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Civil War Collection, 1856-1961 | Manuscripts

By Ashley Rankin

Collection Overview

Title: Civil War Collection, 1856-1961Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1861-1864
ID: 01/AR0798
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection was kept in its previous arrangement from the UNT Museum.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2014
Languages: English

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A collection of Civil War-era items previously housed in the UNT Historical Museum.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains Confederate paper currency, bond agreements, a Confederate army pay account, personal letters, books, official documents, clippings, diary fragments, ephemera, invoices, personal histories, and lecture transcripts from Union Soldiers, Confederate Soldiers, the United States of America, and the Confederacy during the Civil War Era.

Collection Historical Note

This collection contains items from the Civil War era.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is housed in the UNT Special Collections department vault. The UNT Special Collections department request a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use. Please contact the UNT Special Collections department for further information.
Acquisition Source: University Museum
Acquisition Method: Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection.
Preferred Citation: Civil War Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Other Note: This collection is transferred from the Historical Collection. Each series was donated as a separate collection to the former UNT museum.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Barcode: 704214
Series 1: E.C. Wilson PapersAdd to your cart.
This series contains clippings, documentation, and a book.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
This folder contains clippings and documentation.
Item 2: BookAdd to your cart.
This book is compiled papers from E.C. Wilson.
Folder 2: Confederate $10 billAdd to your cart.
Contains slip "Richmond $10 bill on S + T".
Folder 3: Confederate Money (Returned 3/24/91), 1864-03-21Add to your cart.
Contains bills issued by the Confederate States of America including three 5 dollar bills, two 10 dollar bills, one 1 dollar bill, three 20 dollar bills, all signed by varying Registers and Treasurers, one 4% bond of $100 to A.Richardson signed by W.B. Johnston with script on back of various bond agreements between A.D. Richardson, J.L Westoso, P.L. Williard, and one 5 dollar bill issued by the State of Louisiana.
Folder 4: Scott, Randolph (dener) in Memory of H.H. Simmons - Ten Cents, 1863-01-01Add to your cart.
Contains one bill for ten cents signed by J.B. Bishop issued by The Mechanic's Bank, Augusta, GA and one envelope from North Texas State Teachers College to The Mechanic's Bank
Folder 5: Confederate Money, 1862-1863Add to your cart.
Contains four 1 dollar bills, four two dollar bills, two 5 dollar bills, and two 3 dollar bills issued by The State of Louisiana. Includes one 100 dollar bill and bond for $2000 to A.C Hornaday Collector issued by the Confederate States of America.
Folder 6: Officer's Pay Acct - Civil War - Simmons, 1863-1864Add to your cart.
Contains an envelope labeled Simmons Documents, a list of soldiers in the 21st Regiment, two original documents of pay accounts of H.H. Simmons, and a note from the Pay Bureau with a statement of pay to Simmons for $450.
Folder 8: Civil War Recruits - Y1077, 1861Add to your cart.
Contains a notice for dates and locations of a tax collection to be taken by K. Watkins
Series 2: Duquesne Krone Papers, 1865-1961Add to your cart.
This series contains a book of diary and letters of Duquesne H. Krone.
Item 1: BookAdd to your cart.
This book a book of the diary and letters of Duquesne H. Krone.

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