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Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321628
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter from Colonel Robert W. West to Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Lucy Hausford, and Mi[f]s. Emily Morrison dated 29 November 1863.  It is a summons for the ladies to return to Mrs. Vest's home in Williamsburg, all of the property they took without permission.  He requests them to comply within a week or he threatened to send colored troops to their homes to search and remove the items for them.

Letter, 1863

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id304206
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter from Colonel Robert W. West to Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Lucy Hausford, and Mi[f]s. Emily Morrison dated 29 November 1863.  It is a summons for the ladies to return to Mrs. Vest's home in Williamsburg, all of the property they took without permission.  He requests them to comply within a week or he threatened to send colored troops to their homes to search and remove the items for them.

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321618
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 10 page letter written by David Zogbaum to his mother from February 8, 1965.  Zogbaum describes his interactions with the native peoples of the Solomon Islands, their lack of medical necessities, and the general neglect suffered by the natives by the English government.  Zogbaum also describes the contemptuous situation with other white settlers on the island and their efforts to maintain white dominion over the native groups.  Zogbaum proposes that aid in the form of sustaining capital from...

Letter, 8 February 1865

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303922
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 10 page letter written by David Zogbaum to his mother from February 8, 1965.  Zogbaum describes his interactions with the native peoples of the Solomon Islands, their lack of medical necessities, and the general neglect suffered by the natives by the English government.  Zogbaum also describes the contemptuous situation with other white settlers on the island and their efforts to maintain white dominion over the native groups.  Zogbaum proposes that aid in the form of sustaining capital from...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321642
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written from James Estes to his parents on July 11, 1863 from Yorktown, Virginia.  Estes describes in great detail the events of driving off Confederate troops and batteries around White House Landing and Hanover Junction.  He writes about members from his company (118th New York Infantry) and the 99th New York Infantry sending off skirmishers, advancing on the enemy, and ultimately catching 10 prisoners.  He reported that Company "A" suffered one casualty and 4 wounded, with another...

Letter, 1863 July 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305063
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written from James Estes to his parents on July 11, 1863 from Yorktown, Virginia.  Estes describes in great detail the events of driving off Confederate troops and batteries around White House Landing and Hanover Junction.  He writes about members from his company (118th New York Infantry) and the 99th New York Infantry sending off skirmishers, advancing on the enemy, and ultimately catching 10 prisoners.  He reported that Company "A" suffered one casualty and 4 wounded, with another...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321620
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington.  She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington.  Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England.  He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...

Letter, 17 February 1847

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303924
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington.  She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington.  Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England.  He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321616
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from H. R. Zirkle in Goshen, Indiana to Mary and Becca Henkel in New Market, Virginia dated December 23, 1850.  In it Zirkle refers to being the girls' aunt and to their new baby cousin born within that year.  She writes of wanting to visit and of her happiness that the girls will not be married off early like other families they know.  The Henkel girls are related to the Henkel family of New Market, Virginia, and the Henkel Family Papers, 1783-1874, collection number Mss. 39.1 H...

Letter, 1850

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303918
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from H. R. Zirkle in Goshen, Indiana to Mary and Becca Henkel in New Market, Virginia dated December 23, 1850.  In it Zirkle refers to being the girls' aunt and to their new baby cousin born within that year.  She writes of wanting to visit and of her happiness that the girls will not be married off early like other families they know.  The Henkel girls are related to the Henkel family of New Market, Virginia, and the Henkel Family Papers, 1783-1874, collection number Mss. 39.1 H...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321648
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of World War II photographs and personal certificates and Identification/ certification cards of Ira W. Jordan, a Seargent in the United States Army who served on the Western Front in the Pacific during the war.  Many of the photographs are of the artwork on bomber planes.  Additionally, there are a number of photographs of indiginous men, women and children who inhabited the islands in the Pacific.  Many of these photographs show nudity.  Researchers should note that there are a...

Papers, Certificates

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id321650
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of World War II photographs and personal certificates and Identification/ certification cards of Ira W. Jordan, a Seargent in the United States Army who served on the Western Front in the Pacific during the war.  Many of the photographs are of the artwork on bomber planes.  Additionally, there are a number of photographs of indiginous men, women and children who inhabited the islands in the Pacific.  Many of these photographs show nudity.  Researchers should note that there are a...

Photographs

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 2
Identifier: id321652
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of World War II photographs and personal certificates and Identification/ certification cards of Ira W. Jordan, a Seargent in the United States Army who served on the Western Front in the Pacific during the war.  Many of the photographs are of the artwork on bomber planes.  Additionally, there are a number of photographs of indiginous men, women and children who inhabited the islands in the Pacific.  Many of these photographs show nudity.  Researchers should note that there are a...

Photographs

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 3
Identifier: id321654
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of World War II photographs and personal certificates and Identification/ certification cards of Ira W. Jordan, a Seargent in the United States Army who served on the Western Front in the Pacific during the war.  Many of the photographs are of the artwork on bomber planes.  Additionally, there are a number of photographs of indiginous men, women and children who inhabited the islands in the Pacific.  Many of these photographs show nudity.  Researchers should note that there are a...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321638
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Thomas Jefferson Head to his dearest Sallie dated 1861 June 15 from Yorktown, Va.  In it he describes Yorktown as a very old and neglected place, "...there has not been a house erected since Cornwallis delivered the sword to General Washington."  He further describes some of the visible ruins of Cornwallis's fortifications and writes in depth about the an manner in which the soldiers prepare for a fight they are certain will come upon them any day.  As a result of the paltry...

Letter, 1861

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305059
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Thomas Jefferson Head to his dearest Sallie dated 1861 June 15 from Yorktown, Va.  In it he describes Yorktown as a very old and neglected place, "...there has not been a house erected since Cornwallis delivered the sword to General Washington."  He further describes some of the visible ruins of Cornwallis's fortifications and writes in depth about the an manner in which the soldiers prepare for a fight they are certain will come upon them any day.  As a result of the paltry...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321646
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten diary and one typed letter by Karnig "Carl" Mahakian dating from November 23, 1966 to December 20, 1966.  In it Mahakian describes the people of Vietnam and the conditions.  From it, Mahakian used his notes to develop the script for the United States Marine Corps documentary, "County Fair" (1967), which was a military operation in Vietnam.  The operation involved the clearing of all residents from their villages in search for Vietcong, weapons, and contraband.  The villagers were...

Notebook, 1966

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305783
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten diary and one typed letter by Karnig "Carl" Mahakian dating from November 23, 1966 to December 20, 1966.  In it Mahakian describes the people of Vietnam and the conditions.  From it, Mahakian used his notes to develop the script for the United States Marine Corps documentary, "County Fair" (1967), which was a military operation in Vietnam.  The operation involved the clearing of all residents from their villages in search for Vietcong, weapons, and contraband.  The villagers were...

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321626
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836.  It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients.  Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.

Letter, 1836, February 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303930
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836.  It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients.  Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.

Correspondence

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence from Sir Peyton Skipwith, mostly to his nephew, Grey Skipwith regarding business dealings. There is also one letter from Grey Skipwith to William Short in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated January 10, 1811. In it, Skipwith tried to appeal to Short to move to England for a time.

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321636
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two letters to Dr. Galt, Superintendent of the Williamsburg Eastern Lunatic Asylum dated September 12, 1854 and November 27, 1854.  The first letter is an inquiry from the North Branch Supervisor of the city of Petersburg.  He is asking if there are any beds available in the white female department of the hospital.  The second letter is from a William Thompson inquiring about vacancy for a person in his custody because of a status of full capacity at the Western Lunatic Asylum.

Letters, 1854

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305057
Scope and Contents

2 letters to Dr. Galt dated September 12 and November 27, 1854.

Small Collections Box 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6
Identifier: id321622
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This bound volume contains the submission "Tales of a Lost Boyhood" for the Jerome Lowell Dejur Prize in Creative Writing. It is dated March, 1986 and consists of a (titular) novella, two short stories, and three narrative poems. The volume is anonymous, but is identifiably written by the transgender poet Samuel Ace (then known as Linda Smukler), as he used material from this submission in his later published writings. The writings deal with Ace's childhood gender dysphoria.

Submission, 1986 March

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303940
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This bound volume contains the submission "Tales of a Lost Boyhood" for the Jerome Lowell Dejur Prize in Creative Writing. It is dated March, 1986 and consists of a (titular) novella, two short stories, and three narrative poems. The volume is anonymous, but is identifiably written by the transgender poet Samuel Ace (then known as Linda Smukler), as he used material from this submission in his later published writings. The writings deal with Ace's childhood gender dysphoria.