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Douglas James Moore Diary, 1863-1891; Bulk 1863-1865

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-29

Content Description

Frontier diary kept by a member of the Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, with entries dating from Dec 1863 to Jun 1891. Includes accounts of encounters with the Sioux and Cheyenne, with 2 brief handwritten draft summaries of diary entries (both dated in 1973).

Materials laid in: one blue ribbon with inscription "3d Annual Reunion, 11th Kansas Vol. Cav., Topeka, Kas. Sept. 29, 1885" ; two leaves of lined note paper, one dated 27 Oct [19]73, and 28 Jun 1973, each with handwritten notes on the manuscript. These have been housed in individual envelopes in box.

Dates

  • 1863 - 1891
  • Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

Creator

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet : 194 pages ; 15.5 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Call Number

E83.863 .M55 1863 Undrsz

Creator

Title
Douglas James Moore Diary, 1863-1891; Bulk 1863-1865
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
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University of Tulsa
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