This collections consists of a single letter dated October 17, 1917, written by a British soldier at a hospital in France while he recovered from a battle wound. It is addressed to the soldier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold of Syston in Leicestershire, England, and is signed "Will." The letter expresses his eagerness to rejoin "the boys" the next day.
Letters, 1917-1923, written by Arthur Phillips, a private stationed in France during World War I. Topics include his impressions of France, the weather, and news about people from his hometown. There is also a postcard that was written in 1923.
Letter from Newton D. Baker, Cleveland, Ohio to Otto Miller thanking him for sending Volume X of the "Gooch and Temperley British Documents" (Origins of the War by G.P. Gooch and Harold Temperley). He notes that "I am more and more amazed at the light hearted way a lot of people are writing in our papers and magazines about 'the causes of the war!'" May 8, 1936.
Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.
Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia: Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888), J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).