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American Civil War Collection, 1861-1865

C1288
2 boxes
Consists of selected correspondence and documents related to the American Civil War.
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Bernhard K. Schaefer Civil War Collection, 1845-1890 (mostly 1861-1870)

C0502
2 boxes
Consists of papers collected by American businessman and importer Bernhard K. Schaefer (Princeton Class of 1920) relating to the Civil War.
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Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

C1569
5 boxes
Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.
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Blair Family Papers, 1829-1977 (mostly 1829-1945)

Consists of a group of family papers and genealogical research collected by members of the Blair family, a prominent political family in the United States in the 19th century. Materials relate to Francis Preston Blair Sr. (1791-1876) and his descendents, including Frank P. (Francis Preston) Blair Jr., Apolline Alexander Blair, Francis Preston Blair III, Andrew A. Blair, James L. Blair, Gist Blair, Emily Blair Henrotin, and others. Included are correspondence, documents, genealogical research, photographs, printed materials, and writings related to politics, military service, family history, and domestic life.

Brigham Young Collection, 1846-1968 (mostly 1846-1872)

WC004
1 box
Contains selected correspondence of American pioneer and religious leader Brigham Young.
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Civil War Letters of Adam Badeau, 1862-1909

C0097
1 box
Consists of 79 autograph letters from Adam Badeau to Union general James Harrison Wilson, dated 1862 to 1865, most of which were written while Badeau was General Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary in the Civil War.
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George B. McClellan Papers, 1861-1940

C0349
30 boxes
Consists of papers of George B. McClellan (Princeton Class of 1886), reflecting his varied career as New York congressman, mayor of New York City, Princeton professor, and author, as well as some papers of McClellan's father, General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885).
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George B. McClellan Papers, 1861-1940

Consists of papers of George B. McClellan (Princeton Class of 1886), reflecting his varied career as New York congressman, mayor of New York City, Princeton professor, and author, as well as some papers of McClellan's father, General George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885).

Henry C. Reppert Collection, 1862-1889

C0966
1 box
Consists of material relating to Henry C. Reppert's participation in the Civil War.
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Lewis French Stearns Correspondence, 1862-1866

C1257
1 box
Consists of correspondence of Lewis French Stearns (Princeton Class of 1867) from the American Civil War years. The letters shed light not only on general student life at the University in the mid-nineteenth century, but also on the local effects of the war--on the University, its students, and on the town of Princeton, N.J.
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Lewis French Stearns Correspondence, 1862-1866

Consists of correspondence of Lewis French Stearns (Princeton Class of 1867) from the American Civil War years. The letters shed light not only on general student life at the University in the mid-nineteenth century, but also on the local effects of the war--on the University, its students, and on the town of Princeton, N.J.

Samuel Comfort Family Papers, 1799-1963 (mostly 1860-1963)

C0407
8 boxes
This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.
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Samuel Comfort Family Papers, 1799-1963 (mostly 1860-1963)

This collection, which consists primarily of correspondence but also includes diaries, official and legal documents, ephemera, and photographs, largely relates to Samuel Comfort (1837-1923), a U.S. Civil War veteran, diplomat, inventor, and foreign representative for the Standard Oil Company in Europe and India. Documentation of Comfort's Civil War experience is particularly robust. To a lesser extent, the collection documents the family of Comfort's daughter Emma Walraven Comfort (1869-1954) and her husband, Harry Maule Crookshank (1948-1914), a distinguished physician who served as British Controller-General of the Daira Sanieh Administration in Egypt from 1897 to 1907. British Conservative politician Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank (1893-1961) as well as several other members of the Comfort family, particularly Samuel's father, George Comfort (1808 -1887), are also represented.

Sarah Anne Vinton Papers on Leonard Alden, 1816-1889

C1400
1 box
Consists largely of correspondence between Sarah Anne Vinton and her cousin Leonard Case Alden, a Harvard graduate and lieutenant in the Civil War.
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