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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Works which relate eyewitness accounts of events such as wars or disasters.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Newton Buck papers

 Collection — Box BW 34, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 16545
Content Description This collection consists of forty-two letters primarily from John Newton Buck to his son, Walker Davison Buck, starting in December 1866 and ending in April 1873. There is one letter to John signed by "sister Catherine" and maybe the same women referred throughout the letters as “Aunt Cathie” throughout the letters. The letters are written from towns in Virginia and Maryland. Walker Davison Buck was a young boy when he received these letters; the letters cover his youth from the age of...
Dates: December 14, 1866 - April 17, 1873

Map and print seller diary

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652608]
Identifier: MSS 16438
Content Description The map and print seller diary (1864; 0.03 cubic feet) includes account and mileage information, and diary entries. Boston, MA and Portland, ME, and towns in between are noted.
Dates: 1864-04-05 - 1864-07-17