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Delia Herbert Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-029
Scope and Contents

Three letters written by a resident of Bergen, New York, to her sister in Lockhart, New York. Writes her despair in not hearing from her husband, a soldier in an unidentified New York regiment during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

Huff-Hylton Families Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-001
Abstract

The collection consists of items from the early 1800s pertaining to the business dealings of Samuel Huff of Montgomery (now Floyd) County, Virginia. Materials include promissory notes, fines for Huff's failure to attend muster of the 75th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, and an indenture for land.

Dates: 1803-1816, 1858-1882, 1975, n.d.

Elizabeth Hughes Claim for Damages,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-048
Abstract

The collection includes the Elizabeth Hughes claim for damages done to her home by unidentified Confederate forces in 1862. The claim is dated 1868, and details the loss of property stolen and destroyed by fire.

Dates: 1868

Mary L. Hunt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-055
Abstract

The collection includes the letter of Mary L. Hunt, a dying girl of Thorndike, Maine, to her Union soldier brother, Lieutenant S. Everett Hunt of the 29th Maine Infantry.

Dates: 1865

Martha L. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-065
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the family of Martha L. Robinson Johnson, nineteenth-century matriarch of a Carroll County, Virginia family. The collection consists largely of correspondence to Johnson from various family members and friends, providing a chronicle of the life of a Southwest Virginia family during the mid-nineteenth century, mostly from a feminine perspective. The letters focus on childbirth, death, illness, folk medicine, fashion, sewing, knitting, quilting,...
Dates: 1821 - 1882

Dollie P. F. Keen Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-023
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by Dollie P. F. Keen to her unnamed brother sometime during the Civil War.

Dates: c. 1861-1865

Kinnier Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2007-034
Scope and Contents

Four complete letters and two fragments written to Jennie from William. Two letters and at least one fragment were written between 1853 and about 1856 from Chicago, Illinois. They are mainly love notes with family news, but mention in passing immigrants and Cassius M. Clay. The two later letters were written in Lynchburg, Virginia after the couple's marriage. The July 27, 1863 letter discusses possible upcoming battles and the high prices of food during the Civil War.

Dates: 1853 - 1863

Koontz Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-172
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from three Confederate soldiers--brothers George and Milton Koontz and their cousin George Miller--as well as official documents, two diaries of Milton S. Koontz, George Koontz's copybook, Milton Koontz's sketchbook, a stationery box, and a pencil drawing. Materials dates from 1861 to 1865.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Lincoln-Look Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-009
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of Nathan L. (1819-1909) and Sarah A. B. Lincoln Look (1826-1857), who settled in Virginia in the 1840s and lived in Loudoun, Botetourt, Montgomery, and Smyth counties. Correspondence with other members of the Lincoln and Look families in Massachusetts and New York; together with transcripts and summaries of the letters; and a few pieces of miscellanea.

Dates: 1844 - 1930

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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
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Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chapman, George Henry, 1832-1882 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Colcock, Adelaide, 1858-1946 1
Colcock, William Ferguson 1
Coley, Mary 1
Colville, James W., Captain 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Diffenderfer, Camilla R., b.1842 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Elliott family 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hansard, Abner C. 1
Harbin, Nancy B. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Herbert, Delia 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hughes, Elizabeth 1
Hunt, Mary L., 1850-1865(?) 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Keen, Dollie P. F. 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kinnier family 1
Knox, Walter 1
Koontz family 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Lyster, Henery 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Martin family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Mason family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
McDonald, Martha 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Millar, Caroline Virginia Taliferro 1
Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 1
Nelson family 1
Nelson, Adelaide, 1816-1875 1
Nelson, George Washington, Jr., 1840-1903 1
Nelson, Hugh Mortimer, Sr., 1811-1862 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Payne, Elizabeth Barton Smith, 1817-1895 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
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