Soldiers -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-1294
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, military papers, and other material documenting the military career of Albert Barnitz and Barnitz family life. The papers concern such subjects as cavalry operations, military life, relations between parents and children, and child rearing practices.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1314
Overview: The papers document the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century historiography of General George Armstrong Custer and the Little Big Horn Battle. The collection contains research material consisting of correspondence, notes, writings, photoprints and maps. There is some original nineteenth centry material related to Custer, in particular the correspondence of Edward Settle Godfrey, but most of the papers are reproductions of original primary material.
Call Number: RU 84
Overview: The records consist of correspondence written by Civil War soldiers from Yale College.
Call Number: RU 85
Overview: The records consist of correspondence from World War II servicemen from Silliman College (Yale) to the master of the college, F. S. C. Northrop, and his wife. Also included are an address book and miscellaneous printed materials documenting wartime activities of Yale servicemen.
Call Number: WA MSS 122-125
Overview: The collection contains correspondence between Gen. S. R. Curtis and his family while in military service or on engineering jobs, his official correspondence with copies of orders, telegrams, and other military papers while serving in the Mexican and Civil Wars, as Indian Commissioner to make treaties with the Sioux in Montana and Dakota and while working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Family letters also record Samuel Stephen Curtis's experiences prospecting in California, 1858-60.
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: MS 1793
Overview: The papers mostly consist of entries from William Winter Dean's diaries, and original letters written by him to various family members, particularly covering his years in the United States Army during World War I. There is also a notebook of letter transcripts, photocopies of photographs, and biographical information on Dean prepared by his two daughters.
Dates: 1894-1929, bulk 1914-1919
Call Number: WA MSS S-1308
Call Number: WA MSS S-1187
Overview: The bulk of the collection documents William Emory's service on the Mexican boundary survey in the years 1848 to 1858. Series I contains correspondence with members of the boundary commission, the American and Mexican Survey parties, and government officials. Correspondence for 1849-50 describes California during the Gold Rush and Forty-Niners on the Gila route. There are also other military records. Series II contains letters and other records from Emory's service in Kansas and in the Civil...
Call Number: WA MSS S-1404
Overview: The papers record the career of a nineteenth century military officer in the American West and, in particular, his service in the Wounded Knee campaign. Forsyth's correspondence documents his service as military secretary to General Sheridan and as an inspector for the military Department of the Missouri during the 1870s. The letters also trace his command in the Bannock War of 1878, his part in the Wounded Knee campaign and subsequent investigation, and his command of the Department of...
Dates: 1865-1932, bulk 1870-1898
Call Number: WA MSS S-744
Overview: The collection contains letterpress copies of letters signed by Wheeler and other officers of the survey, registers of correspondence sent and received, records of meteorological and topographical observations, atlas sheets, and photographs and stereoscope views of parts of the territory covered by the expeditions.
Correspondence of World War II servicemen from Branford College, Yale University, and the manuscript of by Polly S. Buck
Call Number: RU 812
Overview: The materials include the letters of World War II servicemen from Branford College (Yale) to Polly S. Buck, who was wife of the master; letters to various recipients from John William Ruff (Yale 1927), who was a Professor of English at Yale and a fellow of Branford College before the war; and permission to publish correspondence. Also included is a manuscript of Buck's book, We Minded the Store.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1293
Overview: The papers, which document Harris's work on the United States surveys of the Mississippi Sound and the northwest boundary, contain correspondence, reports of the Northwest Boundary Survey, photographs of the survey, and a genealogical record of the Harris family up to 1903.
Call Number: WA MSS S-2678
Overview: The collection documents several episodes in the history of Indian removal in the southeastern United States and Missouri, focusing on the activities of Generals Ethan Allen Hitchcock and Thomas Sidney Jesup in the 1830s and early 1840s. Material includes autograph letters, signed, and manuscript reports, diaries, and maps.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 23
Overview: The papers contain writings, correspondence, family papers, photographs, and printed works documenting the life and writing career of James Jones. Included among the writings are drafts of six published novels and one unpublished one, poetry, screenplays and short stories. The papers also provide documentation on his personal life, particularly during World War II, his early efforts to find a publisher for his works, and his long association with Harry and Lowney Handy.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1317
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journal entries, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera that document the life and military career of John Vance Lauderdale. Originally bound in thirteen indexed scrapbooks. Subjects discussed include family life, military life, treatment of Indians and blacks, and the practice of medicine. Two boxes of lantern slides accompany papers.
Call Number: WA MSS 303-304
Overview: The collection consists of 83 manuscript maps and related material on 66 sheets, dating from ca. 1803 to 1810. The maps detail the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Coast and back, 1804-1806. Many of them were created or annotated during the expedition by William Clark. A sketch map of Vancouver's Island and the region of Nootka Sound has been attributed to Captain Lewis. Several of the maps include information supplied by Native Americans. The collection also includes...
Dates: circa 1803-1810
Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Overview: The collection includes letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and drawings. The papers largely relate to Pratt's work with and theories on the education of American Indians and his involvement with the Carlisle Indian School. Included is material relating to the controversies surrounding his work and much relating to Indians and Indian life in general. There are a group of Indian photographs and drawings, and papers relating to members of Pratt's family.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1311
Overview: The papers document the career of an United States Army officer who served on the western frontier. The papers contain correspondence between Sully, his family, and colleagues, army records from Sully's positions at posts in California and the northern plains, as well as records from his appointment as Superintendent of the Indians for the Territory of Montana.There are some personal papers and research material on Alfred Sully gathered by his grandson Langdon Sully as he wrote the...
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.