Nathan Brandt Papers

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Nathan Brandt papers
Creator: Brandt, Nat
Call Number: D.304
Dates: 1929-1980s
Physical Description: 29 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

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Kennedy-West Point
Box II: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Box III: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Box IV: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York City
Box V: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Box VI: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Box VII: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Box VIII
Box IX: The Congressman Who Got Away With Murder
Box X: The Congressman Who got Away with Murder
Box XI: The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Box XII The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Box XIII The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Box XIV The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Box XV-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XVI- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XVII- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XVIII-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XIX-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XX-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Box XXI-Harlem at War
Box XXII-Harlem at War
Box XXIII -Harlem at War
Box XXIV Harlem at War
Box XXV Harlem at War
Box XXVI Harlem at War
Box XXVII-Harlem at War
Box XXVIII
Box XXVIX- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
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Collection Overview
Title: Nathan Brandt papers
Creator: Brandt, Nat
Call Number: D.304
Dates: 1929-1980s
Physical Description: 29 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Subject(s):
Brandt, Nat
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Content List
Kennedy-West Point
Box II: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Folder 1. Kennedy-West Point records
Folder 2. Kennedy - Civil War Service
Folder 3. Kennedy Civil War Service Records
Folder 4. New York City 1864 -Descriptions
Folder 5. New York City -Records
Folder 6. New York City -Night of Fires- November 25, 1864
Folder 7. New York City Volunteer Fire Dept.
Folder 8. Confederate Attempt to Burn New York City
Box III: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Folder 1. Kennedy-Canada
Folder 2. Canada -Northwest Conspiracy
Folder 3. Conspiracy -Records
Folder 4. Kennedy -Trial-includes letter he wrote to Abraham Lincoln defending his intentions
Folder 5. Trial- Legal issues raised
Folder 6. Kennedy -Relations in War
Folder 7. Kennedy-Johnson's Island Prison
Folder 8. Kennedy- In Fort Lafayette and Execution
Folder 9. After math
Folder 10. Newspapers Photostat file
Folder 11. Editorial Comment-New York
Folder 12. Editorial Matter
Folder 13. Chronologies
Folder 14. Questions
Folder 15. Personalities
Folder 16. Informers and Spies
Folder 17. Illustrations: Map of N. Y.; View of Fort Lafayette; Shanties, NY City 1866
Box IV: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York City
Folder 1. Louisana-Background and War
Folder 2. Louisiana -Background
Folder 3. Maps - New York City and Louisiana
Folder 4. Confederate Veteran Magazine
Folder 5. Some notes on Allison Diary and Edward W. Tailer Diaries
Folder 6. "Confederate Operations in Canada and New York" by John Headley
Folder 7. "Robb Cobb Kennedy, The Incendiary Spy" by Dion Haco
Folder 8. Excerpts from "War of the Rebellion" and United Daughter of Confederate Magazine
Box V: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Folder 1. Stephen DE W. C. Beekman
Folder 2. John Y. Beall
Folder 3. Train Ambush-Dec, 1864
Folder 4. New York, October- November 1864- plot
Folder 5. New York, November 26, 1864-NYC and plot
Folder 6. Accomplices in plot
Folder 7. Kennedy - Capture after plot
Folder 8. Kennedy-in NYC Prison -1865
Folder 9. Names and places
Folder 10. Reproduction of Correspondence of Department of East Military Commission Proceedings in case of Robert C. Kennedy
Box VI: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Folder 1. Bibliography and Footnotes
Folder 2. Bibliography and Footnotes
Folder 3. Footnotes without page reference
Folder 4. Part 1-The Fires, Chapter 1 -3
Folder 5. Part 2- The Man with a Limp, Chapters 4-6
Folder 6. Part 3- The Plot, Chapters 8-10
Folder 7. Part 4-The Fires-Reprise, Chapters 11-13
Folder 8. Part 5- The Chase, Chapters 14-17
Folder 9. Part 6- The Trial, Chapters 18-20
Box VII: The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Folder 1. Part 7 -Fort Lafayette-Chapters 21-24
Folder 2. Part 8- Aftermath, Chapters 25-26
Folder 3. Research Trip -Alfred University and Tioga County
Folder 4. Correspondence
Folder 5. Book and Publishers
Folder 6. New York Times -November 22, 1964
Folder 7. Bound copy of book
Box VIII
Folders: The Congressman Who Got Away With Murder
Folder 1. Correspondence and notes concerning article about Sergeant York in American Heritage Magazine, 1981
Folder 2. Research notes -Sergeant York
Folder 3. Handwritten notes and Research of Sergeant York
Folder 4. "Sergeant York and His People"
Folder 5. Chapters of Sergeant York: His Own Life and War Diary by Tom Skeyhill
Folder 6. Research notes for article "Andersonville Reminiscence"- Simeon M. Dufur in Quarterly Journal of Military History
Folder 7. Cookbook
Box IX: The Congressman Who Got Away With Murder
Folder 1. August Belmont
Folder 2. Jeremiah Black
Folder 3. James Brady
Folder 4. John Breckinridge
Folder 5. Aaron V. Brown
Folder 6. Richard Brodhead
Folder 7. James Buchanan
Folder 8. B. F. Butler
Folder 9. Samuel Butterworth
Folder 10. John Calhoun
Folder 11. Mary B. Chestnut
Folder 12. Samuel Chilton
Folder 13. Clement C. Clay, Jr. and Mrs. Clay
Folder 14. Henry Clay
Folder 15. Thomas Clingman
Folder 16. Howell Cobb
Folder 17. John Cochrane
Folder 18. Da Ponte Family
Folder 19. Adele Cutts Douglas
Folder 20. Charles Eames
Folder 21. Thomas Florence
Folder 22. John Forney
Folder 23. Mrs. Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Folder 24. William Gwin
Folder 25. A. Oakley Hall
Folder 26. Emanuel B. Hart
Folder 27. Julia Magruder
Folder 28. William Marcy
Folder 29. Thomas Meagher
Folder 30. James Orr
Folder 31. Robert Ould
Folder 32. George Pendleton
Folder 33. Philip Phillips
Folder 34. John Savage
Folder 35. John Slidell
Folder 36. Edwin Stanton
Folder 37. C.E. Stuart
Folder 38. Roger Taney
Folder 39. Jacob Thompson
Folder 40. Robert Walker
Folder 41. James Wayne
Folder 42. Henry Wikoff
Folder 43. William Wiley
Folder 44. Charles Wilkes
Folder 45. Wood brothers
Folder 46. New Year's Day 1859
Folder 47. Beekman Explanation
Folder 48. Tammany
Folder 49. "Sickles- the Incredible" by W.A. Swanberg, DAB
Folder 50. Sickle Trial-Legal
Folder 51. Trial Report by Wentworth Stanley, 1859
Folder 52. Opening Speech of John Graham to the jury, on the part of the Defense, on the trial of Daniel E. Sickles, April 9th and 11th 1859
Folder 53. The Diary of Philip Hone, excerpt
Folder 54. Reverdy Johnson
Folder 55. John Kelly
Box X: The Congressman Who got Away with Murder
Folder 1. French, B.B.
Folder 2. John L. and Charles Graham
Folder 3. George Sickles- Civil War
Folder 4. Sickles, Daniel; Edgar
Folder 5. Philip Barton Key
Folder 6. Eyewitness -Sunday February 27, 1859
Folder 7. Sickles Aftermath
Folder 8. Teresa Sickles
Folder 9. Laura Sickles
Folder 10. Chronology
Folder 11. Chronologies,1818-1856, 1857-59
Folder 12. Correspondence of William Hobart Royce and Edgcumb Pinchon 1941-1943
Folder 13. Gwin Ball- April 8, 1858
Folder 14. Congress Debates-District 3
Folder 15. Key's sister- Mrs; George Pendleton
Folder 16. Sickles-research
Folder 17. Excerpt from "Dan Sickle" by Edgcumb Pinchon
Folder 18. Publishers' correspondence
Folder 19. Chapter of Brandt' book sen to Herb Katz
Folder 20. Sickles-Magazine article
Box XI: The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Folder 1. Washington Architecture
Folder 2. Washington Description
Folder 3. Washington Descriptions
Folder 4. Washington City; sights and secrets
Folder 5. Washington City; sights and secrets
Folder 6. Washington Society and Congress
Folder 7. Washington Society and Congress
Folder 8. Blacks/Slaves in Washington
Folder 9. Guns
Folder 10. Greenwood Cemetery
Folder 11. Reproductions of Newspapers clippings
Folder 12. Reproductions of Newspapers clippings
Box XII The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Folder 1. Dan and Teresa Sickles, Key - Families
Folder 2. Illustrations
Folder 3. Notes and Bibliographies
Folder 4. Congressional Cemetery
Folder 5. Personalities
Folder 6. Personalities
Folder 7. Beecher-Tilton Scandal
Folder 8. H.W. Beecher
Folder 9. Beecher Family
Folder 10. Beecher Research
Folder 11. Brooklyn
Folder 12. New York city Description
Folder 13. New York-History and Directoires
Folder 14. Plymouth Church
Box XIII The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Folder 1. Strong, Diary
Folder 2. Washington Tragedy
Folder 3. Washington -Layfayette Square
Folder 4. Washington-Personals
Folder 5. Newspaper articles
Folder 6. Newspaper articles
Folder 7. Newspaper articles -weather
Folder 8. Newspaper articles-Reactions
Folder 9. Illustrations
Folder 10. Correspondence concerning illustrations
Box XIV The Congressman Who Got Away with Murder
Folder 1. Chapter 1 and 2
Folder 2. Chapter 1 and 2
Folder 3. Chapter 3 and 4
Folder 4. Chapter 3 and 5
Folder 5. Chapter 5
Folder 6. Chapter 6
Folder 7. Chapter 6 and 8
Folder 8. Chapter 8
Folder 9. Chapter 9
Folder 10. Chapter 11
Folder 11. Chapter 12
Folder 12. Chapter 13
Folder 13. Chapter 14
Folder 14. Chapter 15
Folder 15. Revisions
Folder 16. Bibliography
Box XV-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. On McCleelan/other officers
Folder 2. Van Zile, P.T.
Folder 3. Van Orsdale, A. A.
Folder 4. Co. E. 34th Reg. N.Y. Vols.
Folder 5. Co. I 103rd Reg.N.Y.
Folder 6. Co. C. 85th Reg. N.Y. Vol
Folder 7. Co. D. 179 th Reg. NY Vol.
Folder 8. Co. H 161st Reg. N.Y. Vols
Folder 9. Co. F 107th Reg. NY. Vol. NF. (Orr)
Folder 10. 149 th Reg. PA. Vol. inf.
Folder 11. Humphrey, William Thomas
Folder 12. Maxson, H.R.
Folder 13. Schell, Augustus
Folder 14. Letters-General Data
Box XVI- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. General Data
Folder 2. Bibliography
Folder 3. Andrews, J.T.
Folder 4. Armstrong, D.
Folder 5. Casson, M.
Folder 6. Kimball, H.P.
Folder 7. Kimball, L.
Folder 8. Kimball, O.S.
Box XVII- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. Stevens, S.
Folder 2. Stebbins, O.M.
Folder 3. Spencer, A.
Folder 4. Self, W.E.
Folder 5. Prentice, W.R.
Folder 6. Scudder, G.P.
Folder 7. Tubbs, Charles
Folder 8. Tubbs, Henry
Folder 9. Tubbs Family
Folder 10. Stebbins-Agitator-Articles
Folder 11. Final Draft-"Letters", Footnotes
Folder 12. PIX- Permissions -Letters Tubbs
Box XVIII-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. Maps and Time Chart
Folder 2. Wellsboro and Tioga County
Folder 3. Co. A. 1st PA Rifles (Bucktails)
Folder 4. Co. A. PA Bucktails
Folder 5. Co. F-45-Reg. Pa Vols.
Folder 6. 49th Regiment, Otto, V.
Folder 7. Co. C 2d Regiment Veteran Cavalry
Folder 8. Company B. 136th -PA Army Potomac
Folder 9. Battery E
Folder 10. Description of Washington
Folder 11. Portraits
Folder 12. Anonymous Letter
Folder 13. Chronology / Battles -Letters/Agitator
Folder 14. Illustrations
Folder 15. Footnotes
Folder 16. Osceola in the War
Box XIX-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. Osceola
Folder 2. Alfred Academy -Orophelians
Folder 3. Alfred
Folder 4. Union College
Folder 5. Steuben County and Madison County N.Y.
Folder 6. Other friends
Folder 7. Hospital Experiences/Medical Data
Folder 8. Mutinous Incidents, Stoughton Captured
Folder 9. Gripes
Folder 10. The Press, Rumors
Folder 11. On Death, Disease and Sickness
Folder 12. Girls (see also other friends)
Folder 13. Comradeship and Loneliness
Folder 14. Slavery/Abolition/Black Troops
Folder 15. Deserters
Folder 16. Victory and End of War
Folder 17. On out break of War and Patriotism, enlisting
Folder 18. Army Forts and Camps - including Camp Curtain, PA
Folder 19. Enemy of Looting and Foraging
Folder 20. Pay and Bounties
Folder 21. On Traveling, Sights Scenery
Folder 22. World Politics
Folder 23. On Dodging Service
Folder 24. Fort Sumter, Hatteras, New Berne, New York City
Folder 25. Harpers Ferry and Virginia
Folder 26. Newport News, VA
Folder 27. Vicksburg, Arkansas, Mobile, Louisiana
Folder 28. South, Revenge, Vindication
Folder 29. Despair over War/Optimism
Folder 30. Epigraphs
Folder 31. On Lincoln, Congress, Washington, D.C.
Folder 32. U.S. Politics
Folder 33. Peace Democrats
Folder 34. Camp Life
Box XX-Mr. Tubb's Civil War
Folder 1. Soldiering
Folder 2. Weaponry
Folder 3. Fighting/Other War Experiences
Folder 4. Guerrilla Activities
Folder 5. Pictures -Envelopes and Negatives, Extras
Folder 6. Letter Writers-General and Bio
Folder 7. Fraternizing with the Enemy
Folder 8. Nostalgia-Thoughts of Home
Folder 9. Mail
Folder 10. Others
Folder 11. Letters-first draft
Box XXI-Harlem at War
Folder 1. Warning Signs
Folder 2. Black in W.W. I Army
Folder 3. NYC -Times Index Crime- Research
Folder 4. FDR-Race Relations
Folder 5. Urban Problems and Violence
Folder 6. Home Front
Folder 7. March on Washington and Exec. Order 8802 FePC
Folder 8. U.S. Violence
Folder 9. Mrs. FDR
Folder 10. Detroit Riot, June 1943
Folder 11. Survey of Harlem Blacks 1942
Folder 12. Violence-Civilian-Scottsboro Boys
Folder 13. Crime W.W.II
Folder 14. Hoover, Black Press-Relations
Folder 15. Hoover- Black Press FDR -Policy
Folder 16. Black G.I.
Folder 17. Britain Blacks
Folder 18. In their Footsteps, Behind the Harlem Riots
Folder 19. Blacks-Riots
Box XXII-Harlem at War
Folder 1. Washington, D.C.
Folder 2. War-Black Attitudes
Folder 3. Advances
Folder 4. Army-Eyewitness
Folder 5. Jews and Blacks
Folder 6. Roy Wilkins
Folder 7. other Bios
Folder 8. Amsterdam -Star News, December 1941
Folder 9. NAACP-other Protest Groups
Folder 10. Arnold De Mille
Folder 11. New York Cops
Folder 12. War and Delinquency
Folder 13. Crime Wave-Predications
Folder 14. Crime and War
Folder 15. Blacks-U.S. Military Service-England
Folder 16. Crime -War-Causes
Folder 17. F.B.I-Crime Reports 1941
Folder 18. F.B.I. Crime Reports 1943-1945
Folder 19. Black Grievances
Folder 20. Zoot Suit -1943
Folder 21. Detroit Riot -1943
Box XXIII -Harlem at War
Folder 1. Adam Clayton Powell
Folder 2. A.Philip Randolph
Folder 3. Cooke, Marvel
Folder 4. Edward Dudley
Folder 5. Dr, James Jones
Folder 6. Virginia D. Murphy
Folder 7. Foster Palmer
Folder 8. Doris Saunders
Folder 9. Jack Scarville
Folder 10. Walker Smith
Folder 11. Arthur A. Tritsch
Folder 12. Allen Worrell
Folder 13. Evelyn H. O'Garro
Folder 14. Chronologies
Folder 15. Great Depression and New Deal
Folder 16. Propaganda
Folder 17. Home Front -Overall
Folder 18. Claude Brown
Folder 19. Bourne, St. Clair T.
Folder 20. Pearl Buck-1933 Speech, Et Al
Folder 21. Harlem Conditions-Eyewitnesses
Folder 22. 1943-Black Witnesses
Folder 23. Harlem Description
Folder 24. Chapter 13 material
Folder 25. Chapter 9 and 10 material
Folder 26. Blacks -Hollywood and other media
Box XXIV Harlem at War
Folder 1. Savoy Ballroom Controversy of 1943
Folder 2. The Riot
Folder 3. L.A. Zoot-Suit Rioting, June 1943
Folder 4. Conditions of Harlem
Folder 5. Riot of 1943 -Capeci
Folder 6. Harlem Riot of 1935
Folder 7. Brooklyn- Beford Stuyvesant area
Folder 8. NYC-Race Situation
Folder 9. U.S. Pre-Riot Violence
Folder 10. Harlem Riot- Background
Folder 11. July 31-Newspapers
Folder 12. Evelyn Cunningham
Folder 13. Marcus Garvey
Folder 14. Crime Juvenile Delinquency
Folder 15. Hastie on Air Corps
Box XXV Harlem at War
Folder 1. History-Blacks in New York
Folder 2. Langfton Hughes
Folder 3. Malcolm X
Folder 4. Fred Mays
Folder 5. Claude McKay
Folder 6. Roi Ottley
Folder 7. Gordon Parks
Folder 8. Westbrook Pegler
Folder 9. Police, Valentine
Folder 10. Walter White
Folder 11. LaGuardia, Fiorello
Folder 12. Setting the Scene: August 1, 1943
Folder 13. Aftermath-Harlem Riot
Folder 14. Beyond 1943
Folder 15. Warning Signs/Racial Violence U.S.
Folder 16. Footnotes
Box XXVI Harlem at War
Folder 1. NYC -Crime 1941
Folder 2. NYC-Crime 1942
Folder 3. NYC Crime -1943
Folder 4. NYC Crime -1944
Folder 5. NYC Crime-1945
Folder 6. NYC Race- 1941
Folder 7. NYC-Race -1942
Folder 8. NYC-Race-1943
Folder 9. NYC-Race-1944
Folder 10. NYC Race-1945
Folder 11. Delinquencey-U.S.
Folder 12. U.S. Crime- 1942
Folder 13. U.S. Crime- 1944
Folder 14. U.S. Crime- 1945
Folder 15. U.S. Race - 1941
Folder 16. U.S. Race - 1942
Folder 17. U.S. Race- 1943
Folder 18. U.S. Race- 1944
Folder 19. U.S. Race- 1945
Box XXVII-Harlem at War
Folder 1. NYC Gangs
Folder 2. NYC Police Force
Folder 3. NYC Police Reports
Folder 4. NYC Police Commision Report
Folder 5. Staten Island Crime -1945
Folder 6. Blacks Urban Problem
Folder 7. Crime Black Crime-World War II
Folder 8. Valentine, Lewis
Folder 9. Race Problems
Folder 10. Causes of the Harlem Riot
Folder 11. Brooklyn Crimes- 1943
Box XXVIII
Audio cassette tapes:
Marvel Cooke interview 5/18/1993
Evelyn Hunt, O'Garro 4/27/1993
Interview with Dr. James Jones 1/25/1994
Allen Worrell- 4/1/1993
Interview with Evelyn Cunningham-April 28, 1994
Interview with St. Claire Bourne at his home in Brooklyn -5/18/1994
Dories Saunders Interview 4/22/1993
Interview with Fred Mays and Jack Scarville 1/14/1994
Interivew with Walker Smith at Warren Goodman's home in Ossining, NY 4/7/1994
Folder 1: Job Hunt 1970's includes resume
Box XXVIX- Mr. Tubb's Civil War
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Tubes of Maps, Newspaper photostats, Maps, 1865


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