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Politics, Government, and Law

Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas J.C. Amory pay vouchers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230324060]
Identifier: MSS SC 2476
Scope and Contents Printed, handwritten, and signed pay vouchers dated 30 Sept. and 31 Oct. 1858. The items were created while Amory was serving with the United States Seventh Infantry at Camp Floyd, Utah.

An army of marksmen

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317502]
Identifier: MSS SC 1860
Scope and Contents Printed booklet and one typewritten manuscript of "An Army of Marksmen." The volume documents the United States Army's efforts to develop individual marksmanship by U.S. soldiers.

Henry C. Bankhead pay voucher

 File — Folder 1: [31197230324078]
Identifier: MSS SC 2477
Scope and Contents Printed, handwritten, and signed pay voucher dated 3 Jan. 1858. The item documents the pay Bankhead received while serving as a lieutenant of the Fifth United States Infantry stationed at Camp Floyd, Utah.

Biography and memorabilia of Robert Mylchrist Cannon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 943
Scope and Contents This collecion consists of 4 biographies, 2 resumes, awards, letters, magazine articles, and photocopied newspaper photos and articles referring to Cannon.

Boots and saddles at the Little Bighorn

 File — Folder 1: [31197230322494]
Identifier: MSS SC 2654
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. The item is about the equipment of George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry. The book draft was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Walter Mason Camp photograph collection

 Collection — Box 1: [3119723280335]
Identifier: MSS P 16
Overview The collection contains photographs of battlefields and Indian groups and portraits of noted individuals who were prominent in the Indian Wars including George A. Custer and other U.S. Army and Indian participants. Original prints (albumen, cartes-de-visite, cabinets, etc.) copy prints, postcards, halftones, engravings and selected copy negatives prepared by the repository staff. The bulk of the collection was compiled by Walter Mason Camp and pertains almost exclusively to the Indian Wars of...

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby pay voucher

 File — Folder 1: [31197230324136]
Identifier: MSS SC 2483
Scope and Contents Printed, handwritten, and signed pay voucher dated Oct. 1858. The item documents the pay Canby received while serving as a major of the Tenth United States Infantry stationed at Camp Floyd, Utah.

Cartoons lampooning the United States Army

 File — Folder 1: [31197232489549]
Identifier: MSS 565
Scope and Contents Eleven reproduced pen-and-ink drawings on one sheet of paper. The cartoons are by an unknown author and poke fun at and lampoon the nature of life in the United States Army.

Robert James Coffey autobiography and poems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1633
Scope and Contents One bound volume and one loose volume of autobiographical notes, poems, and scrapbook materials along with photocopies of the collection. Coffey served in a Pennsylvania regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). He participated in a large number of campaigns and gives detailed accounts of army life. There are also printed copies of many of the poems Coffey was able to publish.

Wlliam H. Cowell journal

 File — Folder 1: [31197230315308]
Identifier: MSS SC 1802
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of a diary. The volume talks about Cowell's experiences in the US Army with the Ohio Volunteers including confrontations with Native Americans.