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Peter Wellington Alexander papers, 1835-1910

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0016
Bib ID 4079103 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Alexander, Peter Wellington, 1825-1886
Title Peter Wellington Alexander papers, 1835-1910
Physical Description 30 linear feet (30 linear feet 18 boxes and 12 flat boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 5 series: Series I.: Cataloged Corrrespondence -- Series II: Arranged Series -- Series III: Southern United States Neswpapers -- Series IV: Printed Documents -- Series V: Addition (1976).

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, and newspapers. These include over four hundred letters to Alexander, as well as miscellaneous letters and telegrams; some of his manuscripts and notes; business records of his law firm; military documents of the western divisions of the Confederate Army; copybooks and letter books; and complete and partial newspapers and clippings from the various Southern newspapers (in particular THE SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN, the DAILY DISPATCH of Richmond, and the ADVERTISER AND REGISTER of Mobile) which carried Alexander's dispatches.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Peter Wellington Alexander papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material

Community & Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks

This online exhibition includes a large amount of dogitized material from the Columbia University Collection

Other Finding Aids

Guide to the materials on microfilm, 1 volume, in repository.

Alternate Form Available

Parts of this collectionm are on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged & arranged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/22/1989.

Revision Description

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Abstracts (summaries) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Account books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Business records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Decisions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indices Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Judicial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Land grants Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letter books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letterpress copybooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters of recommendation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military passes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Muster rolls Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postage stamps Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Receipts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Beauregard, G. T (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blunt, James Gillpatrick, 1826-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Boudinot, Elias C (Elias Cornelius), 1835-1890 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brown, John C (John Calvin), 1827-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brown, Joseph E (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bullock, Rufus B (Rufus Brown), 1834-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Confederate States of America. Army Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dawson, William C (William Crosby), 1798-1856 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fagan, James Fleming, 1828-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Herron, Francis Jay, 1837-1902 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hill, Benjamin H (Benjamin Harvey), 1823-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hill, Daniel Harvey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hindman, Thomas Carmichael, 1828-1868 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holmes, T. H (Theophilus Hunter), 1804-1880 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jackson, Henry R (Henry Rootes), 1820-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jenkins, Charles Jones, 1805-1883 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnston, Joseph E (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawton, Alexander Robert, 1818-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lee, Robert E (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legal documents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marmaduke, John Sappington, 1833-1887 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McRae, Duncan Kirkland, 1820-1888 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richardson, T. G (Tobias Gibson), 1827-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roane, John Selden, 1817-1867 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shoup, Francis Asbury, 1834-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, James Milton, 1823-1890 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soldiers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stephens, Alexander H (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Carter Littlepage, 1817-1888 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stewart, Alexander Peter, 1821-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Veterans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watie, Stand, 1806-1871 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Colonel Peter Wellington Alexander, Confederate States of America, Georgia-born lawyer, editor and Civil War correspondent.