Harry W. Holman Papers

Collection Summary

Title: Harry W. Holman Papers
Call Number: MS 87-24
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed By: LTM, 5-6-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-27-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions

None

Content Note

The Harry W. Holman Civil War diary dates from December 3, 1864 to March 28, 1865 during the closing months of the U.S. Civil War. Sgt. Holman was in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, IX Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. He was stationed in Burkeville, Virginia, near Petersburg. The diary also includes poems written by various authors and other personal notations. Later Holman was transferred to Ft. Reno, Indian Territory, in June 24, 1865.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Contains the diary of Harry W. Holman who was a sergeant in the United States Army Signal Corps during the U.S. Civil War. The diary is dated from December 3, 1864 to March 28, 1865. The diary also includes poems written by various authors and other personal notations.