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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

Allen C. Clark Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-018
Abstract

The collection includes two letters written to Allen C. Clark (1858-1943), president of the Historical Society of Washington, D. C. One letter, dated October 1920, is from C. S. Lashhorn detailing contact information for his family as requested by Clark. The other letter in the collection, dated February 1924, is from William Tyler Page, a clerk of the House of Representatives, and includes information on women who were granted pensions.

Dates: 1920, 1924

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

Henry C. Wysor Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-012
Abstract This collection includes three series of papers of Henry C. Wysor and his family members. The first series comprises of personal correspondence sent to Henry C. Wysor, his wife Mary E. Wysor who is sometimes referred to as Mrs. Henry C. Wysor, and his daughter Mary S. Wysor. The second series consists of papers regarding Henry C. Wysor's two businesses, his Apple Orchard and Life Insurance Branch. The Apple Orchard papers include correspondences and ledger paper sheets. The Life Insurance...
Dates: 1869 - 1918

Flora Baker Hiett Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-008
Abstract This collection includes forty-five letters. Majority are written to Flora Hiett Baker of Winchester, Virginia, between 1869-1873, with some being undated. The majority of the letters are written to Flora fram family and friends before and after her marriage. Some letters are written from her future husband, Joseph Hiett. There are five letters from 1867-1869 from Flora to her Joseph Hiett before their marriage. The collection includes some letter fragments. There are three letters to and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869-1873, undated

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Civil War 9
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Names
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 2
Alley, Anderson 1
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 1
Anderson, Robert Lane, 1907-1951 1
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 1
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Atkins, Georgia (Skinnell), 1886-1968 1
Atkins, John G., 1884-1945 1
Bassett Furniture Company (Bassett, Virginia) 1
Bassett Furniture Industries 1
Bassett, J. D. (John David), 1866-1965 1
Bear, Frances 1
Beves family 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Brown, Alice 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Clark, Allen C. (Allen Culling), 1858-1943 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Currier, Lottie (Charlotte?) Lewis 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Fergeson, Benjamin 1
Fergeson, Joseph 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
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Heizer, James Francis, 1841-1930 1
Heizer, Phoebe Anne McCormick, 1845-1906 1
Hooker, J. C. 1
J. Hoge Tyler family 1
Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950 1
Juliand, Sarah Stratton 1
Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
Lawson, M. T. (Madison Thompson), 1827-1893 1
Leitch, Mary Sinton, 1876-1954 1
Lily Tyler Wilson family 1
MacFarland, Alice Stratton, b.1864 1
MacFarland, Ira 1
Moser, William E. 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Richardson Electric Co. (Martinsville, Va.) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Robertson, Alexander Farish, 1853-1938 1
Robinson, Charles L. 1
Salley, Eulalie 1
Shugart family (Southwest Virginia) 1
Stratton family (Oxford, New York) 1
Stratton, Edward L., b.1847 1
Stratton, George, 1823-1910 1
Stratton, Harvey J., b.1850 1
Stratton, Tracy Frink, b.1858 1
Stratton, William Avery, 1845-1939 1
Taylor, Welford Dunaway 1
Tyler, Edward H. (Edward Hammet), 1869-1939 1
Tyler, Henry C. (Hal) (Henry Clement), 1878-1941 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Tyler, Sue Hammet, 1845-1927 1
Wiatt (Wyatt) family 1
William Edward Foster Family 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wysor, Henry C. 1
Yancey family 1
Yarborough family 1
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