Box BW 6
Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589267]
Identifier: MSS 16116
Scope and Contents Secretariat photograph, Triple crown winning horse, with his groom, Eddie Sweat, at New York's Aqueduct race track in 1973 consists of 0.03 cubic feet. The horse was greeted by a crowed of 32,990 cheering fans as he paraded through the stretch between races.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589268]
Identifier: MSS 16117
Scope and Contents Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C. from a gentleman on a visit to the University of Virginia in 1830 and consists of 0.03 cubic feet. He mentions that he was a childhood friend of Thomas Jefferson and knew Daniel Boone, John Adams, and Justice John Marshall. He also writes about touring Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D. C.. There are comments about paintings in the Capitol rotunda, especially the paintings by John Trumbull on the The Surrender...
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589269]
Identifier: MSS 16118
Scope and Contents William Garland Pendleton land warrants (Virginia), dated 1819 and 1823, consists of .03 cubic feet and includes four warrants issued to Benjamin Blackford, John Arthur, Joseph Arthur, Robert Miller, James Sterrett, John Bealer, John W. Grove, and Nimrod Johnson. The warrants were signed by Pendleton who was the Clerk of the Chancery Court in Richmond, and former Register of the Land Office.
Dates: 1819, 1823
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589272]
Identifier: MSS 16124
Scope and Contents H. G. Charles, Charles L. Pollock, and Slaughter W. Ficklin letters, 1831, 1847, and , .03 cubic feet consisting of University of Virginia students letters about student life, exams, and the [Alexander Galt] statue of Thomas Jefferson. H. G. Charles writes to his brother in Darlington Court House, South Carolina six years after the university began classes, and makes reference to a Peter Bacon, presumably another University of Virginia student.Charles L. Pollock...
Dates: 1831; 1847; 
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589273]
Identifier: MSS 16126
Scope and Contents Colonel William Withers letters (1883; 0.03 cubic feet)consist of letters about thoroughbred race horse breeding in 1883 on a farm in Lexington, Kentucky and include details about horse sales, racing times, specific horses.and is .03 cubic feet. There are also letters to Colonel Withers.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589274]
Identifier: MSS 16131
Scope and Contents The Ernest Hemingway letter (1935; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of a typed letter from Hemingway to Arnold Gringrich, the editor of Esquire. Hemingway asks about selling the serial rights of Green Hills of Africa so that Max Perkins can serialize the book. He also mentions John Dos Passos, Luis Quintanilla, Pauline, Dick Armstrong's wife, and Alfred Knopf, Jr.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16139
Scope and Contents Sarah Littlefield Johnston album (1845-1856; 0.03 cubic feet) containing poems, illustrations of flowers, and sentiments from friends and family in Maine and Massachusetts.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589278]
Identifier: MSS 16140
Scope and Contents Charles McCoy letter (1839; 0.03 cubic feet) is a six page, hand-written letter from University of Virginia student Charles McCoy about family, friends, activities at the University of Viginia, including students and professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe and professor Mankin.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589279]
Identifier: MSS 16141
Scope and Contents Nannie N. Gardner commonplace book (1853-1862; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of a gold stamped cover and gold title page indicating "J.C. Riker, publisher." The commonplace book was published with elaborate gilt title page and hand-colored botanical frontispiece and four similar botanical plates. Most pages in the book have been filled with poems and other inscriptions to Nannie from her friends. Includes entry signed "John Dooley."
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589281]
Identifier: MSS 16146
Scope and Contents Sadie Eleanor Garbee commonplace book (1885-1886; 0.03 cubic feet) includes sentiments from friends and relatives, as well as die-cut chromolithographs of flowers. The album is in a horizontal format and also contains poetry and quotations.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589270]
Identifier: MSS 16119
Scope and Contents Michael Murphy's original screenplay Seance (1966; 0.03 cubic feet) was written for a television episode. It was part of a series but this episode was never produced. Each show was a seance, given by four "distinquished guests," and the specter they attempt to "recall." This episode is about Ernest Hemingway. Throughout the episode the guests converse with Hemingway, asking him questions about his youth and his writing career. The episode ends with a hint at the following week's episode about...
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589271]
Identifier: MSS 16120
Scope and Contents A. E. Hotchner and Sidney Carroll "Playwrights 56" draft script, (typescript)1956, for a television show based on a three-part scenario from short stories of Ernest Hemingway, and .03 cubic feet. This episode was unproduced but the series "Playwrights 56 produced by Fred Coe) ran on the National Broadcasting Company in 1955 for about a year.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589280]
Identifier: MSS 16143
Scope and Contents Goodykoontz family papers (1895-1960,bulk 1912-1930) focus on Robert Goodykoontz (1884-1970), and his wife "Sara" Nelle Neal Goodykoontz (1926-1930; 0.03 cubic feet).There are 80 or more letters including 13 to Robert Goodykoontz from his sister-in-law Irene; 39 letters from his mother Lucinda Kathering Woolwine Goodykoontz; letters from family at Virginia College for Women, Harris Military Institute, Roanoke, Va., and a few letters from family members in Kansas City, Mo. Also included are...
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589266]
Identifier: MSS 16108
Scope and Contents Thomas Russell Sullivan "The Madonna that is childless" signed holograph manuscript short story and inscribed in the front written to "Joe" Joseph Lindon Smith on February 14, 1898 and consists of 0.03 cubic feet.
Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16137
Scope and Contents Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"(1859; 0.03 cubic feet) Contains eleven pages of hand written material. Begins with an "edatoreal" about the state of the nation and the mission of the paper, followed by articles with titles such as "Night," "The Poet," "Dear Emily," "A Ride," "Our Wreath," "Composition," "Sniff," and more. All articles are written in the same hand and with the same unique writing voice, leaving one to ponder if she was a scribe or...