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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 112 Collections and/or Records:

Goodykoontz family papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0167

Goss family papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16398
Scope and Contents Note The Goss family papers (1820-2014; 4 cubic feet) contain Civil War letters and documents including a pardon for Ebenezer Walker Goss from President Andrew Johnson in 1865, manuscript receipts of goods sold to the Confederate Army, enslaved person receipts, and papers (mostly correspondence) related to their 19th and early 20th century family in Somerset, Virginia. Business records reflect their apple orchard, farming, and dairy business which was maintained by Charlotte “Lottie” Goss...
Dates: 1820-2014; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1930

Grover family papers

 Collection — Box BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899286]
Identifier: MSS 16394
Scope and Contents The Grover family papers (1825-1917; 0.04 cubic feet) also includes papers from the Watts and Harris families. This collection contains receipts, a deed of gift for enslaved people (Dolly, and children Nancy, Elvira, and James from Mary Harris to Rosa M. N. Harris, circa 1845-47), a newspaper clipping of Preston Watt, and ration books of Bettie and William Grover. The papers came in a fabric packet stamped, “The Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Richmond, VA” which is included.
Dates: 1825-1906, 1917

Francis Burton Harrison papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 14969
Scope and Contents The Francis Burton Harrison papers (1921-1945; 0.5 cubic feet) consist of personal and family papers of (1873-1957), United States Senator and Governor-General of the Philippines. Most of the correspondence is from the World War II era, and the Harrisons had just escaped the Biarritz and San Jean de Luz region of the German Occupied zone of France in [April?] and made their way to the United States in 1941.Much of the general correspondence is of a genealogical nature or is in...
Dates: 1921-1945

P. T. Henshaw letter to his father

 Collection — Box BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899214]
Identifier: MSS 16360

Hubard family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2019-0077

Inventory of the Papers of Elizabeth N. Tompkins

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -97-4
Abstract Collection of letters, diplomas, certificates, and awards (1921-1971) of Elizabeth Tompkins, first woman to graduate from UVA Law School in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1971

J. Lasley Dameron letter

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0187

Jack R. Levien papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15241

John D. Casey letters to Marcia McGhee

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0032
Dates: 1956, 1958-1959

John L. Nau III Civil War History collection--addition

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2019-0231
Dates: 1846 - 1881; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers

 Collection — Box BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899232]
Identifier: MSS 16374
Scope and Contents The Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers (1923-1926; 0.03 cubic feet) collection contains correspondence of Nunnally Johnson relating to Nathalia Crane, a child author whose authenticity was questioned. There are 14 letters from Nathalia Crane to Nunnally Johnson; 1 letter from HM Crist to Johnson, and 1 letter from Clarence Crane. Also included is a typescript poem "The First Writer," two photographs of Crane, and one graphite self-portrait by Crane.
Dates: 1923-1926

J.W. Hollis letter to Joseph Funk

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2020-0010

Joel Kovarsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15845
Scope and Contents Joel Kovarsky papers (2011-2013; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of drafts from his book, "The True Geography of Our Country," the book proposal, e-mail correspondence with his editor, Mark Mones, and the Virginia Press.
Dates: 2011-2013

Laine family papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16277
Scope and Contents Note The Laine family papers (1772-1961; 0.8 cubic feet) contains letters and documents about hiring enslaved people, other family correspondence, and financial and legal papers related to the Laine (sometimes Lane) family in Sussex County, Virginia. There is also a letter and information about the War of 1812. Also of interest is the correspondence and church programs for Amos Lloyd Laine who was a minister in Wakefield, Virginia.
Dates: 1772 - 1961

Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: X031688130]
Identifier: MSS 16142
Scope and Contents Note The Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding (1855-1863; cubic feet) consists of a contemporary half calf, rebacked volume. Cloth case with leather and gilt label. Author Frederick Lawrence's copy of The Life of Henry Fielding, interleaved with his annotations throughout on some 120 pages. Annotations include both handwritten notes and corrections as well as the occasional newspaper clipping.Collection also contains four loose pages of notes by Lawrence, five...
Dates: 1855 - 1863

Letterbook of James and G. T. Lambert

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-84-9
Abstract Bound volume with handwritten outgoing correspondence of English solicitors James and G. T. Lambert.
Dates: 1823-1828

Maurice Levy papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 15822
Scope and Contents Note The Maurice Lévy papers (1952-2012; 3.25 cubic feet) document the research, professional career, and personal life of Maurice Lévy. The bulk of the collection consists of research papers and publications, with subjects ranging from gothic literature to William Faulkner to H.P. Lovecraft. The collection also contains conference talks given by Lévy, correspondence with universities and grant agencies, publications from Lévy's organization CERLI (Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur les...
Dates: 1952 - 2012

George Washington Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16413
Content Description The George Washington Lewis papers consists chiefly of correspondence to and from George Washington Lewis and between other family members, but also includes a few photographs of the Lewis family and the homes of "Claymont", "Shellfield" and "Marmion"; a plat of "Claymont"; newsclippings; notes on Lewis family history and genealogy; and a few financial and legal documents.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1805-1906, 1966

Lewis M. Dabney III papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0077