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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 144 Collections and/or Records:

Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0061
Abstract

The Edna T. Shaeffer Retirement Letters, 1940, 1956, is a collection of approximately 60 congratulatory letters presented to Shaeffer upon her retirement as director of the Glee Club from Madison College. Correspondents are former students who sang under direction and tutelage.

Dates: 1940; 1956

Eldon Bowman collection of Bowman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0328
Abstract

The Eldon Bowman Collection of Bowman Family Papers, 1797-2019, comprises genealogical materials (photocopied and original), correspondence, and family papers related to the Bowman family of Rockingham County, Virginia specifically the Eli Martin Bowman (1861-1950) and Amanda Hollar Bowman (1865-1936) line.

Dates: 1797 - 2019

Elizabeth A. Wenger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0163
Abstract

Consists of letters and postcards to Elizabeth A. Wenger of Dayton, Virginia, 1884-1936, and two fire insurance forms, 1951.

Dates: 1884-1951

Ellen Frank Armentrout Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0064
Abstract

The Ellen Frank Armentrout Papers, 1961-1964, are comprised of facsimiles of one essay, seven letters, and 15 photographs from Armentrout’s time as a student at Madison College.

Dates: 1961-1964

Elliott Guthrie Fishburne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0247
Abstract

The Elliott Guthrie Fishburne Papers consist of one letter (1886) from Fishburne to H.B. McClellan, and one undated memoir (ca. 1880s) describing the 1st Virginia Cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863.

Dates: circa 1880s

Emily Lewis Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0185
Abstract

The collection includes James Madison University related correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, scrapbooks, interview, and reunion booklets.

Dates: 1940-2006

Ernest M. Dickerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0143
Abstract

The Ernest M. Dickerman Papers, 1904-2005, contain a wide variety of materials that document Dickerman's efforts to obtain Congressional designations of wilderness for various tracts of public land, primarily in Virginia. The collection also contains papers of the Virginia Wilderness Committee (VWC), a grass roots conservation group that Dickerman led. Correspondence from his time at Oberlin College and while serving in the Army is included.

Dates: 1904 - 2005

Etta Evans Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0070
Abstract

The Etta Evans Scrapbook, 1935-1936, is comprised of one bound scrapbook containing memorabilia, ephemera, and correspondence from Evans’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. Evans annotated the scrapbook by describing the items pasted within.

Dates: 1935-1936

Freshman Class Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0033
Abstract

The Freshman Class Scrapbooks are comprised of four disassembled scrapbooks, containing correspondence, programs, invitations, telegrams and ephemera that document class elections and campus activities of the Madison College freshman class, from 1945-1949.

Dates: 1945-1949

Fulks Run Ruritan Club records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0198
Abstract

The Fulks Run Ruritan Club Records, 1958-2008, consist of two boxes (2 cubic feet) of meeting minutes, rosters, community service reports, treasuer notes, receipts, correspondence, and handbooks documenting this Fulks Run, Virginia organization.

Dates: 1958-2008

Furious Flower Poetry Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0017
Abstract

The Furious Flower Poetry Center Records, consisting of 17.6 cubic feet (43 boxes, 1 rolled storage container), document the departmental activities of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

Dates: 1970 - 2021

Gallaher and Briscoe Family Confederate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0250
Abstract

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

Geoffrey Morley-Mower Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0194
Abstract

The Geoffrey Morley-Mower Papers, 1999-2001, include a draft of Morley-Mower's memoir Flying Blind, correspondence with artist and collection donor Richard McNealy, and images and copies of paintings used to illustrate Flying Blind.

Dates: 1999-2001

Grove Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0292
Abstract

The Grove Family Papers, 1884-1932, consists of correspondence and ephemera from the Grove Family of Luray in Page County, Virginia.

Dates: 1884-1932

Gwendolyn Brooks and Arthur Waldhorn Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0306
Abstract

The Gwendolyn Brooks and Arthur Waldhorn Correspondence, June 10, 1985, comprises a single sheet with correspondence between Gwendolyn Brooks and Arthur Waldhorn. Includes Waldhorn's typed request to Brooks to write a piece of poetry for Forbes Magazine and Brooks's handwritten response on the same sheet that she never received the request.

Dates: 1985 June 10

Harriet Shackelford Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0270
Abstract

The Harriet Shackelford Papers, 1964-1970, are comprised of 30 photographs of Madison College students and campus scenes, as well as a letter written by Julie Fry regarding the Madison College Big Sister Little Sister program.

Dates: 1964-1970

Harrisonburg Historic Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0050
Abstract

The Harrisonburg Historic Map Collection, 1873-1982 (bulk 1903-1956), consists of approximately 615 items including maps, blueprints, drawings, and corresponding paperwork created by the City of Harrisonburg. These items represent proposed road improvements, sewer and water lines, bridge plans, land exchanges, and sub-divisions added to the city. Some drawings for church buildings, schools, parks and industrial zones are included as well.

Dates: 1903 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1956

Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0135
Abstract

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Records, 1696-1991, consist of two boxes of administrative records of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Child Day Care Centers, one of the first day care facilities in the area.

Dates: 1969-1991

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

Heatwole Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0252
Abstract

The Heatwole Family Papers, 1838-2001, document descendants of David Heatwole (1767-1842). The collection documents the Virginia Heatwoles, specifically those of Mt. Clinton and Dale Enterprise, as well as the Trumbos of Fulks Run. Materials include correspondence, financial records, personal papers, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1838-2001

Hedrick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0171
Abstract

The Hedrick Family Papers, 1856-1959, consist of financial documents, correspondence and digitized account books, and miscellaneous documents belonging to the Hedrick family of the Elkton and McGaheysville Virginia area.

Dates: 1856-1959

Henkel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0253
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1801-2008

Hooke family letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0341
Abstract

The Hooke Family Letters, 1845-1849, comprise five letters between the Hooke family of Rockingham County, Virginia, and their family in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Dates: 1845 - 1849

Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0004
Abstract

The Hugh Starke Morrison Account Book, 1871-1876, consists of one ledger that documents the business transactions and expenses of Hugh Starke Morrison’s photography studio in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1871-1876

J. J. Fahrney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0303
Abstract

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

J. W. Hollis to Joseph Funk Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0242
Abstract

The J. W. Hollis to Joseph Funk Letters, 1832, 1836, are comprised of nine letters written to Funk by his publisher J. W. Hollis of Winchester, Virginia. The letters discuss in considerable detail various editorial changes to Funk’s works A Compilation of Genuine Church Music and The Confession of Faith, which Hollis printed in 1832 and 1837 respectively.

Dates: 1832; 1836

J. W. Tate Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0301
Abstract

The J. W. Tate Ledgers, 1888-1905, comprise four account books documenting Tate's blacksmith business in the Amberly area of Rockingham County, Virginia. Additional materials include correspondence, printed ephemera, and an incomplete autobiographical sketch of Luna Tate, J. W. Tate's daughter.

Dates: 1888-1905

J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0200
Abstract

The J. Wilbert and Ellen A. Chappell Papers, 1946-1978, consist of three folders of congratulatory letters, Faculty Wives Sewing Circle programs, photographs, and miscellany.

Dates: 1946-1978

Jack Gaines Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0056
Abstract

The Jack Gaines Letter, 1948, is an official notice from Hope Vandever, Madison College Dean of Women, notifying Jack Gaines of Harrisonburg that he has been placed on the “Approved List of Local Men.”

Dates: 1948

James Madison Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0119
Abstract

James Madison Memorabilia, 1796-1951, contains correspondence, official documents, engravings, photographs, and artifacts related to James Madison, the Madison family, and descendents.

Dates: 1796-1951