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James Bostwick Robinson diaries

Identifier: BUSC-2023-003
Overview This collection includes the diaries of James Bostwick Robinson (1840 - 1912) for the years 1860, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, and 1866, as well as a later, undated autograph book. The diaries cover much of Robinson's service in the 85th New York Volunteers. He discusses army life in some detail, including his time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia beginning in April 1864. Robinson frequently mentions his health problems, and at the end of each diary records his spending in detail. At the end of...
Dates: 1860 - 1866 and undated

Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum collection

Identifier: BUSC-2011-003
Overview Vera Beaudin Saeedpour started the Kurdish Heritage Foundation, Kurdish Library and Kurdish Museum all out of her home in Brooklyn, NY in the early 1980s. The Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library and Museum Collection was donated to Binghamton University Libraries in February 2011. The evolution of the library/museum is evident through her correspondences with politicians, universities, Kurdish friends, writers, and people of all different backgrounds. The collection contains more than 3,000...
Dates: 1977 - 2010

William W. Sisson certificates

Identifier: BUSC-2017-005
Overview This collection contains four certificates regarding the membership and achievements of William Worth Sisson (1849 - 1937), a Binghamton businessman, with local orders of Masonic and Mecca Temples.
Dates: 1886 - 1917

Hiram L. Slaght diary

Identifier: BUSC-2005-002
Overview The diary of Hiram L. Slaght (1829 - 1910) of Seneca County, New York from January 11 to November 5, 1864, covering his period of service in Company M, 50th New York Volunteer Engineers.
Dates: 1864

Ingraham P. Smith papers

Identifier: BUSC-2004-004
Overview The collection comprises two medical documents and forty-five letters written by Ingraham P. Smith (1844 - 1918), a resident of Middlefield, Otsego County, New York and a soldier in Company G, 121st New York Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. The 1861 - 1865 letters were penned to his mother and sister. A letter written by his brother Jerry, of the 51st New York Volunteer Infantry, is also included in the collection. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Francis M. and Henry H. Stone letters

Identifier: BUSC-2004-005
Overview This collection contains twenty-one letters written by brothers Francis M. and Henry H. Stone during the Civil War. The brothers were from Lima, Livingston County, New York. The letters, from 1861 to 1864, are to their father, sister Alta, and brother-in-law George, and are full of rich details concerning their daily life, poor camp conditions, troop movements and battles, such as, Bull Run and Manassas. This collection has been digitized and is accessible from the ...
Dates: 1861 - 1864

Theatre History collection

Identifier: BUSC-2007-005
Overview These items were primarily assembled between 1962 and 1995 by members of the Binghamton University Theatre Department. The main focus of this collection is theater but there are also materials relating to motion pictures, music and dance. Included are scrapbooks, programs, photographs, and ephemera such as tickets and broadsides.
Dates: 1860 - 2002

3rd New York Cavalry Association records

Identifier: BUSC-2002-003
Overview This collection contains records and correspondence of the 3rd New York Cavalry Association, formed in Rochester, Monroe County, New York in June 1881. A majority of the letters were written in response to circulars sent out by the 3rd New York Cavalry Association announcing regimental reunions. Much of the correspondence is addressed to either Maurice Leyden, the president of the Association, or to Samuel Chase (S. C.) Pierce, the Association's secretary. Other records include copies of the...
Dates: 1869 - 1905

Joseph H. Treyz collection of patriotic Civil War envelopes

Identifier: BUSC-2012-003
Overview This collection contains one hundred and forty-nine patriotic Civil War envelopes donated by Joseph H. Treyz. Printed during the Civil War these envelopes were sold to support the Union cause. These envelopes contain patriotic images such as the Union flag, soldiers, prominent leaders and military officers, and cartoons and caricatures depicting Southern life. See the Container...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Fred Walster diary

Identifier: BUSC-2004-003
Overview In August, 1862 Fred Walster (1842 - 1870) of Fort Plain, Montgomery County, New York enlisted as a member of Company E of the 153rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. This collection consists of one diary from 1865 documenting Walster’s military experiences, hospitalization, and return to civilian life. The diary has been digitized and is accessible from the New York Heritage Digital...
Dates: 1865

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