Guide to the Robert Saunders Papers, 1810-1990s

Record Group 011

Date Span  1810-1990s

Extent 1.35 cf 

Historical Note:  Robert Saunders earned his PhD in American History from Auburn University.  He subsequently taught history at Auburn University Montgomery and Troy State University Dothan.  Much of his research concerns Early National military and Alabama history.

Scope/Content:  Contains materials on the First and Second Seminole Wars photocopied by Saunders from secondary sources and microfilm of letters from National Archives papers of Benjamin Hawkins, James Wilkinson and others involved in the First Seminole War.  Also contains research materials consisting of photocopies of primary and secondary sources for Dr. Saunders'  dissertation and subsequent book, John Archibald Campbell, Southern Moderate, 1811-1889 (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1997). 

Organization:  Collection organized into 2 series:

Series 1 - First and Second Creek Wars - Subseries 1.1: Secondary sources;  Subseries 1.2: Primary Sources

Series 2 - Campbell book - Subseries 2.1: Publishing correspondence and personal notes; Subseries 2.2: Secondary sources; Subseries 2.3: Primary sources

Provenance:  MF made by Dr. Frank L. Owsley, Jr., emeritus professor of history at Auburn University, and who gave same to Saunders.

Preferred Citation:  Robert Saunders Papers, RG011. The Wiregrass Archives, Troy University--Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.

Date processed:   02/26/2003

Processed By: T. Bernath


INVENTORY 

Series 1:  First and Second Creek Wars.  Subseries 1.1:  Secondary Sources.

File I.D.

 

File Label

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Griffith, Lucille.  Alabama:  A Documentary History to 1900.  University, AL:  The University of Alabama Press, 1972. [Various Pages]

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Brewer, W[illis].  Alabama:  Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men, From 1540-1872.  Spartanburg, SC:  Reprint Co., 1975.  [Pages 52-53]

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Alabama Historical Quarterly [Pages 156-158]

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02-010

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Posey, Walter Brownlow, ed.  Alabama in the 1830s as Recorded by British Travelers.  Birmingham, AL:  Southern University Press, 1938.  [Pages 4-37]

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The Creek War of 1836, a Military History [Pages 463-485]

011

02-010

001

006

 

Excerpts From Issues of the Pensacola Gazette Covering Walton County Indian War of 1837 [Various Pages]

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Southerland, Henry deLeon, Jr., and Jerry Elijah Brown.  The Federal Road Through Georgia, the Creek Nation, and Alabama, 1806-1836.  Tuscaloosa:  The University of Alabama Press, 1989. [Pages 70-71, 122-143, 164-189]

011

02-010

001

008

 

Stanley, J. Randall.  History of Gadsden County.  Quincy, FL:  Gadsden County Historical Commission, 1948. [Pages 42-45]

011

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001

009

 

History of Henry County [Various Pages]

011

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001

010

 

Golden, Virginia Noble.  A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans.  Tallassee, AL:  Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon--Woodberry Mills, 1949.  [Pages 1-10]

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001

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Mahon, John K.  History of the Second Seminole War.  Gainesville, FL:  The University of Florida Press, 1985.  [Pages 190-193]

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012

 

Carswell, E. W.  Holmesteading:  The History of Holmes County, Florida.  Chipley, FL:  E. W. Carswell, 1986.  [Pages 31-36]

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001

013

 

Foreman, Grant.  Indian Removal:  The Immigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians.  Norman, OK:  University of Oklahoma Press, 1953. [Pages 107-190]

011

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001

014

 

White, Christine Schultz.  "Opothleyahola, Factionalism, and Creek Politics."  PhD. dissertation, Texas Christian University, 1986.  [Various Pages]

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Young, Mary Elizabeth.  Redskins, Ruffleshirts, and Rednecks:  Indian Allotments in Alabama and Mississippi, 1830-1860.  Norman, OK:  University of Oklahoma Press, 1961.  [Pages 72-113, 190-207]

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Debo, Angie.  The Road to Disappearance:  A History of the Creek Indians.  Norman, OK:  University of Oklahoma Press, 1941.  [Pages 72-107]

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Walker, Anne Kendrick.  Russell County in Retrospect:  An Epic of the Far Southeast.  Richmond:  Dietz Press, 1950.  [Various Pages]

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Fretwell, Mark E.  This So Remote Frontier:  The Chattahoochee Country of Alabama and Georgia.  Eufaula, AL:  Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1980. [Pages 230-249]

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Troy State University Libraries – WebCat- Item Report [Pages 1-12]

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Benton, Jeffrey C. The Very Worst Road: Travelers' Accounts of Crossing Alabama's Old Creek Territory, 1820-1847.  Eufaula, AL:  Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1998. [Pages 85-133]

 Series 1:  First and Second Creek Wars.  Subseries 1.2:  Primary Sources

File I.D.

 

File Label

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02-010

MF Reel

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(a) Odd on Hawkins Line 1810, (b) Gen. Thomas Pinckney, contains letters from Hawkins-Floyd-Jackson.  (War Dept. Sec. War, LR  re Creek War 1811-15, NNWC-753, 53 ft.)

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Letters on the Creek War (a) Silas Pinsmoor, (b) Return J. Meigs, (c) J. Nelly, (d) Jas Robertson, (e) Ben Hawkins.  (NNWC-36, 30ft.)

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02-010

MF Reel

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a) Selected Letters of General James Wilkinson, 1912, (b) Selected Letters of General Thomas Flournoy 1813-14, (c) Selected Letters of Edmund P. Gaines, (d) Selected Letters of Gov. W.C.C. Claiborne, (e) Benjamin Hawkins after 1815.  (NNWE-5, 52 ft.)

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07-0402 001 057   Creek War of 1836 - research material

011

07-0402 001 058   Luis - research materials

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07-0402 001 059   Luis - research materials

Series 2:  Campbell Materials.  Subseries 2.1:  Author and Publisher notes and correspondence

File I.D.

 

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Saunders - Campbell book - Correspondence - 1993-1995

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Saunders - Campbell book - Outline, n.d.

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Saunders - Campbell book - Personal Notes, n.d.

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Saunders - Miscellaneous [1995]

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Saunders - Research - Bibliographic

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Saunders - Research - Interlibrary Loan

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Saunders - Research - National Archives

 Series 2:  Campbell Materials.  Subseries 2.3:  Primary Sources

File I.D.

 

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07-0402

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John Bragg Papers

011

07-0402

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Campbell Family Papers, 1860 - Sept 1865 [most transcribed]

011

07-0402

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Campbell Family Papers, Oct 1865 - 1869 [most transcribed]

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011

 

Campbell Family Papers, 1870's [most transcribed]

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Campbell Family Papers, 1880's [most transcribed]

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07-0402

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Collier Papers - 1850

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07-0402

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014

 

Confederate States War Department - Various Documents, 1861-1865

011

07-0402

001

015

 

Benjamin Fitzpatrick Papers - 1841, 1842

011

07-0402

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House Journal

011

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Journal of Proceedings of the Southern Convention - 1850

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Manuscripts written by John A. Campbell - 1880, 1884, 1887

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Miscellaneous

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Newspaper items [1865]

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Phillips-Meyers Papers - 1870, 1884 [transcribed]

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07-0402

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Photos of John A. Campbell [from microform]

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Supreme Court of the United States

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MD1

OS1

 

Robert Hardy Smith Papers SHC
Record of Slave Purchase (1858)
Tax Books (Campbell entry) 1841, 1843, 1845, 1846, 1848-54. 1857-59, 1861-63

 Series 2:  Campbell Materials.  Subseries 2.2:  Secondary Sources

File I.D.

 

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07-0402

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ACTS - State of Alabama

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Address of Citizens of Louisiana to the People of the United States - Appendix IV - n.d.

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Alabama Historical Quarterly - 1961, 1974

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The Alabama Lawyer - n.d.

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The Alabama Review - [individual articles] - 1951, 1953, 1958-60, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1974, 1975

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07-0402

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American Historical Association, n.d.

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American Historical Review - v.17 no. 5

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Century Illustrated Magazine - n.d.

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07-0402

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032

 

City Directory & History of Montgomery Alabama - n.d.

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Confederate Veteran - June 1904, March 1917, July 1922

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"Electoral Count of 1877" - n.d.

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Hampton Roads Conference

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07-0402

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036

 

"In the Matter of the Liability of Officers who were compelled to Surrender Moneys of the United States to the Officers of the Seceding States, After Passage of the Acts of Secession in 1861"

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07-0402

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037

 

"John Archibald Campbell:  Associate Justice of the United Supreme Court, 1853-1861" - Henry G. Conner - 1920

011

07-0402

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038

 

Journal of Southern History - 1938, n.d., 1941, 1960, [1967]

011

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001

039

 

Journals of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States or America - Dec. 6 1852 to March 3, 1855 - v.9

011

07-0402

001

040

 

"Landmark Briefs & Arguments of the Supreme Court of the United States:  Constitutional Law" Kurland/Casper, editors - v.6 & v.7

011

07-0402

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041

 

"Lawyers and the Constitution:  How Laissez Faire came to the Supreme Court: - Benjamin R. Twiss - 1962

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07-0402

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042

 

Magazine of American History - 1899

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07-0402

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Materials authored by John Archibald Campbell, 1850-1870

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07-0402

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044

 

Memorial Record of Alabama, v.1 - 1976

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045

 

Miscellaneous

011

07-0402

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046

 

Mississippi Valley Historical Review - n.d. & 1928

011

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047

 

Mobile Register - 1981 & 1995

011

07-0402

001

048

 

"Papers of Andrew Johnson" - P.H. Bergeron, editor - 1991

011

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049

 

"The Political and Constitutional Thought of John Archibald Campbell" - J.S. Mann - 1966 - Dissertation - Beginning to Chap 6

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"The Political and Constitutional Thought of John Archibald Campbell" - J.S. Mann - 1966 - Dissertation - Chapter 6 to End

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051

 

Slavery in the United States [1847]

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Southern Historical Society Papers - n.d., 1896, n.d., 1909, 1907

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053

 

Southern Quarterly Review [1851]

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054

 

Vanderbilt Law Review [1958]

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Virginia Historical Magazine  [n.d]

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"War of the Rebellion" Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies - c.1971, 1985 reprint

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