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Elizabeth Marshall Colston letters to Mary Isham Thomas

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS15274

Eliza's memory book

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16650

Elk Creek furnace records

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X031589489]
Identifier: MSS 16356
Scope and Contents Elk Creek furnace records, 1844-1849, 0.03 cubic feet containing business letters of Alex N. Montgomery, owner of the Elk Creek furnace located in Nelson County, near Lynchburg, Virginia.
Dates: 1844-1849

Joseph Elsleger papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16168
Scope and Contents Note The Joseph Elsleger papers (1944-1945; 0.4 cubic foot) document Elsleger's time spent as a prisoner of the German Army in World War II, after his plane was shot down over France on June 23, 1944. The collection includes two diaries distributed by the YMCA chapter in Geneva, Switzerland: one blank save an introductory letter and one used by Elsleger. The latter's contents include drawings of the prison camp, makeshift recipes, photographs of unidentified people (presumably from Elsleger's home),...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Alfred Oscar Elzner sketch book and album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16393
Scope and Contents These items document the early-career inspiration and late-career work of architect Alfred Oscar Elzner.The first album features approximately 75 sketches and floor plans made during Elzner’s time working with architect James W. McLaughlin. The majority of the plans within the book are not Elzner's designs, but his sketches of houses he found interesting. Of particular interest to Elzner was Henry Hobson Richardson's work, and there are numerous sketches of the houses he designed....
Dates: 1883 - 1923

Enno E. Kraehe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 12840

Enslaved person named Ben hiring document

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16710
Content Description Document for the hire of an enslaved person named Ben, for $90.00 until December 25, 1852 possibly in Charlestown, West Virginia. Signed by John L. & W. N. Craighill. Docketed on the verso. The document specifies clothing to be furnished during the term of employment and requires the Craighills to return Ben with "a good wool hat, a blanket, a pair of winter shoes, two pair of home-made yarn stockings, one shirt, and a coat, waistcoat, and pants of good fulled-linsey, and pay his taxes."
Dates: 1851-12-29

Branch J. Epes lecture notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16469
Content Description This collection contains one notebook with handwritten notes on lectures at the University of Virginia Law School, with some earlier lectures during his enrollment at Hampden-Sydney College. These notes seem to be lectures on philosophy and ethics rather than law, perhaps taken at different stages of Epes's matriculation, with reference to Locke, Hobbes, Bentham, and Stewart. One early lecture may be attributed to "McGuffie" suggesting possibly William Holmes McGuffey (of McGuffey Reader...
Dates: 1850 - 1853

Esther Lightner Matson and Frank A. Matson autograph albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16486
Content Description This collection contains two similarly designed autograph albums belonging to Esther Lightner Matson and her husband Frank A. Matson. The albums contain inscriptions to Esther Lightner Matson from fellow students and teachers at the Santee Normal School and to Frank A. Matson from the Genoa Indian School, both Native American Residential schools in Nebraska and taught by Quakers in the 1880’s. The albums look like typical nineteenth century autograph albums except for the page(s) that are...
Dates: 1880 - 1899

European figure engravings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS11388

Dixon Evans letter to James Evans about Dixon's murder of an enslaved person

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16719
Content Description Autographed signed letter from Dixon Evans to his brother James Evans in Fayetteville, North Carolina with his acccount of his shooting, and killing an unnamed enslaved person from Marion, South Carolina. The enslaved person was trying to obtain food from the dairy and smokehouse. Dixon Evans was being sued by Nathaniel Evans who was the owner of the enslaved person. Dixon Evans blames the enslaved person for Dixon's own murderous actions.
Dates: 1850-10-04

Evie Lee Bowcock papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS15196
Dates: 1864, 1882-1945

Explorations in Black Leadership project papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16674

Captain John Exton letter

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589257]
Identifier: MSS 16314
Scope and Contents Captain John Exton letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written to "Bob," describing his march to Richmond and the conditions he faced as well as the various battles he endured along the way.
Dates: 1864

Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C.

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589268]
Identifier: MSS 16117
Scope and Contents Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C. from a gentleman on a visit to the University of Virginia in 1830 and consists of 0.03 cubic feet. He mentions that he was a childhood friend of Thomas Jefferson and knew Daniel Boone, John Adams, and Justice John Marshall. He also writes about touring Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D. C.. There are comments about paintings in the Capitol rotunda, especially the paintings by John Trumbull on the The Surrender...
Dates: 1830

F. A. T. Magazine

 Collection — Box: BW 4, Folder: 1 [X031589239]
Identifier: MSS 16078
Scope and Contents F. A. T. magazine, 0.03 cubic feet, 1884, presumably by Charles F. Leland, a handwritten manuscript of weekly humor periodical with color drawings,stories, rhymes, riddles, and more, with at times bawdy illustration and also natural history drawings.
Dates: 1884

Anthony Adrian Keith-Falconer fox hunting journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16526

Fallschirmjager [paratroopers] photograph album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16579
Content Description Comprises a photographic record of Wehrmacht Gebirgsjagerregiment (German Army Mountain Troops) and Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager training in and around the Berchtesgaden and Obersalzburg area in Bavaria prior to the second World War.
Dates: 1930s

Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16301
Scope and Contents The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix. Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near...
Dates: 1910s

Vice Admiral Farragut public reception invitation

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16682
Content Description This collection consists of one printed invitation to Lieut. M. L. Rouse for a public reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut given by the Citizens of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia on March 31, 1865. The invitation reads "You are respectfully invited to attend a Public Reception of Vice-Admiral Farragut, to be given by the Citizens of Norfolk, and Portsmouth and vicinity, on the evening of Monday, the 3rd inst., at Mechanics' Hall, commencing at 7 1/2 o'clock" The invitee's name is printed in...
Dates: March 31, 1865

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Epes, Branch J. (Jones), 1832-1911 1
Eveleth, George Washington, 1819-1908 1
Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870 1
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Kelly, Greg Antrim 1
Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870 1
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