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This collection contains a circular manuscript, single sheet - two pages, signed by John Mason, Commissioner General of Prisoners during the War of 1812, regarding returned American prisoners of war. The circular is written to to Joseph Whipple Esqr., Collector of the Customs, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Written from Washington D.C. on May 27, 1813.
Two first day covers commemorating the launching of the U.S.S. Virginia, DLGN-38, on December 14, 1974 at Newport News, Va. The ship was built by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. With the covers are two printed cards: one with an image of the ship (recto) and specifications (verso), and one printed with "Admiral Rickover has requested that this cachet be sent to you."
Two first day covers commemorating the christening and commissioning of the U.S.S. Virginia, SSN-774, the lead ship in the Virginia Class of submarines.
This collection of Vanna Bonta's papers consists of about one hundred items, one half-size document box, and .25 cubic feet, and contains articles about and by Vanna Bonta, certificates, letters from Pearl S. Buck, the Queen of Thailand, Barbara Bush, George W. H. Bush, Gerald Ford, Phyllis Diller, and George Burns. There are also programs, book signing advertisements,cartoons, illustrations, writings, and a DVD "What Goes Up".
Charles Scott Venable photograph, , carte-de-visite with photographers name and address on verso: A. F. Smith's Photographic Temple of Art, South side Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Three characteristic ground plans of an Art Déco "Love Garden," with symmetrically arranged flower and topiary beds. Mixed media of watercolor and gouache over pencil and black ink on glassine and wove paper. (1910) A densely planted border of trees surrounds the garden on three sides. The entrance is located at the bottom edge of the drawing and leads towards a mansion in the center.
Handwritten amateur newspaper containing fourteen pages of text bound at the top, written on lined paper created in Versailles, Ohio. Several boys signed their names to the articles, including two members of the Schman family. The first two articles are on western trips -- one to the Indiana/Ohio border and the other to Iowa. Also included are poetry and editorials.
This collection consists of several letters to Daniel Rutledge Vining, an economics professor at the University of Virginia. The letters are primarily personal correspondences to colleagues and friends. Included is correspondence with Hardy Dillard regarding Dillard's farewell dinner. There is also a letter to Mrs Margaret Vining and a letter to Rutledge Vining from Fred Vining (about items for purchase-watch, candelabra, binoculars).
This collection contains thirty-two freight receipts for agricultural goods shipped by John Dickinson from Liberty Depot, Virginia.
Collection of newspaper clippings related related to homicide, capital cases, and death row from local Virginia newspapers (1980-1990)
This collection of Elisha Roberts and other enslavers holders documents (1822-1860; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of inventories, bill of sales, and appraisal lists of household items including enslaved people of Elisha Roberts, Gotlif Schmidt, James Broddus, Robert Allen Givens, John Cornelison, Jr., Francis Carter, Archibal Brooks, Henry Carpenter, Lewis Campbell, John Bentley, and Talton Taylor.