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Lewis Henry Brown letters

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Identifier: BUSC-2002-002
Overview This collection consists of fifty-six letters written during the Civil War, mostly by Lewis Henry Brown (1840 - 1917) of the Town of Union, Broome County, New York during his service as a soldier in the 27th New York Volunteer Infantry and the 1st New York Cavalry (Veteran). Six of the letters were written by Lewis's brother Burritt Brown (1839 - 1920) during his service with the 168th New York Volunteer Infantry. One letter was written by Burritt Brown's friend and tent-mate Albert Ransom...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Patrick Casey papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2004-001
Overview This collection consists of a brief narrative and two diaries from 1862 to 1865 written by a resident of Whitehall, Washington County, New York while enlisted with the 104th NY Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The narrative and diary entries detail regimental movements, battles, living conditions as a prisoner of war, camp life, prices of clothing and sundries, and the weather. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Frank W. Eldredge diary

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Identifier: BUSC-1983-002
Overview Diary of Frank W. Eldredge (1849 - 1912) kept while attending Eagleswood Military Academy in Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1863 and 1864, with a single entry from 1866. The diary was kept in an old ledger book, and not sequentially. From the front of the book, the entries are as follows: April 16 - May 5, 1864; September 15, 1864; July 3, 1866; November 8, 1864; February 26, 1863; September 27 - October 18, 1863; February 13 - 22 1863. Eldredge's diary entries document the weather and his daily...
Dates: 1863 - 1866

Ten Eyck Fonda letters

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Identifier: BUSC-2004-002
Overview The collection consists of twenty-six letters written by Ten Eyck Fonda (1838 - 1921) of Fonda, Montgomery County, New York. The letters from 1861 to 1863 were sent to his immediate family while serving as a telegraph operator for the U.S. Military Telegraph Service during the Civil War. They tell of his perilous job, concerns about the capability of the Union Army, provide first-hand accounts of battles and the difficulty of receiving a military commission. The collection has been digitized...
Dates: 1861 - 1863

Edward I. Ford diaries

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Identifier: BUSC-2005-001
Overview This collection includes two diaries kept by Dr. Edward Irving Ford (1825 - 1908) of Binghamton, Broome County, New York, for the years 1863 and 1866. The 1863 diary records Ford's activities in Binghamton and then his service as an army surgeon in various locations. The 1866 diary records his final month in hospital service, his journey back to Binghamton and various other travels, and his purchase of a drug store in Binghamton.
Dates: 1863 - 1866

Maurice Leyden Family papers

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Identifier: BUSC-2002-001
Overview This collection includes diaries, letters, financial documents, and other papers by Maurice Leyden (1836 - 1906) of Rochester, Monroe County, New York. It also includes family correspondence, as well as diaries and school essays written by his daughter, Blanche Eloise Leyden (1874 - 1936), and diaries written by a maternal aunt of Maurice Leyden's wife Margaret Leora Garrigues Leyden (1841 - 1928), Sarah Woodruff Pottle (1815 - 1887). The collection also includes several photographs of Maurice...
Dates: 1833 - 1919

Clark Lockwood letters

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Identifier: BUSC-2020-005
Overview This collection includes twenty letters written by Clark Lockwood (1846 - 1897) between January 1864 and August 1865 while serving with the 1st New York Veteran’s Cavalry; the letters were primarily sent to his mother and sister in Watkins, Schuyler County, New York. Also part of this collection are an 1871 letter from Clark Lockwood to his mother; an 1892 partial letter to Clark Lockwood from an unknown correspondent; an 1897 invalid pension form for Clark Lockwood; two unmatched envelopes;...
Dates: 1864 - 1897, bulk 1864 - 1865

John K. McLaughlin collection

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Identifier: BUSC-2011-001
Overview The John K. McLaughlin collection contains materials relating to the history of film, television and radio. These materials include scripts, posters, lobby cards, photographs, star contracts, and correspondence. In addition, there is a small collection of materials relating to horror, science fiction, and crime fiction.
Dates: 1900 - 2000

Josiah T. Newcomb papers

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Identifier: BUSC-1985-003
Overview This collection includes correspondence, photographs, business and local history research files, maps and other materials of Josiah T. Newcomb (1911 - 1981), director of the Binghamton University Library from 1953 to 1971 and Broome County Historian.
Dates: 1926 - 1984

Grace D. Nichols correspondence

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Identifier: BUSC-2004-006
Overview Letters received by Grace D. Nichols (1848 - 1925) of Rockland, Knox County, Maine, mostly between 1864 and 1872, accompanied by some later postcards and ephemera. Her correspondents include Georgia Farnham, Henry P. McCahill (serving in the 182nd New York Volunteer Infantry), John Porcius Gage, Henry Paine, A. J. Pickard (serving in the 2nd Maine Cavalry), Robert Rankin, and Waldo P. Lowell. Ephemeral materials include calling cards, a wedding announcement, and several unassociated envelopes....
Dates: 1864 - 1920, bulk 1864 - 1866

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