Small Collections Box 116
Contains 15 Results:
William A. McGonigle Papers
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.
Letter regarding raider movement during King George's War
A single letter regarding the movement of raiders around Schenectady. (Possible derogatory descriptions of Native Americans.)
Sergeant John R. Guthrie Letter
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.)
Vermont Brigade at Battle of Dam No.1 Letter
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.
Andrew P. Duggan Letter
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.
James Edward Harrison and Lady Nancy Astor Correspondence
Lady Nancy Astor Letter to Thomas Edward Lawrence
Very short letter where Lady Astor asks for a copy of Col. Thomas Lawrence's new book.
Arthur H. Snyder Prison Papers
Letter, 1845 September 12-1845 October 6
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.)
Letters, March 3, 1899 - July 7, 1900
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.
Newsletters, December 1970 - December 2020
89 pages of family newsletters written by Margaret R. Thomas. Most are dated in January or December.
A two page letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Douglas Watson. She states that she hopes they can meet after seeing a play they are collaborating on.
letters, December 27, 1940 - February 11, 1949
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.
Letter, February 18, 1842
A letter from a son attending William & Mary to his father. Has a red cancel stamp.
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.)