American Civil War (1861-1865)
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of two letters written on May 28 and December 3, 1864 from Caleb Smith to his younger brother Ethelbert Marshall Smith. The letters describe business dealings overseas during the 19th century, as well as personal matters. Caleb Smith worked in Hong Kong at a small merchant firm, and Ethelbert worked in Amoy (Xiamen, China) as the United States unnoficial Vice-Consul before moving to work at an unnamed private company.
Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).
Frederick Stansbury Haydon (died 1992) was a US Army officer and military historian. Collection consists of the research notes, illustrations, and photographs assembled by Haydon for his published work Aeronautics in the Union and Confederate Armies (1941), as well as some personal and student material. Materials range in date from 1937 to 1977.
The Horstmeier family resided in the Boston, Massachusetts area in the 1890s. The scrapbook (1855-1863) contains clippings of poems and prose removed from newspapers and most likely assembled during the Civil War period.