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Letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0086
Abstract

The Charles Triplett O’Ferrall Papers, 1870-1893, consist of 273 items in a ½ Hollinger box and one item in one flat box (.209 linear feet) of correspondence to O’Ferrall when he resided in Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as a small amount of assorted legal, financial, and miscellaneous documents which are apparently unconnected with O'Ferrall or his family, but do illustrate some common financial and legal practices of the day.

Dates: 1870-1893

Civil War Miscellaneous Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0134
Abstract

The Civil War Miscellaneous Collection, 1860-2005 (bulk 1862-1928), consists of Civil War records and letters from soldiers from 1860-1926, as well as twentieth-century materials including newspaper clippings, research, and writing about local Civil War battles and events.

Dates: 1860-2005; Majority of material found within 1862-1928

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0117
Abstract

This collection consists of approximately 1,700 items, in six boxes and one flat folder, and covers the dates 1740-1950. The collection is comprised of a very wide variety of legal, governmental, business, school, and church records, as well as personal papers, all primarily from the Central Shenandoah Valley (Rockingham, Shenandoah, Augusta, and Page counties). Most are originals, but some facsimiles are included.

Dates: 1740-1950

John T. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0089
Abstract

The John T. Harris Papers, 1771-1937 (bulk 1850-1900), consist of a large number of personal and political documents relevant to the life and career of John T. Harris. The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters of John T. Harris and his family, and of Peyton Randolph and his family. Several letters discuss Southern secession and the American Civil War. Also included are Randolph family letters, James Clarkson Papers, Civil War documents and Harris genealogy.

Dates: 1771-1937; Majority of material found within 1850-1900

Margaret Grattan Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0090
Abstract The Margaret Grattan Weaver Collection, 1753-1992 (bulk 1857-1910), consists of one Hollinger box and one oversize folder of materials pertaining to Weaver and her ancestors, specifically John E. Roller, Weaver's grandfather. Also included are biographical and genealogical information of county residents and historic locations and Civil War Documents with notable signatures. The collection is arranged in four series: John E. Roller Papers, Biographical/Genealogical Information, Civil War...
Dates: 1753-1992; Majority of material found within 1857-1910

Turner Ashby Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0107
Abstract

The Turner Ashby Letters consist of 28 letters, a petition, and two portrait photographs of Turner Ashby.

Dates: 1852-1863

Varner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0129
Abstract

The Varner Family Papers, 1774-1933, documents the Varner family of Page County, Virginia with particular emphasis on correspondence, legal and financial documents, and documents relating to their distillery business.

Dates: 1774-1933