October 18, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.15 cubic feet; This collection consists of a photocopy of a typescript entitled STORIES OF THE WAR, FROM PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS AND DIARIES, For My Children, A. Hollis, West Concord, N.H., January, 1884. Also included are a hard copy and a PDF file of a transcribed (by the donor) version of STORIES OF THE WAR with photographs; photocopies of official “carded medical records” for Hollis (1863-1864); copies of photographs of Hollis in uniform during the Civil War taken while stationed in New Berne (now New Bern), North Carolina, in his Union uniform with captain bars, in 1908-1910; and copies of photographs of Hollis’s wife Harriette, his U.S. cartridge case, and his belt buckle used during the Civil War. Gift of Kim Loomis.
May 8, 2017, (unprocessed addition #1), 0.04 cubic feet; Photocopy of a typescript manuscript with handwritten edits (apparently by the author) titled "Marooned in France" written by former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire Henry French Hollis. The manuscript, written as a diary, covers June 10, 1940, through December 31, 1940, and concerns his life in Paris, France, during the fighting between France and Germany ending in Germany defeating France and taking over the country. Henry F. Hollis was the son of Abijah and Harriette Hollis. This manuscript was apparently in the ownership of Brandt & Brandt of New York in 1951. Gift of Kim Loomis.
Gift of Kim Loomis
These papers can be used for educational fair use only and cannot be quoted from in publications. Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Abijah Hollis Family Papers (#1284), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA