Guide to the M. J. Solomons Scrapbook, 1861-1863


Scrapbook of Civil War-related clippings collected by M J. Solomons, a resident of Savannah, Ga.

Collection Details

Collection Number
M. J. Solomons Scrapbook
Solomons, M. J.
1.2 Linear Feet, 1 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

M. J. Solomons was a resident of Savannah, Ga. His scrapbook contains clippings from a number of newspapers reporting on battles and conditions in the Confederacy during the first years of the Civil War. The volumes contains clippings concerning the price of food and drugs; the role of women in the Confederacy; military operations and battles, particularly in the western theater; various Georgia regiments; Southern poetry about the war; reports of arrests, depredations, and atrocities by Union troops; various Confederate leaders and generals; derogatory references to Abraham Lincoln; and the foreign relations of the Confederacy.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], M. J. Solomons Scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Pages 1-47
Box 1
Pages 48-85
Box 1
Pages 86-125
Box 1
Pages 126-165
Box 1
Pages 166-205
Box 1
Pages 206-243
Box 1
Pages 244-285
Box 1
Pages 286-327
Box 1
Pages 328-369
Box 1
Pages 370-407
Box 1
Pages 408-445
Box 1
Pages 446-483
Box 1

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The provenance of the M. J. Solomons Scrapbook is unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011