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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

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 112 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis M. Dabney III papers on Edmund Wilson; William Faulkner and the Yoknapatawpha; and Crystal Ross and John Dos Passos.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16566
Content Description The Lewis M. Dabney III papers consist of manuscripts, notes, transcripts, articles, reviews, personal journals, bibliographic sources, audio cassettes, and compact discs, relating primarily to his research on the life and works of Edmund Wilson, an American writer and critic in the twentieth century. In addition to copies and transcripts of Wilson's writing journals, there is correspondence across a large network of intimate relationships, friends, and acquaintances of Wilson. The...
Dates: 1895 - 2005

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 ViU2018.0112_1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0112
Dates: 1999-02-27 - 2012-02-04

Elizabeth Stoddard letters to Ella Farman.

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0020

Dixon Evans letter to James Evans about Dixon's murder of an enslaved person

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16719
Content Description Autographed signed letter from Dixon Evans to his brother James Evans in Fayetteville, North Carolina with his acccount of his shooting, and killing an unnamed enslaved person from Marion, South Carolina. The enslaved person was trying to obtain food from the dairy and smokehouse. Dixon Evans was being sued by Nathaniel Evans who was the owner of the enslaved person. Dixon Evans blames the enslaved person for Dixon's own murderous actions.
Dates: 1850-10-04

Francis H. Fife papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16075
Scope and Contents The Francis H. Fife papers (1947-2015; 168.4 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Mr. Fife with an emphasis on his civic and community interests. Types of materials include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, memoranda, journals, and some family documents. The collection is organized into three series: Oak Lawn 1, Oak Lawn 2, and Westview.Please note, the file titles in this collection have been transcribed. The file titles were created by Mr. Fife or...
Dates: 1785 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2015

Frances Parkinson Keyes family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2017-0187

Frank Gardiner Wisner Law School Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2014-02
Abstract Six items of Law School memorabilia, 1933-1941.
Dates: 1931-1941

Frank Owen Wilson and Susan Rinehart World War II correspondence

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2017-0173

Albert R. Gallatin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15968
Scope and Contents Albert Gallatin papers (1795-1828; 0.1 cubic feet) contains an oversize tableau chronologique, unnumbered pages of correspondence concerning the Baron de Gallatin, 1777; letter from Albert Gallatin to David Lenox, Washington D.C. January 4, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Johnathan Bu[?], Washington D.C. September 7, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Thomas Worthington, New Geneva, PA September 10, 1823; letter from John Ferguson to Albert Gallatin, "Head of Sassafras," February 9,...
Dates: 1795-1828

Garland family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS16688
Content Description This collection consists primarly of 26 letters of correspondence between Thomas Garland, his wife Jane Moore Taylor Garland (1810-1861), her father William Day Taylor (1781-1858), and Jane's sisters and sisters(-in-law?) F. A. Taylor (Frances Ann Taylor), Clarissa "Clara" Garland Kean (1816-1845), her husband Dr. Ortho Williams Kean (1813-1865), and Mary Garland from New Kent, British Colonial Virginia (Orange County, Virginia) and other locations including Botetourt County, Goochland,...
Dates: c. 1830-1911

Garland family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0046

Gay family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 16415
Scope and Contents Note The Gay family papers (1829-1922; 0.5 cubic feet) document the lives of members of the Gay family of Staunton, Virginia. The collection contains approximately 200 letters written by and to family members, with about one-third of the letters written by Private Charles Wyndham Gay (1841-1862) of the Confederate Army to his parents. Other letters include those from Alexandre Etienne de Clouet, a Louisiana Deputy to the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States.
Dates: 1829 - 1922

Margaret Shelton Gillis papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16178
Scope and Contents Note The Margaret Shelton Gillis papers (1936-1975; 0.9 cubic feet) document the education and personal life of Virginia teacher Margaret Gillis. The collection contains school ephemera and letters, the former including handwritten notes from high school, newspapers, programs from various events, tests, student photographs, a Westhampton College handbook, printed cards, invitations, and broadsides.Of particular note within the collection are letters from two soldiers during WWII. There...
Dates: 1936 - 1975

Fernande Gontier papers

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16416
Scope and Contents The Fernande Gontier papers (1787-2005; 8.6 cubic feet) document Dr. Gontier's scholarship on Simone de Beauvoir; Colette; Etienne Cabet and his followers in Nauvoo, Illinois; Mathilde de Morny; and Comtesse Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy. The collection includes manuscript drafts, research files, correspondence, and books representing Dr. Gontier's work. Materials also include manuscripts for cookbooks co-written by Dr. Gontier. The papers are arranged into six series.
Dates: 1787 - 2005

Goodykoontz family papers

 Collection — Box BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589280]
Identifier: MSS 16143
Scope and Contents Goodykoontz family papers (1895-1960,bulk 1912-1930) focus on Robert Goodykoontz (1884-1970), and his wife "Sara" Nelle Neal Goodykoontz (1926-1930; 0.03 cubic feet).There are 80 or more letters including 13 to Robert Goodykoontz from his sister-in-law Irene; 39 letters from his mother Lucinda Kathering Woolwine Goodykoontz; letters from family at Virginia College for Women, Harris Military Institute, Roanoke, Va., and a few letters from family members in Kansas City, Mo. Also included are...
Dates: 1895-1960