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Goss family papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16398
Scope and Contents Note The Goss family papers (1820-2014; 4 cubic feet) contain Civil War letters and documents including a pardon for Ebenezer Walker Goss from President Andrew Johnson in 1865, manuscript receipts of goods sold to the Confederate Army, enslaved person receipts, and papers (mostly correspondence) related to their 19th and early 20th century family in Somerset, Virginia. Business records reflect their apple orchard, farming, and dairy business which was maintained by Charlotte “Lottie” Goss...
Dates: 1820-2014; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1930

Grover family papers

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899286]
Identifier: MSS 16394
Scope and Contents The Grover family papers (1825-1917; 0.04 cubic feet) also includes papers from the Watts and Harris families. This collection contains receipts, a deed of gift for enslaved people (Dolly, and children Nancy, Elvira, and James from Mary Harris to Rosa M. N. Harris, circa 1845-47), a newspaper clipping of Preston Watt, and ration books of Bettie and William Grover. The papers came in a fabric packet stamped, “The Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Richmond, VA” which is included.
Dates: 1825-1906, 1917

Francis Burton Harrison papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14969
Scope and Contents The Francis Burton Harrison papers (1921-1945; 0.5 cubic feet) consist of personal and family papers of (1873-1957), United States Senator and Governor-General of the Philippines. Most of the correspondence is from the World War II era, and the Harrisons had just escaped the Biarritz and San Jean de Luz region of the German Occupied zone of France in [April?] and made their way to the United States in 1941.Much of the general correspondence is of a genealogical nature or is in...
Dates: 1921-1945

P. T. Henshaw letter to his father

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899214]
Identifier: MSS 16360
Dates: 1868 December 6

Inventory of the Papers of Elizabeth N. Tompkins

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -97-4
Abstract Collection of letters, diplomas, certificates, and awards (1921-1971) of Elizabeth Tompkins, first woman to graduate from UVA Law School in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1971

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

Joel Kovarsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15845
Scope and Contents Joel Kovarsky papers (2011-2013; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of drafts from his book, "The True Geography of Our Country," the book proposal, e-mail correspondence with his editor, Mark Mones, and the Virginia Press.
Dates: 2011-2013

Laine family papers

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Identifier: MSS 16277
Scope and Contents Note The Laine family papers (1772-1961; 0.8 cubic feet) contains letters and documents about hiring enslaved people, other family correspondence, and financial and legal papers related to the Laine (sometimes Lane) family in Sussex County, Virginia. There is also a letter and information about the War of 1812. Also of interest is the correspondence and church programs for Amos Lloyd Laine who was a minister in Wakefield, Virginia.
Dates: 1772 - 1961

Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16142
Scope and Contents Note The Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding (1855-1863; cubic feet) consists of a contemporary half calf, rebacked volume. Cloth case with leather and gilt label. Author Frederick Lawrence's copy of The Life of Henry Fielding, interleaved with his annotations throughout on some 120 pages. Annotations include both handwritten notes and corrections as well as the occasional newspaper clipping.Collection also contains four loose pages of notes by Lawrence, five...
Dates: 1855 - 1863

Letterbook of James and G. T. Lambert

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-84-9
Abstract Bound volume with handwritten outgoing correspondence of English solicitors James and G. T. Lambert.
Dates: 1823-1828

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

Private Nathaniel Lewis letters

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589220]
Identifier: MSS 16025
Scope and Contents Private Nathaniel Lewis letters to his brother-in-law Petter [sic?] Bailey and sister Jane Bailey, 0.03 cubic feet, about a skirmish at Hurricane Bridge, West Virginia in 1863 April 1. Mention of John Moore and General Albert G. Jenkins. Also included is a letter from Hannah Lewis to Jane Bailey.
Dates: 1863 April

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589222]
Identifier: MSS 16039
Scope and Contents Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter (1853; 0.03 cubic feet) to his English friend Miss Emma.
Dates: 1953 October 3

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 personal...
Dates: 1827-1996

Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16411
Scope and Contents Note The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (1880-1937; 3 cubic feet) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose manuscripts, meeting minutes, and notes make up the remainder of the collection.
Dates: 1880-1937

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 Ella,...
Dates: 1870 - 1945

Charles McCoy letter

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589278]
Identifier: MSS 16140
Scope and Contents Charles McCoy letter (1839; 0.03 cubic feet) is a six page, hand-written letter from University of Virginia student Charles McCoy about family, friends, activities at the University of Viginia, including students and professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe and professor Mankin.
Dates: 1839

Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers

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Identifier: MSS 16441
Scope and Contents Note The Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers (1861-1876; 0.2 cubic feet) consists of letters to family from two brothers serving on the Union side of the Civil War, one on the Eastern theatre, Albe Cady Barrett Moore in Company K, 5th Regiment Wisconsin volunteers, and John Wesley Moore, on the Western theater, in the Company B, 7th Regiment, Minnesota volunteers. Albe Moore fought with the Army of the Potomac and died from illness in 1862 at Harrison's Landing near Richmond, Va....
Dates: 1861 - 1876

John L. Nau III Civil War History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents Note John L. Nau III Civil War History collection (1846-1881; 202 cubic feet) consists of letters and transcriptions, photographs, currency, diaries and transcriptions, autographs, newspapers, photo albums, military orders, and requisitions.
Dates: 1846 - 1904; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

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Buck, John Newton, 1820-1875 1
Buck, Walker Davison, 1856-1910 1
Buffington, J. 1
Burton, Harold H., 1888-1964 1
Carter, Charles L., 1733-1796 1
Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991 1
Clark, Tom C., 1899-1977 1
Clemons, Harry, 1879-1968 1
Codman, W. C. 1
Cogswell, William 1
Coleman, Richard H. 1
Crane, Nathalia, 1913-1998 1
Crapo, William W. (1830-1926) 1
Daniel, William, Jr., 1806-1873 1
Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981 1
Davis, A. H. 1
Davis, John 1
Dobie, Armistead Mason, 1881-1962 1
Douglas, William O., 1898-1980 1
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754 1
Fife, Francis H., 1920-2015 1
Gannett, Allen 1
Giles, William F., 1807-1879 1
Green, J. W. 1
Gregory, Charles O., 1902-1987 1
Grimm, Margaret W. 1
Hall, Edward R. 1
Halyburton, James D., 1803-1879 1
Harlan, John M., 1899-1971 1
Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957 1
Haskins, William H. 1
Hening, William W., 1768-1828 1
Jackson, Robert H., 1892-1954 1
Johnson, Herbert, 1901-1976 1
Johnson, Nunnally 1
Kennedy, Edward M., 1932-2009 1
Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 1
Lambert, G. T. 1
Lambert, James 1
Lewis, George Washington, 1804-1879 1
Lile, William Minor, 1859-1935 1
Lomax, John Tayloe, 1781-1862 1
Lynn, Wallace R., 1897-1990 1
Maclean, Fitzroy, 1911-1996 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Maupin, Socrates, 1808-1871 1
Meador, Daniel J., 1926-2013 1
Minor, John B., 1813-1895 1
Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947 1
Morison, Henry A. 1
Morison, Henry S. K., 1846-1899 1
Newcomb, John Lloyd, 1881-1954 1
Osborn, S., Jr. 1
Otis, A. B. 1
Paulsen, Monrad G., 1918-1980 1
Perry, Elijah F. 1
Peters, Richard, 1781-1848 1
Prettyman, E. Barrett, 1891-1971 1
Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775 1
Ribble, Frederick D. G., 1898-1970 1
Ritchie, John, III, 1904-1988 1
Robertson, John 1
Robinson, Armstead L., 1947-1995 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1882-1945 1
Shattuck, George O. 1
Simpson, Charles F. 1
Sobeloff, Simon, 1894-1973 1
Sokol, Ronald P. 1
Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740 1
Stanard, Robert, 1781-1846 1
Swain, John H. 1
Tompkins, Elizabeth, 1899-1981 1
Tucker, C. R. 1
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 1
Unite the Right Rally (Location of meeting: Charlottesville (Va.)). Date of meeting or treaty signing: (2017 :.) 1
Waller, Benjamin, 1716-1786 1
Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 1
Wayne, James M., 1790-1867 1
Wellford, Robert, 1753-1823 1
Wisner, Frank, 1909-1965 1
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