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American Civil War Documents, Manuscripts, Letters and Diaries and Grand Army of the Republic Collection, 1785-1957

Material in this collection predominantly relates to the American Civil War its battles, rank and file soldiers, leaders and veterans. A large portion of this material focuses on the experience of soldiers and leaders from Illinois through letters and diaries. Other major topics in this collectio...

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E. Frederic Morrow Papers

Best known as a member of President Eisenhower's White House staff, E. Frederic Morrow worked for the Urban League, the NAACP and CBS radio before joining Eisenhower's campaign in 1952. He served on the White House staff from 1955 through 1960 and wrote a memoir, Black Man in the White House. His...

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