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Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection

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Identifier: SPC00013
Scope and Contents The Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection focuses upon the Civil War from the Union position. Within the collection are illustrations, currency, and a number of artifacts from the era. Items of special interest include an authentic mourning card from Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and newspapers reporting Lincoln’s death. In 1995, Dr. Robert B. Katims donated more than 345 books, 337 periodical issues, and 304 artifacts to FAU Special Collections upon the death of his wife, Arlyn Austin...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1865

Karanetta Lazarus Rockwell Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SPC00011
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Manila folder contains 3 letters written by Hugh French to his brother and sister discussing the War, Illinois, and their mother's illness and death, and 1 letter written by Samuel Holland to his aunt and uncle discussing Harper's Ferry and troop movements.

Dates: Created: 1861 - 1862; Other: Date acquired: 07/18/2007

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Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
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