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Margaret Shelton Gillis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16178
Scope and Contents Note The Margaret Shelton Gillis papers (1936-1975; 0.9 cubic feet) document the education and personal life of Virginia teacher Margaret Gillis. The collection contains school ephemera and letters, the former including handwritten notes from high school, newspapers, programs from various events, tests, student photographs, a Westhampton College handbook, printed cards, invitations, and broadsides.Of particular note within the collection are letters from two soldiers during WWII. There...
Dates: 1936 - 1975

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

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 wife....
Dates: 1941-1945; 1952

Frank Owen Wilson and Susan Rinehart World War II correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16414
Content Description The collection contains more than 450 letters written between Lieutenant Frank Owen Wilson from Wilson, Arkansas, who was a University of Virginia graduate and his Charlottesville girlfriend, Susan Smith Rinehart (1925-1995), whose family lived on an estate called "Boxwood." There are 276 letters from Wilson and 180 letters from Rinehart. Wilson's early letters are from Saint Elmo Hall at the Univeristy of Virginia. His letters while in military service were not subject to censorship, yet...
Dates: 1921, 1941-1945