Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Contains personal correspondence, diaries, and biographical information on Civil War soldiers Rush P. Cady, William Walling, Charles S. Hoyt, and Talmon and Henry D. Frost. Of special note are the diaries of Rush Cady and the newspaper Young America he created during the Antebellum period. Researchers will gain insight on Cady and Walling's experiences in the infantry and Hoyt's experiences as a surgeon.
The Kathleen Irene Akin (Madhuri) Papers are the personal journals, correspondences, writings, and photographs of a longtime member of the Rajneeshpuram communal society, containing records from before, during, and after her memberships. Of particular note are a detailed account of the death of the leader of the society, a diary entry written on 9/11/01 recording the events as they unfolded, and detailed notes on the beliefs of the society.
The Non-Communal Religious Sects Miscellaneous Collection contains ephemera, graphic materials, and manuscripts related to numerous non-communal relgious sects. Researchers examining the papers will gain insight into relgious sects such as Freewill Baptists, the I Am movement, Millerites, and Quakers.