William Henry Bates Collection

Accession Number: SC U:33
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1862-1902
Size: 1 legal Hollinger; 1 oversize legal Hollinger; 1.25 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: [William Henry Bates]
Acquisition info: Unknown
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Unknown
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, January 2018
Conservation notes: Loose pages placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains papers and volumes related to the 8th Missouri Volunteer Infantry (The American Zouaves) who fought in the American Civil War. The collection is likely created by William Henry Bates, a member of the American Zouaves, who later went on to have a book and job printer business.
Arrangement: Loose pages organized alphabetically by subject and placed at beginning of collection; only item included in box 2 is the roster book
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: Roster book contained in box 2 due to leather deterioration

William Henry Bates Collection
1862-1902
1 legal Hollinger; 1 oversize legal Hollinger; 1.25 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Correspondence; 1885-1901 (7)
1/3 Miscellaneous Papers

-Handwritten pages (22)

-"Howell Trogden at Vicksburg" poem

-Illinois military record for Henry Carr; March 1902

-Meeting minutes

-"Missouri Volunteer" poem

-Reunion Song of the 8th Missouri; 1885

-Volunteer Infantry certificate for William Henry Bates; December 1862

1/4 Newspaper Clippings; 1865-1894 (23)
1/5 Rosters; 1869-1882 (7)
1/6 Address Book
1/- Handwritten volume of The American Zouaves; vol. 1
1/- Handwritten volume of The American Zouaves; vol. 2
1/- Reunion notebook and scrapbook; 1885-1901
1/- Typed manuscript of The American Zouaves
2/- Roster book; 1860s
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