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Barnabas Dorr Palmer personal papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P111
Overview The papers include (1) a testimony to his recent left-handness sworn before Douglas County Clerk in 1867, (2) a manuscript titled "A sketch of my military history" which he entered in a penmanship contest, sponsored by William Oland Bourne, editor of the "Soldier's Friend", (3) a letter from General U.S. Grant awarding Palmer first prize in the contest, and (4) letter awarding Palmer a $50 prize.
Dates: 1867 - 1868

Civil War letters (1861-1865) of James Kerr Proudfit, together with Proudfit and Howard Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 312
Overview A collection of seventy-six bound Civil War letters written from 1861 to 1865 between James Kerr Proudfit of the Twelfth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment and his family members, together with related papers and published documents by and about Proudfit, the Proudfit family, and the Howard family.
Dates: 1801 - 1965

Collection of George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P132
Overview Biography of George Ellis written in 1953 by Howard C. Raynesford titled George Ellis, First Lieutenant, Company I, 12th Kansas Infantry. Ellis served as Lieutenant in the Kansas Infantry during the Civil War and was killed in battle. Ellis County and the town of Ellis in Kansas was named in his honor. Also included is a genealogy of the Ellis family, a photograph, and a photocopy of his military commission. Raynesford also gives a brief account of the...
Dates: 1862, 1953

Joseph Rahskopf collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS B9
Overview This collection includes Joseph Rahskopf's day book and preacher's license, reflecting his career as an evangelical preacher. The collection also includes a letter presumably from a family member, George Rahskopf, who was serving in a Wisconsin regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1859 - 1866

Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1309
Overview This collection includes papers and photographs from the Rees, Wustefeld, and Wildgen families of Kansas.
Dates: 1806 - 1971

Samuel Newitt Wood papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P182
Overview Correspondence, statements concerning his murder, and clippings.
Dates: 1862 - 1892

William P. Harrison letters and a letter from Henry Bigge

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P61
Scope and Contents Five of the letters-, dated 1861-62, are from Harrison to his sisters, one of whom was Anna Louisa Harrison, later Mrs. M. M. Green. The sixth letter, dated 1890, is from Henry Bigge to Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Green, his wife's parents. Envelope addressed to Mrs. M. M. Green used as container for Harrison's letters is included.
Dates: 1861-1862, 1890

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