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Country Museum magazine for Monday December 3, 1787

 Collection — Box: BW 31, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16567
Content Description The collection contains one issue of an amateur newspaper or manuscript magazine from December 3rd, 1787, 18 pages, including several poems, on laid paper with crown watermark and a 6 page handwritten essay by Reverend Martin Sherlock, "Comparison between the Sexes". The newspaper is a collection of pastoral essays and rhyming poetry, apparently unpublished in any form. Poems include, "To the Museumite," "The Wonderful Age," (signed Apricot), "The Ramble," and "Female Politeness." Both the...
Dates: 1787-12-03

Linda Louisa Cousins diary

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589355]
Identifier: MSS 16250
Scope and Contents

Linda Louisa Cousins diary, 1912-1914, 0.03 cubic feet, with daily notations about the weather, her work cleaning houses and her hobbies crocheting, and writing letters. One entry notes that she attended " a colored commencement."

Dates: 1912-1914

C. Cowen manuscript The Three Sentimentalities, Love, Revenge, and Rivalry

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X032652609]
Identifier: MSS 16439
Scope and Contents Note

The three sentimentalities, love, revenge, and rivalry by C. Cowen manuscript (1867; 0.03 cubic feet) is in 3 parts in one vol., fashioned to look like a published work, complete with frontispiece and title page. A home-made book that reads like a gothic novel, full of adventure, romance, and drama.

Dates: 1867

Malcolm Cowley letter

 Collection — Box: BW 14, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16154
Scope and Contents

Malcolm Cowley letter about the jacket copy for the Portable Faulkner revise, 1966, October 22, 0.03 cubic feet. Includes copy for the front cover, and some criticism for the graphic design of the original cover. Also includes an attached yellow sheet with typewritten copy for the back cover, which includes a quote from Faulkner.

Dates: 1966 October 22

Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16403
Scope and Contents Note

The Joan Alice Coyne scrapbook (1935-1938; 0.4 cubic feet) was owned by Joan Alice Coyne: a young girl living in Elizabeth, NJ. Contents include a few photos of Coyne, various clippings of school materials and event programs, holiday cards, and obituaries for her father.

Note: Scrapbook contains items with racist imagery typical for the time period that some patrons may find offensive.

Dates: 1935 - 1938

Joyce Crary show horse photo album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16300
Content Description The Joyce Crary show horse photo album (1940s; 0.2 cubic feet) contains photographs labeled by hand in white ink. 10 x 13 with 35 leaves containing around 120 black and white photographs, and a few pieces of ephemera, inserted into corner mounts. Photographs feature Joyce Crary, her family, and her friends and horses at the family ranch near Chico, California. Horses and riders are shown jumping, racing, and performing trick riding of various types. One image is of Joyce, her father, and a...
Dates: 1940s

Margaret Crockett album

 Collection — Box: BW 16, Folder: 1 [X030899238]
Identifier: MSS 16320
Scope and Contents Margaret Crockett album, MSS 16320, 1905-1933, 0.03 cubic feet is described as a commercial album with gold-stamped leather batting-stuffed covers and multi-colored gilt-edged pages, covered with a dull green hand-made fabric cover embroidered "M.C." in red thread. Front free endpaper reads "Margaret Crockett / July 1911," though one pasted entry is dated 1905 and the latest entry is from 1933. The initials RNS (Royal Naval School), is found scattered throughout the volume, as are the...
Dates: 1905-1933

Crocus manuscript magazine

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16745
Content Description

This collection contains a twenty-page manuscript periodical produced by a Ladies Benevolent Society, at a Methodist Episcopal Church in Medford, Massachusetts. It contains numerous contributions, noted by their initials, of prose, poetry, humor, education, lost items, religious topics, riddles, marriages, and death. The editor is noted as a Mary Lizzie Alden.

Dates: 4 November 1874

Culpeper County, Virginia hunting album containing photographs of African American families

 Collection — Box: BW 55, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16742
Content Description This collection contains a photograph album depicting a wide range of hunting experiences in the environs of rural Culpepper County, Virginia at the turn of the century. The album contains ninety uncaptioned, mounted photos of hunting scenes including bagged game such as quail, foxes, turkeys, and deer, usually depicted with hunters and hunting dogs. There are photographs of hunters in groups from one to a half dozen, posed in the woods, with shotguns, or posed with guns and dogs. Several...
Dates: c.1905

Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16404
Content Description

The Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums (1880s; 0.5 cubic feet) contain 76 photographs (albumen prints, most mounted, some hand-colored, probably commercially produced and sold) of views and people in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Burma, collected by U.S. Navy officer Clinton K. Curtis.

Dates: 1880s

Marvin Kent Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15719
Scope and Contents Marvin Kent Curtis papers (1910-1959; 6 cubic feet) consist of materials relating to his service in World War I, his work as a counselor and co-owner of Camp Mishawaka, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, as an author of boy's adventure stories, and plays, and his competitive sailing in the Florida Keys. Included are his novels including extracts from them in periodicals such as the American Boy, Outers Recreation, and correspondence from F. Scott Fitzgerald. There are four series Correspondence,...
Dates: 1910-1959

Lewis M. Dabney III papers on Edmund Wilson; William Faulkner and the Yoknapatawpha; and Crystal Ross and John Dos Passos.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16566
Content Description The Lewis M. Dabney III papers consist of manuscripts, notes, transcripts, articles, reviews, personal journals, bibliographic sources, audio cassettes, and compact discs, relating primarily to his research on the life and works of Edmund Wilson, an American writer and critic in the twentieth century. In addition to copies and transcripts of Wilson's writing journals, there is correspondence across a large network of intimate relationships, friends, and acquaintances of Wilson. The...
Dates: 1895 - 2005

Daily Courier mimeograph newspaper

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16744
Content Description This collection contains nine issues of an amateur newspaper created by two brothers, Harold and Arthur Rowley, ages fifteen and eleven, from Springfield, Massachusetts. They were the children of H.C. Rowley, head of the G & C Merriam Company, a well-known publishing and bookselling business. The newspapers are one page printed broadsides using a late 19th century mimeograph process. The brothers hand wrote these newspapers and likely printed them using their father's...
Dates: 1894

Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr. letter to Murat Williams

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9829
Content Description

ALS from Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr., to Murat Williams about Davis' review of "Man from the Valley," written by Francis Pickens Miller but edited by Williams.

Dates: 1971-07-16

George C. Davis studio photograph

 Collection — Flat_Box: Archival Oversized Box S 4, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1
Identifier: MSS 16642
Content Description

This collection contains a single black and white photograph of a street with a Liberty Loan mural in Roanoke, Virginia from the George C. Davis studio.

Dates: ca. 1941-1945

Herbert R. Davis photograph albums

 Collection — Flat_Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16840
Content Description This collection contains two photo albums of Herbert R. Davis of Richmond, Virginia that document Black pre-World War II life in Richmond; Davis's service in the South Pacific (Guam, Guadalco, and Peleliu) as a Black Marine; and Davis's family life upon his return from combat during the early 1930's to the late 1940's. Many of Davis's fellow soldiers in the 11th Marine Depot Company, 16th Field Depot are posed in photographs. The 11th Company, who fought at the Battle of Peleliu,...
Dates: c. 1930-1950

Jefferson Davis comic carte de visite engravings

 Collection — Folder: MSS16816_001
Identifier: MSS 16816

Louise Davis postcard

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16800
Content Description

This collection consists of one postcard sent to Louise Davis from a new student (Margaret?) living in McKim Hall at the University of Virginia, dated September 19, 1934. Margaret was possibly a student in the Nursing program as the address on the program notes " McKim Hall, University Hospt." Women were only able to attend the University of Virginia in one of the professional schools or graduate programs at that time. The postcard is a winter scene of the Rotunda.

Dates: September 19, 1934

Mattie Davis friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 56, Folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16789
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Mattie Davis given to her by her father on Christmas Eve, 1861. The album entries date from 1861 to 1867 and the majority of entries are poetry or short verses with themes of morality and friendship. There is no identification of Davis location; however, most entries are from Taylorsville, Indiana, so it is likely she is from that area. In addition to Taylorsville, there are several entries from Dupont, Indiana and Wilmington, Ohio....
Dates: c.1861-1867

Roy Davis collection of African American masonic programs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16493
Content Description This collection contains thirty-two programs of Masonic related events. Twenty-seven are souvenir programs from African American Masonic meetings and events belonging to Roy Davis, a resident of Norwalk, Connecticut who was active in the Prince Hall Grand Chapter of New England. In addition to these are five programs for miscellaneous African American society events in the Northeast. Most of the programs were for events taking place in Connecticut between the late 1960s and early 1980s....
Dates: 1960 - 1981

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