Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864
Call Number: WA MSS S-1482
Overview: The Luis Alberto Guajardo Collection of Músquiz, Mexico Records contains administrative records from the town of Músquiz, Coahuila, Mexico. The records were collected by Luis Alberto Guajardo, a general in the Mexican Army. Guajardo's military travels allowed him to visit local record offices in Coahuila and research the history of the region. This research led to the formulation of Guajardo's Apuntes Datos y Noticias Para la Historia de Coahuila, a history of the Coahuila region. The Records...
Dates: 1553-1889, bulk 1801-1889
Call Number: WA MSS S-2655
Overview: The John J. Peck Papers consist of journal entries, correspondence, and printed material, bound in eight volumes, that document Peck's military and political career. Manuscript copies of journals and outgoing letters to newspapers, family members, and military officers record his experience in the following campaigns: several battles including the Battle of Monterrey and occupation of Mexico City during the Mexican-American War; a campaign against the Navajo and Apache in New Mexico (1849-1851,...
Dates: 1845-1970 1845-1863, bulk 1845-1863
Call Number: WA MSS S-2699
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, reports, printed material, and maps that document the military career and personal life of United States Army general Thomas Howard Ruger, focusing on his years in Montana, the Dakotas, and Missouri, 1879-1895. The collection contains significant documentation of the relationship between Native Americans and the United States government, especially the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, Crow, and Chiricahua Apache communities. Correspondence and records...
Dates: 1821-1958, bulk 1878-1907
Call Number: WA MSS S-1354
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, appointments, discharge certificates, photographs, printed material, and other military papers documenting Tobey's life and career, particularly during the Civil War years. There is additional material concerning his later career during which time he served at several Far Western posts.