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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Herron papers

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Identifier: MS 0548
Abstract Herron, Mary Louise Browning 1834-1863; Missionary and Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1855. The papers contain correspondence, family material, biographical material and a published letter. The letters are. The papers primarily document missionary life in India. The collection also includes some family materials written after her death discussing family issues.
Dates: 1849-1886; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1863

Letter from Nathaniel Leighton to Lizzie Leighton, October 8, 1861, 1861-10-08

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Nathaniel Wilson Leighton Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, and biographical information. The material primarily relates to his work as a surgeon during the United States Civil War from 1861-1864. He was a member of the Seventy-second Regiment of the New York Volunteers, and then was transferred to the One Hundred and Seventy-third Regiment. His earlier diaries primarily discuss the weather and his desire to go home and be with his wife. As the time goes on and...
Dates: 1861-10-08

Portrait photograph of Nathaniel Leighton, 1863-08-22

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Nathaniel Wilson Leighton Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, and biographical information. The material primarily relates to his work as a surgeon during the United States Civil War from 1861-1864. He was a member of the Seventy-second Regiment of the New York Volunteers, and then was transferred to the One Hundred and Seventy-third Regiment. His earlier diaries primarily discuss the weather and his desire to go home and be with his wife. As the time goes on and...
Dates: 1863-08-22

Sarah Locke Stow papers

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Identifier: MS 0591
Abstract Stow, Sarah Deborah Locke, 1836-1927; College teacher and author. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1859. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1859-1868 and 1877-1889. Papers contain letters, compositions, writings, and biographical material. Primarily documenting her academic and social experience as both a student and teacher at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1852-1927

Smith family papers

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Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract Smith family. Edward Smith, 1830-1865, and Georgiana Smith Smith, 1830-1885, and one daughter. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, biographical information and photographs. Primarily documenting the experiences of Clara Eliza Smith, 1865-1943, their daughter, while a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1882-1885.
Dates: 1862-1954

Thomas correspondence

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Identifier: MS 0594
Abstract Thomas, Belle (Isabella) Collins, 1838-1918; student and housewife. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary student, 1864-1865. Papers consist of letters to her husband, Walter S. Thomas, a soldier in the United States Civil War. Primarily describing her preparations to attend Mount Holyoke and her experience as a student.
Dates: 1864-1865