East Civil War Letters

The East documents were found in an abandoned building near Cherrystone Creek in the early 1970s, and include one empty envelope addressed to John C. East and one letter (with envelope) from George W. East to Thomas C. East. George W. East enlisted in the 53rd VA Infantry, Company I, when he was...

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    Jeremiah White Graves Diaries

    Diary and account books kept by Jeremiah White Graves (1801-1884) in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

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    • Julia Brumfield Diaries

      Julia Ann Craddock Brumfield kept a diary from 1915 until 1936. Some time after her death, those diaries were distributed among her many grandchildren. Over the last twenty years, nearly half of those diaries have been reassembled to be shared among Julia's descendants. The project is actively...

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        Public FDP Papers

        Public previously-published papers.

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        Thornton Manuscripts

        Middle English texts from Robert Thornton's Lincoln and London manuscripts.

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          Zenas Matthews' 1846 U.S.-Mexico War Diary and Service Papers

          SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Diary written by Z. W. Matthews while a private in the War of 1846 with Mexico. Matthews served under Captain C[hristopher]. B. Acklin's Company B of Col. John C. Hays' First Texas Mounted Riflemen. The diary begins with mention of leaving to join...