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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:

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 Oversize 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 E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -86-5

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

Pierre and Amelie Troubetzkoy letters--addition

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0018

Stella Pratt scrapbook

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16417
Scope and Contents Note The Stella Pratt scrapbook (1883-1894; 0.4 cubic feet) contains correspondence, clippings, printed material, invitations, sketches, flowers, ribbons, photos, and a sketch of Stella herself. Pratt is from Longwood, Massachusetts, a neighborhood within Brookline.

Note: materials contain racial imagery typical for the time that contemporary viewers may find offensive.
Dates: 1867 - 1947

P.T. Henshaw letter to his father

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0009
Dates: 1868 December 6

R. W. N. Noland letter to John A. Washington

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0020

Ralph Whitacre correspondence

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2017-0134

Robert Garlick Hill Kean papers--addition

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0059

Armstead L. Robinson papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 12836
Scope and Contents The Armstead L. Robinson papers(1848-2001; 43 cubic feet) consist of audiotapes; book reviews; census material; computer printouts; conference papers; correspondence; biographical information; instructional material; lectures and speeches; manuscripts and original writings by Robinson, his colleagues and students; maps; memorabilia; microfilm; organizational and professional files; photographs; printed items, and research and topical files. Most of the nineteenth century material is in the...
Dates: 1848-2001; Majority of material found in 1967-1992

Ronald P. Sokol Correspondence with Hardy C. Dillard and Daniel J. Meador

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2014-01
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This small collection of correspondence (2 folders) between Ronald P. Sokol and Professors Daniel J. Meador and Hardy C. Dillard, portray their long friendship and his relationship with the Law School. Researchers should also see Prof. Dillard Papers (MSS 84-8) and Prof. Meador Papers (MSS 82-3c).

Dates: 1967-2014

Somerville family papers

 Box
Identifier: MSS 16201
Scope and Contents The Somerville family papers (1821-2013) consists of correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and extensive genealogical files. The papers and research detailing the history of the Somerville family, mainly in America, range from its colonial background to contemporary times. The extensive genealogical research is comprised of notes and charts, along with correspondence, photographs, military records, personal notes, clippings, and printed materials. The collection also includes records...
Dates: 1821 - 2013

Stowe grocery store ledgers

 File — Box 1: [X032652607]
Identifier: MSS 16433
Scope and Contents Note The Stowe grocery store ledgers (1870-1934; 0.4 cubic feet) document the operation of the titular family's grocery store in Petersburg, Virginia. Ledgers document monthly expenses for items ranging from rent to flour to labor. The collection also contains a small file of personal letters and bills for appliances.
Dates: 1870 - 1934

The Papers of Charles O. Gregory

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -79-9
Scope and Contents This small collection of papers was given to the Law Library by Professor Gregory in the late 1960's. Included are twenty years' correspondence with Felix Frankfurter (1941 - 1961), a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt (1937), some writings of Robert and Edward Kennedy, both students of Gregory (1950 - 1966), and a notebook containing correspondence regarding the Festschriften for Gregory in the May 1977 issue of the Virginia Law
Dates: 1937-1966

The Papers of Chief Justice Earl Warren

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -87-1
Scope and Contents The Chief Justice Earl Warren collection is a small compilation of correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, and letters related to Chief Justice Warren's career and friendships.
Dates: 1951-1974

The Papers of George B. Eager, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -78-7
Scope and Contents The George B. Eager Collection fills only one folder and spans less than one year, 1933. As the first letter indicates, Mr. Eager solicited alumni to write to the Rector and Visitors of the University endorsing the appointment of John L. Newcomb as President. The rest of the collection is mostly letters from alumni endorsing Dr. Newcomb. Correspondence and clippings at the end of the file indicate that Mr. Eager was successful.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1933-1936