A Guide to the C. A. Bridges Essays, undated
C. A. Bridges authored several essays on the political history of Mississippi during the mid-19th century.
Typescripts of five essays compose the C. A. Bridges Essays, undated, documenting Bridge’s research on mid-19th century Mississippi. The essays concern the political history of Mississippi from 1850 through its 1861 secession from the United States, including the impact of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential election of 1852, and the Know Nothing Party (later renamed the American Party) in Mississippi.
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C. A. Bridges Essays, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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