Oliver S. Baird diary

Oliver S. Baird diary

Dates: 1861-1862

Holograph diary of Baird's activities while serving in the Civil War which gives brief accounts of travels, drills, inspections and work details.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Baird, Oliver S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 58
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Oliver S. Baird diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 58; Oliver S. Baird diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 58, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock.
Other Finding Aids
Short register included with collection.
Subject Terms
Baird, Oliver S.--Diaries; United States. Army. Regiment Infantry, Missouri Volunteers, 8th (1861-1865); Military; Politics, Government, and Law; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Baird (Oliver S.) diary
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:03-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Union soldier in Company L, 8th Regiment of Missouri Volunteers.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts