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Simeon Franklin Seely, ALS, Letter Regarding Raid by John Brown on Harpers Ferry

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Collection Number: A&M.1457
Overview Letter of 17 October 1859, written by a merchant from Beverly, Ohio, who, on the night of the 16th arrived at Harpers Ferry as John Brown was taking possession of the armory. The letter describes the raid during the time his train was held up.
Dates: 1859

Slaves and Slavery Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.2606
Overview Typescript of two letters from a New Orleans slave, Georgiana Washington, to her friends Miss Mary Ellen Lucas and family, in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
Dates: 1860

Storer College, Administrative and Operational Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s

Storer College, Alumni and Student Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1168
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia on microfilm, including alumni listing (1872-1955); student records, volumes 1-8 (1900-1937); student records, summer school (1924-1942); student register, volumes 1-2 (1888-1944); and student record cards (ca. 1929-1955).
Dates: 1872-1955

Storer College, Architectural Drawings, Diplomas, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.1471
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings (blueprints, campus plans, topographic maps, etc.), diplomas, and other material regarding Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry.Box 1 contains 26 architectural drawings.Box 2 contains 19 architectural drawings.Box 3 contains 12 diplomas; one oversize folder of architectural drawings; one legal size folder of correspondence regarding an addition to the college...
Dates: ca. 1900-1953

Storer College Correspondence, Business Papers, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
Dates: 1854-1964

Storer College Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1131
Scope and Contents Documents regarding Storer College at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The collection includes a prospectus regarding the nature, history, and future of the college (1908); an invitation to the unveiling and dedication of a memorial to Heyward Shepherd (1931); a program for the Twentieth Founders Day Exercises (1943); and a transcript of an address given by Storer College alumnus and professor William A. Saunders for the Twentieth Founders Day Exercises (1943). Please see "Historical Note" for...
Dates: 1908-1943

Uz Barns, Soldier, Civil War Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.0974
Overview Diary of Uz Barns of Ritchie County, a volunteer in the Union Army who served as a private in the 10th West Virginia Infantry. The diary covers the years 1862 through 1865 and contains daily entries, mainly regarding weather conditions. Barns also wrote about marches and distances marched per day; encampments at various places in eastern West Virginia and in Winchester, Virginia; and engagements with Confederate forces at Beverly, (West) Virginia, Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, and Deep...
Dates: 1862-1865

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