Minnesota Historical Society
Chiefly letters received by Stevens as a clerk in the quartermaster's department during the Mexican War, as a member of the Minnesota legislature from McLeod and Hennepin counties (1857-1860, 1876), and as an editor of Glencoe and Minneapolis newspapers
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
This artificially-created collection contains material related to the Confederate States of American Post-Office Dept. from 1862-1865. The collection includes correspondence, printed notices, waybills, post office warrants, and an account book of a post office in North Carolina
State Library of Western Australia
West Australian Airways de Havilland DH. 66 Hercules 'City of Perth' at Maylands. 'City of Adelaide' G-AUJP and 'City of Perth' G-AUJO, were flown by Jimmy Woods on the East-West mail route between Perth and Adelaide
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Janice Jones Belleau, a Green Bay, Wisconsin native, discusses her service as a clerk in the Navy during World War II -- After basic training at Hunter College in New York City, she served as a "Mailma'am" at the Fleet Post Office in San Bruno (California). She describes the Navy Recruiting Office telling her to "go home and grow up" when she tried to enlist after graduating high school in 1942. Instead, she went to Layton School of Art in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) until she was twenty years old. Belleau explains that her father had been in the Navy during World War I and her brother was currently serving, so she "wanted to be there helping." Belleau reports that her father was in the hospital when she enlisted with her mother's permission. Her father reacted so furiously to her enlistment that the hospital staff put him in restraints. Belleau recalls working at the Fleet Post Office at Hunter College following basic training. While there, she handled many damaged care packages addressed ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Howard K. Inderdahl, a Helvitia, Wisconsin native, discusses his Korean War service in the Army as a communications specialist. Inderdahl discusses being drafted in 1946 and taking the option to enlist instead. Sent to Camp Crowder (Missouri) for basic training, he mentions recovering from scarlet fever and German measles before attending radio operator school at Fort Monmouth (New Jersey). Assigned to the 3186th Signal Battalion, Inderdahl talks about duty in Yokohama (Japan), doing heavy construction work, and witnessing the destruction from the war. After his discharge, he states he spent eighteen months becoming frustrated with the civilian job market, so he reenlisted. Inderdahl talks about finishing radio school at Fort Monmouth, being shipped to Camp Drake (Japan), and seeing the ship degaussed in Hawaii along the way. Sent by train from Seoul to Pyongyang (North Korea), he talks about recovering from an illness and reassignment to the 61st Field Artillery, 1st Calvary ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Miscellaneous material from Salem, Washington County, N.Y. includes papers (1774-1810) of Alexander McNish, constable, assessor, and later coroner of Salem; enumerations of real and personal property of early settlers; land accounts; deeds; wills; merchandising statements; early school records; letters from relatives in Aughentober, Northern Ireland, discussing the high price for land and consequent emigration to America, reaction to American complaints against abuse of neutral rights, and offering indentures in return for transportation; a letter (1808) from a Representative in Congress on the embargo; recipes; contracts, bills of costs, trustee accounts, and other papers (1811-1813) relating to the building of Washington Academy; diaries of Darley McNish (1888-1891); and correspondence of Darley and Sarah McNish (1874-1926)
University of Kentucky
The Kaufman papers consist of scrapbooks and printed material relating to the career of Moses Kaufman -- Clippings, which comprise most of the collection, deal primarily with the Lexington city council and its activities in the last quarter of the 19th century, articles on Jewish history and customs, Hebrew lore and biographical information on Kaufman. Obituaries and articles on Kaufman are included as well as many articles that he wrote for the newspaper notably his "Reminiscences" and "The Soul" which were reprinted as booklets
University of Kentucky
These papers deal primarily with Price's activities as United States Minister to Panama, legal counsel to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and as local historian of Danville, Kentucky -- Correspondence comprises most of the collection and shows Price's contact with leading figures of the day including Alben Barkley, William Jennings Bryan, James F. Byrnes, George W. Goethals, Warren G. Harding, Charles Evans Hughes, Robert Lansing, Maksim Litvinov, James C. McReynolds, and Harry S. Truman. Newsclippings cover Price's work in Panama, attendance at social events and his marriage to Beatrice Detweiler in August 1931. The collection also includes photographs (removed to Photo Archives) and letters discussing Danville's claim of initiating the first post office in pioneer Kentucky
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
A card file compiled ca. 1920 from official postal service records noting the establishment, first postmasters, changes in name, and discontinuance of post offices in Wisconsin, 1821-1917; and other compilations -- The card file's compiler is unknown; omissions and errors do exist within the file. The other compilations include two lists by Lorelle A. Wolf: one a list of post offices, postmasters, and postal rates in Michigan and Wisconsin Territories, 1825-1837, and the other a list of Wisconsin post offices, postmasters, and postal regulations for 1854. Also present is a chart by Ray Van Handel recording Sheboygan County, Wis., post offices, 1836-1913
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
A postal route book that seems to have belonged to F. W. Stevens, giving schedules of mail and express trains in Wisconsin


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