Box BW 6
Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:
Thomas Russell Sullivan's "The Madonna that is childless" signed holograph manuscript
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.
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.
Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C.
William Garland Pendleton land warrants (Virginia)
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.
Michael Murphy "Seance" screenplay
A. E. Hotchner and Sidney Carroll "Playwrights '56" draft script
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.
H. G. Charles, Charles L. Pollock, and Slaughter W. Ficklin letters
Colonel William Withers letters
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.
Ernest Hemingway letter
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.
Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript
Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"
Sarah Littlefield Johnston album
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.
Charles McCoy letter
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.
Nannie N. Gardner commonplace book
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."
Goodykoontz family papers
Sadie Eleanor Garbee commonplace book
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.