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This collection contains two typed letters, one from Ben Belitt to William F. Claire, editor of Voyages and one letter to Ben Belitt from Lawrence Barnhart (1967 and 1969). Ben Belitt correspondence and manuscript. Christmas card contains a fair copy of "Song of the King's Huntsman" with the inscription "in the name of the "King" to a gentleman-huntsman" and a note "Copied 'fair' for Sydney, with my best penmanship and wishes." (1936) Poetry notebooks.
This collection contains one poster displayed by Hibah Berhanu, an undergraduate student living on the Lawn, during the fall of 2020. The poster is a critique of the University of Virginia's purchase of furniture made by prison labor. The sign was damaged and was taped back together.
This collection contains the correspondence between Edmund "Ned" Berkeley, Jr. and Doug Bakken, two archival colleagues and close professional friends, circa 1965-1983. The correspondence is a mix of personal and professional topics but primarily focuses on their respective work in archives. Also contained are four pages of Bakken's reflections on their personal and professional relationship that he sent along with the donation of this material.
Mary Ella Parker Berkeley carte de visite and Confederdate money (1888; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of an image of Berkeley and some Also included is Confederate money.
This collection contains a land deed dated March 2, 1662, signed by William Berkeley, Governor of Virginia, granting 440 acres of land to William and Thomas Wroughton. A clerk's endorsement notes that the document was deposited on July 22, 1665; countersigned on verso with red wax seals and dated January 16, 1677 by William Wroughton (1632-1707), Thomas Wroughton (1657-1726) and others.
Mrs. Dennis Berry Freedom certificate, Shenandoah County, dated 1825, consists of 0.03 cubic feet and is a handwritten statement made before a justice of the peace, stating that Samuel Few has made an oath that he has been a long time acquaintance of the wife of Dennis Berry and that to his knowledge she is a free women, and is signed by Sam Woodstock.
The Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs (1890s-1920; 1.2 cubic feet) document a portion of the titular company's product line at the turn of the 20th century. The collection consists of ten albums--about 950 lantern slide prints in total--on a variety of topics. Many photographs are of historical and Christian figures, while others range from architecture and engineering diagrams to landscapes and artwork.
This collection contains one friendship album with pink, yellow, and blue colored pages filled with verse, inscriptions, and original drawings and illustrations. The inscription at front reads: "To Bessie, Wishing her many happy returns of her birthday with love from Lena & Will, August 13, 08."
This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.
James, A. Binford journal, 1872-1873, 0.03 cubic feet, includes notes for Mr. Binford's meetings in relation to his work as school superintendent of the Richmond schools.
This collection contains three empty Black and Brown trading stamp albums, and two filled Black and Brown trading stamp albums. Also included are approximately 75-100 unattached twenty-five cent Black and Brown stamps featuring James Brown.