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Letter, 4 May 1861, to Robert E. Lee from T. Rowland of Fairfax County, Va. desiring a commission with the Virginia forces, bearing endorsement of Lee. Includes printed material regarding Lee, such as his farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, his will, and photographs and engravings of Lee.
Artificial collection composed of original material, handwritten or typed, of addresses, articles, essays, poetry and short stories. Most material was received in the 1930s or 40s.
The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.
Papers, 1887-1953, of Virginia Taylor McCormick, Norfolk, Va. poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and editor of The Lyric magazine, 1921-1929. Includes manuscript and printed poems; essays; lectures; diaries, and correspondence with other poets and writers. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook, Gamaliel Bradford, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter de la Mare, Ellen Glasgow, Rupert Hughes, Amy Lowell, H. L. Mencken and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.
The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.
Mary A. Nevens Autograph Album with her name embossed in gold on the front of a leather book. Includes an index in front of the book which has black and white plates. Most autograph entrees consist of poetry.
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.
Book of cursive Italian poems by Pompeo Cecchetti and loose-leaf manuscript writings.
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a book of poetry written in the Italian language. There are also loose leaf papers that accompany the book that are hand written.
Records of the Pulaski Club of Williamsburg, a men's social club, named in honor of Count Pulaski of American Revolutionary War fame. Includes minutes, correspondence, photographs, poetry, stationery and clippings. Two letters by John D. Rockefeller are included.
Autograph album of Fannie S. Russell while she attended Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire during the spring term of 1857. Includes inscriptions and autographs of her friends. List of autographs included with album.
Autograph diary of Susannah Nourse who was a student at Bolton Seminary in Brooklyn, New York. Most entries are poems with some prose. Many entries are by Nourse's family. A list of autographs is included with the diary.
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.
Illustration by Robert Armstrong of the poem, "Song for Virginia," which he wrote at the Williamsburg Inn in 1968 about the landing at Jamestown, Virginia.
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.
This collection contains student essays, stories, and poems submitted for the Tiberius Gracchus Jones Literary Prize. Some entries have judges' notes attached.
Journal of stories and poems by Alice Hermione Wheaton (b. 1849) of Hell Gate, New York. It is not clear if the entries were copied or authored by Wheaton. The title on the front page is "Scraps No. 1 by Hermione Wheaton."