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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

 File
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

Norfolk Poet's Club records

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Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 1896; 1912-1983

William Oxley letter

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652611]
Identifier: MSS 16445
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 1828-07-01

Page-Nelson Society of Virginia historic documents

 Item — Flat_Box: Oversized Box S-112, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1 [X030899389]
Identifier: MSS 16454
Scope and Contents Note Page-Nelson Society of Virginia Historic documents (1790-1805, 0.21 cubic feet) contain an autograph letter signed from John Page (1744-1808) to "Dear Sir," noting that he will be absent from Congress during January 1791 (dated 6 December, 1790); a printed commission on parchment, completed in manuscript, appointing John Preston as Major in the Third Division of the Virginia Militia, signed by Governor John Page (1744-1808), dated 24 December 1802; a printed land grant on parchment (oversize)...
Dates: 1790 - 1805

Papers of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr.

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

Papers of Ronald P. Sokol, 1959-2014

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2014-01
Abstract Collection (1967-2014) of correspondence between Mr. Sokol, Hardy C. Dillard and Daniel J. Meador and of Mr. Sokol's student notes.
Dates: 1959 - 2014

Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co.

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660928]
Identifier: MSS 16448
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 18 March 1856

William and Eula Phelps's papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15787
Scope and Contents The William and Eula Richardson Phelps letters (1895-1940; 2 cubic feet) relates the courtship and early marriage of William and Eula Richardson and their life with family members. William was a tobacco salesman for R. H. Fishburne and Company in Roanoke, Virginia and because he travelled across the mid-west for his living, there are frequent letters between the couple, that describe their life at the turn of the century. There are also letters from Eula's family about her mother being...
Dates: 1895-1940

Stella Pratt scrapbook

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16417
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 1867 - 1947

Armstead L. Robinson papers

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Identifier: MSS 12836
Scope and Contents The Armstead L. Robinson papers(1848-2001; 43 cubic feet) consist of audiotapes; book reviews; census material; computer printouts; conference papers; correspondence; biographical information; instructional material; lectures and speeches; manuscripts and original writings by Robinson, his colleagues and students; maps; memorabilia; microfilm; organizational and professional files; photographs; printed items, and research and topical files. Most of the nineteenth century material is in the...
Dates: 1848-2001; Majority of material found in 1967-1992

Paul T. Ruxin collection of James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, and their Circle collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16519
Scope and Contents An autographed signed letter from James Boswell to Andrew Gibb December 5, 1792 about receiving boxes, rent, and giving his son James Boswell money.An autographed signed 4 page letter from James Boswell to Andrew Gibb, (the overseer at his Auchinleck estate) May 31, 1793 discussing road repairs, horse breeding, and lumber sales. London. An autograph signed letter from James Boswell to Thomas Percy April 16, 1773 inviting Percy to dine at his lodgings with Joshua Johnson...
Dates: 1769-1793

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 records...
Dates: 1821 - 2013

Elizabeth Stoddard letters to Ella Farman

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8266
Content Description 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).
Dates: circa 1875

Stowe grocery store ledgers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16433
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Dates: 1870 - 1934

Bennett Taylor papers--addition

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9221
Content Description MSS 9221 Bennett Taylor papers conist of family correspondence with letters to and from Bennett about education at the University of Virginia, descrtiptions of United States Civil War battles including the 19th Virginia Regiment Company F, Picketts Divison at 2nd Manassas, a prisoner exchange for Lieutenant Colonel Bennett Taylor from Johnson Island in Lake Erie New York, and family news of descendants of Thomas Jefferson and local Charlottesville families from 1851-1894. Correspondence of...
Dates: 1851 - 1894

Eleanor Ross Taylor letters to Paul Collinge

 Collection — Folder: ViU2018.0112_1
Identifier: MSS 16687
Content Description Letters and notes from Eleanor Ross Taylor to Paul Collinge and Mary Lyons (Heartwood Books). Also includes one program from Taylor's funeral and one from her husbands funeral (St Paul's Church, Charlottesville, Virginia) collected by Paul Collinge.
Dates: 1999-2012

The Papers of Charles O. Gregory

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -79-9
Abstract Small collection (1937-1966) of legal correspondence between Prof. Gregory and Justice Frankfurter. Also memorabilia related to Robert and Edward Kennedy while students at the university.
Dates: 1937-1966

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

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Crane, Nathalia, 1913-1998 1
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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
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Lambert, G. T. 1
Lambert, James 1
Lewis, George Washington, 1804-1879 1
Lile, William Minor, 1859-1935 1
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Lynn, Wallace R., 1897-1990 1
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Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
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Unite the Right Rally (Location of meeting: Charlottesville (Va.)). Date of meeting or treaty signing: (2017 :.) 1
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Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 1
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