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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Mrs. G. J. Walker collection

 File — Box: BW 38-115
Identifier: MSS 38-115

Scope and Content

An autograph album of a Miss Glasgow, of Virginia, contains autographs, 1842-1847, of American statesmen including John Quincy Adams, Millard Fillmore, Alexander H.H. Stuart, and Henry A. Wise.

The collection also includes a note from Henry Clay, 1847 July 30, responding to a request for an autograph; "In memoriam," a poem "written for Harrie [?] W. Kuhl after his death by Davis"; a letter from George [McCorkle], Newport News, Va., 1901 Dec. 26, to his sister Juliette McCorkle, Glasgow, Va., discussing his living arrangements; and a letter from J Gayle Anderton, Radford, Va. [1901?] to the Misses McCorkle, Glasgow, Va. The collection also contains two letters, an "In memorium" document, and a bound volume of muscial scores for the piano-forte.

Dates

  • 1842-1901

Language of Materials

The material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for reserach use.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library's use policy.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (5 folders)

Provenance

Deposit of Mrs. G.J. Walker, May 1933.
Title
Mrs. G. J. Walker collection
Status
Completed
Author
Revised by E. Wilkinson and P. Roland
Date
2019
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Washington: Library Of Congress)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
The description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States