Box BW 9
Contains 22 Results:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
[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.
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.
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)
Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederdate money (1888; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of an image of Berkeley and some Also included is Confederate money.