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Puerto Rico Slave Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01347
Content Description

Three slave registries from Puerto Rico written in Spanish dated 1868, 1869, and 1871. The names of the enslaved individuals is not known, but a full description of each, including race and age as well as who they belonged to is on the documents.

Dates: 1868-1871

Smoke Signals Appointment Calendar

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01368
Content Description

William and Mary first issue calendar book titled, Smoke Signals for the academic year 1953- 1954. Throughout the book are pictures of the William and Mary campus and students and various cartoons of William and Mary faculty, students, and staff. Each cartoon is signed, Vliet.

Dates: 1953

Wyman Taylor Letters, 1953

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00225
Content Description 15 handwritten letters from Wyman Taylor, Jr. to his wife during the Korean War. Taylor was stationed in Korea with the Army. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. Taylor discusses his various duties, including equipment cleaning and serving as a rifleman for a blast team. The letters mainly detail Taylor’s loneliness and desire for his wife. In August 1953, Taylor’s daughter Dawn is born in Detroit. Topic include finances, budgetary matters, and paying off debts. Taylor also...
Dates: 1953

Judson V. Teague Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00237
Content Description

Collection of about 40 letters addressed to Mr. Judson V. Teague from 1926- 1950. Most of the letters are dated from 1926 to 1928, from his wife Josephine while she was in South Carolina and he worked at the Portsmouth Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. A few of the letters are from Judson to Josephine. Included with the letters are Christmas, Easter, and Valentine's cards and two cloths; one of which was hand embroidered.

Dates: 1926-1950; Majority of material found within 1926-1928

Thomas Gibbons Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01379
Content Description

Letter from Camp Lee, Virginia discussing basic training in the Army in preparation for war. Thomas, who signs his letter, Roy, laments that he is being held back in the United States as surplus troops in support of others heading over seas. Gibbons writes January 20, 1943 on his letter, but the envelope is postmarked 1944. The later year is most likely the accurate dating of this correspondence.

Dates: 1944 January 20

Troops Arriving at Camp Lee, Virginia Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01645
Scope and Contents

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

Lucy A. Tucker Letter to Mary P. Mosby

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01609
Scope and Contents Two page letter expressing thanks for a brooch sent to her daughter, Cynthia, and instructions, along with money, for Mary to make hats for her boys and to buy material for corsets. Lucy also mentions her husband, Nathaniel's, teaching endeavors at William and Mary. He was teaching a law class with only 10 students per her report. Additionally, Lucy comments on the dull times in Williamsburg and her difficulty in regard to raising spirits over Zachary Taylor's election to President of...
Dates: 1848 November 23

Virginia Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01444
Dates: circa 1906-1951

William Rome Letters to Said

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01388
Content Description

Five letters from William M. Rome to his wife, Said from Nashville, Tennessee. Rome has traveled from New York in order to find lucrative work in Nashville. He writes about missing his wife and the comforts of home.

Dates: 1865 February-June

Richard Woods Letters to Sally Samson Woods

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00223
Content Description Collection contains 57 handwritten letters from Richard Dale Woods to his girlfriend and later wife Sally Rose Collins Samson Woods from 1964-1967. During this time, Woods served as a Boiler Technician Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy on board the USS Holder (DD-819), a Gearing Class Destroyer, and the USS Magoffin (APA-199). Woods used his middle name, Dale, as his signature. The letters primarily concern Dale’s desire to reunite with Sally and her young son, Rod (from...
Dates: 1964-1967

World War I Postcards and Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01405
Content Description 10 postcards and eight newspaper clippings relating to World War I. The postcard images include uniformed men carrying artillery over a pontoon bridge, Battalion Drill at Camp Warden McLean in Chickamauga Park, Chattanooga, TN, Night Time at the U.S. General Hospital No. 12, formerly Kenilworth Inn, in Asheville, NC, The Salvation Army making doughbuts under bombardment of German guns along the front lines in France, an image of an unidentified US battleship, a war carnage scene from the...
Dates: 1917-1919

Wythe County Election Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01383
Content Description

An election ticket, a note from the Mayor's office, and a petition all relating to election activities in Wythe County, Virginia for 1886 and 1997.

Dates: 1886-1887

Zig to Nett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01506
Scope and Contents

Letter about life in the army and a minor operation with a difficult healing process.

Dates: 1945 June 8

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