Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Template Letter from Milka Bliznakov, Requesting Collections for the IAWA, July 9, 1985 (Ms1991-025)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Materials from this sub-series are in Box 1 (folders listed below) and in oversize Folder 1.
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.
This collection contains administrative letters, meeting minutes, and reports from the Boards of Vistors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during Guy L. Furr's (1895-1977) tenure 1954 to 1964. It also contains materials from several organizations that he was a part of, such as VPI Alumni Association, VPI Educational Foundational, and VPI Continuing Education Program. This collection includes miscellaneous pamphlets and booklets about VPI and other universities in Virginia.