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Gary Alonzo Barranger

 Person

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Al to Cass Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01494
Scope and Contents

Letters from Al to his wife Cass, 1942 November 10. He mentions a gift he sent her from Arizona made out of an "Indian weed" and talks about life in the army and the men in his unit.

Dates: 1942 November 10

Alice Nellie Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01514
Scope and Contents

Letter to Mary about getting her tintype done, taking the omnibus, and the new baby at home.

Dates: 1880-1900

Aunt Edith to Thomas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01515
Scope and Contents

Letter to nephew Thomas about his recent operation and Edith's rose garden.

Dates: undated

Berdean Hall Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00222
Content Description This collection consists of about 50 letters addressed to Berdean Hall, of Newman, California, mostly from her brother, John Hall. Berdean Hall served in World War II as a member of the United States Women's Army Corps, known as WAC. After joining the WAC, Berdean was transferred to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Her brother also served in the United States Army during World War II in the Army Air Corps. Berdean's letters include correspondence from friends serving in the military during World...
Dates: 1941-1946

Boy Scout Materials, Roanoke, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01378
Content Description

A 1936 Boy Scout diary belonging to Basil Roebuck and First and Second Class scout sheets, along with a membership card that belonged to Stephen Sanders from 1949-1953. Additionally there are Boy Scout pamphlets and a photograph of a mill.

Dates: 1936-1953

C. H. Anderson and Company Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01354
Content Description

Two notes written to John Christian regarding business affairs dated June and July 1887.

Dates: 1887 June-July

Casey to Nettie Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01498
Dates: 1944 October 1; 1945 May 14; 1945 June 9

Louis Alexis Chamerouzow Letter Fragment and Anti- Slavery Society Invitation

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01360
Content Description

British and foreign Anti-Slavery Society invitation sent to an unidentified individual from Louis Alexis Chamerouzow on October 30, 1860 for an event to be held by the society on November 2, 1860. On the back of the invitation is the fragment of a letter concerning spirituality and remaining humble in service. Creator and recipient of the letter are unknown.

Dates: October 30, 1860

Colonial Six Dollar Bill printed by Anne Catharine Green

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01652
Scope and Contents

Colonial Bill in the denomination of six dollars printed in Annapolis for the colony of Maryland. Anne Catharine Green was one of the first female printers of colonial monies.

Dates: 1774

Elsie Comfort Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 00115
Content Description The correspondence includes handwritten postcards, letters, and V-Mail as well as three photographs addressed to Elsie Jean Comfort (referred to as Elsie, Jean and Jeannie) from United States servicemen in the Army, Navy and Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. Several of the letter writers are from Comfort’s hometown of Elmira, New York. Comfort receives letters from F.W. (Franklin Woodward or “Barney”) Harlan; Charles R. Haner; James Ewing, Jr.; Donald Fickers; Richard T....
Dates: Other: 1943-1952

Copy of James Monroe Land Patent

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01357
Content Description

Two page copy of a land patent issued by James Monroe in 1781 to George Fitzwater in the county of Kanhawa, Virginia when he was Governor of Virginia. The copy is certified by S. H. Parker, Register of the Land office in Richmond dated June 22, 1854.

Dates: 1854 June 22

Cuban Document Concerning Vice Consul of the United States in Trinidad

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01374
Content Description

Three page document written in Havana, Cuba concerning the Vice Consul of the United States in Trinidad.

Dates: 1875 August 3

Dad Coburn to Kids Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01504
Scope and Contents

Letter to kids about his return home by train.

Dates: 1945 April 7

Lawrence Davenport Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01510
Scope and Contents

Letter to mother Verna Fredericks wishing her a Merry Christmas and talking about the holiday celebrations in the army.

Dates: 1961 December 25

Dr. H. R. Green Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01384
Content Description

Two page letter addressed to Dr. H. R. Green of the 6th Virginia Calvary from his cousin Netti dated July 13, 1864. In the letter she describes feeling tired of missing him and sends along the desire for him to write to her and the girls so their spirits can be uplifted. She reports on family and neighbors and informs Dr. Green of the many compliments she has heard of him.

Dates: 1864 July 13

Edwin Petelle Letters to Joan and Tommy Petelle

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01366
Content Description

Letters from Edwin Petelle, stationed in Korea, to his wife and child from June to December of 1953. This collection has not been processed.

Dates: 1953 June- December

E.J. Kotter Letter to George Buske

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 101, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01403
Content Description

Four page letter from E.J. Kotter to George Buske dated October 27, 1918 from Toloedo, Ohio to the Base Hospital at Camp Jackson, South Carolina. He writes inquiring about George's health and reports on the ill health of the people in his area. He reports that even the doctor recently died of the flu.

Dates: 1918 October 27

W. A. Fountain Letters to Evelyn Lanphere

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 00220
Content Description This collection consists of over 85 handwritten letters and 3 photographs. It documents the final year of World War II (1945) from the perspective of a United States Navy parachute rigger stationed at U.S.N.A.S. Klamath Falls in Oregon. W.A. (Wilfred Allen or Al) Fountain wrote to Evelyn Ruth Lanphere, who lived in Coupeville, on Whidbey Island, in Washington State. Few letters are dated; envelope postmarks detail the letters’ chronology. The end of World War II is often...
Dates: Other: 1945 February - July

Framed Print of Wren Building

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00482
Dates: unknown

Bill Gelbach Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01502
Scope and Contents

Letters to father William H. Gelbach about the war in the Pacific. Includes two photographs from New Guinea.

Dates: 1944 December 19; 1945 January 16

George W. Tinsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01386
Content Description

Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.

Dates: 1869-05-17

Gordon Luck Letter to Leonora Fetters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01407
Content Description Seven page letter from Gordon Luck to his love interest, Leonora. Luck is a Private in the Army working at General Field Hospital #16 in France. Luck is a doctor who dispenses medications within the hospital. In his letter he informs Leonora that he was promoted to First Class Private which will increase his pay by $3.60 per month. Luck reports on his work, dealings with colleagues, and discourages Leonora for wanting to be in the war as it is not as glorious of an endeavor as she may...
Dates: 1917 November 11

Great Britain Maundy three pence coin and Queen Victoria Jeton

 Collection — Folder 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents

Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.

Dates: 1689 and circa 1840

H.E. Williams Letter to Mary Jones

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01393
Content Description

Williams writes to her sister in Charlottesville, Virginia, to inquire about their father's ailing health and to give an update on the health of her own family. Her son Robert is the sickest, taken with the summer complaints, which a doctor diagnoses as dysentery. She also writes about the rental or purchase of a summer home and begs her sister to respond directly with her opinions on the matter.

Dates: 1856 August 2

Celia Humm letter to Joseph Paxson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01647
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.

Dates: 1863 November 15

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World War, 1939-1945 15
American Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Illness 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Christmas Activities 3
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 3
World War, 1914-1918--France 3
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Norfolk (Va.) 2
World War, 1939-1945--Women 2
Abolitionists 1
Africa, Southern -- Description and travel 1
Africa--Description and travel 1
African Americans 1
Arizona--Description and travel 1
Boy Scouts 1
Boy Scouts -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 1
Business 1
Business records 1
Calendars 1
Charlottesville (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- United States 1
Coins (money) 1
Cold War 1
College of William and Mary--History 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
Correspondence 1
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Courtship 1
Cuba--Foreign relations 1
Death 1
Debt 1
Destroyers (Warships) 1
Dysentery 1
Education 1
European currency unit 1
Farm life 1
Farming 1
Financial records 1
Gardening -- Societies, etc. 1
High school students--United States--Social life and customs--20th century 1
Idaho--Description and travel 1
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 1
Kenton (Ohio) 1
Land grants 1
Legal documents 1
Marriage, Promise of 1
Merchants 1
Military bases -- United States 1
Military occupation--Social aspects--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Nashville (Tenn.)--History--19th century 1
Naval operations 1
Navy-yards and naval stations -- United States 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History, Naval. 1
Panama Canal Zone 1
Pen pals 1
Personal narratives 1
Photographs 1
Portraits, American 1
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Practice of law 1
Presidents--United States--Election--1848 1
Public hospitals--Medical staff 1
Rent charges 1
Rhodesia (Region) 1
Shipping--Virginia--Norfolk 1
Slave bills of sale 1
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence 1
Strikes and lockouts -- Steel industry 1
Tailoring--United States--History 1
Tailoring--Virginia--19th century 1
Texas--Social life and customs 1
Tintypes (photographic prints) 1
Tobacco 1
Typhoid fever 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States--History--20th century 1
United States--Naval Reserve--Women's Reserve 1
United States-Military History 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945 1
United States. Navy--Hospital corpsmen 1
University of Virginia--History--19th century 1
V-E Day, 1945 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American 1
Voting 1
Women--Travel 1
Women--Virginia--History 1
World War I 1
World War II 1
World War, 1939-1945--England--Plymouth. 1
World War, 1939-1945--United States 1
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Personal narratives 1
Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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