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Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials, 1860s MISC MSS 273

Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials, 1860s

MISC MSS 273

Summary Information

Abstract
The Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials collection features a Civil War diary written over the course of several years in the 1860s. This diary was transcribed by intern Cole Nelson upon donation in 2014. The collection also includes Downer's official discharge papers, a copy of Washington & Lincoln Apotheosis artwork, and Downer family genealogy research working papers.
Collection Title
Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials
Date of Materials
1860s
Creator
Downer, Simeon L.
Call Number
MISC MSS 273
Amount
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Physical Description
1 folder
Language of Materials
English
Box
MISC 56
Folder
3
Repository
La Crosse Public Library Archives
Location
wlac

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials, MISC MSS 273, La Crosse Public Library Archives, La Crosse, WI

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

La Crosse Public Library Archives 2/4/2014

800 Main St.
La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601
(608) 789-7136
archives@lacrosselibrary.org

Access to Materials

Materials in this collection are available for patron use.

Acquisitions Information

Donated by Carol (Rau) Thurow, Feb. 1, 2014 (Accession no. 2014.024)

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Taylor Doering, Feb. 2014

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Diaries
  • War diaries

Geographic Name(s)

  • Wisconsin--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Personal Name(s)

  • Thurow, Carol Rau

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