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Southern States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the part of the United States south of the Mason-Dixon Line, the Ohio River, and the southern border of Missouri and Kansas, extending from the Atlantic Ocean to the western border of Texas, sometimes including or excluding individual states along these borders.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas E. Packer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1010
Overview: The papers consist of letters written to Packer from fellow teachers, family, and business associates, plus financial, legal, and miscellaneous papers. The correspondence covers the years 1851-1858, when Packer was teaching school in West Mystic, Connecticut; Brandon, Mississippi; and Mystic Bridge, Connecticut. The letters contain news about teaching, discussions of spiritual and intellectual concerns, and remarks about places visited.
Dates: 1833-1864

William Henry Potter Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1047
Overview: Private journals, ledgers and scrapbooks kept by William H. Potter of Groton, Conn. and Brandon, Mississippi (1851-1955). The journals contain descriptions of his activities and discourses on religion and politics. A commonplace book (1837-1848) gives some information on his brief attendance at Yale and his stay at Bacon School. The papers contain an unidentified 1933 judicial diary and a Norwich, Conn. account book. The papers also contain a diary (1859-1861) and other materials of Kittie...
Dates: 1832-1933