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Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University of...

Colleton estate photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031688129]
Identifier: MSS 16440
Scope and Contents Note The Colleton estate photographs (circa 1890s-1910; 0.04 cubic foot) document the appearance of Colleton, a Cabell family estate in Nelson County. Materials include ten mounted photographs of the Colleton house and one photograph of the nearby James River. Colleton photograph subjects include rooms like the ballroom and library, along with a childhood portrait of Evelyn Byrd Robinson on the building's porch.The collection also contains a copy of Robinson's will, where she divides...

Joyce Crary show horse photo album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16300
Content Description The Joyce Crary show horse photo album (1940s; 0.2 cubic feet) contains photographs labeled by hand in white ink. 10 x 13 with 35 leaves containing around 120 black and white photographs, and a few pieces of ephemera, inserted into corner mounts. Photographs feature Joyce Crary, her family, and her friends and horses at the family ranch near Chico, California. Horses and riders are shown jumping, racing, and performing trick riding of various types. One image is of Joyce, her father, and a...

Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16404
Content Description The Clinton K. Curtis photograph albums (1880s; 0.5 cubic feet) contain 76 photographs (albumen prints, most mounted, some hand-colored, probably commercially produced and sold) of views and people in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Burma, collected by U.S. Navy officer Clinton K. Curtis.

Farm life photograph album

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16301
Scope and Contents The Farm Life photograph album (1910s; 0.2 cubic feet) depicts many children and family members with farm animals, mostly horses, but cats, dogs, chickens, and one elephant also appear in the images.One image depicts a horse wearing a covering labeled "Tom Mix's Tony". This is presumably Tony the Wonder Horse, the famous film companion of silent-film western star Tom Mix. Another image contains a street sign suggesting that this farm may have been located on or near...

Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia, typed manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660929]
Identifier: MSS 16449
Scope and Contents Note Geology of the Narrows Region, Virginia typed manuscript (1920s; 0.03 cubic feet)is a manuscript by Elizabeth Barbara Mohr.

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.

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...

Secretariat photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589267]
Identifier: MSS 16116
Scope and Contents Secretariat photograph, Triple crown winning horse, with his groom, Eddie Sweat, at New York's Aqueduct race track in 1973 consists of 0.03 cubic feet. The horse was greeted by a crowed of 32,990 cheering fans as he paraded through the stretch between races.

Frank Shay photograph

 Item — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589474]
Identifier: MSS 16389
Scope and Contents Frank Shay photograph (1935; 0.03 cubic feet)contains one black and white promotional photograph.

E.W. Smith photograph album

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16020
Scope and Contents Note The E.W. Smith photograph album (1917-1921; 0.2 cubic foot) documents Smith's service in Battery A of the United States Army's 148th Field Artillery at the end of World War I. The bulk of the photographs document Smith's travels in Germany in 1918 and 1919, with other subjects ranging from training at Camp Mills, New Jersey and Camp Merritt, New York to postwar family vacations.

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...

U.S. soldier Vietnam War photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16269
Scope and Contents Note The U.S. soldier Vietnam War photographs album (196-1968; 0.2 cubic feet) contains 288 black and white or color photographs with captions on the verso of some photographs. Creator is unidentified, but served as a mechanic in the 19th Maintenance Co. at Long Binh. Creator served approximately one year, departing for home on February 6, 1968. The majority of the photos were taken in Vietnam, but some photos document the soldier's home leave and trip to Hawaii. Photograph subjects include USO...

Virginia Folklore Society records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 9936
Scope and Contents Virginia Folklore Society records (1913-1967; 22.7 cubic feet) consist chiefly of songs collected by the society's fieldworkers in the 1930s under the direction of society archivist Arthur Kyle Davis. Sheet music, folklore, newsletters and photographs are also included, as are recordings of many of the songs.Regarding boxes 6-10 and 21-24: These boxes contain the correspondence of C.A. Smith and Arthur K. Davis dealing primarily with folksong and ballad collecting. Some of this...

Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and New York photographs

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 15684
Scope and Contents Note The photo album (circa 1880s-1910s; 0.15 cubic feet) contains scenes of ships in Hampton Roads including the U.S.S. San Francisco, U.S.S. Brooklyn, the Cape Charles light ship, the Princess Anne, and the St. Louis. There are scenes of the seashore at Virginia Beach and Richmond. Beyond Virginia, scenes include monuments in Baltimore, Maryland, various streets and historical sites in New York City, and the United States Capitol. The album consists of a total of 50 pages, 8 of which...

Booker T. Washington photograph

 Item — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031677118]
Identifier: MSS 16446
Scope and Contents Note The Booker T. Washington photograph (1902; 0.03 cubic foot) documents Washington wearing a cap and gown.

Otto Herman Weiss photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16422
Scope and Contents Note The Otto Herman Weiss photographs (circa 1900-circa 1950; 0.4 cubic feet) document Virginian buildings, streetscapes, and landscapes in the early to middle twentieth century. The collection contains approximately 150 gelatin silver print photographs by Weiss. Subjects include extensive images of Norfolk, Fredricksburg, and Williamsburg, along with aerial photographs of Richmond, Norfolk, and Washington, D.C.

Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16435
Scope and Contents Note The Kathleen Bonnie Crispin Worsham papers (1860s-2018; 1.35 cubic feet) document Worsham's historical research on the unincorporated community of Cifax in Bedford County, Virginia. Materials include family histories, photocopies of municipal documents, photographs of residents past and present, building floor plans, topographical maps, application materials for the National Register of Historic Places, and architectural surveys. Worsham's research places special emphasis on The Cedars, the...

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