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Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner (1900-2001; 2 cubic feet) consists of letters, newspaper clippings,scrapbooks, and photographs from the life of Frank Gardiner Wisner including his intelligence career, track achievements and scholarship at the University of Virginia, 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, and his family.
Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written on a single sheet in pencil. The letter describes the gruesome aftermath of the battle on his regiment. Typed transcript is included.
Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.
A scrapbook containing 670 unused Civil war patriotic envelopes with decorative designs, some printed in multiple colors, and eight Confederate engraved banknotes, all pasted down onto the scrapbook leaves.
This collection of a James Albert Clark letter to Dr. Babitt is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated August, 1892 about the genealogy of the Carter family. Included is a transcript of the letter which was written on 'Free Quill' letterhead to Dr. Babbitt in Cooperstown, New York. Clark is editor and publisher of the 'Free Quill,' in Laurel, Maryland.
Typed, signed letter by Grover Cleveland to James Carleton Young thanking Young for his interest in a collection of President Cleveland speeches.
Twenty-seven "climate capsule" journals created as part of the 2019 Spring semester English course “Climate Fiction” taught by Professor Mary Kuhn (2019; 0.6 cubic feet). The journals consist of weekly observations and reflections from either specific routes or locations at the University of Virginia and Charlottesville, along with comments on cultural pieces regarding climate issues. The climate capsule journals are sealed until 2030.
This collection, Howard E. Cobb history of the Blue Ridge railroad, 0.04 cubic feet, 2009-2016, consists of a speech presented to the Nelson County Historical Society regarding the Virginia Blue Ridge Railroad by Howard E. Cobb, biographical notes of Howard E. Cobb, and a magazine aritcle clipping from BlueRidgeCountry.com
This collection of a John Lewis Cochran legal document is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated March 7, 1864, calling for witnesses to appear in Military Court in Greenville, Tennessee.
William Gwynn Coe diary transcript [1935?]; 1864-1865, and other papers, 0.03 cubic feet, about the activities of a pastor and his family in 1864 in Onancock, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Also included is a document titled "From An Authentic History of Onancock Methodist Episcopal Church, South" by J. Shenton Lodge, a map of Onancock County, and Coe's pastoral report to the convention conference on February 27, 1865.
Alexander Stuart Coffman Civil War diary, May 7- September 1864 describing the Battle of Spotsylvania, General Longstreet's corps, General Grant's Overland Campaign and skirmishes in Virginia.