Box BW 3
Contains 19 Collections and/or Records:
Base hospital No. 41 Saint Denis photographs
Base Hospital No. 41 Saint Denis, 1918, 0.03 cubic feet contains photographs of patients, nurses, doctors, facilities, and outside scenes depicting hospital life.
Francis T. Stribling lettters
Francis T. Stribing, (the superintendent of the Western Lunatic Hospital in Staunton, Virginia) signed handwritten letters, 0.03 cubic feet, 1836-1854. One letter is to Peter Hoshorn of Woodstock, Virginia about a patient. Other letters are from Evelyn Boyd Walker of Brandon Plantation about the condition of her mother, and E. Watts of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Katheryn Mattox class notes at the University of Virginia
Katheryn Mattox class notes at the University of Virginia from a music class she was taking as an elementary school teacher, .03 cubic feet, 1940-1950. The class was taught by a professor "Miss Baird," for music teachers and classes were held in Washington Hall. Included is a book of ballads for female voices for schools and glee clubs. (Text is by Alice C. D.Riley, and music by Jessie L. Gaynor (1915)
Nanie Winfree membership certificate for the Juvenile Department of the Independent Order of St. Luke
Nanie Winfree (of Morning Glory Circle, no. 33 Manchester, Virginia) membership certificate issued by the Juvenile Department of the Internal Order of St. Luke and signed by Maggie L. Walker and Emmeline Johnson, 0.03 cubic feet, 1903.
Susan Arabella Kennerly Johnson letter
Susan Arabella Kennerly Johnson letter to her aunt, .03 cubic feet, 1863, about a raid by the 1st Virginia Cavalry, Company E, in which two of her brothers, John Thomas Kennerly (1837-1882) and James William (Willie) Kennerly (1843-?) participated with Fitzhugh Lee. She also mentions that two of her father's (the Reverend Samuel Kennerly) slaves were sent to Richmond to work on earthen defenses.
Richard Lewis Last will and testament
Richard Lewis, a wealthy and influential land owner in Northern Virginia, left instructions in his will about his land and that four "Negro girls" be purchased and divided by lot among his daughters, 0.03 cubic feet, 1777.
Ellie Acker copy book
Ellie Acker copybook, 0.03 cubic feet, 1860-1861 consists of handwritten essays titled "On Good Manners", On the Importance of a Good Character", "Precepts On Time", "On the Importance of a Well-Spent youth" "Indolent Habits Lay the Foundation of Misery", and "Pride"
The book is printed in gray wrapper depicting a scene showing the exterior of Leary & Getz Booksellers in Philadelphia on the front and include their advertisements
Judith Lane friendship album
Emma Randall autograph album
Emma Randall autograph album (1880-1890), 0.03 cubic feet, is a well populated album with signature and verse; some watercolors by young adults (some signed and dated) including pen and ink illustrations of a baseball player and a couple roller skating together.
Charles A. Rutledge letters
Charles A. Rutledge letters (1856-1865), 0.03 cubic feet, written while he was a student at Bel Air Academy in Maryland, the University of Virginia, and while he was serving in the Confederate Army.
North Anna railroad bridge original pen sketch
North Anna railroad bridge original pen sketch by C. A. Manning, 1863, May 16, 0.03 cubic feet, mounted with glued tabs in an ivory colored mat, with beveled windows.
Waleski photograph collection on the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs Tea at the White House
Waleski photograph collection on the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs tea at the White House, 0.03 cubic feet, of members on the grounds of the White House and Arlington Cemetery. Photographs of Dorothy Waleski, Pat Person, Lucille Bland, and Mrs. Henry A. Wallace (wife of the Vice-President).
Edmund Withers Parish register
Edmund Wither parish register, 1843-1878, 0.03 cubic feet, is a half-leather book with green mottled paper sides and is a personal record book that chronicles his ministry in Virginia and North Carolina. Of interest are the records of African Americans in the register.
Mrs. Samuel J. C. Moore letter
Mrs. Samuel J. C. Moore letter. (Samuel's grandmother, E. C. Moore) to Samuel's wife Ellen about her concern for them during the John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry. 1859, November 15, 0.03 cubic feet.
Private Nathaniel Lewis letters
Private Nathaniel Lewis letters to his brother-in-law Petter [sic?] Bailey and sister Jane Bailey, 0.03 cubic feet, about a skirmish at Hurricane Bridge, West Virginia in 1863 April 1. Mention of John Moore and General Albert G. Jenkins. Also included is a letter from Hannah Lewis to Jane Bailey.
Charles Berkeley Cooke speech
Charles Berkeley Cooke speech given at the University of Virginia, in 1914 seconding the nomination of several men on the "Yellow Ticket", for officers of the Engineering School. 0.03 cubic feet.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter (1853; 0.03 cubic feet) to his English friend Miss Emma.
University of Virginia football players photographs
University of Virginia football players photographs, 0.03 cubic feet, includes photographs of Bill Luke, captain of the 1928 football team (photo 1927); John Sloan, captain and quarterback (1929); John Leys (1933); Ken Morton (1933); Stephen Davenport (1935); and Wesley L. Harris (1961) Included is an original press photograph of the UVA football players, filmed by Pathe, Fox and International news during team training "Rocking the Boat-Back."