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John L. Nau III Civil War History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents Note

John L. Nau III Civil War History collection (1846-1881; 202 cubic feet) consists of letters and transcriptions, photographs, currency, diaries and transcriptions, autographs, newspapers, photo albums, military orders, and requisitions.

Dates

  • 1846 - 1904
  • Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Most materials in this collection are currently closed to researchers due to ongoing processing work.* The goal of this work is to make the collection easier for our researchers to use. We estimate (but cannot guarantee) that the collection will reopen for research on or by May 23, 2022. Please contact us at that time to schedule your research appointment.

*Select materials remain open for research. Original newspapers and broadsides are available to researchers, as well as typed transcripts (not originals) of some documents, including soldiers’ letters, government correspondence, and written orders.

Extent

202 Cubic Feet (336 boxes, 14 framed items)

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

Accession number 2019-0149 donated by John L. Nau III, 3 September 2019; accession number 2019-0231, donated by John L. Nau III, October 2019.

Condition Description

Good.
Title
John L. Nau III Civil War History collection
Status
Completed
Author
Stacey Lavender
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States