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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 94 Collections and/or Records:

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 — Folder 1
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: [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
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This letter book dating from 1823 to 1828 contains primarily outgoing correspondence written by James and G. T. Lambert, father and son solicitors based in London. Most of the letters in the first half of the volume concern James Lambert's purchase of an estate in western Yorkshire near Settle. The volume begins with a name index of correspondents.

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

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: [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
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

 Item
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 - 1881; 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