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James K. P. Sayler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract

The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

Dates: 1857-1943

The Owl

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1213
Abstract John A. Hankins and Jessie J. Rankin created this handwritten newspaper, entitled The Owl, while studying at an unspecified school in Greeneville, Tennessee in 1875. It includes an introduction and editorial expressing the editors' hopes for their paper, miscellaneous stories and local items, letters to the editors, and articles about how to write well, ice skating, hunting, imagination, snow, Saturday nights, the ocean, Queen Elizabeth I, and moral subjects (including...
Dates: 1875 February 26

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