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Lorey Clifford Day papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16680
Content Description This collection contains manuscripts of journal newspapers, titled "United States Journal" and "Once-In-a-While", written by Lorey Clifford Day from 1894 to 1910 when he was a young child and teenager. The series of 45 newspapers are written and hand printed by L.C. Day, including over 415 pages of content. At the end of 1906, he announced the Christmas number as his final printing of the U.S. News. Starting in 1907, he started the "Once-In-a-While" publication, which appeared on...
Dates: 1894-1970

J. D. Deacon store ledger

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899265]
Identifier: MSS 16367
Scope and Contents

J. D. Deacon store ledger, MSS 16367, 1902, 0.03 cubic feet, consists of his ledger from Oakdale, Gloucester County, Virginia.

Dates: 1902

John William DeForest papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7179
Content Description The papers in this Clifton Waller Barret Collection of John William Deforest papers contain a manuscript of a short poem beginning "You ask a thought . . . " There are letters, 1855-1856, from John William DeForest to publishers Dix and Edwards hich discuss the publication and format of "Oriental acquaintance" and send a receipt for "Experiences in Mount Lebanon." A letter, 1876, to Mrs. [Johnson T.?] Platt doubts that Frances Burney was only sixteen when she wrote "Evelina" and gives his...
Dates: 1901-03-25

Delius, Gloystein, Nolting, and Brydon business letters

 Collection — Box: BW 5, Folder: 1 [X031589256]
Identifier: MSS 16100
Scope and Contents

Delius, Gloystein, Nolting, and Brydon business letters, 1826-1827, 0.03 cubic feet, in which Delius and Gloysein announce expiration of their business while Nolting and Brydon announce that they are the successors to this business. The letter is addressed to Enoch Silsbee of Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1826-1827

George E. Dennis Confederate letter

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589288]
Identifier: MSS 16169
Scope and Contents

George E. Dennis Confederate letter, 1862, in which he describes camp conditions and troop movements consisting of 0.03 cubic feet.

Dates: 1862

Julia A. Dennison memory album

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16700
Content Description Julia A. Dennison memory album, 1862-1866, Milan, Indiana, in red morocco "The Pet Album" binding, published by Leavitt and Allen with black and white printed illustrations of children and their mother in activities such as bathing or playing. The album, which is a gift from her brother, contains personal advice about keeping the young mind pure and other sentimental notes from her brothers. There are signatures of acquaintainces from Indiana and Ohio, including Civil War infantry in the...
Dates: 1862 - 1866

Mary Helen Detmer journal

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X030899230]
Identifier: MSS 16372
Scope and Contents

Mary Helen Detmer journal (0.04 cubic feet), 1996 May 23 - December 10, containing entries related to her garden and her life at the University of Virginia Pavilion I.

Dates: 1996

Alfred E. Dickinson letters

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589386]
Identifier: MSS 16311
Scope and Contents

Alfred E.Dickinson letters, April 2017, 0.03 cubic feet, are a collection of letters by a Richmond pastor and editor of the noted Baptist newspaper, "The Religious Herald." The letters are written to J. H. Cogshill, a New York based Richmond College graduate, soliciting donations and discussing the purposes to which those donatons are put to use (printing tracts for distribution, helping the rural poor and orphans, etc..)

Dates: 1880's

Lady Theresa Anna Marie (Fox-Strangways) Digby riddle book

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16510
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handmade riddle book created and used for the children of Lady Digby.

This book contains 124 riddles and answers each within decorative borders and frames. Many are typical word play riddles; others include topical and racist riddles on the anti-slavery movement. There is Uncle Tom's Cabin and other enslavement-related content. There are questions such as "Who is Uncle Tom's Aunt?"

Dates: 1862

Collection of documentaries on Anne Spencer's garden

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16709
Content Description

This collection contains two VHS tapes titled "Anne Spencer: Echoes from the Garden" and a segment from "Garden story with Rebecca Frischkorn" titled "Anne Spencer Garden." The documentaries focus on the impact and importance of Spencer's garden to herself, her community, and other artists and writers.

Tape 1 contains Anne Spencer: Echoes from the Garden Tape 2 contains Garden Story "Anne Spencer Garden"

Dates: undated, c.2008

Phebe P. Dodd friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589353]
Identifier: MSS 16245
Scope and Contents

Phebe P. Dodd friendship album, [1830's], 0.03 cubic feet, has an engraving on the first page, captioned "Il biglietto d'amore, a contadina (or frascati) dictating to one of the scribes who play in the streets of Rome." On the remaining pages are many poems, and sentiments written in several hands and some are dated. Also includes drawings, and one signed "Bloomfield, NJ. March 1832."

Dates: [1830's]

Amelia Donges album

 Collection — Box: BW 52, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16764
Content Description

Forget Me Not friendship album Owned by Amelia Donges, "affectionately dedicated by her friend William F. Harman." 42 pages used for autographs, inscriptions, and verse. Locations signed include Campbelltown, Cornwall, Harrisburg, Attica, Stroudsburg, York, Mechanicsburg, and Princeton.

Dates: 1857 - 1860

Dorothy Twohig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS15296

W.E.B. Du Bois Address at the Conference on the Encyclopaedia Africana

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16831
Content Description This collection contains a mimeographed typescript of W.E.B. Du Bois's opening address at the Conference of the Encyclopedia of Africa held at the University of Ghana in Accra in 1962. Du Bois dreamed of editing an 'Encyclopedia Africana'. He envisioned a comprehensive compendium of 'scientific' knowledge about the history, culture, and social institutions of people of African descent. He argues for his project of an Encyclopedia Africana based in Africa and compiled by Africans. He notes...
Dates: December 18, 1962

Nicholas Gouin Dufief letter

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16676
Content Description

This collection contains a letter from Dufief about discounts for his 4th edition of "Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man" to the bookselling firm Beers & Howe in New Haven, Connecticut. This letter was written to find subscriptions for a new printing, and a fourth edition was published in 1820.It is folded for mailing with the address and return address on verso.

Dates: October 19, 1816

Alice M. Dunlap friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 11, Folder: 1 [X031589376]
Identifier: MSS 16287
Scope and Contents

Alice M. Dunlap friendship album, 1840's, 0.03 cubic feet, with sentiments, poems, and engravings from friends and relatives

Dates: 1840's

Emma R. Dunlap landscape album

 Collection — Box: BW 11, Folder: 1 [X031589375]
Identifier: MSS 16286
Scope and Contents

Emma R. Dunlap landscape album, [1860], 0.03 cubic feet, Pennsylvania, in original brown boards, highly embossed, with gilt title within round decorative border, and signed by several friends and relatives.

Dates: [1860]

Dunn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16099
Scope and Contents This collection of letters written mostly during the Civil War consists of about 60 letters, one half-size legal document box, 0.25 cubic feet and contains correspondence (with transcriptions) between Elizabeth ("Betsy") Bruce Dunn with her sons, Leroy E. Dunn, and Henry "Marshall" Dunn, as well as cousins and friends from 1851; 1860 to 1862. The correspondence describes the horrors of the war, camp conditions, food, illness, including, the Battle of Bull Run and Civil War period envelopes....
Dates: 1851; 1860-1862

Dunsmore Business College students photograph

 Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16270

E. Randolph invitation

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16542
Content Description

This collection contains an invitation to E. Randolph asking him to join Bramham and Wolfe at their rooms "tomorrow evening at 1/2 past 6 o'clock P.M."

Dates: undated

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