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Henry C. Merriam papers, 1865-1907

Though McFarlin Special Collections is known for its extensive World War I collections, it also has some material related to other wars and military figures including the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. … Continue reading

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New in Digital Collections: October 2017

Special Collections at The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce more additions to our digital collections website. We added the following items during the month of October: Correspondence from A.W. Greely to J.C. Van Duzen. This letter is part … Continue reading

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A Civil War Romance: General George Armstrong Custer and Elizabeth Clift Bacon

General George Armstrong Custer and Elizabeth Clift Bacon had a devoted and passionate love affair that lasted their entire lives. Custer was a young cavalry officer in the Union Army at the start of the Civil War. He formally met … Continue reading

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Collections Find- Civil War Era Children’s Primers

      After being away from the Collections all summer it was nice to be able to peruse the Special Collections stacks again. I can always discover something new when looking through the bookshelves and archive boxes. This week … Continue reading

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New Acquisition

Confederate Veterans Encampment Photographs, 2015.056 Between 24 and 27 September 1918 the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma hosted a Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans, and other affiliated organizations. This reunion was an important milestone for the city, with the city … Continue reading

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American Civil War and Frontier Wars

A courageous solider, his bravery during the Battle of Antietam earned him a promotion; later in the war, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for attacking Confederate positions in Alabama. After the Civil War, he was involved in border … Continue reading

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Civil War materials

As mentioned in a previous post Contributing to the Ozark Civil War project, we have been collaborating with the Springfield-Greene County Library District on digital projects relating to the Civil War. We now have items posted to the Civil War … Continue reading

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Contributing to the Ozarkscivilwar.org project

As we are now deeply into the sesquicentennial of the United States’ internal conflict most commonly referred to as the Civil War, I should mention that there is an interesting digitization project called Community and Conflict: The Impact of the … Continue reading

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