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Advertising receipt issued by the Richmond Examiner to the State Department, C.S.A.

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16523
Scope and Contents Advertising receipt acknowledging payment for inclusion of a printed version of President Jefferson Davis's December 23, 1862 proclamation ordering that "All commissioned officers in the command of said Benjamin F. Butler be declared not entitled to be considered as soldiers engaged in honourable warfare, but as common robbers and criminals deserving death." Partly printed receipt headed "Richmond Examiner," completed in manuscript and signed by Examiner manager R.F. Walker, Dec. 23, 1862,...
Dates: 1862, December 23

Boltonville Free Press

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16466
Content Description This collection contains a handwritten amateur newspaper containing 9 pages of text, by Emma Tucker and Jennie LeRoux of Boltonville, Vermont. Bound with a screw plus two red ribbons and penned on lined paper. An original photograph of the town is pasted to the first page, along with several newspaper clippings. Much of the paper consists of verses and blurbs relating to people at the girls' school. There is also an article on the meeting of the Vermont legislature, and an "advertisements"...
Dates: 1913

The Rainy Day manuscript newspaper

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16725
Content Description This collection contains three illustrated and handwritten manuscripts that are newspapers dated February 11, 1880, March 24, 1880 and April 8, 1889 by a child in Jacksonville, Florida. B. Blair (probably the child's parent) is identified as the editor. The newspaper reports on the news of the Blair family as well as noting current events in Jacksonville including mumps outbreaks, steamers and schooners who came to port, and election day results. The re-election of General Ulysses...
Dates: 1880-02-11 - 1880-04-08

The University of Virginia Collection on the Events in Charlottesville, VA, August 11-13, 2017

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16386
Scope and Contents This collection contains offensive and harmful language and imagery including racist and violent references and imagery. The purpose of this note is to give users the opportunity to decide whether they need or want to view these materials, or at least, to mentally or emotionally prepare themselves to view the materials.  This collection documents the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the circumstances...
Dates: 2015-01-13 - 2020; Majority of material found within 2017-01-03 - 2020

Versailles Union newspaper

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1 [X032669078]
Identifier: MSS 16502
Content Description Handwritten amateur newspaper containing fourteen pages of text bound at the top, written on lined paper created in Versailles, Ohio. Several boys signed their names to the articles, including two members of the Schman family. The first two articles are on western trips -- one to the Indiana/Ohio border and the other to Iowa. Also included are poetry and editorials.
Dates: 1873-04-04

Virginia Spectator papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23/9
Scope and Contents Chiefly financial papers including a ledger, 1939-1940, loose bills and receipts, a certificate of incorporation, 1938, and a copy of the Constitution and By laws of the Jefferson Society indicating that the Spectator was a publication of the Society.
Dates: 1937-1942