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postcard

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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One postcard depicting men in suits and hats arriving at Camp Lee for intake into the United States Army for military training in preparation for World War I.

Dates: circa 1918

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Two letters addressed to Max Linder from his friends, Carl Hoger, and Carl Hoesel. Both discuss the duties they have as Army soldiers stationed in France during World War I. One work in the mess hall and the other reports of his schooling for machine guns. Both despise the cloudy and rainy weather of France and indicate that their health and spirits are high despite one having recently recovered from the flu.

Dates: 1919 January 9 and February 1

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.

Dates: 1863 November 15

Document

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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One page document written in Spanish in 1642.

Dates: 1642

Document

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114
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Two page letter from Green Springs plantation in Williamsburg, Va. regarding a land transaction between Lee and Colonel Fairfax. Lee regrets the delay but notes that once he is home and in front of the mentioned papers that he will settle their transaction at that time. A transcription is included with the letter.

Dates: 1760 April 28

letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Two page letter written from the U.S. Military Prison Camp Chase in which Livingston addresses the sad state of affairs of the Confederacy. He reports of the loss of many acquaintances and devastation throughout the countryside to land and property. He also writes that he is hopeful an exchange will occur soon and that he will be able to go home to continue with his life. Clearly from his sentiment, the war is over and his only wish is to return home.

Dates: 1865 February 15

Manuscript

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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193 page Qur'an bound in tooled leather. Date is unknown but probably 19th Century or earlier.

Dates: circa 1800's

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Four page letter from an unnamed author to her sister. In it, she references family or friends who are under orders to march, anticipating a battle soon as a result. She also references the battle at Fort Donelson. Other portions of her letter refer to visits and communication with mutually known individuals, a literary club begun by women in her area in which she participates, and her dismay at the notion that her sister wants to buy wine glasses as she prefers her sibling to be a...
Dates: 1862 March 09

postcards

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 31 postcards depicting various scenes related to prohibition, temperance, and women's suffrage. Majority of the postcards relate to temperance and include scenes and poems about the perils of drinking alcohol. One postcard celebrates the repeal of the prohibition amendment, telling of all of the jobs and prosperity the new brewery businesses will bring. Two postcards show women as Uncle Sam and another trumpeting with a banner that reads 'Votes for Women'. One postcard is...
Dates: circa 1870-1930

postcards

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 31 postcards depicting various scenes related to prohibition, temperance, and women's suffrage. Majority of the postcards relate to temperance and include scenes and poems about the perils of drinking alcohol. One postcard celebrates the repeal of the prohibition amendment, telling of all of the jobs and prosperity the new brewery businesses will bring. Two postcards show women as Uncle Sam and another trumpeting with a banner that reads 'Votes for Women'. One postcard is...
Dates: circa 1870-1930

letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Four page letter directed to a friend to inform her of her new situation as a house maid for a wealthy family. The house in which she works seems the finest in the town of Attica, according to Noblit. Additionally, she writes that the townspeople are celebrating constantly, especially since many of the soldiers have returned from battle. Other parts of the letter reference church services and winter weather.

Dates: 1864 January 28

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Four page letter informing his parents of his well being and fine accommodations at his encampment. As part of the 141st New York Infantry regiment and stationed among its headquarters, MacDonald states that the shelter and food is as fine as anyone could enjoy or expect. He reports that he heard news of his regiment moving in to Washington, D.C. to protect the city for the winter months and delights at that potential. Lastly, he reports on packages sent to other soldiers and the high...
Dates: 1862 December 29

legal document

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Two page leaf from a Colonial Peru legal document which includes a hand stamp.

Dates: 1648-1649

Notice of sale

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Cuban document that confirms the sale of Manual from Antonio Maria Hernandez to D. Vacemcelo, signed in the city of Alacranes. Translation of document included in the collection.

Dates: 1877 November 26

Baptismal Records

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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Four separate letters directed to Catholic Priests in various localities in Cuba asking for the Baptism of children of enslaved individuals. One letter asks for Baptism from an emancipated man by the direction of Public Works for the state. Translations provided.

Dates: 1838-1875

album

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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46 black and white photographs and 7 postcards compiled by Stella Graves, a recent graduate of Oberlin College who moved to Japan to teach at the Kobe College. Photographs include images of the college, surrounding area, American teachers, and pictures of students and area residents. Of the postcards, all are of the Kobe College and one of the photographs was taken by Stella Graves. Most of the photographs are captioned.

Dates: 1923, 1938

Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 15 letters addressed to John S. Wise, in New York, City, New York. Most are written from the American lawyer and author, Robert Green Ingersoll. Other letters are from other notable actors, authors, and playwrights such as James Morrison Steele MacKay, Albert Marsham Palmer, and John Martin Tracy. Most letters are more personal in nature and detail regrets for not attending functions or for not writing sooner. Some request advice regarding ideas, lay out plans for travel,...
Dates: 1858-1894

Diary

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Bound diary with intermittent entries between May 1949 and March 1951 maintained by Mamon L. Morrison. These entries spanned his high school years and contains emotional and morose musings as well as descriptions of everyday life. They also record his practices, lessons, and performances during this time. Morrison became a respected member of the Richmond- Petersburg Art’s Community and was a concert pianist and faculty member of Virginia States University. Also contains a CD of Morrison's...
Dates: 1949-1951

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 114, Folder: 1
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One page letter encouraging Fitzhugh to take the job of building a portico for his friend, Mr. Dunbar in Williamsburg. Harrison also inquires about the health of Fitzhugh's wife and child and encourages him to visit his home at Brandon (plantation) as soon as time allows.

Dates: 1793 February 24