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Civil War Era Correspondence

Call Number: MS276
Overview This collection contains correspondence related to political matters and the Civil War, sent by three New England residents (Joseph H. Barnes, Clark B. Baldwin, and W. E. Webster) between 1859 and 1864.
Dates: 1859 -- 1864

Civil War Scrapbook

Call Number: MS179
Scope and Contents This collection contains one scrapbook of American Civil War memorabilia (such as postcards, currency, bonds, envelopes, and other records) and one 1864 issue of the Chronicle & Sentinel, a newspaper printed in Augusta, Georgia. The bulk of the collection’s materials are dated from 1861 to 1865.
Dates: 1861 -- 1915; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) Records

Call Number: UA214
Scope and Contents This collection contains student index cards from 1942-1943 including small sections of students killed, missing, imprisoned, and taking part in the helicopter program. Cards typically contain name of student, address, date, and sometimes whether the student had passed CAA, was waiting for the next screening, took what course when, as well as membership in Army/Navy; most cards are mental examination registration cards labeled 'CPT' (Civilian Pilot Training) Tufts College.
Dates: 1942 -- 1943

Class of 1883 Class Day Box

Call Number: MS142
Scope and Contents This collection contains a time capsule the Class of 1883 created of material that was pertinent to their class or symbolic of their times. The Class of 1883 buried the Class Day Box on campus and then dug it up at their 50th reunion in 1933. At the reunion, the Class of 1883 added newspapers, programs, and other memorabilia to the time capsule. This collection includes class manuscripts, programs, newspapers and a school publication, photographs, coins, a report, and a course catalog.
Dates: 1864 -- 1933

Classes Collection

Call Number: UA039
Overview This collection contains memorabilia and other material relating to various graduating classes from Tufts University.
Dates: 1816 -- 2022

Collection of Confederate State of America Materials

Call Number: MS191
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials documenting the political and economic activities of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. The collection includes bills and amendments; bonds; correspondence; forms; notes; reports; speeches; a list of members of the Confederate States of America House of Representatives; Confederate States of America policy regarding the employment of African American troops; a blank muster roll; and a ledger listing legislative acts and joint...
Dates: 1861 -- 1865

Collection of Confederate States of America Legal Tender

Call Number: MS187
Scope and Contents This collection contains currency, loans, bonds, and a stamp by the Confederate States of America, and two Civil War currency notes from Virginia banks.
Dates: 1861 -- 1865

Collection of East Coast Newsprint on Slavery and Indentured Servitude

Call Number: MS189
Overview This collection includes individual newspaper issues from the East Coast from publications such as The New England Courant, The Boston Gazette, and The National Democrat, as well as one broadside by Gerrit Smith, regarding enslaved persons, slavery, and indentured servants.
Dates: 1723 -- 1846

Collection on P. T. Barnum

Call Number: MS002
Overview This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, inventories, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia documenting aspects of the career of P.T. Barnum and Barnum's relationship with Tufts University. The materials date from 1818-2009.
Dates: 1818 -- 2009; Majority of material found within 1837 -- 1985

Collection on the Thomas Whittemore Family

Call Number: MS178
Scope and Contents This collection contains a bound volume of maps of the Battle of New Orleans, contracts between Tufts College and Thomas Whittmore (the grandson of Reverend Thomas Whittmore, a Universalist minister and Trustee of Tufts College), correspondence, newspaper clippings and newspapers, and biographical sketches of Reverend Thomas Whittmore and his grandson. Correspondence also includes letters to Rev. Thomas Whittemore from Thomas Jefferson.
Dates: 1777 -- 1950; Majority of material found within 1892 -- 1950