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Norfolk (Va.)--History--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Julia Seldon Grandy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 91 G76
Scope and Contents Includes manuscripts of poetry written by Julia Selden Grandy who lived in Norfolk, Va. and Baltimore, Md. as well as short stories by Grandy; translations by Grandy of French poetry written by Stephen Mallarme (1842-1898); diaries kept while in school in New York and on trips to Paris and London; published books by Grandy; and scrapbooks.  Includes a biography, poem and her obituary.

Evelyn M. Hailey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.425, 2011.517, and 2011.623
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1970s-1990s, of Evelyn Momsen Hailey (1922-2011) of Norfolk, Virginia. Hailey served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1974 to 1981 and as a member of the State Senate from 1981 to 1982. She was active with women's rights organizations and environmental protection and an avid supporter of  Equal Rights Amendment legislation.  Her papers include correspondence, clippings, speeches, and printed material, campaign materials, and other materials related to her...

Barton Myers III Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2005.23
Scope and Contents 2005.23 Barton Myers III material. Magazines including articles concerning Barton Myers III and his work. 2006.80 Copies of articles about Barton Myers in the New York Times, 9/28/2006, and the Virginian Pilot, 9/24/2006.  The Virginian Pilot article concerns Myers life and his design for an addition to Christ and St. Luke's Episcopal Churches in Norfolk, Virginia.  Also includes exhibit catalog, "Barton Myers:  The Architecture of the Theater" at the...

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group A
Scope and Contents Group A;  Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.

Richard F. Rhodes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.198
Scope and Contents The collection contains two letters, both of which were written by Rhodes to Vernon and Mary, his brother and sister-in-law. The first letter is dated May 9, 1933, weeks before his graduation from the College of William and Mary. He writes about not hearing back from others he's written to, finishing two of his themes for school, student elections, and family issues. He also lets them know that several boys from William and Mary bought decent suits, probably for graduation, from Richmond for...

Whittle-Greene Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 W61
Scope and Contents Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.