Box Small Collections Box 28
Contains 20 Results:
Material relating to the Continental Iron Works, Thomas F. Rowland and the Monitor.
Includes photograph of sign, "At these Works ... was Built by Thomas F. Rowland, The Monitor, designed by Capt. John Ericsson....," and flyers entitled "Description of the Monitor Drawing" compliments of Charles H. Corbett and "History of the Continental Iron Works" with handwritten signature of Chas. H. Corbett VP 1909.
Diary, circa 1830s, of an unidentified traveler on the Ohio River in Ohio and Pennsylvania. It seems as though the creator was hired to secure accounts and money. Includes comments about the towns that they pass on the river, with the creator's observations and opinions on the towns. Also includes the names of and interactions with other people on the ships upon which he sails. There are also ledger entries at the end of the volume.
July 10, 1865 letter from Frances M. Jones in Warwick County, Virginia to General B. C. Ludlow, Commander of the Peninsula District, asking him to restore the property of William Crofford, who died of illness during the Civil War, to his dependant children. Frances M. Jones is the guardian of the children of William Crofford. The land in question is called "Morrisons" and is located in Warwick County, Virginia.
Two reports, circa 1850, totaling 3 pages and written by H. G. Day and James Ford of the Colored Peoples Sabbath School, Hudson, New York. Includes the details of the reoganization of this school in an attempt to excite more interest in it. Also includes some history of the school.
Minute book, 1951-1967, of the Tamar Zuanna #116 organization, which seems to be affliated with the Odd Fellows and the Ladies of the Orient. This chapter of the organization is located in Buffalo, New York. Includes lists of members, their titles and offices, money received and spent, discussion topics, and events held, among other items. The minute book is written in multiple hands.
Diary, 1946-1950, of Madge Goodrich, an author and librarian at St. Catherine's School in Richmond, Virginia. Includes information about her daily life, her work at St. Catherine's School, and the books that she wrote. Also includes information on attending a library seminar for 9 weeks during the summer at the College of William & Mary.