United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Bunnell family papers
Call Number: MS 1149
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, legal and financial records, writings, memorabilia, and pictorial material which document the activities of four generations of Bunnell and Sterling family members living primarily in Connecticut and New York. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia document the Yale academic careers of Sterling Haight and Frank Scott Bunnell and John W. Sterling, the Civil War service of Rufus W. Bunnell and Henry T. Plant, and the travels of family...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Bunnell family papers
Mary Boykin Chesnut diaries collection
Call Number: MS 1263
Overview: The collection consists of photoduplicates of original Mary Chesnut manuscripts, from the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina and from private owners, collected by C. Vann Woodward for the preparation of his book, Mary Chesnut's Civil War.
Civil War manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 619
Overview: The Civil War Manuscripts Collection was created to give the researcher more direct access to small and fragmentary collections of material on the subject of the Civil War in the United States, 1861-1865. It is an intentionally assembled collection of diaries, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and ephemera primarily documenting military events and daily camp life, as well as family life on the home front and civilian activities. Many Connecticut regiments are represented throughout...
Dates: 1859-1900, bulk 1861-1865
Henry Dutton family papers
Call Number: MS 2094
Overview: A collection of letters of the family of Henry Dutton (1796-1869), Yale College 1818, 38th governor of Connecticut and Yale law professor (1847-1869). The letters of his only son, Henry Melzar Dutton (1838-1862), Yale College 1857 and Yale Law 1859, written while working as a lawyer in Litchfield, Connecticut, until April 1861 and then serving as a 1st Lieutenant with Company C of the 5th Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers during the Civil War until his death on August 9, 1862, constitute the...
Dates: 1859-1890, 2018, bulk 1859-1890
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Henry Dutton family papers
Adella Fowler Larkin correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 921
Overview: The collection consists of letters sent to New England resident Adella Fowler Larkin by her family and friends during the second half of the nineteenth century. The letters are personal in nature and discuss people, fashion, news, events, health, and activities of the correspondents. Prominent in the collection are letters from her sister Myra Fowler McFarland, a teacher with the American Missionary Association working in Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia before, during, and immediately...
Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers
Call Number: MS 1231
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Walter Keeler Scofield papers
Call Number: MS 437
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, journals, scrapbooks, photographs and miscellanea relating to Walter Keeler Scofield's career as naval surgeon during the Civil War and his later voyages to Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, and the West Indies.
Albert Waldo Snoke papers
Call Number: MS 1471
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, hospital consultation files, reports, subject files, writings, research material, audiocassettes, and photographs, which document Albert W. Snoke's career in hospital administration and his interest in health care. The papers also include material concerning the career of his wife, Parnie Storey Hamilton Snoke, and the Snoke, Storey, and Hamilton families. The papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection. Albert Waldo Snoke...
Dates: 1861-1988, bulk 1946-1988
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Albert Waldo Snoke papers
Towner family papers
Call Number: MS 500
Overview: 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.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Towner family papers
Katharine Buell Wilder family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 18
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, scrapbooks, and other material documenting the life of Katharine Buell Wilder and several other members of the Buell, Heinz, Samter, and Wilder families.
Dates: 1764-1996, bulk 1906-1987