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Civil War Resources in Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections preserves a wealth of information on local, state and national history. Included in these holdings are published and unpublished materials, manuscript collections, photographs and other research documentation on Civil War.

About Archives and Special Collections

The mission of Archives and Special Collections is to collect, preserve, and provide access to archival and printed materials that support the research and instructional needs of students, faculty, national and international scholars, and the general public.

Photograph Collections

In addition to the photographs listed as part of manuscript collections, the following collections contain photographs from the Civil War period:

  • Women’s Relief Corps/Circle of Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic/Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War (POVA 270)

  • Robert Vandenvenden Photograph Collection (PSC 276)
    Includes photographs of Civil War Days, 1993.

  • George H. Robinson Photograph Collection (PSC 304)
    Includes photographs of the last living Civil War veteran.

  • Bette Graham Civil War Collection (PSC 328)
    Includes photographs and digitized documents from the Civil War.