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S. Bassett French Papers (I) and (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F88 and Mss. 98 F88
Scope and Contents

Papers and letters of  Samuel Bassett French, a judge who lived in Manchester, Virginia during the mid to late 1800's.

S. Bassett French Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 98 F88
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1872-1893, of S. Bassett French. Includes mostly letters to French from Virginians contributing biographical sketches for a proposed book, The Annals of Prominent Virginians of XIXth century. Also includes speeches, legal documents, and letters recommending French for various positions.

Julius John Lankes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 L27
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts, 1917-1946, of Julius John Lankes, artist, who lived many years of his life in Newport News, Va. Includes biographical data, notes concerning a Lankes exhibition at the College of William and Mary; printed books by Lankes; correspondence and documents concerning the publication of Virginia Woodcuts by Lankes; photocopies of letters concerning a visit to Robert Frost; photocopies of prints from Lankes woodcuts; and woodcut blocks. Additions (Sm Coll Add 12, 1996.42,...

Typescript of The Virginia Bishop by John Sumner Wood, Sr.

 Collection
Identifier: UA 371
Scope and Contents

Contains a typescript, including proofs of half-tone illustrations loosely inserted, for the book The Virginia Bishop by John Sumner Wood, Sr.  The book is a biography about John Johns, Fourth Bishop of Virginia and President of the College of William and Mary from 1849-1854.