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Historic newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS838
Scope and Content This collection contains newspapers that document important historic events and aspects of local, national, and international news. The collection focuses on the following subjects: the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and special events such as the Civil War Centennial.
Dates: 1886-1993

Robert Carr war correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS756f
Scope and Content This collection primarily contains letters from Robert Carr to his sister, Virginia (1844-1927), and his mother, Sarah. The letters document his time in the Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery, including a firsthand account of his involvement in Civil War engagements such as the Battle of Shiloh and the United States Army’s capture of John Hunt Morgan. The collection also contains letter from Ripley, Ohio during World War II. The soldier mentioned in the letter is presumably a descendant of...
Dates: 1861-1876, 1943, undated

Waddell-Setze-McClatchey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS842
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated

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