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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:

Private Nathaniel Lewis letters

 Collection — Box BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589220]
Identifier: MSS 16025
Scope and Contents Private Nathaniel Lewis letters to his brother-in-law Petter [sic?] Bailey and sister Jane Bailey, 0.03 cubic feet, about a skirmish at Hurricane Bridge, West Virginia in 1863 April 1. Mention of John Moore and General Albert G. Jenkins. Also included is a letter from Hannah Lewis to Jane Bailey.
Dates: 1863 April

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter

 Collection — Box BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589222]
Identifier: MSS 16039
Scope and Contents Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter (1853; 0.03 cubic feet) to his English friend Miss Emma.
Dates: 1953 October 3

Sir Fitzroy Maclean papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 11487
Scope and Contents Note This Fitzroy Maclean papers consist (1827-1996; 44 cubic feet) of the professional and personal papers of Scottish soldier, diplomat, politician, author, and traveler, Sir Fitzroy Hew Maclean (1911-1996) of Dunconnel. It includes correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, typescripts, newspaper and magazine articles, book reviews, lectures, speeches, photographs, memorabilia, and research material pertaining to his military, diplomatic, political and literary career as well as family and personal...
Dates: 1827-1996

Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16411
Scope and Contents Note The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (1880-1937; 3 cubic feet) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose manuscripts, meeting minutes, and notes make up the remainder of the collection.
Dates: 1880-1937

May family papers

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: X032652606]
Identifier: MSS 16057
Scope and Contents Note The May family papers (1870-1945; 0.4 cubic feet) document the lives of a couple generations of the Richmond-based May family. Photograph subjects in the collection include J.A. May in his Confederate Army uniform post-Civil War, J. Howard May, Jr. as an infant, Virgil May, Sr., Phil May with relatives at Virginia Military Institute, and Virgil R. May, Jr. with his wife Ella and children Linda and Billy.Letters in the collection are primarily written by or to Virgil, Jr. and Ella,...
Dates: 1870 - 1945

Charles McCoy letter

 Collection — Box BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589278]
Identifier: MSS 16140
Scope and Contents Charles McCoy letter (1839; 0.03 cubic feet) is a six page, hand-written letter from University of Virginia student Charles McCoy about family, friends, activities at the University of Viginia, including students and professor Albert Taylor Bledsoe and professor Mankin.
Dates: 1839

Mead family papers--addition 2

 Unprocessed — Box 1: [Barcode: X032669199]
Identifier: ViU-2020-0014

Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 16441
Scope and Contents Note The Moore brothers Civil War letters and papers (1861-1876; 0.2 cubic feet) consists of letters to family from two brothers serving on the Union side of the Civil War, one on the Eastern theatre, Albe Cady Barrett Moore in Company K, 5th Regiment Wisconsin volunteers, and John Wesley Moore, on the Western theater, in the Company B, 7th Regiment, Minnesota volunteers. Albe Moore fought with the Army of the Potomac and died from illness in 1862 at Harrison's Landing near Richmond, Va....
Dates: 1861 - 1876

John L. Nau III Civil War History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16459
Scope and Contents Note John L. Nau III Civil War History collection (1846-1881; 202 cubic feet) consists of letters and transcriptions, photographs, currency, diaries and transcriptions, autographs, newspapers, photo albums, military orders, and requisitions.
Dates: 1846 - 1904; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Ned Berkeley Jr. and Doug Bakken correspondence

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0100
Dates: 1966 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1983

Noland family papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2018-0123

Noland family papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2019-0093

Norfolk Poet's Club records

 File
Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
Dates: 1896; 1912-1983

Nunnally Johnson collection of Nathalia Crane papers

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2016-0070

William Oxley letter

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652611]
Identifier: MSS 16445
Scope and Contents Note The William Oxley letter (1828; 0.03 cubic feet) was sent to William Thomas Shepherd, Petersburg, Virginia. The letter discusses issues with the tobacco industry.
Dates: 1828-07-01

Page-Nelson Society of Virginia historic documents

 Item — Flat_box Oversized Box S-112, Oversize_Folder(Within_an_OSBox): 1 [X030899389]
Identifier: MSS 16454
Scope and Contents Note Page-Nelson Society of Virginia Historic documents (1790-1805, 0.21 cubic feet) contain an autograph letter signed from John Page (1744-1808) to "Dear Sir," noting that he will be absent from Congress during January 1791 (dated 6 December, 1790); a printed commission on parchment, completed in manuscript, appointing John Preston as Major in the Third Division of the Virginia Militia, signed by Governor John Page (1744-1808), dated 24 December 1802; a printed land grant on parchment (oversize)...
Dates: 1790 - 1805

Papers of Ronald P. Sokol, 1959-2014

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2014-01
Abstract Collection (1967-2014) of correspondence between Mr. Sokol, Hardy C. Dillard and Daniel J. Meador and of Mr. Sokol's student notes.
Dates: 1959 - 2014

Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co.

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660928]
Identifier: MSS 16448
Scope and Contents Note The Coventry Patmore letter to Trubner and Co. (1856; 0.03 cubic feet) was written during his time as printed book supernumary assistant at the British Museum, in regards to "The Espousals," book II of his poem, The Angel In the House.
Dates: 18 March 1856

William and Eula Phelps's papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15787
Scope and Contents The William and Eula Richardson Phelps letters (1895-1940; 2 cubic feet) relates the courtship and early marriage of William and Eula Richardson and their life with family members. William was a tobacco salesman for R. H. Fishburne and Company in Roanoke, Virginia and because he travelled across the mid-west for his living, there are frequent letters between the couple, that describe their life at the turn of the century. There are also letters from Eula's family about her mother being...
Dates: 1895-1940