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Letters (correspondence)

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 9 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Lara papers

Identifier: SC 0249

The A.S. Lara Papers, 1856-1861 consist of letters, receipts and documents relating to business dealings of merchant, Aaron S. Lara, in Rockbridge County and Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1856-1861

Gallaher and Briscoe Family Confederate Papers

Identifier: SC 0250

The collection consists of papers related to the family of Lieutenant William Bowen Gallaher (1840-1911) and Amelia Frances Briscoe Gallaher (1845-1911). Documents reveal family members’ involvement with the Waynesboro Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Maryland Line Confederate Soldiers Home, and the Grand Camp C.V. Department of Virginia. It also contains personal correspondence between Virginia governor John Letcher and Hugh L. Gallaher.

Dates: 1858-1925

George M. Neese papers

Identifier: SC 0355

The collection comprises the personal papers, correspondence, diaries, and writings of George M. Neese of New Market, Virginia.

Dates: 1859 - 1946

Henkel Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0253

The Henkel Family Papers, 1801-2008, document the influential Henkel family of Rockingham and Shenandoah counties in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The collection, primarily documenting the Siram and Margaret Koiner Henkel line of the family, is comprised of correspondence, personal and financial papers, and genealogical research materials. The Renalds family is heavily documented in the 2023 accession materials.

Dates: 1801-2008

J. J. Fahrney Papers

Identifier: SC 0303

The J. J. Fahrney Papers, 1886-1936, document the Fahrney Wheel Corporation (variously J. J. Fahrney & Sons) and its proprietor J. J. Fahrney of Timberville, Virginia.

Dates: 1886-1936

P. H. Woodward Letter

Identifier: SC 0257

Letter from P.H. Woodward, superintendent of the Exchange Hotel in Harrisonburg, Virginia, to Mr. Lary, written on Exchange Hotel stationery, with advertisements.

Dates: circa 1860

Rupp Family papers

Identifier: SC 0342

The collection documents the Rupp family of New Market, Virginia and includes correspondence, photographs, financial documents, account books, legal documents, and pencil drawings.

Dates: 1831 - 1973

Thomas A. Turk Letter

Identifier: SC 0256

Single-page letter, written by Thomas A. Turk to a Mr. Larry, dated February 18, 1859. Turk writes from Staunton, Virginia, and requests information about a Mr. Lockridge in order to secure the purchase of one or more enslaved people.

Dates: 1859 February 18

Thompson Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0246

The Thompson Family Papers, 1869-1944, document the lives of Benjamin F. Thompson and his immediate family. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, a weather journal, financial and legal documents, genealogical notes, and family photographs.

Dates: 1869-1944