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Book Baskets records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 15920
Scope and Contents

Records of the Book Baskets (1995-2018; 1.5 cubic feet) consists of meeting agendas, minutes, reports, news clippings, photographs, thank you letters, information on grants, contributors, and general correspondence. The collection is organized into three series.

Dates: 1995 - 2018

Warren Chappell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10204
Content Description These additions of MSS 10204 Warren Chappell papers contain letters, drawings, photographs, ephemera, and publications documenting the life and work of Warren Chappell from roughly 1929 to 2000. Janet Anderson, Shelah Kane Scott, and Calvin Otto were recipients and owners of the collections. The bulk of the collection is correspondence with colleagues, family, and friends including his wife Lydia Chappell. There is significant amounts of correspondence with Rafael Fernandez, Curator of...
Dates: 1929-2000

Eugene Edward Chiles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14439
Scope and Contents Note Eugene Edward Chiles papers, (3 cubic feet, 1915-1922) contain love letters from his girlfriend, Eugenie O'Neill who is traveling in European circles with wealthy and or famous acquaintances, while he is working as a realtor in Pittsburgh, PA. and Stephens City, Virginia, after the war. Her letters mostly describe her feelings for him and mention (briefly) famous places, people, and events from the Twenties. Topics consist of post war conditions, unemployment, strikes, feminism, racism, and...
Dates: 1915-1922

Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University...
Dates: circa 1870-1926

Francis H. Fife papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16075
Scope and Contents The Francis H. Fife papers (1947-2015; 168.4 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Mr. Fife with an emphasis on his civic and community interests. Types of materials include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, journals, and some family documents. The collection is organized into three series: Oak Lawn 1, Oak Lawn 2, and Westview.Please note, the file titles in this collection have been transcribed. The file titles were created by Mr. Fife...
Dates: 1785 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2015

Jack R. Levien papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15241

Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899232]
Identifier: MSS 16374
Scope and Contents

The Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers (1923-1926; 0.03 cubic feet) collection contains correspondence of Nunnally Johnson relating to Nathalia Crane, a child author whose authenticity was questioned. There are 14 letters from Nathalia Crane to Nunnally Johnson; 1 letter from HM Crist to Johnson, and 1 letter from Clarence Crane. Also included is a typescript poem "The First Writer," two photographs of Crane, and one graphite self-portrait by Crane.

Dates: 1923-1926

George Washington Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16413
Content Description

The George Washington Lewis papers consists chiefly of correspondence to and from George Washington Lewis and between other family members, but also includes a few photographs of the Lewis family and the homes of "Claymont", "Shellfield" and "Marmion"; a plat of "Claymont"; newsclippings; notes on Lewis family history and genealogy; and a few financial and legal documents.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1805-1906, 1966

Sir Fitzroy Maclean papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 11487
Scope and Contents Note This Fitzroy Maclean papers consist (1827-1996; 44 cubic feet) of the professional and personal papers of Scottish soldier, diplomat, politician, author, and traveler, Sir Fitzroy Hew Maclean (1911-1996) of Dunconnel. It includes correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, typescripts, newspaper and magazine articles, book reviews, lectures, speeches, photographs, memorabilia, and research material pertaining to his military, diplomatic, political and literary career as well as family and...
Dates: 1827-1996

May family papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16057
Scope and Contents Note The May family papers (1870-1945; 0.4 cubic feet) document the lives of a couple generations of the Richmond-based May family. Photograph subjects in the collection include J.A. May in his Confederate Army uniform post-Civil War, J. Howard May, Jr. as an infant, Virgil May, Sr., Phil May with relatives at Virginia Military Institute, and Virgil R. May, Jr. with his wife Ella and children Linda and Billy.Letters in the collection are primarily written by or to Virgil, Jr. and...
Dates: 1870 - 1945

John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents The John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection (1806-1988, bulk 1861-1865; 133 cubic feet) contains Civil War-era correspondence, service records, pension records, artifacts, photographs, military records (including orders, requisitions, and correspondence), currency, newspapers, and other print materials. The collection primarily contains the correspondence, records, and photographs of white soldiers and officers who fought in the Civil War, including white officers serving in...
Dates: 1806-1988; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Papers of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-86-5
Dates: 1944 (1953-1955)-1982

Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2338
Scope and Contents The larger collection consists of the original materials and 7 additions including the most recent one represented in this finding aid. In this addition, ViU-2017-0179, are six Elizabeth Upshur Teackle letters with transcriptions. Five letters are written by Mrs. Teackle, and one is addressed to Mrs. Teackle from William Wirt, esquire. In the letters Mrs. Teackle mainly discusses the hardships of her family after her...
Dates: 1713-1977

Addison H. Smith papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 15056
Scope and Contents The Addison H. Smith papers (1917-1970; 1.6 cubic feet) includes many letters between 1917 and 1919 to Addison Smith’s mother and his battlefield diary from 1918, which describes in vivid detail the voyage to Europe and his work as an ambulance driver in France. It also includes his certificates of discharge and service in the United States Army Ambulance Service, photographs, postcards, and newspaper clippings. The majority of the collection dates between the years of 1917 to 1922, and...
Dates: 1917-1922; 1970; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1922

Somerville family papers

 Box
Identifier: MSS 16201
Scope and Contents The Somerville family papers (1821-2013) consists of correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and extensive genealogical files. The papers and research detailing the history of the Somerville family, mainly in America, range from its colonial background to contemporary times. The extensive genealogical research is comprised of notes and charts, along with correspondence, photographs, military records, personal notes, clippings, and printed materials. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1821 - 2013

The Papers of Chief Justice Earl Warren

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-87-1
Abstract

Personal correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and a shotgun that belonged to Chief Justice Warren, 1951-1974.

Dates: 1951-1974

Beverley R. Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14791
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, other documents, and photographs pertaining to Dr. Beverley Randolph Tucker, his son Beverley Randolph Tucker II, and their families, most prominently being Elizabeth Sloan Tucker Cann, wife of Beverley Randolph Tucker II. This collection also includes two 1886 business letters of Confederate veterans Robert Boyd and Andrew Easley. There is also a small group of World War II letters of Beverley Randolph Tucker II, including a fundraising...
Dates: 1886-1973

John W. Warner papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 10191
Scope and Content note This collection includes general and constituent correspondence, office files, speeches, appointment books, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings documenting Senator Warner’s life and career.A note regarding consituent correspondence: only in rare instances did the Senator's office keep outgoing corespondence. The vast majority of what makes up the constituent correspondence are the incoming letters from his constituents. Original letters sent to the Senator were microfilmed...
Dates: 1956-2009; Majority of material found in 1967-2008

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