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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

Whiteley H. Dill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-082
Abstract

The Whiteley H. Dill Correspondence contains letters from 1861 written by Whiteley H. Dill to his family in Bloomfield, Ohio.

Dates: 1861

William B. Durie Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-145
Abstract

The William B. Durie Letters were written from Burkesville Junction, Virginia, by Durie, a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War, to his sister Maggie E. Durie in New Providence, New Jersey, on April 15th and 16th, 1865. The letters contain information on Durie's guarding of Confederate prisoners and the assassination of president Abrham Lincoln.

Dates: 1865

Letters to Ann Eliza Eddy

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-063
Abstract

The collection comprises letters to Ann Eliza Eddy, living in Troy, New York, dating from 1857-1865. Eddy received letters from Union soldiers, cousins, and friends over the course of the American Civil War. There are several photographs of the house and writers included in the collection.

Dates: 1857 - 1881

Joseph Fergeson Letter to Benjamin Fergeson

 Collection
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

George W. Fitzinger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-039
Abstract

The collection connsists of a single letter written by George W. Fitzinger to his cousin, James Barclay, on August 29, 1861.

Dates: 1861

Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-004
Abstract

The Fort Pickens, Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Letter concerns the creator, "GHD", telling his wife, Lizzie, that he has arrived in Winchester following a recent skirmish and local regimental activities.

Dates: 1861

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.

Edwin L. Garrison Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-003
Abstract

The Edwin L. Garrison Letter contains information pertaining to the 1864 Overland Campaign including an attack by Confederate General A. P. Hill. The letter is written to George J. Warner in New York on July 12, 1964.

Dates: 1864

Theda Gibson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1977-002
Abstract

The Theda Gibson Papers include the correspondence of Gibson, a librarian at the Wise County, Virginia, Lonesome Pine Regional Public Library to American celebrities and political figures. The collection contains photocopies of letters to Gibson, answering her query about favorite books. Some of the celebrities include Alan Alda, Melvin Belli, Jimmy Carter, Julia Child, Ann Landers, Norman Lear, Margaret Mead, Barbara Walters, O. J. Simpson, Cher, First Lady Mrs. Ford, and Lawrence Welk.

Dates: 1976, undated

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 2
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 2
Alley, Anderson 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
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Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 1
Anderson, Robert Lane, 1907-1951 1
Atkins, Georgia (Skinnell), 1886-1968 1
Atkins, John G., 1884-1945 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
Aylett, William Roane, 1833-1900 1
Bassett Furniture Company (Bassett, Virginia) 1
Bassett Furniture Industries 1
Bassett, J. D. (John David), 1866-1965 1
Bear, Frances 1
Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 1
Benson, George W. 1
Beves family 1
Bierman, David 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Brown, Alice 1
Brown, Simon, Mrs. 1
Cameron, Alan Campbell 1
Cameron, John M. 1
Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 1
Carter, Dean, 1922-2013 1
Charley (Union soldier during the American Civil War) 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Clark, Allen C. (Allen Culling), 1858-1943 1
Clarkson, D. Levin 1
Clifford, Shirley Mittleman, 1923-1997 1
Colville, James W., Captain 1
Conley, Caroline, 1836-1907 1
Conley, Isaiah, 1830-1901 1
Corson, Blake W. 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Curd, W. E. 1
Currier, Lottie (Charlotte?) Lewis 1
Davis, H. G. 1
Deshields, Henry Clay, 1832-1884 1
Deshields, Sarah Furlong Wheelwright, 1833-1901 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Durie, William Brittin, 1840-1916 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872 1
Fergeson, Benjamin 1
Fergeson, Joseph 1
Fitzinger, George W. (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (3 Months)) 1
Foster, Cecilia, 1875-1944 1
Foster, Cora E. (Cora Elizabeth Beves), 1856-1931 1
Foster, Dora B. (Dora Branch), 1889-1920 1
Foster, Mary E. (Mary Eleanor Wiatt), 1812-1894 1
Foster, William Edward, 1795-1843 1
Foster, William Edward, 1843-1906 1
Foster, Willie D. 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furr, Guy Littleton, 1895-1977 1
Garrison, Edwin L., b. abt 1844/1845 - 1/28/1924 1
Gibson, Theda 1
Given, Andrew, 1835-1913 1
Goldman, Nat (Nathan), b. 1919 1
Goodhart, Morgan 1
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hebron, John L., 1842-1914 1
Heizer, James Francis, 1841-1930 1
Heizer, Phoebe Anne McCormick, 1845-1906 1
Hooker, J. C. 1
Hough, Benjamin F., d.1864 1
Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
J. Hoge Tyler family 1
Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950 1
James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 1
Johnston, Elliot, 1826-1901 1
Jones, Llewellyn, 1884-1961 1
Juliand, Sarah Stratton 1
Kabrich family 1
Kabrich, George Washington Lewis, b. 1824 1
Klumpp, Georg, 1832-? 1
Knox, Walter 1
Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
Lawson, M. T. (Madison Thompson), 1827-1893 1
Leitch, Mary Sinton, 1876-1954 1
Libby Prison 1
Lily Tyler Wilson family 1
Lyster, Henery 1
MacFarland, Alice Stratton, b.1864 1
MacFarland, Ira 1
MacLeod, Duncan Alexander, 1926-1951 1
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
Minnick, Mary A. (Mary Adaline), 1844 or 1845-1928 1
Moody, Charles H. (8th NY Cavalry) 1
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