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Box Small Collections Box 19

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Contains 65 Collections and/or Records:

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Scope and Contents Bertrand Russell to [John S. Wood], November 17, 1924. Gives Russell's philosophical views on the establishment of socialism in already democratic countries as opposed to non-democratic nations such as Russia.

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Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.

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Scope and Contents Letter from Johnson Sands to Lyman B. Wharton about the Powder Magazine in Williamsburg, Virginia.  January 9, 1892.

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Scope and Contents Autographs of Virginians including Robert Andrews, Mann Page, Johnny Watts, John Carter, and Benjamin Powell. Several signatures are receipts for the purchase of slaves.

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Scope and Contents Letter from Francis H. Smith at the University of Virginia [Charlottesville, Virginia] to R.G. H. Kean.  Declines the invitation to come and lecture in Lynchburg [Va.]  and states that the Board [of Visitors] is making magnificent provisions for my department and "that the Era of makeshift [is] to be at an end."

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Scope and Contents Letter from Gerrit Smith In Petersboro, New York  to Asher Tyler.  Concerns sending money to a mutual friend and the infirmities of Smith's old age. March 13, 1872.

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Scope and Contents Letter from J. W.  Smith in Baltimore, Maryland to "My Dear Friend" about buying cotton for his friend; mention of Mr. McAllister being in Baltimore.  October 17, 1850.

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Scope and Contents Letter from N. Chester Sorensen of N. Chester Sorensen Co. Architects and Engineers in Detroit, Michigan to Frank Lloyd Wright.  June 4, 1942.  Discusses plans of a building, possibly of  "Taliesin West."  Includes a work chart with the heading, "Fellowship Work Sheet"..."...August tenth:  Curtis Wray Besinger, Boss."  Business card of Kamal Amin, Architect with notation "Taliesen West, Scottsdale, Ariz."

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Scope and Contents Letter to his wife concerning her ill-health and her prolonged stay to get well in Hagerstown, Maryland.  August 10, 1789.

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Scope and Contents Includes letters to Spingarn, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from Lowell Thomas, Sumner Welles, Edward Steichen, Charles A. Beard, Henry F. Du Pont, H. L. Mencken, and Owen Roberts concerning horticultural matters. Also includes correspondence, 1938, of Congressman Hamilton Fish, Jr., Walter White, and Springarn concerning remarks made by William E. Borah concerning lynching. Much of the correspondence deals with gardening.  He sends clematis seeds...