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Leroy Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00462
Scope and Contents

Circular letters, 1829, concerning subscriptions to publications of the Declaration of Independence in French and English to be published by Anderson, Sons & Co., Washington, D. C.; list of subscribers in Richmond, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Va.; and a poem, "Archbishop Sharpe of York and the Highwayman" [concerning John Sharp.]

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

Philip Cooke Poem

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00490
Scope and Contents

Poem by P[hilip] P[endleton] entitled "To my Daughter Lilly."  3 pp.

Copy (handwritten) of Tennyson Poems

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Li4
Scope and Contents

Copy of poems written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, taken from the London (Edward Moxon) edition and transcribed by an unidentified person.

From the library of Charles T. Lassiter.

Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.02
Scope and Contents

The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.

Julia Seldon Grandy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 91 G76
Scope and Contents

Includes manuscripts of poetry written by Julia Selden Grandy who lived in Norfolk, Va. and Baltimore, Md. as well as short stories by Grandy; translations by Grandy of French poetry written by Stephen Mallarme (1842-1898); diaries kept while in school in New York and on trips to Paris and London; published books by Grandy; and scrapbooks.  Includes a biography, poem and her obituary.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Poetry Journals

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00643
Scope and Contents Two handwritten poetry journals.  One  kept by Sarah Wood and one by an unknown writer.  The unknown writer has a religious theme plus many of the poems are by other authors. Sarah Wood's poems are about her friends, family and historical and current events in her life.  One poem is written in memory of her father, and other poems in memory of friends.  Her subjects are varied, for example one poem is entitled, "The Superanuated Horse to His Master" and another one,...

Clara E. Piggott Poetry Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Li2
Scope and Contents

Book, 1896, of manuscript poems, written by [?] Piggott, of Winchester, Virginiaa. with the inscription, "For Clara E. Piggott written by her mother," which includes a table of contents and newspaper clippings.

Captain Walter P. Snow Poetry Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01518
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a hand-written volume of poetry kept by Captain Walter P. Snow. Most of the entries are from Snow Hill and Baltimore, Maryland, New Orleans, Nantucket Island, and Tortugas. Some of the subjects described in the entries include love, everyday life, battles, and life on the sea. Also included are loose news clippings from the poetry volume.

Susan C. Taylor Poetry Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00858
Scope and Contents

Susan C. Taylor's collection of newspaper clippings, many from the Richmond Dispatch, of mostly poems and a few essays/stories.  These clippings are glued onto the pages of a book.  First page contains a handwritten poem.  Susan C. Taylor lived in Powhatan County, Virginia.

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Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Grandy, Julia Selden, 1903-1962 1
Miller and Rhoads (Richmond, Va.) 1