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Civil War Manuscripts (NEHGS)
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to the American Civil War, 1861-1865. These collections include letters, diaries, military records, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials produced by soldiers that provide details about... more
Commonplace Books (NEHGS)
A commonplace book is a volume in which the owner recorded items they wished to remember. Typical elements found in commonplace books include sermon quotes or summaries, Bible passages, lines from poetry or prose, lyrics, newspaper stories, recipes, biographical details, and interesting facts... more
French and Indian Wars Manuscripts (NEHGS)
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to the French and Indian Wars: King William's War (1689-1697), Queen Anne's War (1702-1713), King George's War (1744-1748), and the French and Indian War (1754-1763). These collections include... more
Local History Manuscripts (NEHGS)
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to specific locations. The collection includes selected government and court records, military records, unpublished histories of locations and institutions, photographs from known locations, brief... more
Revolutionary War Manuscripts (NEHGS)
This collection contains selected manuscripts from the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections related to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). These collections include account books, commissions, diaries, letters, orderly books, rolls, receipts, and other materials produced by soldiers and... more
William Bollan Papers (NEHGS)
The William Bollan Papers (Mss 1074), written between 1749 and 1757, consist primarily of petitions and memorials presented by colonial agent William Bollan to the British parliament and/or Lords Commissioners, and correspondence exchanged with British and American government officials. The... more