Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Three copies of typed poem, "Jack Joett Rides" by Henry E. Baker. Attached is an advertisement entitled "Remarks on Jack Jouett's Ride" with a sheet requesting newspapers to contact Mr. Baker in Newport News, Virginia for a subscription to his "Our Modern Poets" column. 1941.
One broadside advertising both the College of William & Mary and the State Male Normal College. The headline reads "Education on Easy Terms!" and states that the 199th year begins on October 1, 1891. Printed by Whittet & Shepperson of Richmond, Va.
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.
Scrapbook, 1885-1897, of an unidentified person containing newspaper clippings and colored prints, pasted into the ledger, 1863-1880, of an unidentified merchant.
Warlow collection of cabinet photographs of 18th to early 20th century well known people including celebrities, influential families, and Civil War figures. The photographs of 18th century subjects are of their portraits. Identification is by the collector or original owner, usually in pencil on the reverse side.
Photographs were taken mostly in Richmond, Virginia, but many studios were in New Orleans, Georgia, South Carolina, West Virginia and other locations.
R.J. Washington Papers, 1860-1908. Robert J. Washington, a lawyer of Oak Grove, Westmoreland County, Va. Most of the collection consists of advertising material, principally from publishers of legal works. There are a few letters received by Washington and by members of his family; and his accounts. Correspondence consists of printed advertising material and a few due accounts; one personal letter, WHW to his mother, Mrs. Sarah T. Washington, Jan. 12, 1860.