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L.B. Watts diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16624
Content Description

A small hand-written and illustrated manuscript diary compiled by Commander LB Watts, RNR (Royal Navy Reserve) on his World War I and later service that holds details and information on the merchant ship, HMS City of London. The diary contains detailed lists of officers and men, armaments and technical diagrams, maps, newspaper clippings, and annotated cartoons.

Dates: ca. 1916-1944

John Walter Wayland collection on Henry Martin

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16677
Content Description John Walter Wayland collection of correspondence,notes,photographs, and newspaper clippings about Henry Martin who was the bell ringer for the University of Virginia from 1868-1909. “Henry Martin rang the bell at dawn to awaken the students, and rang it during the day to mark the hours and the beginning and ending of class periods. He was beloved by generations of faculty, students, and alumni, and he remembered them all when they returned for visits.” Dr. Wayland, a former University of...
Dates: 1909-1965

Waynesboro Community Hospital scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16748
Content Description This collection contains one National Hospital Day Scrapbook from the Waynesboro Community Hospital. This scrapbook was compiled by the staff of the Waynesboro Community Hospital documenting its community outreach as part of National Hospital Day. It consists of fifty leaves with a blend of ephemeral clippings, correspondence, and original photography. Included are eight original photographs as well as illustrated seals, brochures, buttons, a menu, and clippings among other material. The...
Dates: 1938

W.B. Glimer account book

 Collection — Box: BW 25, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16465
Content Description

This collection contains an account ledger of W.B. Gilmer from the farm Woodbourne in Louisa County, Virginia. The farm was noted as being near the Louisa courthouse.The account details poultry activities as well as some general farm inventory. There some sixty pages of entries.

Dates: 1927

Guy Elwood Webb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15588
Scope and Contents Note The Guy Elwood Webb papers (1941-1952; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters to Guy Elwood Webb from his devoted girlfriend and later wife, Linnie Ethel Davis, her mother, Mrs. D. V. Davis, and his own mother, Lulu Green, as well as family members and friends (1944-1945). Guy Webb is in boot camp in the Great Lakes, Illinois, and continues his service in Shoemaker, California, and Hawaii. There are also some telegrams and greeting cards from Guy Elwood Webb in a scrapbook that was made by his...
Dates: 1941-1945; 1952

Lieutenant Robert M. H. Webb letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16104
Dates: 1945 November-1946 March

Mary Webster album

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16723
Content Description This collection consists of the album from Mary Webster, a young woman from Madison, Ohio. Entries include a variety of poems and notes from friends of Mary. Some of the poetry may be original works. Inside are five finished engravings: these tend to have small black and white biblical scenes with large, colored floral borders that extend up the page. The flowers are identified, and meanings attributed to the flower are identified below the illustrations.The locations most often...
Dates: 1843 - 1846

Wesley Webster letter

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16635

Wednesday Music Club records

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6875
Content Description

Yearbook, Board meeting minutes, newsletters, Winners recital program, Young musicians recital programs

Dates: 2015 - 2017

E.W. Weisiger (Old Shy) poems

 Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16574
Content Description This collection contains a flip-style ruled notepad titled “Poems by Old Shy” from Manchester, Virginia circa 1905. The book contains 115 pages of poetry; almost entirely typescript, except a few handwritten notes in pencil. The poems contain small stories and morals as well as larger reflections on age and the meaning of life. The signature of E.W. Weisiger (possibly Emmett Washington) appears on the front cover back and backboard. Three poems are pinned into the book which identify...
Dates: 1905

Otto Herman Weiss photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16422
Scope and Contents Note

The Otto Herman Weiss photographs (circa 1900-circa 1950; 0.4 cubic feet) document Virginian buildings, streetscapes, and landscapes in the early to middle twentieth century. The collection contains approximately 150 gelatin silver print photographs by Weiss. Subjects include extensive images of Norfolk, Fredricksburg, and Williamsburg, along with aerial photographs of Richmond, Norfolk, and Washington, D.C.

Dates: circa 1900-circa 1950

Joseph F. Welsh papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16654
Content Description

3 World War I diaries, each bound in leather or cloth with gilt decorative stamps and titles on front; 1 Army Song Book; 1 address book; 1 Aviation Pocket-Book by R. Boriase Matthews (1917); 9 other manuscript documents including pages of notes and drawings by Joseph F. Welsh, military form for R&R release, and receipts for paychecks (1920-21).

Dates: 1917 - 1921

Edgar Wentworth cartoons and correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16703
Content Description Edgar Wentwork archive of primary material documenting the career of a little-known American cartoon illustrator from 1886 to 1912. There are original cartoons and related correspondence containing approximately 295 pen and ink drawings and sketches, 125 illustrations,170 loose drawings, including his personal album, "Original Pen & Pencil Sketches, A Book of the Etiquette of the Day, by Ed. Wentworth, 1886." General warning: Twenty three of his cartoons portray...
Dates: 1886 - 1912

Thurman Wenzl papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16615
Content Description This collection contains papers, correspondence, newspapers and clippings, publications, leaflets, and records on events, activities, and professional connections related to Thurman Wenzl's study as a graduate student at the University of Virginia (1963-1969). These materials document his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement and for worker's rights. The items include 1994 reunion materials of the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC), information on the Radical Student Union of UVA,...
Dates: ca. 1960s-2000

George M. West handmade account book

 Collection — Box: BW 49, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16757
Content Description

This collection contains the account book of George M. West, a book seller from Richmond, Virginia. The account book is handmade and is titled "Account Book Express 1853." Inside the book are ten loose signatures. Each page has an individual's name listed on the top line. Most of the book is blank. Also included is a printed advertisement for West's bookshop.

Dates: 1853

Westover Charles City County Virginia, photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589402]
Identifier: MSS 16035

Gabriel C. Wharton survey notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16644
Content Description

Fifteen leatherbound manuscript survey notebooks for lands in southwestern Virginia belonging to Confederate General Gabriel Colvin Wharton.There is also a Time Book of General Wharton's House kept by J. P. Thorn, dated October 1873 and five printed volumes relating to southwestern Virginia.

Dates: circa 1881

What is a Shadow? manuscript and published book

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16458

Ralph H. Whitacre World War II correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16263
Scope and Contents

Ralph H. Whitacre World War II correspondence, 1944-1945, .08 cubic feet, to his family and includes letters from his friends and some military and insurance papers. Included is one issue of the Trailblazer Magazine Volume III, No. 4, April 5, 1945. PFC Whitaker mentions that he was right behind the front line at the capture of Saarbrucken.

Dates: 1944-1945

White family papers

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS 16507
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, documents, and ephemera belonging to the White family of Beaver Dam, Hanover County, Virginia. The bulk of the materials date from 1867 to 1898, and includes a document from 1854 and a few early 20th century documents. 110 letters sent to Malmon White, a farmer in Beaver Creek, as well as Harriet White, his mother, Elvira Terrell White, his wife, and Alice White, his daughter. Subject matter includes correspondence about family inheritances, some...
Dates: 1854 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1898

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