Robert Clark papers
This collection contains 14 fourteen letters written during the Civil War to Robert Clark (48th Infantry Illinois) by three Union soldiers: William B. Oliphant (6 letters) (a Sergeant in Company E, 51st Infantry Regiment Illinois), John R. Oliphant (4 letters) (Illinois E Company), Henry Willett (2 letters), and 2 unidentified letters/writings, including a leather pouch in which the letters were discovered. The letters were written primarily from Tennessee and Mississippi.
The letters accompanied with some typed transcriptions and biographical information.
- Majority of material found within 1863 - 1864
- Clark, Robert S., 1845-1916 (Person)
- Oliphant, William B., 1842-1931 (Person)
- Oliphant, John R. (Person)
- Willett , Henry (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is minimally processed and open for research.
0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was a gift from Heather C. Engel from by the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on March 24, 2021.
- Guide to the Robert Clark papers
- Initial record created by Rose Oliveira.
- 6 May 2021
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States