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Box BW 9

 Container

Contains 22 Collections and/or Records:

John A. Nolf daily jottings

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589309]
Identifier: MSS 16196
Scope and Contents John A. Nolf daily jottings about local news, 1903 August 31-December 10, and 0.03 cubic feet. The collections consists of a handwritten journal mimicking the standard news style of the times and stories from John Nolf's life on the farm, his travels, visits with family members, school events, and random notes about food he ate or work he did.
Dates: 1903 August 31-December 10

William Gwynn Coe diary transcript and other papers

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589310]
Identifier: MSS 16199
Scope and Contents William Gwynn Coe diary transcript [1935?]; 1864-1865, and other papers, 0.03 cubic feet, about the activities of a pastor and his family in 1864 in Onancock, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Also included is a document titled "From An Authentic History of Onancock Methodist Episcopal Church, South" by J. Shenton Lodge, a map of Onancock County, and Coe's pastoral report to the convention conference on February 27, 1865.
Dates: [1935]; 1864-1865

King Edward the Seventh manuscript of bible photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589311]
Identifier: MSS 16202
Scope and Contents King Edward the Seventh gift of a manuscript of bible photographs to the Bruton Church, Virginia, 1907, to commemorate the original gift of the bible from the King to the church in 1607, which marked the arrival of protestantism in North America. ).03 cubic feet.
Dates: 1907

Virginia Union University Class of 1950 photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589312]
Identifier: MSS 16203
Scope and Contents Virginia Union University Class of 1950 photograph, 1950, 5 x7 inch black and white outdoor photo taken on the steps of a prominent building, 0.03 cubic feet.
Dates: 1950

Naval Commander Louis Goldsborough letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16206
Scope and Contents Naval Commander Louis Goldsborough letter to Lieutenant Commander Alexander Murray of the USS Sebago on June 5, 1862, 0.03 cubic feet, is an autograph letter signed by Goldsborough, as the Commander of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron and on U. S. Flagship "Minnesota" letterhead about munitions and supplies. Also included is a handwritten note from Alexander Murray on the verso.
Dates: 1862 June 5

R. E. Griffith letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589313]
Identifier: MSS 16209
Scope and Contents University of Virginia Medical school student R. E. Griffith letter to Dr. J. Hays in Philadelphia, PA., February 20, 1838, 0.03 cubic feet, and a handwritten address and postmarks about his studies, lectures, professors, and colleagues in the fields of psychology, pathology, and obstetrics. He mentions several people by name, including a Dr. Couch, and a Mr. Hyde, whose death had recently been "in the papers".
Dates: 1838 February 20

John Augustine Washington collection

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589315]
Identifier: MSS 16210
Scope and Contents John Augustine Washington collection of 7 letters were purchased separately and the Small Special Collections Library combined them into one collection, 0.04 cubic feet, 1837-1845. There are letters from Jacob Thompson to John Augustine Washington about the purchase of slaves, a letter from Judith B. Alexander to John Augustine Washington about his health, two letters from John Augustine Washington to his mother, Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington about Mount Vernon and slaves at "Blakeley"...
Dates: 1837-1845, 1858

Noblet Herbert, Jr. letter to Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589318]
Identifier: MSS 16214
Scope and Contents Noblet Herbert, Jr. letter to his aunt Jane Charlotte Blackburn Washington, January 25, 1852, 0.03 cubic feet, and one of the last letters during his life. He wrote during his trip to California with an expedition of about 80 Jefferson County men participating in the California "Gold Rush" with descriptions of the land and the costs of various livestock. Also included is an article in the California Historical Society Quarterly v. 29 no. 4 regarding a different letter from Noblet dated...
Dates: 1852 January 25

"M. B. K." Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589319]
Identifier: MSS 16217
Scope and Contents "M. B. K." Civil War letter, and other family letters, 0.03 cubic feet. A sister writes to her brother, "Reynold" in the Confederate Army, near Yorktown, 1861, May 21 and June 25 , with a note from his mother, and another letter from a "fond sister" with detail about the fight in Virginia, including the "Company of Howitzers now at Manassas Gap" and mention of Colonel Francis Hennery Smith, (1812-1890) First Superintendent at Virginia Military Institute and his treatment of the cadets.
Dates: 1861

Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589320]
Identifier: MSS 16218
Scope and Contents Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate, Shenandoah County, dated 1825, consists of 0.03 cubic feet and is a handwritten statement made before a justice of the peace, stating that Samuel Few has made an oath that he has been a long time acquaintance of the wife of Dennis Berry and that to his knowledge she is a free women, and is signed by Sam Woodstock.
Dates: 1825

[University of Virginia students] photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589321]
Identifier: MSS 16221
Scope and Contents [University of Virginia] students photographs, 1860-1870's, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, two possible students at the University, are individual pictures photographed by William Roads, who flourished during this time period.
Dates: 1860-1870

D. G. Barton et al signed letter to Honorable Richard E. Parker

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589322]
Identifier: MSS 16223
Scope and Contents D. G. Barton et al signed letter to Honorable Richard E. Parker, 1826, March 15, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a letter in reference to the creation of a new county (in Winchester, Virginia) and concern for the location of the courts.
Dates: 1826 March 15

Stanley Methodist Church subscription

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589323]
Identifier: MSS 16224
Scope and Contents Stanley Methodist Church subscription, dated 1915, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a sheet with ruled lines and columns containing signatures and correlating dollar amounts to to pay the treasurer, D. M. Hodesett for the purpose of erecting a brick church building in the town of Stanley, Virginia.
Dates: 1915

John Peterson freedom certificate

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589324]
Identifier: MSS 16227
Scope and Contents John Peterson freedom certificate, 1817, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a single handwritten registration of John Peterson, "a free man of color," from the Goochland County court, and signed by W. Miller.
Dates: 1817

Stonewall J. Brown composition

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589326]
Identifier: MSS 16230
Scope and Contents Stonewall J. Brown compositon on obedience for Literary Society, dated 1885, February 15 but postmarked 1904 Feburary 24, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a compositon handwritten on a single sheet of paper about obedience for boys and addressed to Mrs. Columbia Elizabeth Brown at Miller School, Mount Fair, Virginia
Dates: 1885, 1904

Virginia-North Carolina Baseball League score book

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589327]
Identifier: MSS 16232
Scope and Contents Virginia-North Carolina Baseball League score book, dated 1905, 1909, 0.03 cubic foot, Spalding's official base ball score book used to score games between August 12th and 16th, 1905. Games were played in Charlotte, N.C. including a double header between Charlotte and Greensboro, Charlotte and Danville, games at Edenton between Edenton and Colerain, and games at Edenton between Edenton and Colerain. There are also games from an unidentified North Carolina league in 1909.
Dates: 1905, 1909

S. E. Brownell letter to Albert Gallatin Remington

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589328]
Identifier: MSS 16233
Scope and Contents S. E. Brownell letter to Albert Gallatin Remington regarding gathering material for the first and only number of the New York Quarterly Review, December 29, 1851, and an itemized bill of John P. Prall, book and job printer in New York for the first 500 copies printed, February 11, 1852, 0.03 cubic feet. The literary journal was short lived and folded after the first number. The letter from Brownell to the editor Remington, shows that the author is agitated over the article, mentions his work on...
Dates: 1851 December 29

[William G. Harris] medical accounts book for "colored persons"

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589329]
Identifier: MSS 16234
Scope and Contents [William G. Harris] mMedical accounts book for colored persons, 1868-1877, 0.03 cubic feet, includes entries for the Nottoway Poor House in Nottoway County. The book was possibly owned by William G. Harris.
Dates: 1868-1877

William Cabell Rives letter

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589330]
Identifier: MSS 16235
Scope and Contents William Cabell Rives letter to Congressman Benjamin C. Howard, 1838 October 15, autograph signed letter from Castle Hill, Virginia totaling 0.03 cubic feet, and discussing the election of Hugh Swinton Legare of South Carolina to the House of Representatives and other political matters. Legare, who was a friend of both of them, is losing the election to their disappointment. Also mentioned are charges made by Daniel O'Connell against the United States minister to England, Andrew Stevenson.
Dates: 1838 October 15

Sarah E. Jackson letters

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589316]
Identifier: MSS 16211
Scope and Contents Sarah E. Jackson letters, MSS 16211, dated 1877, 1895, 0.03 cubic feet, from her son and his cousin who were students at the University of Virginia. They mention "the Lawn", Monticello, the Medical School, and the "Chemical laboratory which is just about completed." There is also a letter from a cousin of General Stonewall Jackson, P. Lafford, and a University of Virginia class photograph taken in front of what is now Alderman Library. (1877)
Dates: Majority of material found in 1877, 1895