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Small Collections Box 116

 Container

Contains 15 Results:

letters, December 27, 1940 - February 11, 1949

 File — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Seven letters consisting of twenty-eight pages and seven envelopes total, written by Nelie Wampler in Geer, Virginia, to her sister Susie Wenger who lived in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Primarily focuses on Wampler's life in a rural Mennonite community, describing crafting, cooking, and charity work.

Dates: December 27, 1940 - February 11, 1949

Letters, March 3, 1899 - July 7, 1900

 File — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

57 pages and 7 envelopes, correspondence written and signed by Thomas Boteler describing his trip to and experiences in Haiti where he attempted to become wealthy by setting up slot machines.

Content warning, contains language that is derogatory towards people of color, as well as mentions of buying and selling human beings.

Dates: March 3, 1899 - July 7, 1900

Newsletters, December 1970 - December 2020

 File — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

89 pages of family newsletters written by Margaret R. Thomas. Most are dated in January or December.

Dates: December 1970 - December 2020

Letter, February 18, 1842

 Item — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

A letter from a son attending William & Mary to his father. Has a red cancel stamp.

Dates: February 18, 1842

Letter, 1845 September 12-1845 October 6

 Item — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

A twelve page extended letter written by Jane Davis Syle while she was on a missionary voyage to China with her husband, Edward W. Syle. (Contains language that is derogatory towards the people of Asia and of Asian descent.)

Dates: 1845 September 12-1845 October 6

Diary

 File — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Diary of a medical student, Jonathan Bird Cowles, that includes notes on his family history, his practice, and several pages written by his sister Eunice Cowles. (Contains mentions of suicidal thoughts.)

Dates: June 1820 - April 1st, 1822

Vermont Brigade at Battle of Dam No.1 Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01698
Content Description

A single 10 page letter from a member of the Vermont Brigade describing the Battle of Dam No.1, specifically the Brigade's action during the Peninsula Campaign on April 16, 1862.

Dates: May 11th, 1862

Andrew P. Duggan Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01699
Content Description

A 2 page letter sent by Andrew P. Duggan from Fort Dodge Kansas, likely to Charles "Patty" Gill, describing an Indian ambush on Company H.

Dates: November 26th, 1875

James Edward Harrison and Lady Nancy Astor Correspondence

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01708
Content Description 8 pages, 1 campaign poster, 2 photos, 2 postcards, and 8 Christmas cards. The three letter pages from 1972 were sent by James Edward Harrison, the rest appears to have been sent to him. The postcards are signed "Baker," and the letter from York House marked "private" is signed "Godfrey Thomas." The Christmas cards are all from Cliveden and contain prints, one of which is a family portrait. The campaign poster is for the Parliamentary Bye-Election of 1919 and is signed by Lady Astor with a...
Dates: 1919 - 1972

Lady Nancy Astor Letter to Thomas Edward Lawrence

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01712
Scope and Contents

Very short letter where Lady Astor asks for a copy of Col. Thomas Lawrence's new book.

Dates: 1924-03-20

William A. McGonigle Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01694
Content Description

One journal with 72 pages, and a typed 8 page personal account of WWII experiences written by William A. McGonigle. Two photographs; a cut-out year book page with his image. Scans of three military service forms; one original list of combat missions.

Dates: June 11th, 1944 - February 1st, 1945

Letter regarding raider movement during King George's War

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01696
Content Description

A single letter regarding the movement of raiders around Schenectady. (Possible derogatory descriptions of Native Americans.)

Dates: May 5th, 1746

Sergeant John R. Guthrie Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01697
Content Description

A single four page letter from Sergeant John R. Guthrie remarking upon the food, pay, and medical conditions with Camp Heintzelman's Corps. Written on letter sheet with a stamp featuring General McClellan. (Derogatory language directed towards the enslaved.)

Dates: June 21st, 1862

Letter

 Item — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

The collection contains a diary of Isabel Levin--Porter's longtime friend and the trustee of her literary estate--detailing her travels to Europe in 1932. The collection also includes two books by Porter, "My Chinese Marriage" (1921) and "The Days Before" (1952), a two page letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Douglas Watson, and a postcard in the jacket of the later book. In addition, a small pamphlet, a card signed by Porter, and two color lobby cards can be found in the collection.

Dates: 1921-1965

Arthur H. Snyder Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 116 , Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01713
Content Description One diary with two hundred and seventy one pages, six educational certificates, two letters, one photograph, and six photograph postcards. Arthur Henry Snyder taught at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill, PA, a facility for juvenile offenders located south of Harrisburg, PA. The diary has entries from January 1, 1968 through November 29, 1972, most of which focus on Snyder's work with the Correctional Institution. There is an entry on April 8, 1968, that mentions a memorial...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-01-01 - 1972-11-29; 1925 - 1972