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Laine family papers

 File
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,...
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

Leukhardt family Civil War letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15155
Scope and Contents Leukhardt family letters (1862-1865; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of letters from Captain Gottfried Leukhardt and his family while he and his son Andrew are fighting for the Union army from 1862 to 1865. They mention several important battles including the Seven Days Battle (Malvern Hill 1862) and Bermuda Hundred, Manchester and Varina, Virginia (1864). General George B. McClellan and General Fitz John Porter are also mentioned. There are different spellings of their names, including...
Dates: 1862-1865

Maurice Lévy papers

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Identifier: MSS 15822
Scope and Contents Note The Maurice Lévy papers (1952-2012; 3.25 cubic feet) document the research, professional career, and personal life of Maurice Lévy. The bulk of the collection consists of research papers and publications, with subjects ranging from gothic literature to William Faulkner to H.P. Lovecraft. The collection also contains conference talks given by Lévy, correspondence with universities and grant agencies, publications from Lévy's organization CERLI (Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les...
Dates: 1952 - 2012

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

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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...
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...
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,...
Dates: 1861 - 1876

John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents The John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection (1806-1988, bulk 1861-1865; 133 cubic feet) contains Civil War-era correspondence, service records, pension records, artifacts, photographs, military records (including orders, requisitions, and correspondence), currency, newspapers, and other print materials. The collection primarily contains the correspondence, records, and photographs of white soldiers and officers who fought in the Civil War, including white officers serving in...
Dates: 1806-1988; 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

Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro, Jr. papers

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Identifier: MSS 16098
Scope and Contents This collection (1943-1946; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters from Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro,Jr. to his parents in Howardsville, Virginia while serving in both the 454th and 176th Quartermaster Laundry Companies during World War II. Most topics refer to family news including his concern for his father's drinking, mention of letters about the rest of the family and girlfriends, and the daily activities of Corporal Omohundro. There is a brief mention of the D-Day invasion (1944 May-June...
Dates: 1943-1946

William Oxley letter

 Collection — Box: BW 20, 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
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...
Dates: 1790 - 1805

Papers of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr.

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

Papers of Garrard Glenn, 1901-1951

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-78-1
Abstract

Small collection of professional correspondence, UVA Law School memorabilia and personal diaries.

Dates: 1901 - 1951

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Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986 1
Blake, Thomas W. 1
Bocock, Willis P., 1806-1887 1
Bouldin, Thomas T., 1781-1834 1
Boyd, Thomas Munford, 1899-1985 1
Brockenbrough, William, 1778-1838 1
Brooke, Francis T., 1763-1851 1
Brown, Jerry 1
Brown, Pat, 1905-1996 1
Buck, John Newton, 1820-1875 1
Buck, Walker Davison, 1856-1910 1
Buffington, J. 1
Burton, Harold H., 1888-1964 1
Cabet, Étienne, 1788-1856 1
Cann, Elizabeth Sloan (Elizabeth Sloan Tucker Cann), 1917-2002 1
Carter, Charles L., 1733-1796 1
Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991 1
Clark, Robert S., 1845-1916 1
Clark, Tom C., 1899-1977 1
Clemons, Harry, 1879-1968 1
Codman, W. C. 1
Cogswell, William 1
Cohen, Ralph, 1917-2016 1
Coleman, Richard H. 1
Colette, 1873-1954 1
Crane, Nathalia, 1913-1998 1
Crapo, William W. (1830-1926) 1
Dabney, Crystal Ray (Ross), 1900-1995 1
Dabney, Lewis M. 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
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Douglas, William O., 1898-1980 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754 1
Fife, Francis H., 1920-2015 1
Gannett, Allen 1
Giles, William F., 1807-1879 1
Glenn, Garrard, 1878-1949 1
Gontier, Fernande 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
Hand, August Noble, 1869-1954 1
Harlan, John M., 1899-1971 1
Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957 1
Haskins, William H. 1
Hening, William W., 1768-1828 1
Huntington, Randolph, 1828-1916 1
Jackson, Robert H., 1892-1954 1
Johnson, Herbert, 1901-1976 1
Johnson, Nunnally 1
Jones, T. Catesby, 1880-1946 1
Kennedy, Edward M., 1932-2009 1
Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 1
Knopf, Alfred A., Sr., 1892-1984 1
Lambert, G. T. 1
Lambert, James 1
Lewis, George Washington, 1804-1879 1
Lomax, John Tayloe, 1781-1862 1
Lynn, Wallace R., 1897-1990 1
Lévy, Maurice, 1929- 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
Morison, Henry A. 1
Morison, Henry S. K., 1846-1899 1
Morny, Mathilde de, 1862-1944 1
Newcomb, John Lloyd, 1881-1954 1
Oliphant, John R. 1
Oliphant, William B., 1842-1931 1
Osborn, S., Jr. 1
Otis, A. B. 1
Paul, John, 1883-1964 1
Paulsen, Monrad G., 1918-1980 1
Perry, Elijah F. 1
Peters, Richard, 1781-1848 1
Powell, Thomas Reed, 1880-1955 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
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