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John L. Hebron Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-033
Abstract

The John L. Hebron Letter contains information pertaining to the capture of a prisoner, July 4th celebrations, swimming in the river, and interacting with Rebel soldiers on pickett. John L. Hebron writes the letter to his mother, dated July 5, 1862 from Battle Creek Tennessee.

Dates: 1862

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

Mott Hooton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-100
Abstract

Letters written to Mott Hooton, Jr. (1838-1920), who served as an officer in the U. S. Army from the American Civil War through the Spanish-American War, by several relatives and friends in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1866 - 1879

Benjamin F. Hough Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-065
Abstract

The collection consists of a single letter from Hough to "Cousin Seymour," dated December 2, 1863, written from Libby Prison, near Richmond.

Dates: 1863

Albert N. Hubbard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-034
Abstract

The Albert N. Hubbard Letter is a diary-style letter that contains information pertaining to fighting and traveling through the Shenandoah Valley, including New Market, Woodstock, Harrisonburg, and Staunton. The letter was written in Martinsburg, Virginia, and sent back to Hubbard's home in Windsor, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1864-04-27 - 1864-06-07

Henry James Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-008
Abstract

The collection consists of four letters, all written while Henry James was in England, one each to Lady Grace Baring, "Mrs. Sheridan," the Society of Authors, and writer George Gissing.

Dates: 1889 - 1909

Charles E. Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-042
Abstract

The collection contains a single letter from Charles Johnson, a cadet at VPI to Miss Martha Clark, written around March 26, 1933.

Dates: 1933

Hannibal A. Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-032
Abstract

The Hannibal A. Johnson Letter contains information details recent fighting, regiment activities, capturing prisoners, and the draft. The letter was written in Leesburg, Virginia, on November 1862.

Dates: 1862

Elliott Johnston Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-017
Abstract

The Elliott Johnston Correspondence includes three letters from Sergeant Elliott Johnston to Col. John S. Mosby on the topic of relaying information from General Lee to General Early during the Civil War, some 30+ years prior.

Dates: 1897, n.d.

George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-013
Abstract The George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers, 1850-1947 [bulk 1850-1904], contain correspondence, legal records, financial records, and religious documents. The collection documents the personal and professional life of George W. L. Kabrich, who taught school and Sunday school, worked as Overseer of the Poor for Blacksburg Township, and was on church councils for local Lutheran churches. Items also relate to George’s father-in-law John Surface, his daughter Effie Kabrich, and others. An item of...
Dates: 1850 - 1947; Majority of material found within ( 1850-1904)

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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
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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
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Bassett, J. D. (John David), 1866-1965 1
Bear, Frances 1
Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 1
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Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Brown, Simon, Mrs. 1
Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 1
Carter, Dean, 1922-2013 1
Charley (Union soldier during the American Civil War) 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
Davis, H. G. 1
Deshields, Henry Clay, 1832-1884 1
Deshields, Sarah Furlong Wheelwright, 1833-1901 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eddy family 1
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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
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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
Kabrich family 1
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Klumpp, Georg, 1832-? 1
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Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
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Leitch, Mary Sinton, 1876-1954 1
Libby Prison 1
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Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992 1
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Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 1
Nields, Cheyney W., 1836-1864 1
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Redd, Henry B. "Puss", 1895-1960 1
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