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This collection contains the research notes of Lloyd Lewis and Bruce Catton, biographers of Ulysses S. Grant and historians of te Civil War era. Subjects covered include Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, William T. Sherman, the Mexican-American War, the American Civil War, Reconstruction, the Presidency, West Point, Grant's World Tour. Types of material found in this collection include: hand-written and typed research notes, correspondence, including originals dating back to the 1850s and 1860s from Horace Greeley and Thomas Ewing, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and publications, photographs, including reprints, CDVs, cabinet cards, and stereographs, and a lock of famed abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass's HAIR. The collection also includes the notes on Catton's books, Grant Moves South, and Grant Takes Command, with critiques by historian E. B. Long.


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