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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Mimi Atwater Collection [Book Collection]

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Books-Atwater
Scope and Contents

American Civil War history

Dates: Publication: 1857 - 1958

Mary Houghton Boorman Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: P18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence among family members and other assorted letters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1930

Arthur Ben and Betty Nick Chitty Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P29
Scope and Contents

Collection contains personal materials created by Arthur Ben and Betty Nick Chitty, materials related to Sewanee and The University of the South, Episcopal Church materials, Civil War related materials, materials related to Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, bibliographies, books and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1914-06-15 - 2003-02-11

Confederate Papers Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MS223
Scope and Contents

Collection contains assorted letters from the US Civil War period, including those from General Braxton Bragg and Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Buckner. Collection also contains a prayer for the deaths at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Dates: 1813 - 1951

Edward Fontaine Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS227
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence from 1835 to 1979, diaries from 1836 to 1884 and two volumes on zoology.

Dates: 1835 - 1979

Harding-Timberlake Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS220
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, biographies, genealogies, memoirs and transcriptions.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1858 - 1875

Lovell Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P71
Scope and Contents

News clippings, correspondence, Confederate bonds, presidential pardons, biographical material, engravings, tintypes, rotogravures, bills of sale for enslaved persons.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1831 - 1921

Abbott "Abbo" Martin Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P74
Scope and Contents Materials related to Sewanee professor Abbott Cotten Martin. This collection is composed of newspapers clippings (the majority), index (some) and notes for his English classes (little). Martin was a gardener who, with the help of WWII POW labor, transformed the ravine on campus into the Abbott Cotten Martin Ravine Gardens, better known as "Abbo's Alley." He was also a staunch segregationist, believer in the Southern Cause and was anti-Communist-- with news clippings reflecting that. One...
Dates: 1928 - 1968

The Johannes Oertel Collection

 File — Box 1
Identifier: MS86
Scope and Contents

Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, newspaper clippings, letters written by Oertel himself, museum exhibit materials, inventories, grant requests, conservation records, appraisal records, photographs of his art and their negatives.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1823 - 1909

David Pise Diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS89
Scope and Contents

Collection contains diaries from David Pise from 1850 to 1869, correspondence calendar and pastoral letters from the House of Bishops.

Dates: 1850 - 1869

Polk Family Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS90
Scope and Contents

Collection materials pertain to Leonidas Polk and members of the Polk family from the 1820s to 2003. Letters, historical documentation, profiles, essays, news clippings, photographs, family Bibles, VHS tapes, reels, books and CD ROMS, flag and t-shirt.

Dates: 1820 - 2003

Houston Roberson Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS222
Scope and Contents

Collection contains syllabi, lecture notes, study guides, conference materials, speeches, tenure-related materials, professional writings on topics of agency for People of Color, history of the South, history of Black churches, social activism, civil disobedience, student writings and other assorted professor-related materials.

Dates: 1991 - 2009

Thomas York Collection [Book Collection]

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Books-York
Scope and Contents

United States Civil War history

Dates: Publication: 1860 - 1986