable operation, the United Sons bound together members of the African American community of Salem, New Jersey, providing a social network, a financial safety net, and support in the event of illness or death.
Indian Commissioners’ receipts -- 1776 Creator: United States. Army
Extent: 98 items
Abstract: This collection contains 98 receipts from 1776 for supplies given to Indians and settlers in Western Pennsylvania.
United States. Army. 29th Infantry orderly book -- 1814 Creator: United States. Army. 29th Infantry
Extent: 1 Volume
Abstract: The United States. Army. 29th Infantry orderly book (124 pages) contains the general orders, detail orders, and morning reports of a New York infantry stationed at Sackets Harbor from March to August 1814, during the War of 1812.
Charleston (Ill.) Riot records -- 1864 Creator: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 54th (1861-1865)
Extent: 95 items
Abstract: The Charleston Riot records contain depositions and telegraphs from a riot in Charleston, Illinois between the 54th Illinois Infantry and locals who opposed the draft and the Civil War.
United States. Army. 18th New York Infantry descriptive book -- ca. 1863, 1900 Creator: United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 18th
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The volume contains extensive information on the officers and enlisted men of the New York 18th Infantry, including their hometowns, occupations, physical characteristics, and injuries and deaths.
Report of the Board of Claims Stationed at Nashville -- 1864 Creator: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Board of Claims.
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Report of the Board of Claims Stationed at Nashville lists financial claims made by residents of Nashville and the surrounding area against the United States Army for resources seized during the Civil War, as well as the amount of compensation ultimately awarded and brief remarks about claimants, often regarding their political affiliation or the validity of their claims.
Civil War Ambulance Corps records and Graham family accounts -- 1863-1865, 1870-1884 Creator: United States. Army and Graham family
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Civil War Ambulance Corps records and Graham family accounts are housed in a single bound volume. Forty pages of reports concern the actions of the Union ambulance corps from 1863-1865, and 41 pages of household accounts (1870-1884) pertain to the Graham family.
Frank Costello letters -- 1952-1953 Creator: United States. Bureau of Prisons
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of undelivered letters and greeting cards sent to New York crime boss Frank Costello during his incarceration in federal correctional institutions from 1952-1953. Costello's correspondents shared their support for him, encouraged him to embrace Christianity, and requested financial assistance.
Dunlap legal papers -- 1797-1820 Creator: United States. Circuit Court (7th Circuit)
Extent: 12 items
Abstract: The Dunlap legal papers are comprised of 12 original and copied documents related to a lawsuit that John Dunlap of Ross County, Ohio, brought against Alexander Dunlap and James Dunlap regarding land along the Scioto River, which was once owned by John Fowler. The documents include receipts, legal depositions, and surveys.
Tadeusz Kościuszko family legal documents -- 1843-1860 Creator: United States. Circuit Court (7th Circuit)
Extent: 15 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 15 legal documents pertaining to a lawsuit related to Ohio lands claimed by the descendants of Tadeusz Kościuszko in 1855.
Valley Forge Headquarters orderly book -- 1778 Creator: United States. Continental Army
Extent: 55 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: The Valley Forge Headquarters orderly book (55 pages) contains the general orders and brigade orders issued by Continental Army headquarters at Valley Forge during winter encampment, from January 20-February 22, 1778.
United States Continental Army record book -- 1778-1783 Creator: United States. Continental Army
Extent: 98 leaves (1 volume)
Abstract: The United States Continental Army record book contains weekly and monthly military returns for various Continental Army brigades and regiments between March 1778 and August 1783.
Robert Howe orderly book -- 1776-1778 Creator: United States. Continental Army
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Robert Howe orderly book (181 pages) was kept by an American officer at the headquarters of Major General Robert Howe (1732-1786), of the Continental Army's Southern Department, from June 16, 1776, to July 14, 1778. Included are orders relating to the anticipated British attack on Charleston, South Carolina, in 1776, and to Howe's expedition against the British at St. Augustine, Florida, in June and July 1778.
John Molson & George Davies v. Jesse Hawley documents -- 1835 Creator: United States. District Court (New York : Northern District)
Extent: 8 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of legal documents pertaining to a lawsuit filed by John Molson and George Davies against Jesse Hawley in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York in 1834.
Johann de Kalb family legal documents -- 1848-1856 Creator: United States. District Court (Ohio : Southern District)
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 7 items related to a legal dispute over lands in Ohio belonging to the heirs of Johann De Kalb, baron de Kalb, a French military officer who served with Continental Army forces during the American Revolution. De Kalb's granddaughter, Léonore Nicette de Kalb, became involved in a lawsuit after the sale of a tract of land without her knowledge or consent.
V-Mail Process collection -- 1944 Creator: United States. Marine Corps. Division, 2nd
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: The V-Mail Process collection is made up of 8 photographs and accompanying typed explanations, created in April 1944, which demonstrate the process of creating V-mail for the United States Marine Corps 2nd Division. The photographs are individually numbered and the typed explanations occasionally include commentary on the careers of pictured marines.
William Upjohn diaries -- 1836-1839 Creator: Upjohn, William, 1770-1847
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: William Upjohn, an English immigrant, composed these diaries between January 1, 1836, and September 22, 1839, while he lived in Pittsford, New York. He commented on his farm, family news, the Erie Canal, and current events.
Upper Alton Presbyterian Sabbath School Society minutes -- 1842-1850 Creator: Upper Alton Presbyterian Sabbath School Society (Upper Alton, Ill.)
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This volume contains the constitution and meeting minutes of the Upper Alton Presbyterian Sabbath School Society, recorded between 1842 and 1850. Minutes often included the names of teachers present and the number of students, separated by gender.
Henry Upson collection -- 1812-1821 (bulk 1812-1813) Creator: Upson, Henry
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: This collection contains business correspondence that London merchant Henry Upson received between 1812 and 1821. Early letters concern commerce, deteriorating relations between the United States and Great Britain, and the war.
Emory Upton collection -- 1870-1878 Creator: Upton, Emory, 1839-1881
Extent: 7 items
Abstract: This collection contains 7 letters that General Emory Upton received from personal acquaintances and a family member in the 1870s. Upton's correspondents expressed condolences following the death of Upton's wife and discussed their personal lives and careers.
Vine Utley, Observations on Old People 80 Years of Age -- 1809-1818, 1827 Creator: Utley, Vine, 1768-1836
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Dr. Vine Utley compiled his Observations on Old People 80 Years of Age while interviewing octogenarians and older individuals in New London County, Connecticut, from 1809-1818. He reported on their ages, families, dietary habits, and physical and mental health.