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Edward F. Batchelor papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14797

Tommy Edwards photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589191]
Identifier: MSS 15976
Scope and Contents

This collection of a Tommy Edwards MGM photograph is 0.03 cubic feet and is a promotional photograph from Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: Undated

Elizabeth Glover school annual

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16464
Content Description

This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.

Dates: 1924

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...
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...
Dates: 1883 - 1923

Bessie Emanuel photo album at Hampton Institute

 Collection — Flat_Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16823
Content Description This collection contains a brown faux leather photo album (7.25" X 11.25") belonging to Bessie Emanuel. Bessie (1902-1984) was raised in White Plains, New York. She was the first Black woman in her town to attend college, entering the Hampton Institute in Virginia in 1922. The photographs are dated from 1922 to 1924 and capture daily life at the Institute, sports events, friends, and family. Captions are found throughout the album. A picture of Bessie with her family in the Hampton...
Dates: 1922-1924

Enno E. Kraehe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 12840

Enslaved person named Ben hiring document

 Collection — Box: BW 45, Folder: 1/1
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...
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

Estate map of Hawfield, Orange County, Virginia

 Collection — Artifact: MSS2198_001_Portfolio
Identifier: MSS 2198
Content Description This collection contains a 2977-acre estate map of Hawfield, Orange County, Virginia. The map measures 48"x50" and was commissioned by Captain William G. Crenshaw, owner of Hawfield. It denotes field use, service and public use roads, outbuildings, homes, barns, potential enslaved community ruins. Mentioned are Mt. Pisgah Church (now defunct but was prominently mentioned in Civil War accounts from the area), and adjacent property owners. Individual trees, springs, and other...
Dates: April 1877

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 — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
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
Content Description This collection contains briefings with preparatory materials, questions and notes for oral histories conducted as part of the Explorations in Black Leadership project. The briefings were often compiled by interns with the Institute for Public History and included interview questions, possible answers prepared for Julian Bond (the primary interviewer), biographical information, handwritten notes, and correspondence. The collection also includes audio and video cassettes, CDs, and DVDs of...
Dates: 1998 - 2015

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...
Dates: 1830

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Chivers, T.H. (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858 1
Clanton , Vera Lee , 1916-2013 1
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Connecticut. Treasury Department 1
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