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Virginia--Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Moyers Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00099
Content Description Letters written by and to the Moyers family from 1874 to 1906 sent to New Market, Gainesville, Standardsville, and Cedar Keys, and from Richmond, Gordonsville, and Standardsville. There are three postcards and eight letters between different Moyers family members. The first two letters are from G. W. Moyers to his wife Susie and discuss traveling to visit cousins, the construction of the railroad in Stanton, and his traveling home from North Carolina. Two postcards from G. W. Moyers in...

Estelle and John Pearson Honeymoon Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01456
Content Description Collection of ticket stubs, postcards, and ephemera, related to a honeymoon visit to Williamsburg and surrounding areas from April 28- May 1 of 1959. Ephemera includes restaurant menus and visitor brochures to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Festival Park, and the Yorktown Battlefield. Restaurant menus are from Chowning's Tavern, The Williamsburg Inn, The King's Arms Tavern, and Christiana Campbell's Tavern in Williamsburg as well as paper place mats from the Ivy House and Florentine...

James Pleasants Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01529
Scope and Contents

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

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.077
Scope and Contents

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

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1998.58
Scope and Contents

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.

T.S. Hodgson Letter to Joseph Hodgson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00616
Scope and Contents

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.