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1 Title:   United Confederate Veterans collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United Confederate Veterans  
  Dates:   1891-1906  
The collection consists of records relating to the United Confederate Veterans from 1891-1906 and contains mostly correspondence among the officers of the organization concerning procedures, policies, reunions, and officers. Includes letters of John B. Gordon, Stephen D. Lee (General commanding), William F. Mickle (Adjutant General and Chief of Staff), Thomas H. Edgar (Adjutant to Mickle), M.R. Turner, Olive Steele, George W. Gordon, H.W. Graber, A.W. Hutton, and Phillip H. Fall.
  Identifier:   ms23  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Historical event souvenirs and artifacts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1750-1945  
The collection consists of miscellaneous memorabilia commemorating historic events from United States and world history from the 19th and 20th centuries. Included are a a drinking cup (pewter) from the mess chest of General John B. Gordon; wood from the apple tree at the McLean house at Appomattox; flooring from Independence Hall, Phil.; packet of sand from San Salvador Island; nail from Fort Massachusets, Ship Island, Gulfport, Miss.; playing card from survivor of the Lusitania; impression of a seal found at Fort Frederica; commemorative postage stamps honoring James Edward Oglethorpe; piece of the fuselage of the Graf Zeppelin; thread from the tablecloth on which the Japanese signed the surrender papers; vial of ashes of London after the bombings of World War II; piece of Yale fence; nail from the Bastille; glass jar of coffee beans purchased during the Civil War; and newspaper clippings.
  Identifier:   ms1061  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Rebecca Latimer Felton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Felton, William H. (William Harrell), 1823-1909  
  Dates:   1851-1930  
The collection consists of the papers of Rebecca Latimer Felton, from 1851 to 1930. The papers include correspondence, speeches, articles, and scrapbooks; all reflecting her lengthy public career as author, newspaper columnist, lecturer, as she actively pursued her interests in politics, religious issues, penal and temperance reform and women's political rights. The papers reflect her involvement in the World's Columbian Exposition (1890-1894), the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta (1895), and as a delegate to the Progressive Republican Convention in Chicago (1912). Correspondents include readers of her articles and letters and those involved in Exposition matters. Other correspondents include General John B. Gordon, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, James Longstreet, William H. Hidell, Bertha Honore Palmer, Lafayette McLaws, Florence Williams Olmstead, President Rutherford B. Hayes, Georgia Governors A. H. Colquitt, Joseph Emerson Brown and William Yates Atkinson and family members, husband William H. Felton, son Howard Erwin Felton, and Charles and Eleanor Swift Latimer.
  Identifier:   ms81  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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