List #33 - Recent Acquisitions: Manuscripts & Archives

List #33 - Recent Acquisitions: Manuscripts & Archives

We’re kicking off the New Year with a bang, offering thirty manuscript and archival items on a wide array of subjects. Materials include a collection of letters from the Mexican-American War; an archive of letters detailing mining activities in Costa Rica; an important archive of a naval officer in Florida during the Civil War, including details of an outbreak of yellow fever; a Reconstruction-era ledger recording the farming activities of Blacks in post-Civil War Virginia; travel diaries from Alaska and California; a large archive of a woman’s teaching career in Montana; several nice pieces of Texana; and more. Enjoy!

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