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Box Small Collections Box 66

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Letters, 1917-1923

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, 1917-1923, written by Arthur Phillips, a private stationed in France during World War I. Topics include his impressions of France, the weather, and news about people from his hometown. There is also a postcard that was written in 1923.

Manual, 1916-1917

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Laboratory manual, 1916-1917, of Patsy Emory of Chase City, Virginia. The following description was provided by the seller and has not been verified:"This is a copy of a school textbook titled: Laboratory Manual of Inorganic Chemistry, "One Hundred Topics in General, Qualitative, and Quantitative Chemistry", by Rufus P. Williams; published by Ginn & Company; 1896. This copy carries the name of Patsy Emory of Chase City, Va, and the dates 1916-1917. The book contains 100...

Account Book and Diary, 1860

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: An account book and diary of a man from Goodman, Virginia which later became Bristol, Virginia. He appears to work for the railroad, possibly as a track repairman. Writer notes payments for work he has done, giving amounts, short description of work, and for whom the work was done. He gives prices for items that he purchases. He mentions a mail train accident that left him crippled. He travels to different towns via the railroad, such as Lynchburg, Bedford and Wytheville. At the end of...

Diary, 1926

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322836
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This diary documents a trip to Europe by an unknown individual in 1926. The diarist mentions traveling through German locales; other places may be mentioned as well. The exterior cover of the diary appears to predate the diary entries.

Diaries, 1893-1894

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Identifier: id78548
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents The following excerpts were provided by the seller and has not been verified. "April 5, 1893--Uses his little commode for the first time & seems to understand immediately what it is for. Great success. April 6, 1893--Lies on bed and stares in utter astonishment at his little right fist. May 9, 1893--(4 mo.) "Uncle Will" took his picture in the yard. July 30, 1893--John Cleveland Sloan was baptised by Rev. A. C. Steward in the First Reformed Church in Sch.dy [Schenectady?]...

Diary, 1865-1866

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Contains a diary, 1865-1866, of Mark H. Sullivan of New Bedford, MA. Entries include brief notes on his work, travel, and names of people and their addresses. He mentions boarding the "Brig John Hathaway," seeing whales, and stopping at destinations, such as the Virgin Islands. He writes about pricing cost of fabric/clothing and, on the 5th, notes he begins work for Davis, Wiley and Co. "Drilling Strippers Whole day." Other entries mention balancing, drilling and scouring and others note making...

Diaries, 1934-1935

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 2
Identifier: id126341
Scope and Contents Includes one diary by Joseph Westfall of Cleveland Ohio from 1934-1935 and a telephone directory. Diary contains observations on weather and wildlife and family names and birthdays.

Diaries, 1922-1934

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Identifier: id76552
Scope and Contents Diary spans 1922 – 1927 and contains notations of weather and wildlife patterns. This diary also contains names and birthdays of the Westfall family, his employment at Smerda's Music House, and the home the family was building on East 96th Street. There are some notes about his daughter, Mae Westfall, and her childhood. Six pages are missing.Diary spans 1927 – 1931. Diary mostly contains notations of changes in the weather and wildlife. In the first few pages, children’s names and...

Guest Book, 1957-1962

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Guest book, possibly for a Williamsburg, Virginia guest house or tourist home.  One entry reads, "As a guest in the home of Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Armstrong".  84 entries.

Correspondence and Legal Documents, 1920-1952

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 66, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers of Minor Wine Thomas, Sr. Includes letters, 1952, concerning land that had belonged to Lorenzo F. Nesselrodt and Josephine Nesselrodt, rental agreement with R.B. Gilliam and sale of York County, Virginia farm to Ware Loves. 1920 agreement between Richard Houge of James City County, Virginia and L.F. Nesselrodt of Shenandoah County, Virginia for a 5,970 pound shoatee. 1926 Deed of Release between the Federal Land Bank of Baltimore and Lorenzo F. and...