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Box 10


Contains 11 Results:

Hampton. Villa Margaret, etc., circa 1887

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 4
Identifier: id294662
Scope and Contents Random newspaper clippings. Booklet “The First Trading Post at Kicotan” by Joseph B. Brittingham and Alvin W. Brittingham Sr. (1947); Essay “The Tylers and Villa Margaret” by Anne Chapman; Material related to the history of St. John’s Episcopal Church; Article on Aberdeen Gardens, the New Deal homestead built by blacks for blacks; photocopy of “The First Plantation,” a history of Hampton and Elizabeth City County up to 1887 by Marion L. Starkey; photocopy of “A Hodgepodge of Memories of...
Dates: circa 1887

Hampton, Va. Hospital

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 5
Identifier: id294666
Scope and Contents

“VA Hospital: 100 Years of Veterans Care: 1870-1970” by Shelby M. Liston. Photocopy of article “One Hundred Years of Medicine at Hampton Veterans Administration Center” by Chester D. Bradley, MD, originally published November 1970 in Virginia Medical Monthly. (greenish tab).

Dates: 1952-2011


 File — Box: 10, Volume: 6
Identifier: id294670
Scope and Contents Articles written by Dale Hoak of William and Mary’s History Department and commissioned in 1985 by Dorothy Rouse-bottom for publication in the Daily Press. (Dates of publication are, unfortunately, not indicated). (blue tabs). Article “The Virginia Company of London” by Virginia F. Stern. (don’t remember the author or if this article was published in the newspaper) (greenish tab). Article “Virginia and the British Monarchy” by Michael P. Gleason, an independent Virginia historian and...
Dates: 1952-2011

Newport News. Peninsula Guide, 1921

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 7
Identifier: id294674
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of booklet “The Harbor of a Thousand Ships: Newport News, Va.,” published in 1921. Extensive histories of local businesses, names of white residents. Copy of “Brief Historical Sketch of the Peninsula,” published Nov. 4, 1937, in the Religious Herald in connection of a convention of Virginia Baptists in Newport News. (yellow tab).

Dates: 1921

Newport News and the Shipyard

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 8
Identifier: id294678
Scope and Contents Articles by James M. Morris, professor of history at Christopher Newport College: “Collis P. Huntington and His Dream,” (green tab); “Collis P. Huntington Acquires a Shipyard Charter: Stratagems of an Empire Builder” (yellow tab); “Newport News: Geared Up for War, Only Paused for V-E Thanks,” (published in Daily Press, date not noted) (green tab); “Industrial Paternalism in a Segregated Society: Newport News Shipbuilding and the City It Founded” (talk given March 8, 1985 at CNC). Copy of...
Dates: 1952-2011

"Then and Now on the Peninsula", 1953-1954

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 9
Identifier: id294682
Scope and Contents

“Then and Now on the Peninsula,” a photocopy of a Daily Press series of scenes as they stood in 1953-54 and as they had been photographed years before, compiled by Alexander C. Brown, historian and the newspaper’s literary editor. This is a significant contribution to local history with accurate captioning. This collection, for which Brown offers a helpful listing, was prepared for the Daily Press and there may be no other copy.

Dates: 1953-1954

Gloucester-Yorktown Ferries, 1867-1952

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 10
Identifier: id294686
Scope and Contents

Photo copy of “History of the Gloucester-Yorktown Ferry System: 1867-1952,” a research paper by ODU student Marion O. Dixon. Photo copy of master’s thesis by Marilyn M. Harper of George Washington University regarding disagreements between the family of George Preston Blow, owners of the Nelson House in Yorktown, and the National Park Service regarding the restoration of that 18th century residence. (greenish tab).

Dates: 1867-1952

James Fort, 1983, undated

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 11
Identifier: id294690
Scope and Contents Two studies regarding the location of Fort James on Jamestown Island prior to its discovery by William Kelso. In a 1983 unpublished study, archaeologist Ivor Noel Hume offers a “reexamination of the documentary and interpretive evidence” for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, and suggests it may be downstream. Virginia S. Harrington, a historian and archaeologist, presents “Theories and Evidence for the Location of James Fort” in an article published in The Virginia Magazine (date not...
Dates: 1983, undated

Fort Monroe, circa 1962-1968

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 1
Identifier: id294650
Scope and Contents

Photographs. Complete set of leaflets “Tales of Old Fort Monroe.” Individual issues were published circa 1962-1968. Although the author is not given, probably written by Chester D. Bradley, MD, who for many years was the principal supporter of the Casemate Museum.

Dates: circa 1962-1968

Hampton. Buckroe. Fox Hill.

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 2
Identifier: id294654
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences by Warren McNamara (as explained in his letter to Parke Rouse). “Fox Hill: Its People and Places” by Charles F. Elliott (blue tab).

Dates: 1952-2011

Old Hampton

 File — Box: 10, Volume: 3
Identifier: id294658
Scope and Contents

“Old Hampton Landmarks” by Sis Evans. Photocopy of booklet reprinted in 1982 (considered very accurate). “The Syms-Eaton Free School” by Mrs. F. M. Armstrong. Photocopy of booklet published by the APVA. Syms School Land Survey, 1805. (greenish tab).

Dates: 1952-2011