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LIB-MS. Library Manuscripts

 Record Group
Identifier: LIB-MS
Manuscript materials part of the library's collections, housed and maintained by the Archives.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

[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 A. Pleasonton to W.H. Morris from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 Item — Box LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-011
Scope and Contents Alfred Pleasonton (Maj. Gen.) complements Morris for the treatise he sent to Pleasonton about infantry tactics. He discusses both Napoleon and Frederick III of Prussua and Napoleon's victory over Prussia at the Battle of Jena, Jena Germany.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.