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John G. and Georgia (Skinnell) Atkins Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-047
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between John G. and Georgia (Skinnell) Atkins, as well as their family and friends. The bulk of the materials range from 1907 to 1925.

Dates: 1907-1927, 1986; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1911

Bassett Furniture Company Letters to Richardson Electric Co.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-049
Abstract

This collection includes two letters from the Bassett Furniture Company to Richardson Electric Co. in 1922. The first letter from J. D. Bassett, President, is in regards to a burned out motor, and the second letter from J. C. Hooker, Secretary and Treasurer, is in regards to the installation of a hot air furnace.

Dates: 1922

C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-071
Abstract

This collection contains three letters from Richmond merchant C. E. Snydor & Co. to the Tarter Brothers of Wythe County, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.

Dates: 1898

John F. Crosby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-011
Abstract

The John F. Crosby Papers collection contains John Crosby's research, letters of inquiry, correspondence, and genealogy charts pertaining to his manuscript "Brother vs. Brother: Divided Families in the Civil War.

Dates: 1980 - 1988

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

Joseph Fergeson Letter to Benjamin Fergeson

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Identifier: Ms-2017-041
Abstract

The collection contains a single letter from Joseph Ferguson to his brother, Benjamin Ferguson, in Dinwiddie County, written December 2, 1769.

Dates: 1769

William Edward Foster Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-006
Abstract The William Edward Foster Family Papers includes correspondence to and from various members of the Foster family, especially William E. Foster and wife, Cora, as well as several members of the Wiatt family (William E. Foster's mother's maiden name) from about 1800-1920 (the bulk of the materials are from 1850-1884). The collection also contains a group of family papers and genealogy materials, mostly undated.Please note: The majority of this collection relates to William...
Dates: 1820-1931, n.d.

James Francis Heizer & Phoebe Anne McCormick Heizer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-013
Abstract

This collection consists of 100+ letters written between the years of 1863–1868, accompanied by a book entitled, The Heizer Family: American Pioneers by James Marion Heizer c.1861-1868. The majority of the letters are authored by James Francis (Frank) Heizer, a private in the Confederate army, whose letters are mostly addressed to his love interest and eventual fiance, Pheobe Ann McCormick.

Dates: 1861 - 1868

Madison T. Lawson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-057
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Madison T. Lawson to his family, written in Lee County, Virginia, on March 28, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Mary Sinton Leitch Correspondence with J. J. Lankes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-001
Abstract

The collection includes 27 letters (some with covers and envelopes) written by Mary Sinton Leitch to J. J. Lankes between 1932 and 1950. Introduced by a mutual friend, Leitch and Lankes maintained a more than 18-year correspondence that contained conversations of personal news & friends, the Virginia literary and art scene, and their own writing and artistic efforts (including Lankes collaborations with poet Robert Frost).

Dates: 1932 - 1950

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Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 2
Alley, Anderson 1
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 1
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Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 1