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Early Presidents Collection

Identifier: LU-RG03-002
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of records documenting the first seven presidents of Lawrence University: William Sampson (1849-1853), Edward Cooke (1853-1859), Russell Mason (1859-1865), George Steele (1865-1879), Elias Huntley (1879-1883), Bradford Raymond (1883-1889), and Charles Gallagher (1889-1893). Materials consist primarily of articles, correspondence, and photographs.

[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 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 from Washington, D.C. by Thaddeus Stevens

 Item — Box: LIB-MS 1
Identifier: LIB-MS-002

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.

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.