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Box LIB-MS 1


Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

The life and writings of Jerome A. Watrous soldier-reporter Adjutant of The Iron Bridage

 File — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-008
Scope and Contents Biography of Jerome A. Watrous, buch of which revolves around his experiences during the Civil War. Watrous was a student at Lawrence University for a brief period in 1859. Also included is a letter from Watrous to Lawrence University in response to a request for information regarding Lawrence and the Civil War.

Letter from Camp Randall by Robert Darrah

 Collection — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-003
Scope and Contents Signed letter dated February 17, 1864 from Rob to Charley Darrah writing about guarding the conscripts and draftees, a fire at the Guard House, and attacks on citizens of Madison.

Naval Recruit Muster Certificate

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-006
Scope and Contents Recruiting certificate signed by Commander E.R. Thomson, U.S.N. certifying Anthony Reilly was mustered into the U.S. Navy for two years from the date April 16th, 1864 in behalf of the Supervisors of the County of New York as part and parcel of the quota of Volunteers required of said County.

Muster Roll of Company A, 10th Maine Infantry Regiment

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-007
Scope and Contents Muster roll of Company A, 10th Maine Infantry Regiment, 1863 Jan. 1 to Feb. 28.

[Homer Smith as a young child, full-length portrait, facing front, standing up] by Gilbert Temple

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-004
Scope and Contents Notations on the back of the photo: "Our Soldier Boy 7 yrs. Homer Smith." Homer Smith is wearing a Union Civil War uniform holding a rifle.

Letter from Ellen Terry to Sir Alfred and Lady Turner

 File — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-009
Scope and Contents One letter and evelope dated October 20, 1910 in which Terry writes to Sir Alfred and Lady Turner (Juliette Elizabeth Marie (Whiting) thanking them for a small ivory gift as she travels to America on the R.M.S. Oceanic for a lecture tour.

Postcard from Bernard Shaw to Barbara Low

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-010
Scope and Contents One postcard dated March 5, 1938 in which Shaw writes to Barbara Low about his distaste for book signings. Shaw and Low were both members of the Fabian Society. The card has his home address printed on the top and on the back is the address of Barbara Low along with a stamp with the profile of George VI.

Letter from George Thomas to Joseph Hooker

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-013
Scope and Contents Several skirmishes, including near Tunnel Hill and near Ringgold Gap had taken place in early May with a division of the Army of the Chumberland, led by Thomas advancing east and easily defeating the Confederates at Tunnel Hill. Although a minor battle, it did mark the beginning of the Atlanta Campaign. Note, Thomas is here directing Hooker who had once been commander of the Army of the Cumberland

Letter to Lawrence University's president, Thomas N. Barrows, a boy's life in Appleton from 1860-1867

 File — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-012
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a letter to President Barrows (including envelope), a printed illlustration of the first Appleton factory, and the president's thank-you letter back.