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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.]

William J. Babb Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm16
Scope and Contents

Pike's Arithmetic, 1856-1858, [either Nicholas Pike's A New and Complete System of Arithmetic or Stephen Pike's The Teacher's Assistant] copied by William J. Babb, Hardy County, Va. [W. Va.]. The volume also includes verse.

Beverley Randolph Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00014
Scope and Contents

The collection includes material, such as correspondence, poetry, photographs, and miscellaneous item relating to Dr. Beverley Randolph Tucker and his parents, John Randolph Tucker and Fanny Crump Tucker. Topics covered include religion, education, the legal and medical professions, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction.

University Archives Bound Volumes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the College of William and Mary from the Eighteenth Century to the present. Included in the collection are faculty lecture notes from a variety of classes, scrapbooks, research notes, correspondence, textbooks used at the College of William and Mary, minute and account books, poetry books, student notebooks, a literary manual, and various other miscellaneous bound volumes.

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...

Emma Bull Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00857
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1834-1846 of Emma Bull (b. 1812). Contains poems, some of which are possibly her own, and prayers. Toward the end of the book she entered birth dates for herself, her husband Charles B. Conner and their children, as well as her marriage date.

C. W. Carmer Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2013.004
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1864-1878, comprised of newspaper clippings from New York City pasted over a handwritten ledger.  A majority of clippings are literary in nature and include short stories, household dramas, fairy tales, and humor.  Several advertisements for theater productions are collected here as well.  Articles on current events are interspersed throughout the scrapbook.  Of particular note are a special report on the fall of Atlanta in 1864, coverage of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in...

Child's Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co9
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1802, of an unidentified child.

Philip Cooke Poem

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00490
Scope and Contents

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

Edwin Taliaferro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.116
Scope and Contents The collection includes two manuscript volumes two and three of "A Rational Grammar of the French Language," written by Taliaferro, circa 1860 (the whereabouts of volume one are unknown), letters, Taliaferro's obituary, and photocopies of manuscripts written by Taliaferro but in private ownership.The first letter is written by Edwin in Williamsburg to his brother, William Booth in Gloucester, and dated January 14, 1866. Edwin is disappointed he wasn't able to visit at Christmas...

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.

Gamaliel Lyman Dwight and Sarah Helen Whitman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01795
Content Description

The Gamaliel Lyman Dwight and Sarah Helen Whitman Papers contains three letters written by Gamaliel Lyman Dwight to Sarah Helen Whitman during the Civil War (1861-1865). In his first letter to Whitman, Dwight mentions a man who knew Edgar Allen Poe, a former romantic interest of Whitman. The remainder of the correspondence includes Dwight's impressions of Camp Winfield Scott, a tent encampment near Yorktown that served as the headquarters of Union general George B. McClellanand.

Goochland and Henrico counties, Va. Execution Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev8
Scope and Contents

Execution book, 1854, of an officer of the court [sheriff or justice of the peace ?]. The judgements concern people in Henrico and Goochland counties, Va. and involve money. The book was later used for poetry, 1889.

Maryann R. Goodwyn Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc10
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1851-1870, of Maryann R. Goodwyn, Sappony, Va. which contains notes on geography and verse, newspaper clippings and a few cartoons relating to the American Civil War.

A. E. C. Hughes Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D31
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1866 January 1-November 30, of [A. E. C. Hughes ?] of Richmond, Virginiaa. which describes visiting, weather, clothing, and a New Years Day Celebration. The volume also includes poetry, and other writings which were copied from other sources.

Isabella Stuart Waller Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co2
Scope and Contents

Memorandum book, ca. 1850-1863, which may have been kept in Virginia by several different individuals including [Isabella Stuart Waller, George Mercer, and Mary Morris ?]. The volume contains some diary pages, resolutions for good housekeeeping, recipes, verse, and household inventories.

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,...

Kattie W. Law Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc 14
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1863-1875, of Kattie W. Law, Hillsboro, N. C. which contains newspaper clippings of poetry and prints pasted into Monteith's Comprehensive Geography.

Leatitia P. (Gregory) Ware Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00092
Scope and Contents Scrapbook comprising of mostly clipped newspaper articles. Some manuscript pages and some handwritten marginalia.  From the writings within the book, it appears that the scrapbook belonged to Leatitia P. Gregory who married Edmund Ware.  Edmund M.  Ware is mentioned along with a birth date of July 18, 1834.  There is also a Camilla Adelena Ware born August 16, 1839, and a Lucy Amanda Ware, no birth date given.  The scrapbook also contains many handwritten poems, love messages, and related...

Mary Silbee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00787
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1833, of Mary Silbee. Contains aphorisms, poems, and other entries that typically address topics such as religion, love, and relationships. The journal entries are undated and fill the entire volume.

John Page Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00923
Scope and Contents

Letter, 14 September 1804, of John Page to [Bishop James?] Madison. Congratulates the recipient for the "happy state of affairs"under his administration.

What muse can dictate or what works express.  A handwritten poem  by John Page.  Undated.

Copy of letter written to "Gentlemen" which concerns military commissions for Thomas Tavener and John Badgley.

Peachy Ridgeway Grattan Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D7
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1822-1834, of Peachy Ridgeway Grattan, Harrisonburg, Virginia.] which includes poetry and religious writings.

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.

Saunders Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Co6
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1869-1872, of [one of the daughters of James E. Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Ala. ?] which includes lists of books read, poetry, and recipes.

Scrapbook XII

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc32
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1865-1894, of an unidentified person of [Richmond, Va. ?] which contains newspaper clippings, handwritten poetry, and loose pages which depict glassware styles.

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