Series 5
Collected material, 1861-1862
Box 6

Scope and Content Note

Stiles clipped articles and reports that interested him and pasted them on papers that were then sewn together with ribbon. Some of these collections of clippings have survived and are located in this series. They show what some of Stiles's interests were and what kind of information attracted him. There are obvious gaps in these groups, so presumably they represent only a portion of what Stiles compiled. The clippings are arranged by topic in much the same order in which they arrived in the department.

Other material in this series includes brief minutes of a meeting to organize Stiles's Civil War regiment, the published Civil War diary of Alexander Means, plans for an unidentified town, and 20th century photographs of the Etowah Cliffs plantation house and of Stilesboro Academy.

National Archives Documents
Box Folder Content
MF1 1 RG59, State Department: General Records -Notes from the Austrian Legation, Vol. 1
MF1 2 RG84, State Department: Foreign Service Posts - Notes from the Foreign Office, Vol. 1 (American Legation, Vienna)
MF1 3 RG217, Records of the GAO - Accounts of William H. Stiles (U.S. Charge d'Affaires, Vienna), 1845-1848
MF1 4 War Department Collection of Confederate Records: Selected correspondence, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office
MF1 5 War Department Collection of Confederate Records: Selected correspondence, Office of the Secretary of War
Southern Historical Collection Documents
MF2 1 Savannah Daily Republican, 1831 May 20-24 (incomplete)
MF2 2 William Henry Stiles papers (A-1039) [two separate filmings]
MF3 3 Mackay-Stiles papers [selected letters and vol. 17]
MF3 4 Orr-Patterson papers
William Henry Stiles papers Manuscript Collection 229
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