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Davis

George Berry Davis Civil War Letters

As revealed in many letters that he wrote to his wife Catharine from the fields and camps, Davis experienced a number of battles, hardships, and injuries. Perhaps the most significant aspect of his time of service for the Union, however, was when he was captured and sent to the infamous Andersonville prison.

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The Franklin and Emory (Emery) Warner Civil War Letters

 St. Pauls Episcopal Church

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Lucien Garban Musical Scores

The Lucien Garban Collection contains over 800 musical scores by composers such as Ravel, Debussy, Fauré, Wagner, and many others. Lucien Garban was a senior editor for the publishing house of Durand located in Paris. A portion of the musical scores in the collection have been marked up by him on the authority of the composers for corrected reprints of editions of their music.

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U.S. Congressman William Ketchum Papers

This collection houses a variety of government documents, papers, photographs, business records, scrapbooks, ephemera, and other pertinent information regarding a variety of topics related to the political career of William Ketchum.

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U.S. Congressman Harlan Hagen Papers

This collection houses a variety of government documents, papers, photographs, business records, scrapbooks, ephemera, and other pertinent information regarding a variety of topics related to the political career of Harlan Hagen.

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Kern County Supervisor Pauline Larwood Papers

Pauline Larwood served on the Kern County Board of Supervisors from 1983-1994. This collection houses a variety of government documents, papers, photographs, business records, scrapbooks, ephemera, and other pertinent information regarding a variety of topics related to her political career.