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Edwin R. Capron letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Graff-579
Abstract The collection includes a letter from Capron's sister to her mother, a letter to Capron from his parents and one letter from Henry C. Barrett to Nannie and Cyrus Fairley, Camp Cleveland, Ohio, 29 December 1863. Written from Fort Kearney and Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska Territory. Also includes 12 envelopes and a daguerreotype portrait of Capron.
Dates: 1863-1866

George Frederick Augustus Ruxton papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-3614
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, manuscript notes, drafts, copies, etc., mostly relating to Ruxton's travels in America.
Dates: approximately 1839-1948

George M. Templeton papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-4099
Abstract Includes Templeton's diaries for the years 1862-1868 when he was stationed at Fort C.F. Smith in Montana. The Fort was established in 1866 and abandoned in 1868. Collection also includes correspondence, etc., of the various collectors who have held the collection or parts of it.
Dates: 1852-1958

Henry W. Lawton scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-2420
Abstract Scrapbook made up of autograph letters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, portraits, etc., all pertaining to Henry W. Lawton.
Dates: 1874-1900

James Henry Twogood papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-4224
Abstract Includes manuscript accounts of the early settlement of Boise, Idaho, troubles with the Indians, etc., as well as documents, newspaper clippings, etc.
Dates: 1888-1910

Loren L. Williams journals

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-4683
Abstract The journal covers the Loren L. Williams's activities as an officer during the Civil War, active in the West, and subsequent activities as a pioneer in the development of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Details of wars with the Western Indians are also included.
Dates: 1851-1880

Thomas Jefferson Oxley letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-3151
Abstract Thomas J. Oxley, after 1855, became heavily involved in California politics. He was a Whig and later a Know-nothing leader and a member of the state legislature. In 1857, he joined Henry A. Crabb in the ill-fated filibustering expedition into Sonora as surgeon-general. He was among those who lost their lives before the Mexican firing squads at Caborca. Oxley's letters to his family describe his overland journey to California, his difficulties and delights of living in California and the details...
Dates: 1850-1853

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Diaries -- Montana -- Fort C.F. Smith -- 1851-1900 1
Fort C.F. Smith (Mont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Fort Kearny (Neb.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Idaho Territory 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography 1
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Carter, Robert Goldthwaite 1
Fairley, Cyrus 1