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Finding-Aid for the Dr. T. H. Rayburn Collection (MUM00382)

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Descriptive Summary
Rayburn, T.H., Dr.
Dr. T. H. Rayburn Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
Materials in:
Collection contains artwork, photographs, and correspondence related to the Civil War created during the mid 19th century.
4 boxes.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
Cite as:
Dr. T. H. Rayburn Collection (MUM00382). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
The T.H. Rayburn Collection consists of twentieth-century philatelic envelopes whose stamps honor Civil War and Old West images, including a number of U.S. Presidents and other political figures.
Collection contains artwork, photographs, and correspondence related to the Civil War created during the mid 19th century.

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List
Box 1 - General Categories (Civil War)

1.1 General Civil War
--commemorative envelopes (3), battle flags (7), Confederate money (5),
Civil War Era calendars (4), miscellaneous clippings (17)
--sheet music covers (5)
--Civil War Items - weapons, equipment, transportation (38)

1.2 Civil War Artwork
--political cartoons (26)
--color artwork (37)
--sketches, paintings (217)

1.3 Civil War Era Individuals
--political figures (95)
--women (66)
--non-political figures (63)
--secessionists/Confederates (32)
--Confederate veterans (16)
--rebel cavalry raiders (25)
--Union group photographs (22)
--slaves/contrabands/black soldiers (35)
--miscellaneous people (80)
--nameless soldiers (72)
--U. S. Presidents (24)

1.4 Civil War Naval Action
--Monitor vs. Merrimack (26)
--North Carolina naval scenes (97)
--Wilmington, NC naval scenes (61)
--Richmond, VA naval scenes (19)
--Charleston naval scenes (74)
--miscellaneous naval scenes (125)

1.5 Other Civil War sites
--Washington D.C. (49)
--Washington D.C. -- Lincoln Assassination (40)
--New Orleans (12)
--Illinois (31)
--New York (42)
--Miscellaneous Northern sites (17)

1.6 Miscellaneous Civil War photographs (123)

Box 2 - General Categories (Civil War)

2.1 Eastern Theater Battles/Sites
--Harpers Ferry (10)
--Charleston, SC (38)
--Fort Sumter (26)
--Manassas (47)
--Peninsular/Seven Days Campaign (17)
--Antietam (124)
--Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville (40)
--Gettysburg (77)
--Gettysburg memorials and people (45)
--Grant's Richmond Campaign (22)
--Petersburg (64)
--Richmond (59)
--Miscellaneous Richmond (22)
--Ruins of Richmond (26)
--Appomattox/Surrender (27)
--Miscellaneous Virginia (118)

2.2 Western Theater Battles/Sites
--Kentucky (7)
--Chickamauga (17)
--Savannah, GA (15)
--Atlanta Campaign/March to the Sea (86)
--Shiloh (32)
--Other Tennessee battles/sites (56)
--Tennessee memorials (37)
--Vicksburg Campaign (45)
--Vicksburg siege (42)
--Vicksburg naval action (50)
--Vicksburg memorials (16)
--Other Mississippi battles/sites (41)
--Mobile Bay (42)
--Alabama/ Florida (13)

2.3 Trans-Mississippi Theater Battles/Sites
--Louisiana (39)
--Arkansas/Missouri (36)
--Oklahoma/Texas (16)

Box 3 - General Categories (Civil War)

3.1 Civil War Officers
--Confederate Officers (443)
--Union Officers (564)

Civil War Count for Boxes 1-3: 3939

Box 4 - General Categories (Old West)

4.1 Old West Individuals
--outlaws (in large envelope)
--miscellaneous figures

4.2 Views of the Old West
--cities, buildings

4.3 Old West Occupations/Activities
--railroad construction
--Oklahoma Land Rush
--U.S. Army/Indian Wars/Little Big Horn

4.4 Miscellaneous Old West
--Western wildlife
--technology/inventions (in large envelope)

4.5 Correspondences/Records (manila folder)