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Caleb B. Smith letter

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1413
Scope and Contents Note accepting dinner invitation, for Aug. 2, from "the President and Mrs. Lincoln."
Dates: Created: 1861

Dietrich C. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1414
Scope and Contents Letters to Carrie while serving with the 8th from Camp at Cairo, Ill. and Tennessee tell of his shock at the death of Stephen A. Douglas, the regiment, camp life and the battles at Belmont and Fort Donelson. Letter from Jackson, Tenn. describes being quartered among a town of Southern sympathizers. Several letters from Peter Weyhrich, 44th Illinois Infantry, to Dietrich while in Pekin from Murfreesboro and Vicksburg after its capture. Letter, 1863, from a friend in the 8th tells of the review...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865

Henry Bascom Rankin publications

 Collection — Box: 69
Identifier: MS-SC1234
Scope and Contents Includes signed typescript of his article "Comments and Corrections on "The Lincoln Life Mask and How It Was Made." Written in response to an article by Leonard Volk which appeared in Century Magazine, Dec. 1881. Typed manuscript of "I Come: A Study of Life Through Dreamland's Open Door" an unpublished article written in memory of his wife, Alma Hurd Rankin(1863-1915). Gives an account of a dream in which Rankin finds himself within the presence of Jesus.Also includes bound copy of...
Dates: Created: 1915 - 1916

Mary Edwards Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AV-01-05-EdwardsBrown
Dates: Existence: 1866 - 1958

Noyes W. Miner papers

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1052
Scope and Contents Two essays, each 11 pages, handwritten. The first concerns healing through prayer and faith and offers two examples. The second is a "vindication" of Mary Todd Lincoln and is a memoir of experiences he had with Mrs. Lincoln that he uses to deny negative portrayals of her character and actions.
Dates: Created: Undated

Sarah F. (Prescott) Sleeper letters

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1405
Scope and Contents Letters to her family, the James Prescotts of Deerfield Center, New Hampshire. The first is sent from Livingston Falls, Maine and makes references to the war and the draft and advises that she would "skedadle to Canada". The next three letters are from Illinois and discuss family and friends and the differences between the farms, the climate, the roads, cost of living and the illnesses in Illinois and New England. Describes Lincoln's funeral as "wicked to spend so much money in such a way."...
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1865

Thomas J. Pickett papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1173
Scope and Contents Article, 1860, written about the candidates focusing on Lincoln and Douglas, and supporting Lincoln. Three letters to his wife. Two written while in Springfield for the senate during February 1861, discuss plans to visit Mrs. Lincoln, to attend a reception "Mrs. L" is giving and his hopes that Mrs. Grimsley will accompany "Mrs. L" to Washington and remain there with her so he can have "a friend in the White House. One letter, Oct. 1, 1864, from Chicago tells her of his regiment's latest orders,...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1864