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Herbert J. Satchwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00397
Content Description

This collection contains manuscript diaries and related ephemera of Pvt. Herbert J. Satchwell, U.S.M.C., of the U.S.S. Kearsarge, recounting several cruises of the ship along the Eastern Seaboard of the United Staes, the Gulf of Mexico, and the West Indies.

Dates: 1900-1903

Herman Recht Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.31
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of more than 700 letters written by Herman Recht (1908-1971), a Navy yeoman, from Camp Peary (U.S. Naval Construction Training Center), near Williamsburg, Virginia, between October 1943 and February 1946, to his wife, Esther, in Clairton, Pennsylvania. There are no letters from Esther because, as he wrote her, saving them would make him homesick.Recht had been a lawyer for eight and a half years before joining the Navy. He was very well read, and...
Dates: 1943-1946

Hickman-Archer-Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00195
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers dating from 1908-1969 of the Hickman, Archer/Ward, and Davis families. Folder 1 contains the Hickman papers, most of which are letters addressed to Paul Guy Hickman, a preacher of Northern Missouri. Birth and death dates for Paul Guy Hickman are given as 5/3/1892 – 8/7/1937 and he probably married Josie Taylor in 1913. Their children appear to be Paul Jr. (sometimes referred to as Buddy), Fannie Lee, and Georgia A. Georgia A. eventually marries...
Dates: 1908-1969

Roger Lee Hicks Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.18
Scope and Contents Letters written to Shirley Ann Crook of Baltimore, MD. A majority of the letters were written by Sergeant Roger Lee Hicks, two were written by Petty Officer Third Class Don Forgan and one letter was written by Pvt. Max E. Hilb. The dates of the letters range from February 1967 and October 1969 for Don Forgan’s letters, April 1969 for Max Hilb’s letter, and from  December 1969 to May 1970 for Roger Lee Hick’s letters. Roger Lee Hicks wrote to Shirley Ann Crook during his time...
Dates: 1967-1970

Minnie A. Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00932
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from supervisors or sponsors to Minnie A. Hill, a northern female teacher, who was in Norfolk and then Petersburg, Virginia teaching at freedmen’s schools in the late 1860s.

Dates: 1865-1869

George S. Hochberg Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.490
Scope and Contents Approximately eighty letters, written from 1944 to 1945, received by George S. Hochberg, of East Orange, New Jersey, primarily during his officer training in the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Before joining the Marine Corps, Hochberg was a student at Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. This collection includes letters from George Hochberg's parents, Rose and Benjamin Hochberg, in New Jersey and brother Jerry in the Pacific, as well as...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.481
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1909-1919 between Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick, a courting couple of Alexandria, Virginia who were engaged toward the later part of their correspondence. Milton F. Kerrick seems to have worked for a railroad since at least one letter-head is that of a railroad brotherhood.

Dates: 1909-1919

Dorothy E. Howe Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. 2009.141
Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks, 1923-1924 and 1925-1927 of high school student Dorothy E. Howe of Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended Edward Rosewater South High School. Scrapbooks contain photographs, invitations, letters, written entries by friends, printed programs and ephemera.

Dates: 1923-1927

Hull Coal Company Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.777
Scope and Contents

Financial, legal, and business records, circa 1930s to 1940s, relating to the Hull Coal Company of Charlottesville, Virginia.  Includes bills, correspondence, environmental documents, and other materials.

Dates: 1914-1967

Israel Green Letter to Clara G. Murphy about supporting Abraham Lincoln for President

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00882
Scope and Contents

November 3, 1882 letter from Israel Green of Mt. Vernon, Ohio to his daughter, Clara G. Murphy in Indiana, about his letter to the editor on November 6, 1858 in the Daily Cincinnati Gazette supporting Lincoln for President. Describes circumstances that led to the letter.

Israel Green was known as the first person to publically suggest Abraham Lincoln for President.

Dates: 1882 November 3

Ives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.091
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, letters, receipts, and other material, circa 1850s to 1910, related to the Ives family of Falls Church, Virginia. Includes ledgers of S.S. Ives' business in Falls Church where he made and repaired items for wagons and carts. His customers included African-Americans. Also includes correspondence between members of the Ives family. There are also political materials, receipts, account books, and other materials.

Dates: circa 1850-1910

James McDowell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 367
Scope and Contents

This collection contains of letters written to James McDowell (Governor of Virginia from 1843-1846, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1846-1851) by students at the College of William and Mary.

Dates: 1840, 1845, 1847

Jefferson H. Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his...
Dates: 1914-2000

William S. Jefferys Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.306
Scope and Contents Contains the letters of William S. Jefferys, a Union soldier from West Virginia, during the American Civil War. Based on his letters he probably was in the 7th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry. The bulk of the letters consist of Jefferys writing home to his father from the battle front describing the conditions of his fellow officers, asking about the condition of his relatives back home, and stories from the front lines including the occupation of Winchester in 1861. He also describes his...
Dates: 1861-1863

John Randolph The Tory Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.172
Scope and Contents Coat of Arms bookplate of John Randolph of Middle Temple London. Letter of John Randolph the Tory, from London, addressed to his Excellency Thomas Jefferson, Governor of Virginia, dated Oct 25,1779.  Friendship and difference of opinion, war news in Great Britain, danger of America using Spanish and French help in war, English Government, newspaper and libel and need to rethink war and all will be forgiven by Great Britain.  (Note:  letter probably never sent)....
Dates: 1779-1840; Majority of material found in 1779, 1840

John W. Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01196
Scope and Contents This information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "Letters, 1906-1908, addressed to John W. Moore who at the time the letters were written had just moved to Adna Washington from Philadelphia. I believe he also had family in Woodstock Virginia as some of the letters are from there, including his mother’s letters. Many of the letters are written by friends and family back home in Woodstock and some are from Pennsylvania. Some are two pages in length...
Dates: 1906-1908

Johnson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.352
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence from Robert Bruce Johnson to his parents and his aunt during the period of his service in the U.S. Army Air Force from his enlistment in September 1942 to his discharge in September 1945 after the conclusion of World War II. Johnson began his service as a private with the 19th Anti-Submarine Squadron, where he served until the fall of 1943, when he was promoted to corporal in the 812th Bomb Squad. The letters include descriptions of his movements...
Dates: 1942-1945

Johnson-Nance Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.397
Scope and Contents Collection is primarily correspondence between Robert Garrett Johnson (1895-1987) and Lilian Hancock Nance (1898-1990), both of Moneta, Virginia. Also included are letters from family members and friends which include Lilian’s sister Julia Nance. Nicknames that are used periodically or throughout the letters include “Rob,” “Robbie,” “Johnnie,” and “Jonney” in reference to Robert Johnson; “Lindy” in reference to Lilian Nance; and “Ju” in reference to Julia Nance. Robert Garrett...
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found in 1923, 1946

James Alfred Jones Letter to Colonel Cunningham

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Identifier: SC 00244
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Alfred Jones, Richmond, Virginia to Colonel Cunningham asking him to give an answer about the court proceedings on the recording of the will.  Janaury 14, 1889.

Dates: 1889 January 14

W. Melville Jones Photographs of Williamsburg (Va.)

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Identifier: SC 01188
Scope and Contents Three photographs of two homes in Williamsburg, Virginia where W. Melville Jones lived during 1934 and 1936.  The two houses were rented to The College of William and Mary faculty. One house is a two story building which was beside the Theta House, but is now a vacant lot and the second house was near the  intersection of North Boundary and Richmond Road and is now a park/garden.  One photograph of a car at an auto repair shop which is where the Blue Talon is in...
Dates: 1934-1936

Richard G. Joynt Collection of British Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00032
Scope and Contents

Richard G. Joynt's collection of British manuscripts, from the 15th to the 20th century, of 88 letters and documents, 41 cut signatures, and many book engravings.  The authors and signatures include kings, queens, prime ministers, nobles, military officers, authors, and other dignitaries. Personal matters, military orders and letters, religion, treaties, politics, intrique, and much more are covered in these letters, often interwoven with current events.

Dates: 1593-2015 and undated

June Maberry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.657
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1940-1946, received by June Maberry of Aquasco, Maryland. Includes letters from friends, a cadet at Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, Virginia, and a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy. The topics discussed in the letters pertain to the authors' personal lives.

Dates: 1940-1946 and undated; Majority of material found in 1942-1946

Vinda Elizabeth Kibler letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00402
Scope and Contents Letters written to Vinda Elizabeth Kibler, also called Kitty or Elizabeth, between 1917-1924, while she was at Bridgewater College in Rockingham County (1917-1922), the State Teacher's College in Harrisonburg (1923), and at her teaching post in Front Royal, Virginia (1923-1924). Most letters are from her mother and father on their small farm in Woodville, Rappahannock County, Virginia. Also included are a number of letters from other relatives, businesses, and a pen pal in France....
Dates: 1917-1924; Majority of material found within 1920-1924

Richard Kidd papers

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Identifier: MS 00357
Content Description Personal correspondence including a letter from Richard Kidd to "Bonnie and kids" and a citation from the United States Army signed by Lt. Col., AGD, Adjutant General, Mark Amen. Photographs contained in the collection include those that depict soldiers and life during World War II. Postcards of Germany and photographs of the Statue of Liberty circa 1945 are also included. There is an accompanying essay written 2022 April 28 by Sydney Kidd Finneran titled "Propagation for...
Dates: Circa 1945

L. Q. C. Lamar Letter to Beverly Tucker

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01221
Scope and Contents

[1883?] ALS

Mississippi Senator Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-1893) to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker (1820-1890) sending regrets that he will be unable to attend Tucker's birthday celebration.

Dates: circa 1883

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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
Darling, Flora Adams, 1840-1910 2
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 2
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794 2
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Woman's National Christian Temperance Union 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adams, Laura 1
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Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Baldwin, Frank Dwight, 1842-1923 1
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
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Blain, Mary Randolph, 1840-1939 1
Bond, Herbert George, 1846-1928 1
Booton, Lucy Mary Modesitt 1
Boswell, John E. (1947-1994) 1
Bosworth, John Woodbridge 1
Bouton, George 1
Bramlett, B. R. 1
Bramlett, Kay 1
Branch, Emma R. 1
Bray, Benjamin F., b. circa 1926 and d. 2002 1
Bristow, Elizabeth Jean Acker 1
Bristow, Joseph Christian, Jr., 1945-2005 1
Brown, John, 1757-1837 1
Browne, Dabney 1
Bunker, Carl M. 1
Burger, Warren Earl, 1907-1995 1
Burnham, James C. 1
Buxton, Maud Miller, 1881-1985 1
Buzek, Cyril, Sr., 1922-1958 1
Cabaniss, John C., 1805-1858 1
Cairns, N. 1
Caley family 1
Camp Peary (Va.) 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Charles (of Ludlow), 1733-1796 1
Carter, Lloyd 1
Carter, Robert, 1663-1732. 1
Catlett family 1
Champion, Jean 1
Chaney, E.B. 1
Chaney, John C. 1
Chapman, Thomas Putnam, Jr. 1
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