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Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

 Collection
Identifier: MS62 MS86
Abstract The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.
Dates: 1837-1907

Charles Reeder Baker (1880-1970) Family Papers

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Identifier: 55/3
Abstract Charles Reeder Baker graduated from the Northwestern University Dental School in 1903. His career combined private practice (chiefly orthodontics) and positions at Northwestern University; he became Professor of Orthodontics in 1927. The Charles Reeder Baker family papers consist of biographical information on Baker, correspondence between Baker and members of professional societies, corresopndence from his son, Frank M. Baker (chiefly while serving in the Army Medical Corps in the Pacific...
Dates: 1861-1970

Joseph B. Dorr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS62
Abstract Joseph Bartlett Dorr (1825-1865), left the management of the Dubuque Herald to recruit soldiers for the 12 th Regiment of the Iowa Volunteers in 1861.The Dorr Collection consists of manuscripts, documents, journal entries, and family correspondence written between 1837 and 1902.
Dates: 1837 - 1902; Other: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Robert R. McCormick. Ulysses S. Grant Papers

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Identifier: I-87
Abstract Correspondence, research notes, mapas, proofs, and reviews of McCormick's book Ulysses S. Grant (New York and London: D. Appleton-Century, Inc., 1934; also New York: Bond-Wheelwright, 1950).
Dates: 1933 - 1934

Melvin A. Pingree Photograph Album

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Identifier: 75/31/27
Abstract Melvin A. Pingree was a Northwestern University student in the 1860s. His photograph collection contains carte-de-visite photographs of Northwestern students and faculty, as well as Civil War soldiers and officers.
Dates: 1865-1866

Carrie M. Walkup Diaries

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Identifier: 31/6/85
Abstract This series consists of an album and diary kept by Carrie M. Walkup, a student at Northwestern Female College in the 1860s, and a journal kept by her husband, A.V. Teeple. Her journals provide insight into student life and rules during the Amerivcan Civil War, the Copperhead convention, and the Presidential election of 1864.
Dates: 1861-1922

Willis Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS86
Abstract Rev. Willis Weaver was chaplain of the Illinois Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He had a scholarly interest in Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln’s Secretary of War. This collection of material consists of typescripts of several of his articles on Stanton, as well as the published version of an address on Stanton given before the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Commandery of Illinois, in Chicago in 1927.
Dates: 1921-1927

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