Box BW 22
Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:
C. Cowen manuscript The Three Sentimentalities, Love, Revenge, and Rivalry
The three sentimentalities, love, revenge, and rivalry by C. Cowen manuscript (1867; 0.03 cubic feet) is in 3 parts in one vol., fashioned to look like a published work, complete with frontispiece and title page. A home-made book that reads like a gothic novel, full of adventure, romance, and drama.
Map and print seller diary
The map and print seller diary (1864; 0.03 cubic feet) includes account and mileage information, and diary entries. Boston, MA and Portland, ME, and towns in between are noted.
Globe Office subscription form for John Millson speech
The Congressional Globe manuscript order form (circa 1850s; 0.03 cubic feet) is an order form for the speech of Hon. John Singleton Millson of Virginia which lists members and how many copies they want. Among those named are Joshua Hill, (GA), William Porcher Miles, (SC), Thomas Bocock, (VA), and others.
Booker T. Washington photograph
The Booker T. Washington photograph (1902; 0.03 cubic foot) documents Washington wearing a cap and gown.
William Oxley letter
The William Oxley letter (1828; 0.03 cubic feet) was sent to William Thomas Shepherd, Petersburg, Virginia. The letter discusses issues with the tobacco industry.
Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co.
The Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co. (1856; 0.03 cubic feet) was written during his time as printed book supernumary assistant at the British Museum, in regards to "The Espousals," book II of his poem, The Angel In the House.
Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript
Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.
Ray Becker imprisonment related letters
Scotts Ferry, Albemarle County, Virginia indenture
The Scotts Ferry, Albemarle County, Virginia indenture (1815; 0.03 cubic feet) is a single sheet which details the agreement of land sale between the Coles family and Samuel Dyer, both of Albemarle County. Named on the document are Walter Coles, John Coles, J. A. Coles, Tucker Coles, Edward Coles, and Samual Dyer.
Mrs. G. B. Herbert Electric carriage permit for Central Park
This collection contains the typed permit allowing Mrs. G.B Herbert, a resident of the Waldorf-Asoria, to enter upon and pass over the drives of Central Park in an "electric pleasure wagon" operated by an experienced motor man. This permit, number 64, was issued by the Department of Parks signed by George C. Clausen, park commissioner for Manhattan.
Elizabeth Glover school annual
This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.
Boltonville Free Press
A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript
The manuscript is likely a production copy of "A brief survey of printing: history and practice" (1923; 0.03 cubic feet) by Stanley Morison and Holbrook Jackson. Sixteen additional leaves with reproduction printing samples pasted on. Fourteen of these reproductions are not present in the published version of this work, and two leaves contain notes handwritten by Morison. Duplicated pages of typed text on letterhead of "Linotype & Machinery Limited, London."