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Rice Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.077
Scope and Contents Contains letters, publications, and photo negatives collected by the Rice family of Staunton, Virginia, from 1905-1966. Betsy Rice was involved with the local American Youth Hostels, so many of the booklets relate to hostels in the 1940s.

Ridell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.022
Scope and Contents The Ridell Family papers is primarily correspondence between Robert Calvin Ridell and his parents in Kerny, Nebraska. There is also correspondence from other family members, friends, and others. Ridell is nearly always addressed as Calvin. Ridell was a member of the United States Navy and correspondence dates from his time in training and while he was deployed at sea during World War II. Much of the correspondence and other printed material in the collection is from 1943-1946.

Robert D. Calkins Papers

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Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.165
Scope and Contents Letters, speeches, publications, and other materials, circa 1930s-1990s, of Robert D. Calkins, economist and president of the Brookings Institution. Includes speeches and publications by Calkins about the role and future of higher education, business education, and economic matters. There are also letters from throughout his career, including letters from members of state and federal governments, other academics, and business leaders.

Robert H. Crist Letter to P. M. Crist

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Identifier: SC 01111
Scope and Contents Letter, 1862 February 26, between Robert H. Crist, a private in the 21st Indiana Volunteers, to his father, P.M. Crist, during the American Civil War. Crist writes about camp life around Fort Monroe, Virginia, soldiers sleeping in stables, being able to see rebels across the river and observing there are no towns there except camps.

Robert Stevens, Jr. Letter to his Parents

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Identifier: SC 00684
Scope and Contents One letter written by Robert Stevens, Jr. to his parents in Newport, Rhode Island concerning an attempted slave revolt and a devastating storm in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19, 1812. The first part of the letter concerns a plan by a white man, with the help of several slaves, to set fire to the town, rob the banks and inhabitants, and murder those that stood in their way. The attempt was discovered before it was carried out and those involved were taken to prison. The rest of the letter...

Samuel Robison Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2011.526
Scope and Contents Papers, 1942-1949, of Samuel Robison of Alabama, an officer in the Army Air Force based in the United States during World War II. Robison was frequently restationed throughout Texas and California during the war, holding positions at Brooks Field, Ellington Field, Randolph Field, Blackland Army Air Base, Kelly Field, Stinson Field, San Bernardino Army Air Field, Santa Ana Army Air Base, and elsewhere. The collection includes extensive records documenting Robison's reassignments and...

Henry Clyde Ross Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.147
Scope and Contents Letters, 1953-1955, of Henry Clyde Ross to his fiance, Ella Brown, while the former was a private in the United States Army. Letters primarily detail Ross's life at basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, his trip to Fort Lewis in Washington, and then his service in Korea after the war ended. In the last few letters, Ross writes that he is worried that something is wrong and that he has been hearing things from other people who write to him. In the penultimate letter, it seems as...

S. Cole Bradley Papers

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Identifier: MS 00024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters, ephemera, and original art work created by S. Cole Bradley while stationed in the Philippines as a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II. The bulk of the letters are addressed to Eudora Lampman, whom he would later marry. The sketches are done in pencil as well as pen and ink with watercolors. The drawings depict everyday military life in the Philippines including ships, landscapes, and servicemen at work and leisure.

Matilda Sapieha-Kodenski Papers

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Identifier: SC 01193
Scope and Contents Acc. 2007.77 consist of thirteen letters, 1942-1944, written by Polish-Lithuanian Princess Matilda Bornemisza de Kaszon Sapieha-Kodenski (b. 1894) while residing in the United States during the World War II period. Her outgoing correspondence written from Pennsylvania and Florida document the perspective of a Polish American during the wartime period. Her letters express anti-Semitic views, distaste for Bolshevism, Nazism, the fate of Poland, the lack of Allied help given to Poland, emerging...

Howard Scammon Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1992.38 and additions
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, playbooks and other material collected by William and Mary Theatre professor Howard Scammon. The bulk of the material is correspondence between Scammon and his former students, but the papers also include documentation related to the William and Mary Theatre, The Common Glory, the Jamestown Festival of 1957, other Williamsburg theatre groups and famous William and Mary alumni such as Glenn Close and Linda Lavin.  Some...

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