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Tarleton family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 481
Abstract:

Correspondence, autograph album, genealogical notes, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Tarleton and Lightfoot families of Alabama. The major figures represented in the collection are Robert Tarleton, his wife Sarah Bernard Lightfoot Tarleton, and Sarah Bee Ross Lightfoot. Most letters were written by Robert Tarleton and date from the Civil War period. The papers also contain an 1834 letter from Marquis de Lafayette to the President of the French Chamber of Peers.

Dates: 1830-1888, bulk 1861-1869

Terry family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 482
Abstract: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...
Dates: 1795-1939

Terry-Slocomb family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 483
Abstract:

The papers consist of correspondence, a diary, household accounts, and professional documents relating to William Terry; his wife, Maria Roxana Slocomb Terry; his sister, Esther Asenath Terry; and their family and friends in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.

Dates: 1809-1891

Thönges family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 489
Abstract:

The papers consist almost entirely of correspondence between Heinrich Thönges in Steinfurth, Germany and his children in the United States. Included are descriptions of life during the Civil War and addresses to commemorate the Battle of Antietam.

Dates: 1862-1903, bulk 1862-1880

Tomlinson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1172
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, and legal documents of the Tomlinson and related families of Connecticut. Prominent in the correspondence are six letters (1826-1853) by Gideon Tomlinson, governor of Connecticut (1826-1831) and a series of Civil War letters (1862-1865) by Albert DeForest of the 14th Connecticut Volunteers. Also a farming diary (1793-1805) kept probably by Joel Beard of Stratford, and the daybook (1805-1812) of Curtiss Tomlinson, a farmer of Huntington. Additional account...
Dates: 1758-1865

Towner family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 500
Abstract:

Diary, account book, financial and legal papers, and photocopies of material relating to the Towner and Tyler families of Branford, Connecticut. Solomon and Isaac Tyler's shipping interests and John Edwin Towner's Civil War diary are significant materials in the collection.

Dates: 1743-1865

Treadway collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 504
Abstract: Chiefly miscellaneous letters and legal documents connected with the Civil War and land transactions in Virginia. The Civil War papers include letters from Lt. Col. Andrew Terry, among them one describing the capture of Roanoke Island in 1862. The Virginia papers are largely records of the Lee and Fendall families (1811-1865). In addition there is a letter written by Henry Clay on the election of 1848. A small number of papers pertain to Morton C. Treadway, the collector of these items, and...
Dates: 1811-1954, bulk 1811-1865

Joseph Hopkins Twichell papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 755
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal and professional papers documenting the personal life and activities of Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American pastor Joseph Hopkins Twichell. Correspondence consists of letters from Twichell, chiefly to his family, dating from 1855 to 1864, and incoming letters from Frederick Edwin Church, William Reed Eastman, and others. There are notebooks and scrapbooks dating from Twichell's service in the 71st New York Volunteers...
Dates: 1855-1918

Vann collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1182
Abstract:

A collection of autograph letters and facsimiles of which the largest number are letters to and from Daniel Webster. Also in the collection is a volume of drafts of letters, pamphlets, and speeches composed by Stephen Devalson Dillaye between 1864-1868 on current political issues. Dillaye was a Democrat who opposed radical abolitionism, but sided with the North in the Civil War.

Dates: 1778-1887, bulk 1822-1887

James Watson Webb papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 683
Abstract: The James Watson Webb papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, newspapers, diaries, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of James Watson Webb and his family, including his second wife, Laura Virginia Cram Webb. The papers document Webb's journalistic and political careers, his personal life, and the activities and observations of his second wife, Laura Virginia Cram Webb, a close confidante to her husband. Major topics of interest include New York...
Dates: 1819-1890

Webster family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 527
Abstract: Principal figures in these papers are Noah Webster, the lexicographer, and his son William Greenleaf Webster. Also included are papers pertaining to the G. C. Merriam Company and the publication of Noah Webster's dictionaries and grammars. Family correspondence includes twenty-two letters written by Noah Webster to his son between 1835 and 1843 while the latter was in Cincinnati, Ohio, and La Fayette, Indiana, selling his father's books. The papers of William Greenleaf Webster make up...
Dates: Circa 1764-1909, bulk 1831-1873

Lewis Weld family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 559
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, Civil War memorabilia, diaries, and photographs of Mason Cogswell Weld, Lewis Ledyard Weld, and Charles T. Weld, sons of Lewis Weld (1796-1853). The collection has letters written from Leipzig, Germany by Mason Weld, 1853-1855; and several letters from Lewis L. Weld describing his life and activities in Colorado, 1860-1863. The bulk of the correspondence, however, dates from the Civil War, in which all three brothers served.

Dates: 1781-1877, bulk 1853-1864

Timothy Lester Woodruff family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1229
Abstract:

Family correspondence of John Woodruff and his son, Timothy Lester Woodruff. Included are several items documenting John Woodruff's career as a Congressman from Connecticut (1855-1857; 1859-1861) and his election on the American Party ticket. Also in the papers is a letter from Samuel Scott, an ancestor of the family, written while serving in the American Revolution.

Dates: 1776-1904