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David Flavel Jamison papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0056
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

George Washington Nelson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0643
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters primarily between George Washington "Wash" Nelson, Jr., of Hanover County, Virginia and his cousin and future wife Mary “Mollie” Nelson Scollay of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Nelson commanded the Hanover Light Artillery (Va.) and was a staff officer of General William Nelson Pendleton, the Chief of Artillery of the Confederacy’s Army Northern Virginia, during the American Civil War. Nelson was captured in October 1862 and spent the remainder of the war in...
Dates: 1863 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

John Archibald Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0022
Scope and Contents Items (photocopies) of John A. Campbell, including nine letters to his son, Duncan G. Campbell (1853-1865), material relating to John A. Campbell's interviews with Abraham Lincoln in Richmond, April, 1865, and to his imprisonment in Fort Pulaski; printed speeches and interviews; five letters (photocopies) from Campbell to Secretary of State William H. Seward relating to Campbell's efforts to mediate the problem of Fort Sumter.Also included are the papers of Duncan G. Campbell. Other...
Dates: Inclusive 1853-1889

L. A. Harper Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0087
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Harper and his wife while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed copies of the correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

Late 19th and early 20th Century Almanac Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 late 19th and early 20th century Almanacs.
Dates: Inclusive 1850-1909

Pickens Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0046
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and official letters of F.W. Pickens and his family, including his uncle, Ezekiel Pickens. Also includes receipts and lists pertaining to his slaves and legal papers.
Dates: Inclusive 1812-1869

South Carolina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0086
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers from South Carolina, including: two letters, January 11 and January 14, 1865, from Major General Joseph Wheeler to General Braxton Bragg; printed 1833 broadside of a restrictive bill concerning slavery in South Carolina; other Civil War documents.
Dates: Inclusive 1795-1867