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M.E.G. Letter to Hugh Green

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01395
Dates: 1860 May 10

Mordecai Meyers letter to Matthew Maury

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01650
Scope and Contents

A two-page letter from Petersburg, VA informing Maury of the inability to pull into the Harbor ar Norfolk due to the high winds and the desire to protect the cargo for the owners. Additionally, he gives reports on behalf of Captian Bliss of the cargo on board other vessels, chiefly cotton, tobacco, flour, and wheat.

Dates: 1830 November 15

Michael Paro Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01410
Content Description

Ten letters written to Michael Paro, a private in the United States Army serving in Vietnam, mostly from his love interest, Barbara Jensen. In most of the letters, she discusses life after his time in Vietnam and plans for their future. A picture of Barbara is included with one of the letters.

Dates: 1970-1971

James Monroe Free Frank Envelope

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Identifier: SC 01356
Content Description

An envelope written by James Monroe from Oak Hill to Thomas W. Griffith in Baltimore, Maryland dated February 2, 1828.

Dates: 1828 February 2

Mother to Children Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01513
Scope and Contents

Letter to children expressing sadness about their illness.

Dates: 1870-1890

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King letters

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Identifier: MS 00404
Content Description

Letters from Stanley R. King Jr. to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King as well as to his sister Kathy Ann King. Vietnam War era. Stanley King Jr. stationed in Germany. Also contains various forms and small items sent from Stanley King Jr., as well as a letter from Mr. and Mrs. Stanley King's nephew Chuck S. Hancock and a letter from Cpt. Laurence A. Silverman regarding Stanley King Jr.'s impending court-martial trial.

Dates: 1961-1968

Mrs. William S. Matthews letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01899
Content Description

The collection consists of letters to Mr. Trevvett Matthews in Paris, France, from his mother, Mrs. William S. Matthews in Glenn Allen, VA, discussing her day and how she enjoys the letters she receives from him.

Dates: 1950 September 12-1951 June 1

Nancy Kessler Letters to Louis Kessler

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Identifier: SC 01401
Content Description

Series of letters from Nancy Kessler to her husband, Louis, while he served in the United States Navy as a quartermaster and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia from 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945

Nesmith Letter, Vicksburg, Mississippi

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01382
Content Description

6 page letter from Mr. Nesmith to his sister from Vicksburg, Mississippi. He describes rowing with a friend along the river, working, and writes a lot about society, politics, and his impression of African American life since the Civil War.

Dates: 1867 January 12

Bill Newton Letter

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Identifier: SC 01492
Scope and Contents

Letter to son Frank about the war and his plans to marry his girlfriend May. Mentions class differences between Frank and May.

Dates: 1917 November 11

North Carolina Arrest Warrant for Bazel Bunting, a Free Man of Color

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Identifier: SC 01651
Scope and Contents

One-page arrest warrant issued from the town of Salisbury in the county of Rowen in North Carolina.

Dates: 1854 February 1

Notation of Prices for Slaves from Columbia, South Carolina

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Identifier: SC 01370
Content Description

Folded Confederate letter address sheet that was later used to record the prices for slaves sold in that area in 1864. It was possibly an auction tally.

Dates: 1864 May 30

James M. Pasteur letter to Harris Tinker, Jr.

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Identifier: SC 01653
Scope and Contents

Three-page letter addressed to his cousin in Greensboro, Alabama. Pasteur is a student at William and Mary on break and visiting family. He writes of his appreciation for having his cousin relay a message of courtship to a Miss Julia, despite the lukewarm response she wrote in return. He also lays out his plans as they pertain to his return to Williamsburg in preparation for the upcoming session.

Dates: 1845 September 1

Patrick Arnold Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01400
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Patrick Arnold from family and friends while stationed on the USS Bronson (DD-668) out of Charleston, South Carolina, the USS Howorth (DD-592), and at the Naval Recruiting Station in Washington, D.C. from 1944-1949.

Dates: 1944-1949

Paul A. Carpenter Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00228
Content Description The Paul A. Carpenter Letters consists of incoming correspondence and Vmail from family and friends. The letters date from 1942-1945, with the bulk written in 1945. Much of the content discusses the home front: the change of seasons, canning berries and peas, poetry, movies, and new novels such as “Forever Amber”. Paul Carpenter’s parents, J.E. and Albina Carpenter, sent local newspaper clippings with their letters, sharing news of other Kenton, Ohio soldiers and sailors and announcements...
Dates: 1942-1945

Paul A. Carpenter letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01900
Content Description

Collection contains letters to Paul A. Carpenter from family and friends during World War II from 1942-1945.

Dates: 1942-1945; 1951

Porter Wilson Letter to the Black Steel and Wire Company

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01408
Content Description

Three page letter from Private Porter Wilson of the 34th Engineers in France to the Black Steel and Wire Company inquiring about the status of his job or the possibility of getting a new one from them upon his return from active service in the war.

Dates: 1919 March 3

Arthur P. Pratt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01491
Scope and Contents

Letter to Mr. Starkey about training in the armed forces and serving with "the Maryland-Virginia boys under General Gaither."

Dates: 1917 September 28

William Preston Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bennett

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00227
Content Description Correspondence from William (Billy) Preston to his sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Ralph Bennett, primarily mailed during World War II (1940-1945) with a few letters sent from 1946-1960. The collection includes 120 handwritten and typed letters and postcards; black and white photographs; a Western Union telegram; and newspaper clippings. It is arranged chronologically. The correspondence is detailed and legible, with description of U.S. Army experience in North America (training, duties,...
Dates: 1940-1960; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Com. C. Prier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01487
Scope and Contents

Letter to Mr. Forsyth about upcoming rent due of $250 for year of office space.

Dates: 1879 February 4

Randolph McGavock Letter to J.C. McGavock

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Identifier: SC 01406
Content Description

One page typed letter from Randolph to his family dated the 27th of December 1917. McGavock was a sergeant of the 54th Depot Brigade in the United States Army at Camp McClellan, Alabama. He writes to report on the status of his furlough request and his activities over Christmas.

Dates: 1917 December 27

Rhodesia Photograph Album

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Identifier: SC 01606
Scope and Contents

96 black and white photographs in an album that features some pre-filled stock pictures of safari animals and landscape scenes of Rhodesia and parts of Southern Africa. Most of the other photographs are labeled studio photos of individuals and native Rhodesian's depicted in church, school, and town settings.

Dates: circa 1910-1950

Richmond, VA Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01387
Content Description

Two page letter addressed to, "Brother" dated December 9, 1863. Contents are family affairs, updates on neighbors, and wishes that the Union troops will leave all lands unmolested as the battles in the state continue.

Dates: 1863 December 9

Roanoke Estate Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01373
Content Description

Collection of 22 black and white photographs of various African American individuals and families. Some of the photographs are labeled with first names and the date of the picture. Dates range from the 1950's through the 1970's. There is also a newspaper clipping of Annie Poindexter that was published in loving memory of her by her children, Lonnie and Marguerite. Poindexter passed July 3, 1959. It is supposed that the collection of photographs are from a Roanoke Estate.

Dates: 1950-1970

Robert C. Winthrop letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01913
Dates: 1842 May 8

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