Virginia--Description and travel
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.
George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton
Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."
William Brayshaw Photograph Album
Photograph scrapbook by William Brayshaw. Photographs include family photographs from locations all over the world. Many photographs include chapels and churches, American Mission Schools and early photographs of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Mildred Stone Browne Diary
Meta J. Chapman Diaries
Editorial about Old Point Comfort, Virginia
Draft of an editorial praising Old Point Comfort, Virginia by an unknown writer. Mentions seabathing, food, walking and the pleasant soldiers and veterans, particularly Colonel Walback. Written between August 1842 and July 1848.
Maximilian Hartman Diaries
Henry Augustine Washington to John Tayloe Washington Letter
William S. Jefferys Letters
Thomas Robinson Joynes Memoranda
Memoranda, 1810, made by Thomas R. Joynes on a journey from Virginia and Ohio to Kentucky.
Moyers Family Letters
Estelle and John Pearson Honeymoon Scrapbook
James Pleasants Letter
Letter to an acquaintance from Rawley Springs in Rockingham County, Va. about the health of the recipient's wife and send condolences for the loss of her sister. He also mentions lending money, and plans for his travels in the immediate future should he need to be reached. The reverse of the paper is an informational printing on the virtues of the waters in curing illnesses at Rawley Springs.
Rice Family Papers, 1905-1966
Contains letters, publications, and photo negatives collected by the Rice family of Staunton, Virginia, from 1905-1966. Betsy Rice was involved with the local American Youth Hostels, and many of the booklets relate to hostels in the 1940s. A more detailed description is provided at the series level..
J. Randolph Ruffin Papers
Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.
Travel Diary of a Trip through Western Virginia and Niagara Falls
T.S. Hodgson Letter to Joseph Hodgson
Letter from T.S. Hodgson, a soldier from Company E, 105th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, to his uncle describing the town of Yorktown, Virginia during the Siege of Yorktown in the American Civil War. He described how he just go out of the hospital, firing shots against the rebels at the pickets, General McClellan as the head of the army, and not receiving a package from his uncle.