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Catherine G. Wirt letter, March 17, 1836, to Mrs. Matilda Crossitt of Princeton, Caldwell County, Kentucky, seeking to obtain letters that her father, William Wirt, had written to Mrs. Crossitt's father, makes up 0.03 cubic feet.
People associated with the letter include Mrs. Hester Edwards (nee Pope), Samuel L. Southard, and Mr. Green in Washington D. C.
This collection of Frank Gardiner Wisner papers (1909-1997; 10.5 cubic feet) consists of business and personal papers of Frank Gardiner Wisner, who was a Director in the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1950's. Included is an autographed letter signed by John Edgar Hoover and one also signed by Harry S. Truman.
Colonel William Withers letters (1883; 0.03 cubic feet)consist of letters about thoroughbred race horse breeding in 1883 on a farm in Lexington, Kentucky and include details about horse sales, racing times, specific horses.and is .03 cubic feet. There are also letters to Colonel Withers.
Edmund Wither parish register, 1843-1878, 0.03 cubic feet, is a half-leather book with green mottled paper sides and is a personal record book that chronicles his ministry in Virginia and North Carolina. Of interest are the records of African Americans in the register.
Each page contains questions about preferences, likes, and dislikes and are answered by different friends, family, and acquaintances. Many entries are signed and include locations, with most being signed "Eckhart Mines, Md."
Some questions include what epoch would you choose to have lived; Favorite books, or artists? What trait do you most admire, or most detest; What is your idea of happiness, misery? What are the saddest words in the world?
Dr. James Lewis Woodville tax forms, as a Confederate surgeon and University of Virginia alumnus 1845-1851, total 0.03 cubic feet.
World Book Encyclopedia business letters, MSS 16364, 1944, 0.03 cubic feet consisting of four letters from representatives of the World Book Encyclopedia, and Quarrie Corporation, regarding Lillie P. Woodson's work selling encyclopedias in Charlottesville, Virginia.
World War I scrapbook albums,1914-1915,0.03 cubic feet,contain many black and white photos with captions and entries written in German. Photos depict patients, doctors, and nurses on the Eastern front at a Red Cross Hospital, probably the Rupprecht shcool in Kaiserslautern.
This collection contains one volume belonging to Lauren A. Wright of Hebron, Connecticut, with 67 pages of inscriptions, prose, and drawings. An intricate calligraphy inscription reads "Calvin H. Phelps to Miss Laura A. Wright, Hebron." Dates for inscriptions range from 1830 to 1860, with the majority written in the 1830's and 1840's. Locations written in the book include Hebron, Hartford, Glastenbury, Belchertown, New Haven, Columbia, and West Dennis, Connecticut.