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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

James Arsenault and Co.

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ervin W. Moore travel journal

 Unprocessed — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0042
Dates: October 8-19, 1907

Julia Chase diary

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0048

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Unprocessed — Folder: ViU2022.0015_1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0015
Dates: February 16, 1852

Ervin W. Moore travel journal

 Collection — Box: BW 26, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16495
Content Description This collection contains a photo-illustrated travelogue by Ervin W. Moore documenting a Maine family's trip to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia. En route, they visit New York City, the Library of Congress, Mount Vernon, and numerous theater houses, museums, and other public institutions. The journal documents Moore's impressions and observations of the places visited along with allusions and quotes of literary figures both ancient and modern. Photographs are...
Dates: October 8-19, 1907

Alice E. Nutt letter

 Collection — Folder: ViU2022.0013_1
Identifier: MSS 16667
Content Description This collection contains a letter from Alice E. Nutt to her cousin, Kate, that discusses various personal matters before querying Kate on her impressions of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). Nutt, whose father was an ardent Virginia secessionist, articulates an unfavorable reaction to the recently published work and also addresses her disdain for the abolitionist efforts of English noblewomen. The letter measures 7.75" X 6.25" and is four pages in length. Some parts of the fourth page are written...
Dates: 1853 January 12

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on changes...
Dates: February 16, 1852