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American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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Detailed Description

Pre-American Civil War / Slavery

American Civil War Years

Post American Civil War / Reconstruction

American Business and Commerce, Pre Revolution and Early Republic

American Business and Commerce

Business and Commerce

Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic

Jacksonian Era

Native Americans

Presidential Proclamations

Presidential Campaign Materials

Presidential / Political, reports and songs

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American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, 1790-1924 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

By Matt Borowicz

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Collection Overview

Title: American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, 1790-1924Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 247

Primary Creator: Berol, Alfred C., (1892-1974.)

Extent: 4.8 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Arranged by topic.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1969

Subjects: Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893., Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908., Confederate States of America. - Army, Confederate States of America. - Army - Pay, allowances, records, Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933., France. - Foreign relations - United States, Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 - Death and burial, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Indians of North America - Treaties, Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870., McKinley, William, 1843-1901., Posters, Proclamations, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919., Slave bills of sale., Slavery - United States - History, United States - Foreign relations - France, United States - Fugitive slave law 1850, United States - History, United States - History - 18th century, United States - History - 19th century, United States - History - 20th century, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865, United States - History - Military, United States - History - War of 1812, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Forms of Material: Advertisements, Broadsides., Political cartoons, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Songs and music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes materials related to business and commerce, slave transactions, military orders during both the War of 1812 and the American Civil War, as well as treaties with Native American tribes.  Newspapers, banking notes, propaganda leaflets, and presidential proclamations are also found within the collection.

Biographical Note

Alfred C. Berol (1892-1974), who assembled this collection of broadsides, was president of the Eagle Pencil Company (later named Berol Corporation) of Bristol, Connecticut.  He was an avid collector of a wide array of rare books and manuscripts

Subject/Index Terms

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Confederate States of America. - Army
Confederate States of America. - Army - Pay, allowances, records
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
France. - Foreign relations - United States
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 - Death and burial
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Indians of North America - Treaties
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Posters
Proclamations
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Slave bills of sale.
Slavery - United States - History
United States - Foreign relations - France
United States - Fugitive slave law 1850
United States - History
United States - History - 18th century
United States - History - 19th century
United States - History - 20th century
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
United States - History - Military
United States - History - War of 1812
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Donation.

Acquisition Method: In the winter of 1969, Alfred Berol donated this collection to Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He made contact with Dr. Ralph McCoy, and arranged for the delivery of the collection in which Mr. Berol titled, "Broadsides of American Historical Interest," containing materials from before the American Revolution, to the booming industrial age of the United States.

Related Materials: Alfred C. Berol Collection of United States Presidential Signatures, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale;  Alfred C. Berol Collection of Lewis Carroll, Bobst Library, New York University Libraries, NY, NY.

Preferred Citation: American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Processing completed by Matt Borowicz in October 2006.  Encoded by Pam Hackbart-Dean October 2006.


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[Series 1: Pre-American Civil War / Slavery, 1817-1852],
[Series 2: American Civil War Years, 1861-1865],
[Series 3: Post American Civil War / Reconstruction],
[Series 4: American Business and Commerce, Pre Revolution and Early Republic],
[Series 5: American Business and Commerce, 1830-1890],
[Series 6: Business and Commerce],
[Series 7: Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic],
[Series 8: Jacksonian Era],
[Series 9: Native Americans],
[Series 10: Presidential Proclamations],
[Series 11: Presidential Campaign Materials],
[Series 12: Presidential / Political, reports and songs],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
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Series 2: American Civil War Years, 1861-1865Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Confederate Treasury Note, 1865 January 1Add to your cart.
$10,000 Confederate Dollars to R. M. Jami.
Folder 12: Confederate Military Order, 1865 June 3Add to your cart.
Brigadier General Duval surrendering forces in the state of Virginia to Union  forces. Stanton, Virginia
Folder 13: Confederate news clippings, September 22Add to your cart.
Clarion Office, Meridian. Reporting on operations in east Tennessee, from Charleston, great battle near Ringgold, report by General Braxton Bragg, news of 2,500 Union men captured, and from General Robert E. Lee's Army.
Folder 14: Civil War letter sent from Charles Aeskin Jr., undatedAdd to your cart.
Unknown if Union or Confederate.
Folder 15: Confederate pay slip, 1863 January 30Add to your cart.
Order to pay C.C Laneb for burial expenses and coffin
Folder 16: Confederate order number 174, 1862 April 8Add to your cart.
Headquarters, Army of the Peninsula, Lee's Farm. Orders by the command of Major General Magruder.
Folder 17: Confederate order number 24, 1862 April 3Add to your cart.
Headquarters Department of Norfolk, Virginia. Orders by under the command of Major General Huger
Folder 18: Confederate War Notice.  Notice to absentees, Dublin, Virginia, 1864 September 20Add to your cart.
By order of the Secretary of War all absentees from the 54th and 63rd Virginia Regiments in south western Virginia, will report to me at Dublin Depot to be temporarily assigned to duty in this department. Those who fail to report promptly will be arrested and sent to their commands in Georgia. By R. C. Triggs, Colonel of the 54 Viriginia, Regiment.
Folder 19: General Order. Headquarters, Department of Western Virginia, Charleson, Virginia, 1862 September 24Add to your cart.
The money issued by the Confederate government is secure…Issued by Major General Loring
Folder 20: Broadside. "Who is Responsible for the War?", 1861 January 31Add to your cart.
Extracts fro a speech by Alexander H. Stephens, delivered in the Secession Convention of Georgia
Folder 21: Song lyrics to "Old John Brown, A Song for Every Southern Man", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Letter to Brigadier General Harvey Brown, 1863 July 28Add to your cart.
Sent to him from the Citizens of New York.
Folder 23: Sailor's Power of Attorney, 1864 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Union military order, 1865 June 1Add to your cart.
Headquarter Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division.  By Command of Brevet Major General Torbert.
Folder 25: "The First Prayer in Congress, dedicated to General McClellan and Our Army on the Potomac", 1862 May 1Add to your cart.
Published by Alfred Hunter, Washington, D.C.
Folder 26: Song lyrics to "Dear Mother, I've Come Home to Eat", undatedAdd to your cart.
By John C. Cross, New York
Folder 27: Confederate Military Order Number 15 headquarters department of Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, 1862 February 24Add to your cart.
By Command of Major General Huger

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[Series 1: Pre-American Civil War / Slavery, 1817-1852],
[Series 2: American Civil War Years, 1861-1865],
[Series 3: Post American Civil War / Reconstruction],
[Series 4: American Business and Commerce, Pre Revolution and Early Republic],
[Series 5: American Business and Commerce, 1830-1890],
[Series 6: Business and Commerce],
[Series 7: Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic],
[Series 8: Jacksonian Era],
[Series 9: Native Americans],
[Series 10: Presidential Proclamations],
[Series 11: Presidential Campaign Materials],
[Series 12: Presidential / Political, reports and songs],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
[All]

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