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Letter to Ruth H. Shootman

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-037
Abstract

The collection consists of a three-page letter written December 5th, 1846, from Harriet of Sandy River Church, Virginia (a town in Prince Edward County) to "Miss Ruth H. Shootman, Big Lick, Roanoke, Va."

Dates: 1846

Shugart Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-013
Abstract

This collection contains papers from the Shugart Family of Southwest Virginia, created between 1811 and 1876.

Dates: 1811 - 1876

Stephen Spender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-008
Abstract

The Stephen Spender Papers includes correspondence to Stephen Wall, Graham Ackroyd, "Mr. Hamilton," and "Charles" and typescripts of poems, including "Middle East" and "Song."

Dates: 1951-1963, n.d.

Welford D. Taylor Collection on Sherwood Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-020
Abstract

This collection contains several series of materials: correspondence to and from Sherwood Anderson, correspondence and research files about Sherwood Anderson, and a small group of photographs, audio, video, and graphic art materials. Materials generated by Anderson date from 1918-1940. Other materials date from about 1929-2006.

Dates: 1918-2006, n.d.

Henry D. Thoreau Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1955-003
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by Henry D. Thoreau to Mrs. Simon Brown on February 29, 1955, to discuss seeing her previously and remembering a previous visit.

Dates: 1855

Charles A. Townsend Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-009
Abstract

This collection contains a short letter from Charles A. Townsend, chief clerk of the United States of America, while at Guantánamo, Cuba, on August 14, 1898, during the Spanish American War, to his brother, Joseph Townsend. The letter discusses events during the Spanish-American War in Puerto Rico, including racist remarks about the "colored" troops fighting in the war.

Dates: 1898

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-004
Abstract

The Turner Family Papers consists of multiple sets of correspondence to members of generations of the extended Turner family written between 1830 and 1944. The bulk of the collection is letters between Lexie Fox and his wife, Bessie, written during World War I.

Dates: 1830 - 1944

James G. Turner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-029
Abstract

The James G. Turner Correspondence contains 21 letters. 20 letters date from 1863-1864 written from Camp Taylor in Augusta County, VA. The letters detail regimental activities, camp life, war news, updates on family members who were also serving, rations, and hunting deserters. One letter is from 1871 which details updates on family members who were sick.

Dates: 1863-1864, 1871

Tyler-Wilson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-014
Abstract

The Tyler-Wilson Papers consist largely of correspondence of Virginia Governor James Hoge Tyler's family and his daughter Lily Tyler Wilson's family. Also includes a 1925 European travel diary maintained by Nancy E. Lukens.

Dates: 1899 - 1960

William Gildersleeve Vardell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-016
Abstract

William Gildersleeve Vardell (1829-1897) of South Carolina was a Major in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. The collection consists of photocopies of 48 letters, dated 1862-1863, from Vardell to his wife Jennie, about his experiences on the war front, and 1 letter from 1882 to Mrs. J. Jackson.

Dates: 1862-1863, 1882

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Names
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, 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
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
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
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
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
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 1
Moser, William E. 1
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 1
Nields, Cheyney W., 1836-1864 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Potter, Thomas Corwin, 1842-1863 1
Powell, Marjorie 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
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