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Box BW 44

 Container

Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16675
Content Description This collection contains a handwritten and hand-illustrated fair-copy bound manuscript titled, "The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit," by Jan Karon for her daughter, Candace, with a dedication note at the beginning of the manuscript.

The manuscript contains ten chapters of Jeremy Rabbit's fictional journey, and measures approximately 5.75" X 4.5" with a felt cover with a flower design.
Dates: 1988-1989

Alexander Pope receipt

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16660
Content Description This collection contains a manuscript autograph draft signed by John Caryll for payment to Alexander Pope with Pope's signed receipt and is addressed to Richard Wright, goldsmith, at Convent [sic] Garden. The ink manuscript is on a small sheet of paper (66mm X 154mm) with writing on both sides and is housed in a cloth-backed archival folder. The document says "Pray pay unto Mr. Alex: Pope (or order) the Sum of Eleven pounds and place it to the ye acct. of yr. freind J. Caryll." On...
Dates: February 28, 1720

James Wilson Department of Economics holiday letters- addition

 Unprocessed — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0017
Dates: December 1982 - December 1999

Claude Rains annotated script

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16661
Content Description This collection contains Claude Rains' copy of the Jefferson Heritage with extensive annotations and emendations. This bound volume is contemporary buckram with two leaves and old cello tape repairs. In 1952, the National Association of Educational Broadcasters received funding from the Ford Foundation for The Jefferson Heritage, a 13 part series on Thomas Jefferson's influence on American life. Dr. Dumas Malone, professor of history at Columbia University, collaborated with Morton...
Dates: 1952

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

Nicholas Gouin Dufief letter

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16676
Content Description This collection contains a letter from Dufief about discounts for his 4th edition of "Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man" to the bookselling firm Beers & Howe in New Haven, Connecticut. This letter was written to find subscriptions for a new printing, and a fourth edition was published in 1820.It is folded for mailing with the address and return address on verso.
Dates: October 19, 1816

Vice Admiral Farragut public reception invitation

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16682
Content Description This collection consists of one printed invitation to Lieut. M. L. Rouse for a public reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut given by the Citizens of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia on March 31, 1865. The invitation reads "You are respectfully invited to attend a Public Reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut, to be given by the Citizens of Norfolk, and Portsmouth and vicinity, on the evening of Monday, the 3rd inst., at Mechanics' Hall, commencing at 7 1/2 o'clock" The invitee's name is printed in...
Dates: March 31, 1865

University library records - addition 4

 Unprocessed — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0044

University Librarian records - addition 2

 Unprocessed — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0046