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letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

19th Century Legal Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-89-2
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This collection contains documents - mostly letters - from a variety of Virginia and Maryland judges, Supreme Court personalities from the 19th century.

Dates: 1820-1859

Albert Maltz letters to Gabriel Miller

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0176

Alexander Theroux letters

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0111

Ann Beattie papers--addition 59

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0042

Arthur Kyle Davis letter to Murat Williams

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0111

J. Battle letter to Samuel Battle

 Item — Box BW 21, Folder: [X031750308]
Identifier: MSS 16434
Content Description The J. Battle letter to Samuel Battle (circa 1797; 0.03 cubic feet) documents one piece of the titular relatives' correspondence. The letter is marked "Care of Thomas Maule"; Maule may have been the same Maule that owned a soap and candle factory in late-18th century Virginia. Little information circulates online about either of the Battles, but the contents of the letter should be legible to those accustomed to reading 18th-century cursive.
Dates: circa 1797

Ray Becker imprisonment related letters

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660930]
Identifier: MSS 16450
Scope and Contents Note The Ray Becker imprisonment related letters collection 1935; 0.03 cobic feet) consists of two autograph letters signed by John Dos Passos June 1 and 4, 1935, to Kate Crane-Gartz, accompanied by a four-page autograph letter to Dos Passos from Ray Becker dated January 22, 1935. Dos Passos writes to the Pasadena heiress and supporter of workers' causes, Kate Crane-Gantz, about the case of Ray Becker, the last of the I.W.W. "Wobblies," to be in prison in the aftermath of the 1919 Armistice Day...
Dates: 1935

Ben Belitt papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0175

Bennett Taylor papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0090

Jonathan A. Bishop papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16392
Scope and Contents The Jonathan A. Bishop papers (1897-1924; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of his letters to his wife, Florence Collier Bishop, during his service as a Quartermaster Sergeant in the Spanish-American War (1898-1899) and government documents regarding a pension for his wife (1897-1924), totaling over 80 items. There is also one letter from his wife describing a lynching of an African American man named John Henry James on July 12, 1898 at Wood's Crossing, Charlottesville, Va. Also included is a letter...
Dates: 1897 - 1924

Book Baskets records

 Series
Identifier: MSS 15920
Scope and Contents Records of the Book Baskets (1995-2018; 1.5 cubic feet) consists of meeting agendas, minutes, reports, news clippings, photographs, thank you letters, information on grants, contributors, and general correspondence. The collection is organized into three series.
Dates: 1995 - 2018

Bret Harte letter to James Osgood

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0022

Eugene Edward Chiles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14439
Scope and Contents Note Eugene Edward Chiles papers, (3 cubic feet, 1915-1922) contain love letters from his girlfriend, Eugenie O'Neill who is traveling in European circles with wealthy and or famous acquaintances, while he is working as a realtor in Pittsburgh, PA. and Stephens City, Virginia, after the war. Her letters mostly describe her feelings for him and mention (briefly) famous places, people, and events from the Twenties. Topics consist of post war conditions, unemployment, strikes, feminism, racism, and...
Dates: 1915-1922

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...
Dates: circa 1870-1926

Dixon Evans letter to James Evans

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0023

Donald Nuechterlein papers--addition 13

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0009

Donald Nuechterlein papers--addition 14

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0040

E. Warren letters from Virginia springs

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0011

Eleanor Ross Taylor correspondence and pamphlets

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0112
Dates: 1999-02-27 - 2012-02-04