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Box Small Collections Box 3

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Small Collections Box 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3
Identifier: id321356
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written on May 11, 1862 by Sgt. Nathan Cory, a Union soldier, to his brother-in-law, Peter Baley, while Cory was "on the road to Richmond."  The letter describes the Battle of Williamsburg, which occurred on May 5th, and mentions that the Union is pursuing the Confederates who left Yorktown shortly after the battle.    Cory mistakenly dated the letter as April 11th.  However, the postmark on the envelope indicates the letter was written in May, which also aligns with the...

Letter, 1862 Apr. [May] 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293637
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written on May 11, 1862 by Sgt. Nathan Cory, a Union soldier, to his brother-in-law, Peter Baley, while Cory was "on the road to Richmond."  The letter describes the Battle of Williamsburg, which occurred on May 5th, and mentions that the Union is pursuing the Confederates who left Yorktown shortly after the battle.    Cory mistakenly dated the letter as April 11th.  However, the postmark on the envelope indicates the letter was written in May, which also aligns with the...

Small Collections Box 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3
Content Description From the Collection: The collection contains several black and white photographs belonging to W&M Class of 1938 alumnus Edmund S. Keiter, while serving in the U. S. Navy on the U. S. S. Walter S. Brown in 1943-1944. Subjects of the photographs include life on-board ship (including a boxing match and sunbathing), medical surgery, African-American (presumably) men, a wrecked German plane, a German tank, various unidentified foreign locations (including the ruins of a bombed town), native peoples (Morocco?),...

Papers, 1943-1944

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: The collection contains several black and white photographs belonging to W&M Class of 1938 alumnus Edmund S. Keiter, while serving in the U. S. Navy on the U. S. S. Walter S. Brown in 1943-1944. Subjects of the photographs include life on-board ship (including a boxing match and sunbathing), medical surgery, African-American (presumably) men, a wrecked German plane, a German tank, various unidentified foreign locations (including the ruins of a bombed town), native peoples (Morocco?),...

Letters, 1945

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293649
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

11 letters written to Army Private Anthony Korczak from Dot Tocha, a nursing student from Buffalo, NY in 1945. At the time, Korczak was stationed at Camp Howze, Texas and Fort Meade, Maryland.  The letters describe Tocha's day-to-day activities and affections for Korczak.

Small Collections Box 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3
Identifier: id321362
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection of eight unused illustrated postal covers. Each with a wood engraving, printed in red or black, and satirizing the Confederate leadership or military as seen from the Union point of view.

Caricature Postal Covers

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293633
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection of eight unused illustrated postal covers. Each with a wood engraving, printed in red or black, and satirizing the Confederate leadership or military as seen from the Union point of view.

Small Collections Box 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3
Identifier: id321332
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

12-page letter written by a woman named Hortense, a French language teacher, to her sister, Olympie, describing the "Revolution of the Park" which began in Buenos Aires on July 26, 1890. Also includes another letter by Hortense dated July 5, 1890, inscribed in purple ink. The letters are written in French.  An English transcription of the "Revolution of the Park" letter is provided.

Letters and Transcription of "Revolution" Letter, 1890

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293653
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

12-page letter written by a woman named Hortense, a French language teacher, to her sister, Olympie, describing the "Revolution of the Park" which began in Buenos Aires on July 26, 1890. Also includes another letter by Hortense dated July 5, 1890, inscribed in purple ink. The letters are written in French.  An English transcription of the "Revolution of the Park" letter is provided.

Letters, 1832-1842

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293645
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of letters by Rev. Thomas Steadman and his wife, M. L. Steadman, three of which date from their time in America, to his friend and father-in-law, W. Kitson; and from M. L. Steadman to her mother, Mrs. W. Kitson of Brixton Hill, Surrey, England.  The letters provide commentary about their travels in America, including Chicago, Missouri, and Kentucky, Mrs. Steadman's opinion of revival meetings in western New York, possibly conducted by Charles G. Finney and Jedediah Burchard. The...