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19th Century Legal Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-89-2
Scope and Contents

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This collection contains documents - mostly letters - from a variety of Virginia and Maryland judges, Supreme Court personalities from the 19th century.



Dates: 1820-1859

Amate bark paper manuscript Tratamiento de una ofrenda pura pedir la lluvia

 File — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16552
Scope and Contents

Handmade codex titled "Tratamiento de una ofrenda para pedir la lluvia."

Dates: 1978-08-10

Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection Index cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16730
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of index cards, in alphabetical order, listing the hundreds of individual authors and manuscripts that form the Clifton Waller Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection.

Dates: 1968 December 12

Jorge Luis Borges papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10155
Content Description New collection of eleven manuscripts by writer Jorge Luis Borges which have been combined with the Borges collection. The new acquisitions include Herrera y Reissig; Soneta Para un Tango en la Nochecita; La Cabala (1943), Los Espejos Velados; Prologo a Mester de Juderia, de Carlos Grunberg;El Milagro Secreto; Nota Sobre la Paz; De Alguien a Nadie; La Biblioteca Total; El Dios y el Rey; and Prose Poems for I. J.Other Borges manuscripts include : Juderia, Ciudad, Calle Desconocida,...
Dates: 1919-1978

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.

Dates: 1851-1855

C. Cowen manuscript The Three Sentimentalities, Love, Revenge, and Rivalry

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X032652609]
Identifier: MSS 16439
Scope and Contents Note

The three sentimentalities, love, revenge, and rivalry by C. Cowen manuscript (1867; 0.03 cubic feet) is in 3 parts in one vol., fashioned to look like a published work, complete with frontispiece and title page. A home-made book that reads like a gothic novel, full of adventure, romance, and drama.

Dates: 1867

Theodosia Garrow manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 21, Folder: [X031750307]
Identifier: MSS 16426
Content Description

The Theodosia Garrow manuscript ( 1840s; 0.03 cubic feet) documents Garrow's poem titled "The Doom of Cheynholme". The manuscript consists of 24 pages: 6 gatherings of 4 pages each, tipped to stubs of paper.

Dates: circa 1840s

James B. Lovelace Manuscript: Court Tales, Trials and Appeals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-94-1
Abstract

Unpublished book manuscript and correspondence regarding the gift.

Dates: 1993-1994

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

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

Manuscript Style or Form Book of James Armour, 1698- 1701

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-96-1
Abstract

Scottish manuscript with definitions of legal terms, written in two hands.

Dates: ca. 1698

James Kirke Paulding papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7223
Content Description This collection of James Kirke Paulding MSS 7223, -a,-b,-c,-d contains manuscripts of the poems, "The Backwoodsman," and "Where are Women Angels?" There are also typed manuscripts of two poems by John Quincy Adams and one of an untitled poem to Adams by James Kirke Paulding. Also included is a fragment of "The Rights of War and Peace."Most of the correspondence in the collection discusses the Department of Navy business. There is a document appointing Paulding as Navy Agent in...
Dates: 1804-1874

Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16137
Scope and Contents Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"(1859; 0.03 cubic feet) Contains eleven pages of hand written material. Begins with an "edatoreal" about the state of the nation and the mission of the paper, followed by articles with titles such as "Night," "The Poet," "Dear Emily," "A Ride," "Our Wreath," "Composition," "Sniff," and more. All articles are written in the same hand and with the same unique writing voice, leaving one to ponder if she was a scribe or...
Dates: 1859

Typed Manuscript for Justice Daniel Dissenting by John P. Frank

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-90-5
Abstract

Working draft of manuscript.

Dates: undated

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