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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.
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.
Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
The William Oxley letter (1828; 0.03 cubic feet) was sent to William Thomas Shepherd, Petersburg, Virginia. The letter discusses issues with the tobacco industry.
Collection (1967-2014) of correspondence between Mr. Sokol, Hardy C. Dillard and Daniel J. Meador and of Mr. Sokol's student notes.
The Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co. (1856; 0.03 cubic feet) was written during his time as printed book supernumary assistant at the British Museum, in regards to "The Espousals," book II of his poem, The Angel In the House.
The Stella Pratt scrapbook (1883-1894; 0.4 cubic feet) contains correspondence, clippings, printed material, invitations, sketches, flowers, ribbons, photos, and a sketch of Stella herself. Pratt is from Longwood, Massachusetts, a neighborhood within Brookline.
Three autograph letters of Elizabeth Stoddard signed, to Ella Farman, author and editor of Wide Awake discussing the literary periodical press, payments to authors, and other matters. Written legibly in ink on three folded sheets of "E.D.B.S." (Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard) embossed stationary. This collection is an addition to Elizabeth Stoddard letters in the Barrett Collection (MSS 8266, 8266-a).
The Stowe grocery store ledgers (1870-1934; 0.4 cubic feet) document the operation of the titular family's grocery store in Petersburg, Virginia. Ledgers document monthly expenses for items ranging from rent to flour to labor. The collection also contains a small file of personal letters and bills for appliances.