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John Thomas Brownlow Civil War realia collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-048-s-r

Content Description

This accession contains a collection of Civil War realia from John Thomas Brownlow:

Box 1-- #1 One pair of sunglasses, oval lenses, silver wire rim. #2 One hard case, brown in color. Case is stamped with Jankel-Davidson Optical Company. Holds Item #1. #3 One pair of glasses, oval lenses, gold wire rim. #4 One soft leather case, brown in color. Holds Item #3. #5 One paper case for straight razor, marked Old Razor on back of case. #6 One open ended hard case, black in color. #7 One small disk of metal stamped JTB #8 One tricolor ribbon (Red, White and Blue) #9 One medal and yellow ribbon, marked Staff 49th National Encampment #10 One medal and blue ribbon, marked California National Encampment San Francisco 1903 #11 One medal and red ribbon, marked Delegate 43rd Annual Encampment #12 One medal and yellow ribbon, marked Los Angeles Cal. Staff 1912 #13 One medal and tricolor ribbon, marked 45th Encampment, Stockton The Gateway City #14 One medal, Navy - eagle and shield with two anchors and blue ribbon 1861-1865 "Don't give up the ship" "National Ass'on Naval Veterans" Folder 1-- #15 One souvenir ribbon for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915 Art Rail-- #16 One framed collection of assorted realia. Contains 3 medals, 1 straight razor, 1 set of keys, 1 pair of eyeglasses and 3 pins. Container labled John Thomas Brownlow 1847-1921.


  • 1847 - 1921


2 Linear Feet (1 box), (1 folder), (1 object)

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Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US