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BAKER, OBADIAH ETHELBERT PAPERS 1856-1923
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Box 1

Journal No. 11859, Dec. 6 - 1860, Apr. 13, Strawberry Point, Iowa. (ff. 1016) 1862, Apr. 4-7. Manchester, Ten. 1874 1

Physical Description: 29 leaves. Fills half of an 1814cm notebook. The portion of the army diary was added later.

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Life in Strawberry Point, Iowa: teaching district school; Meetings at Methodist Church; Temperance lecture; Courting Melissa and troubles at school. (ff. 1-26)
Camp at Manchester, Ten.
Expenses
Box 1

Journal No. 2 1862, Sept. 19 - Nov. 5 1A

Physical Description: Fair copy. 74 leaves; fills a 24 20 cm. Notebook.

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Iuka, Sept. 19-20. Battle of Corinth, Oct. 3-4; pursuit to Ripley, Oct. 5-12; Capture of Ripley and Orizaba, Nov. 2.
Contains poems Battle of Corinth and After the Battle.
Box 1

Journal No. 2A 1862, Sept. 16-28 2

Physical Description: Original pocket diary. 15 9 cm.
Box 1

Journal No. 3 1862, Nov. 6 - Dec. 24 2A

Physical Description: Fair copy 84 leaves 22 18 cm. notebook

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Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign: LaGrange, Coldwater, Hudsonville, reconnaissance to Holly Springs, Holly Springs, expedition to Ripley, Waterford, Tallahatchie River, Oxford, expedition against Mobile & Ohio RR, Ripley.
Box 1

Journal No. 3A 1862, Dec. 16-30 3

Physical Description: 18 leaves Original pocket diary
Box 1

Journal No. 3B 1862, Nov. 5 - Dec. 17 4

Physical Description: 56 leaves 21 17 cm. Composition book.
Box 1

Journal No. 4 1863, Jan. 23-Mar 17 4A

Physical Description: Fair copy. 41 leaves 21 19 notebook

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Camp life; hospital in Germantown, Ten.
Box 1

Journal No. 5A 1863, May 18 - July 16 5

Physical Description: Original pocket diary.
Box 1

Journal No. 5 1863, Mar. 18 - June 2 4B

Physical Description: 124 pages 21 17 notebook

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Overton hospital, Memphis, Ten. Catholic Sisters of Charity.
Lawson hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Box 1

Journal No. 6 1863, June 3 - Sept. 8 6

Physical Description: Fair copy 152 pages, 21 7 notebook

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Lawson Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Box 1

Journal No. 7 1863, July 26 - Sept. 7 7

Physical Description: Original pocket diary
Box 1

Journal No. 8 1864, Mar 7 - 31 8

Physical Description: Original pocket diary
Box 1

Journal No. 9A 1864, May 3 - 30 9

Physical Description: Original pocket diary
Box 1

Journal No. 9 1864, May 3 - Aug. 28 10

Physical Description: Fair copy 21 7 notebook

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Furlough
Camp at Washington, D.C.
Box 1

Journal No. 10 1864, Aug. 3 Sept. 16 11

Physical Description: Original pocket diary

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Giesboro Point, Va. Washington, D.C.
Box 1

Journal No. 10A 1864, Aug. 29 - Dec. 4 12

Physical Description: Fair copy
Box 1

Journal No. 11 1865, Feb. 26 - Apr. 7 13

Physical Description: Original pocket diary.

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Giesboro Pt. Washington, D.C.
Box 2, Env.# 22

Baker, Melissa Dalton 1862, Aug. 6-12

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Journal/Letters to Obadiah E. Baker
Civil War
Box 2, Env.# 18

1876

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Notebook
Trip to California
Box 2, Env.# 21

Baker, Obadiah E. 1878-1910

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Misc. tax receipts
Box 2, Env.# 14

Baker, Obadiah E. 1891-1897

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Notebook containing poetry and drafts of a Civil War memoir.
Civil War
Box 2, Env.# 15 - Missing!!!

Baker, Obadiah E. 1900, not after

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Notebook
Box 2, Env.# 19

Baker, Obadiah E. 1900, not after

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Notebook
Accounts
Box 2, Env.# 17

Baker, Obadiah E. 1900-1923

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Notebook containing poetry and drafts of a Civil War memoir.
Civil War
Box 2, Env.# 16

Baker, Obadiah E. 1903

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Notebook containing poetry and drafts of a Civil War memoir.
Civil War
Box 2, Env.# 20

Baker, Obadiah e. 1914, not after

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Notebook
A
Box 2, Env.# 23

Photographs

Box 2, Folder# 25

Baker, Samuel K. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1852, Oct. 25

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To John Baker
Estate of John Baker
Box 2, Folder# 15

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1863-1865

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Journal fragments; contains letter to Melissa Baker (6 pieces)
Civil War
Box 2, Folder# 5

Baker, John CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1877, Jan. 25

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To Obadiah and Melissa Baker
Family news
Box 2, Folder# 6

Baker, John CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1877, Apr. 15

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To Obadiah and Melissa Baker
Family news
Box 2, Folder# 14

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1879, May 4

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To Caroline and Melissa Baker
Family news
Box 2, Folder# 27

Clark, Mary A. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1879, May 11

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To John Baker and Ruth Baker
Family news
Box 2, Folder# 4

Baker, David CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1880, Sept. 17

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To Obadiah E. Baker
Estate of John Baker
Box 2, Folder# 8

Baker, Melissa Dalton CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1881, Dec. 11

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To Obadiah E. Baker
Family news
Box 2, Folder# 3

Baker, Caroline Melissa & Baker, Milo Samuel. 3 ALS CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1882-1883

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School
Box 2, Folder# 12

Baker, Caroline Melissa, Baker, Milo Samuel, and Baker, Melissa Dalton. 6 ALS CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1882-1883

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School
Box 2, Folder# 9

Baker, Melissa Dalton & Baker, Caroline Melissa, 21 ALS. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1882-1897

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School Family news
Box 2, Folder# 1

Baker, Caroline Melissa. 9 A.L.S. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1882-1887

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Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School
Box 2, Folder# 29

Morley, A.E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1883, May 7

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To Obadiah E. Baker (?)
Box 2, Folder# 13

Baker, Milo Samuel & Baker, Melissa Dalton. 4 A.L.S. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1883-1886

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School
Box 2, Folder# 11

Baker, Milo Samuel. 5 A.L.S. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1883-1886

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Normal School
Box 2, Folder# 2

Baker, Caroline Melissa & Baker, Melissa Dalton CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS1886, Aug. 16

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To Obadiah E. Baker
San Jose Norman School
Box 2, Folder# 10

Baker, Milo Samuel CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1889, Feb. 3

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To Melissa Dalton Baker
Box 2, Folder# 30

Willard, Frances Elizabeth CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1889, July 1

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To Sarah J. Churchill
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Box 2, Folder# 26

Bell, S.G. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1899, Jan. 20

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To Obadiah E. Baker
Box 2, Folder# 28

Haylin, N.L. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1899, June 21

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To Obadiah E. Baker
Veterans
Box 2, Folder# 31

Willard, Frances Elizabeth CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1890(?) Apr. 9

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To Sarah J. Churchill
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Box 2, Folder# 17

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS Ca. 1900

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Memoir fragments
Civil War
Box 2, Folder# 16

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1900, not after (1874?)

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Fragment of journal
Arkansas
Box 2, Folder# 7

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1900-1918

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To Milo Samuel Baker
Box 2, Folder# 33

Baker, Obadiah E. CORRESPONDENCE AND DOCUMENTS 1877-1910

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Misc. documents
Pension certificates, etc
Box 2, Folder# No#

Newspaper clipping re: provenance of the Baker papers

Box 2, Folder# 18

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1859-1900 (?)

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 32

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 23

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 24

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 19

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 20

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 22

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1885-1890

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 21

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1900-1923

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Poems
Box 2, Folder# 32

Baker, Obadiah E. POEMS AND ESSAYS 1860's

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Misc. essays
School compositions; speeches, articles written for the Strawberry Point newspaper the Crystal Fountain.
Box 2, Folder# No#

POEMS AND ESSAYS

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Index to Baker's Civil War Journals
Typescript

Additional Related Information

Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert Shasta County, CA Call # 14

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Notebook
Poems of the Civil War. Drafts of a Civil War memoir.
1891-1897
Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert Shasta County, CA Call # 17

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Notebook
Poems of the Civil War. Drafts of a Civil War memoir.
1900-1923
Box Envelope

Shasta Co., Cal. Call # 18

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Pocket book
Trip from Strawbery Point, Iowa to Northern California, penned by a relative or friend of Obadigh Baker.
1876
Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert Shasta County, CA Call # 16

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Notebook
Poems of the Civil War. Drafts of a Civil War memoir.
1903
Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert Shasta Co., Cal. Call # 19

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Notebook
Accounts, etc.
1903
Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert Modoc Co., Cal.

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Receipts
Bonds, receipts, mostly re: state and county taxes (Modoc Co., Cal. Report of the Treasurer of the 1st Congregational Church of Las Guilers, CA. Poem: Life's Mystery.
1878-1910
Box Envelope

Baker, Melissa Dalton 8/6/1862 Strawbery Point, Iowa. Call # 22

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Journal
Letters to Obadiah Baker, War news, pride of my brave and patriotic husband. Poems Also on file: Bakes, Obadiah Ethelbert, To Melissa Dalton Baker. A.L.S. 1862, June 5, 1862.
1862, Aug. 6-12
Box Envelope

Baker, Obadiah Ethelbert 1914 Call # 20

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Notebook
Poems, including "Death of Lincoln"
Family records
Roosevelt, Theodore
Baker family
Box Folder

Baker, Caroline Melissa 10/29/1882 San Jose, Cal. Call # 1

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To Obadiah Ethelbert Baker
9 letters School news; paintings,
1882-1887
Box Folder

Baker, Caroline Melissa 8/16/1886 San Jose, CA Call # 2

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To Obadiah Ethelbert Baker
Box Folder

Baker, Caroline Melissa, Samuel and Milo 12/10/1882 Call # 3

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Obidiah Ethelbert Baker
3 letters School news
1882-1883
Box Folder

Baker, David 9/17/1880 Strawberry Hill, Iowa Call # 4

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Obadiah Ethelbert Baker
Estate.
Box Folder

Baker, John 1/25/1877 Strawberry Point, Iowa Call # 5

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Obadiah Ethelbert Baker and Melissa Dulton Baker
Family news
Box Folder

Baker, John 4/15/1877 Strawberry Point, Iowa Call # 5

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To Obadiah and Melissa Baker
Family news
Box Folder

Baker, Melissa Dalton Call # 7

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To Milo Samuel Baker
Box Folder

Baker, Melissa Dalton 10/11/1881 Call # 8

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To Obadiah Ethelbert Baker
Family news