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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,
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
Series 1: First and Second Creek Wars. Subseries 1.1:
Griffith, Lucille. Alabama: A Documentary
History to 1900. University, AL: The University of Alabama
Press, 1972. [Various Pages]
Brewer, W[illis]. Alabama: Her History,
Resources, War Record, and Public Men, From 1540-1872.
Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1975. [Pages 52-53]
Alabama Historical Quarterly [Pages
Posey, Walter Brownlow, ed. Alabama in the
1830s as Recorded by British Travelers. Birmingham, AL:
Southern University Press, 1938. [Pages 4-37]
The Creek War of 1836, a Military History [Pages 463-485]
Excerpts From Issues of the Pensacola
Gazette Covering Walton County Indian War of 1837 [Various
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]
Stanley, J. Randall. History of Gadsden
County. Quincy, FL: Gadsden County Historical Commission,
1948. [Pages 42-45]
History of Henry County [Various Pages]
Golden, Virginia Noble. A History of
Tallassee for Tallasseeans. Tallassee, AL: Tallassee Mills of
Mount Vernon--Woodberry Mills, 1949. [Pages 1-10]
Mahon, John K. History of the Second
Seminole War. Gainesville, FL: The University of Florida
Press, 1985. [Pages 190-193]
Carswell, E. W. Holmesteading: The History
of Holmes County, Florida. Chipley, FL: E. W. Carswell, 1986.
Foreman, Grant. Indian Removal: The
Immigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians. Norman,
OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1953. [Pages 107-190]
White, Christine Schultz. "Opothleyahola,
Factionalism, and Creek Politics." PhD. dissertation, Texas
Christian University, 1986. [Various Pages]
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]
Debo, Angie. The Road to Disappearance: A
History of the Creek Indians. Norman, OK: University of
Oklahoma Press, 1941. [Pages 72-107]
Walker, Anne Kendrick. Russell County in
Retrospect: An Epic of the Far Southeast. Richmond: Dietz
Press, 1950. [Various Pages]
Fretwell, Mark E. This So Remote Frontier:
The Chattahoochee Country of Alabama and Georgia. Eufaula, AL:
Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1980. [Pages 230-249]
Troy State University Libraries – WebCat- Item
Report [Pages 1-12]
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
(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.)
Letters on the Creek War (a) Silas Pinsmoor,
(b) Return J. Meigs, (c) J. Nelly, (d) Jas Robertson, (e) Ben
Hawkins. (NNWC-36, 30ft.)
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.)
Series 2: Campbell Materials. Subseries 2.1: Author
and Publisher notes and correspondence
Saunders - Campbell book - Correspondence -
Saunders - Campbell book - Outline, n.d.
Saunders - Campbell book - Personal Notes, n.d.
Saunders - Miscellaneous 
Saunders - Research - Bibliographic
Saunders - Research - Interlibrary Loan
Saunders - Research - National Archives
Series 2: Campbell Materials. Subseries 2.3: Primary
John Bragg Papers
Campbell Family Papers, 1860 - Sept 1865 [most
Campbell Family Papers, Oct 1865 - 1869 [most
Campbell Family Papers, 1870's [most
Campbell Family Papers, 1880's [most
Collier Papers - 1850
Confederate States War Department - Various
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Papers - 1841, 1842
Journal of Proceedings of the Southern
Convention - 1850
Manuscripts written by John A. Campbell - 1880,
Newspaper items 
Phillips-Meyers Papers - 1870, 1884
Photos of John A. Campbell [from microform]
Supreme Court of the United States
Robert Hardy Smith Papers SHC
Record of Slave Purchase (1858)
Tax Books (Campbell entry) 1841, 1843, 1845, 1846, 1848-54. 1857-59,
Series 2: Campbell Materials. Subseries 2.2:
ACTS - State of Alabama
Address of Citizens of Louisiana to the People
of the United States - Appendix IV - n.d.
Alabama Historical Quarterly - 1961, 1974
The Alabama Lawyer - n.d.
The Alabama Review - [individual articles] -
1951, 1953, 1958-60, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1974, 1975
American Historical Association, n.d.
American Historical Review - v.17 no. 5
Century Illustrated Magazine - n.d.
City Directory & History of Montgomery Alabama
Confederate Veteran - June 1904, March 1917,
"Electoral Count of 1877" - n.d.
Hampton Roads Conference
"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"
"John Archibald Campbell: Associate Justice of
the United Supreme Court, 1853-1861" - Henry G. Conner - 1920
Journal of Southern History - 1938, n.d., 1941,
Journals of the Executive Proceedings of the
Senate of the United States or America - Dec. 6 1852 to March 3,
1855 - v.9
"Landmark Briefs & Arguments of the Supreme
Court of the United States: Constitutional Law" Kurland/Casper,
editors - v.6 & v.7
"Lawyers and the Constitution: How Laissez
Faire came to the Supreme Court: - Benjamin R. Twiss - 1962
Magazine of American History - 1899
Materials authored by John Archibald Campbell,
Memorial Record of Alabama, v.1 - 1976
Mississippi Valley Historical Review - n.d. &
Mobile Register - 1981 & 1995
"Papers of Andrew Johnson" - P.H. Bergeron,
editor - 1991
"The Political and Constitutional Thought of
John Archibald Campbell" - J.S. Mann - 1966 - Dissertation -
Beginning to Chap 6
"The Political and Constitutional Thought of
John Archibald Campbell" - J.S. Mann - 1966 - Dissertation - Chapter
6 to End
Slavery in the United States 
Southern Historical Society Papers - n.d.,
1896, n.d., 1909, 1907
Southern Quarterly Review 
Vanderbilt Law Review 
Virginia Historical Magazine [n.d]
"War of the Rebellion" Official Records of the
Union & Confederate Armies - c.1971, 1985 reprint
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