Frederick C. Douglass Papers, 1873-[1887-1896]-1958

(Manuscript Collection #323)

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Pension application ledger, 1887-1889. [Names of claimants, affiants, and persons of importance are listed alphabetically with maiden names and aliases where known and cross references. Names of slaveholders are included.] View index prepared by James R. Reedy, Jr.
    • Folder b
      Pension application ledger, 1891. [Ledger contains index. Partially indexed with claim number, name of claimant, rank and unit designation, and page number. Check for multiple entries.]
    • Folder c
      Pension application ledger, 1891. [Ledger contains index. Indexed with date, name of claimant, and page number. Many sections of index only partially legible. Check for multiple entries.]
    • Folder d
      Pension application ledger, 1891-1892. [Ledger contains index. Indexed by letter groups but not alphabetized within groups. Check for multiple entries.]
  • Box 2
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    • Folder a
      Pension application ledger, 1894-1896, 1897. [Ledger contains index. Indexed by letter groups but not alphabetized within letter groups. Check for multiple entries.]
    • Folder b
      Pleasant Hill School roll book, Dec., 1873-Apr., 1880.
    • Folder c  (1 item digitized)
      Two ledgers (1889-1903) containing estate records, Civil War Union African-American soldiers’ pension awards certificates and pension claim affidavits
    • Folder d
      Fragment of pension affidavit ledger, 1891
    • Folder e
      Correspondence (1886-1958, undated), tax receipts (1883-1900)
    • Folder f
      Daybooks, 1910-1911
    • Folder g  (1 item digitized)
      The Planet (1916), yearbook for West Street Graded School in New Bern, N.C.; pages [from a book] concerning the 37th U.S.C. Infantry; bank book (1892-1894), pamphlets.

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