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Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Street with horses and buggies. Buildings on either side of street. Tracks down middle of street. "First Avenue, looking west"--Caption on photo. "NW RR Depot, Cedar Rapids, IA 1870"--Photograph verso.
General Sherman letter to John Murray Corse, November 4, 1871
Concerning the recent Chicago fire and Sherman's approaching trip to Europe.
Tillie Wise diary, 1863-1875
Tillie Wise taught school in Pennsylvania and later married Sam Clark.
James Miller papers, August 1862-November 1879
Papers and documents of James Miller, a Scottish immigrant who served in the Civil War as an engineer and later was an engineer at the Joliet State Prison.
Mericle letters and account book, 1862-1877
Includes ledger kept by Emanuel Mericle from 1863 to 1865 and five letters written by Martin Mericle to his brothers while he served with the 114th Ohio Infantry Regiment in the Civil War.
Bean family letters, 1868-1898
Letters to Bean family members from Asa and Mary Bean's sons James and John, primarily concerning James' life as an engineering student at the University of Michigan.
George W. Strong correspondence and papers, 1863-1908