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Alfred Griffith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).
Dates: 1842-1931

Arthur Irving Ortenburger Collection

 Collection — Box: O-9
Identifier: WHC-M-464
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Zoologist. Consumer rationing books (1943) issued during World War II to the Ortenburger family; and journals (1892-1898) of Charles C. Dean, Mrs. Ortenburger's father, regarding visits to Florida, Mexico and Guatemala. Also included is a letter (1921) from renowned herpetologist, Raymond L. Ditmars. A.I. Ortenburger Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1892-1943

Earle Marion Sigler Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1784
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Collector. A photocopy of Thomas Harrison's travel diary which he kept while on a Mediterranean cruise aboard the U.S.S. Susquehanna in 1860-1861. Harrison describes his impressions of various ports of call, and gives a complete list of expenses.
Dates: 1860-1861

Frank S. Cleckler Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-2016
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1923-1974), financial records (1922-1978), travel logs (1964-1978) of trips to Australia, the Pacific and the Near and Far East, and posters (ca. 1940) by British Railways. Also included are publications (1941-1963), including travel booklets.
Dates: 1922-1978

H. P. Smith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1763
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Collector. A diary of a tour of Spain and the Middle East, kept by a Mr. Covey who travelled with his wife.
Dates: 1901-1902

Richard D. Gamble Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1995
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History professor. Photocopies of correspondence (1853-1854) from the letterbook of the commanding officer of the garrison at Fort Union, New Mexico; typescript of the diary (1853-1854) of Caleb Burwell Rowan Kennerly, entitled "Diary of a Journey to California, 1853-1854"; photocopies of articles on the founding of D'Hanis, Texas, and on exploring expeditions through the American Southwest; and notecards (n.d.) made by Gamble while conducting historical research on the Southwest.
Dates: 1853-1866

Will Hewitt Ransom Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-512
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Typographer. Correspondence (1847-1869) from Eliza E. Dodd and Frank Ellis regarding family news and a trip on a Michigan packet boat in 1847; diary (1877) of an unidentified woman regarding her experiences as a teacher; scrapbooks (1877-1882) with clippings, correspondence, etc.; and publications (1882-1955). Also in this collection are diplomas (1876-1878) awarded to a relative of Ransom's. Will Ransom Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1847-1955