Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Two carte-de-visites and copy photographs Frank B. Fobes, a Green Lake, Wisconsin resident who served as a first sergeant in Company M and Company H of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War. The first carte-de-visite shows Fobes wearing an open officer's coat with Hardee hat with trim in hand. The second carte-de-visite show Fobes wearing an officer's coat with sash, belted Hardee hat with trim, and an M1850 foot officer's sword. Originally from the state of New York, Fobes moved to Albert Lea, Minnesota before enlisting as a sergeant with the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment in 1861. He was later promoted to 1st Lieutenant of the 5th Minnesota Infantry Regiment before resigning his commission in 1863. Fobes then enlisted with the Company M of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment in 1864, where he served as 1st sergeant in both Companies M and H before mustering out in 1865. Following the war, Fobes moved to Ripon, Wisconsin before returning to Albert Lea to operate a ... Read More
California State University, Chico - Special Collections
Frank Bidwell Durkee was an attorney and director of Public Works for the State of California. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, maps, and scrapbooks.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Letter from Mayer in Paris to Henry R. Schoolcraft in Washington, D.C. affirming his dedication to depicting the North American Indian in his paintings and thanking Schoolcraft for encouraging Mayer to pursue the subject
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Two letters (ALsS, 1897, 1911) discuss descendancy from William Brewster, but focus on the descendancy of Ozias Coleman (1765-1843). Included are three leaves of undated data and one photograph (1992?)
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Typescript of an autobiographical sketch. Christensen writes about settling in Kanosh, Utah, his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, and his marriage to Clara A. Kimball in 1886
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Handwritten invoice from a Salt Lake City, Utah printing company. The item gives instruction to print a personal notice in a newspaper asking Frank R. Haight to contact J.C. Meussdorffer and brother of San Francisco, California
Harvard University - Harvard University Archives
Frank B. Williams graduated from Harvard in 1888
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Collection contains 64 photographs by Frank H. Nowell of people and buildings in Alaska and Seattle, Washington. Includes images of native peoples of the region
Connecticut Historical Society
Jerome Baldwin of Willimantic, Connecticut, served in the Civil War. He received a letter from A.M. Babcock of Providence, Rhode Island, conveying news of Jerome's brother George and Babcock's brother Frank. Babcock expressed his relief at the re-election of Abraham Lincoln and his dislike of southern secessionists. He also received a letter from William F. Whitney who served with the 15th Connecticut Regiment and was writing in 1865 from College Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland. He mentioned he was a prisoner at Andersonville. The residents of Annapolis were afraid they might be invaded from the water. The third letter was from a friend L.A. Burgess of Taunton, Massachusetts, with news of family and friends
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Papers of A.B. Cook and of several of his businesses -- Collection contains extensive correspondence (1888-1928) intermixing personal, ranch, construction, and other business matters. Among the most substantive correspondence is that with his personal secretary Hazel Alsterberg, who conducted much of his business dealings. In addition the A.B. Cook subgroup includes court papers, financial records, and legal documents, reports, and subject files concerning Helena property holdings, mining claims, etc. There is a large A.B. Cook Stock Farms subgroup concerning the operation of Cook's purebred Hereford cattle ranch. The subgroup includes financial records and extensive breeding records for his prize winning herd. There are also records for two other ranches that Cook owned: the Flying U Ranch near Bynum, Mont., and the the Stiles Cattle Company on the Standing Rock Reservation in North and South Dakota. In addition to the ranch records there are subgroups documenting Cook's railroad and ... Read More