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Thomas Chatterton poems (under the persona of Thomas Rowley (Rowlie), priest of St. John's in the city of Bristol, and Father Confessor to Mr. William Canyng, founder of St. Mary Redcliffe Church).
Thomas Chatterton poems that he actually wrote in 1771 even though he signed them Thomas Rowley and was claiming to be a 15th century monk writing medieval poetry. The collection consists of two notebooks of poems possibly transcribed by Chatterton and including "Elinor and Juga".
Jean Cynthia Cheatham family papers (1852-2012; 1 cubic foot) contains genealogy information, military papers, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Chisholm Foundation collection on Frank Gardiner Wisner (1900-2001; 2 cubic feet) consists of letters, newspaper clippings,scrapbooks, and photographs from the life of Frank Gardiner Wisner including his intelligence career, track achievements and scholarship at the University of Virginia, 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, and his family.
Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written on a single sheet in pencil. The letter describes the gruesome aftermath of the battle on his regiment. Typed transcript is included.
Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.
A scrapbook containing 670 unused Civil war patriotic envelopes with decorative designs, some printed in multiple colors, and eight Confederate engraved banknotes, all pasted down onto the scrapbook leaves.
Claim of Charles Gallagher for Loss of Schooner Nimrod and Cargo on James River, VA, December 5th, 1864
Claim related to mercantile ship.
(b. 1909) Captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War Two and Nurse Corps reservist until 1954. Later head nurse at Palo Alto, CA, VA Hospital. Bulk of collection documents her service in the Pacific theater, and includes her complete military order book, other military records, and most importantly a large collection of photographs of her various assignments.
Director, Urban Services Doctoral Program, Old Dominion University, Materials regarding successful Virginia legislative campaign to permit independent practice/third-party reimbursement for psychiatric mental health nursing practitioners.
This collection of a James Albert Clark letter to Dr. Babitt is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated August, 1892 about the genealogy of the Carter family. Included is a transcript of the letter which was written on 'Free Quill' letterhead to Dr. Babbitt in Cooperstown, New York. Clark is editor and publisher of the 'Free Quill,' in Laurel, Maryland.
This collection consists of permanent and historically significant institutional records created by the University of Virginia Health Sciences Library and the antecedent Medical Library. These records include, but are not limited to: annual reports, planning documents, newsletters, blogs, social media content, conference programs, department histories, committee records, and library-sponsored lecture materials.
Clay family memorabilia collection. Contains diplomas, photographs, engravings, portraits, and other material belongings.
Typed, signed letter by Grover Cleveland to James Carleton Young thanking Young for his interest in a collection of President Cleveland speeches.