R. D. Jamison Papers

Identifier: MSS.0228

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters from the Civil War era and some school ephemera from the 1890s. The 1858 letter is to “Camilla” who later became Mrs. R.D. Jamison. The other letter is a positive photostat of a letter from Mr. Jamison to his wife dated January 20, 1864 at Dalton, Georgia where Mr. Jamison was serving in the Adjutant General’s office of Brown’s brigade of the Confederate Army. The remaining items are printed announcements of schools in which Mr. Jamison served as a teacher and some “Reward of Merit” cards.


  • 1858 - 1896

Language of Materials



.04 Linear Feet (4 folders)


This collection contains two letters from the Civil War era to "Camilla" and some school ephemera from the 1890s.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


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