Robert Battey papers, 1810-1894.


Robert Battey papers, 1810-1894.

The collection consists of papers of Robert Battey from 1810-1894. Correspondence (1846-1894) is Dr. Robert Battey's (with his wife Martha, his aunt Mary Halsey, and other family members), his wife Martha's, his brother George's, and his granddaughter, actress Adrienne Battey's; photographs are of Robert Battey, Adrienne Battey, and other Battey family members; the manuscript is of a speech given by Battey at Jefferson Memorial College (Philadelphia); clippings concern Adrienne Battey; articles are by Robert Battey describing medical procedures, and by Adrienne Battey; wills are of Adrienne Battey and other Battey family members; the photocopies are of a manuscript by Battey describing operations and of an article from the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL describing "Battey's Operation."

.75 linear ft. (2 boxes and 1 OP)

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

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