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James M. Pasteur letter to Harris Tinker, Jr.

 Collection
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.

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.

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 of...

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.

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."

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,...

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.

Randolph McGavock Letter to J.C. McGavock

 Collection
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.

Rhodesia Photograph Album

 Collection
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.

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.

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