Olin Norwood collection, 1621-1945.


Norwood, Olin. Olin Norwood collection, 1621-1945.

Olin Norwood collection, 1621-1945.

Correspondence, military orders, clippings, legal papers, official documents, research papers, notes and pictures. Many important figures in history are mentioned in the materials of this collection. Some of these people are: William Croswell, Henry Howe, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George Cockburn, Frederick Tennyson, Gideon Ernst, Louis XVIII, Jean Fracois Marmontel and Napoleon Bonaparte. As well, the collection contains a discussion of source material on the history of the Confederate States, and other research by Olin Norwood.

104 items, 135 pieces.




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Tennyson, Frederick, 1807-1898

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Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853

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British naval officer. From the description of Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 (bulk 1800-1820). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980033 Sir George Cockburn, British naval officer. Cockburn played a major role in the War of 1812, leading the capture and burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. From the description of Sir George Cockburn manuscript material : 1 item, 1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379527 From the guide to th...

Croswell, William, 1760-1834

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Howe, Henry, 1816-1893

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Charles Campbell (1807-1876) was born on 1 May 1807, in Petersburg, Virginia, the firstborn child of parents John Wilson Campbell (d.1842), and Mildred Walker Moore Campbell. John, a bookstore owner, was also a historian. In 1831 he published the History of Virginia to 1781 . Later, he held the position of Federal Collector of Customs in Petersburg, Virginia. Mildred taught at the Petersburg Classical Academy in the 1840's. In addition to Charles, the couple also had two younger chi...

Laudon, Gideon Ernst, Freiherr von, 1717-1790

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Norwood, Olin.

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Marmontel, Jean-François, 1723-1799

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Couvicourt, to M. Verdelet, 1793 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606127 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Voltaire, 1766 Oct. 27 or 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606925 ...