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Collection Number: 02229

Collection Title: Stephen R. Mallory Diary and Reminiscences, 1861-1872

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4 items)
Abstract Stephen R. Mallory of Florida was a United States senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy. The collection, in part microfilm, includes diaries, 1861-1862 and 1865-1867, of Stephen R. Mallory. The second volume was written while Mallory was in a federal prison at Fort Lafayette in New York harbor and includes his recollections of the collapes of the Confederate government during April 1865 and his autobiography. There are also copies of letters relating to Mallory's application for parole and some general business and financial information; and advice to his son, Stephen R. Mallory Junior, on government, religion, etc., and commenting on Jefferson Davis.
Creator Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Stephen R. Mallory Diary and Reminiscences, #2229, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcript and microfilm copies available.
Acquisitions Information
Gift 1940
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Stephen R. Mallory of Florida was a United States senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy.

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In part microfilm. The collection includes diaries, 1861-1862 and 1865-1867, of Stephen R. Mallory. The second volume was written while Mallory was in a federal prison at Fort Lafayette in New York harbor and includes his recollections of the collapes of the Confederate government during April 1865 and his autobiography. There are also copies of letters relating to Mallory's application for parole and some general business and financial information; and advice to his son, Stephen R. Mallory Junior, on government, religion, etc., and commenting on Jefferson Davis.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, April 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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