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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:

Thelma Dunn Gregory Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0254
Abstract

The Thelma Dunn Gregory Scrapbook, 1923-1927, is comprised of one bound scrapbook containing memorabilia, correspondence and ephemera from Gregory’s time as a student at the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg. The collection contains an additional file of photographs from her time as a student, and a file of memorabilia.

Dates: 1923-1927

Thomas A. Turk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0256
Abstract

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

Thomas Gathright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0233
Abstract

The Thomas Gathright Papers, 1923-1933, consisting of 2.1 cubic feet of material, are primarily comprised of the business correspondence and property blueprints of Thomas Gathright, a land-purchasing agent for the C&O Railway.

Dates: 1923-1933

Thomas H. Arthur Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0088
Abstract

The Thomas H. Arthur Papers, 1953-2018, consist of eight boxes (2.42 cubic feet) of personal correspondence, manuscripts, theater programs, photographs, and notes written by Dr. Thomas H. Arthur, JMU faculty member, and pertaining to actor Melvyn Douglas.

Dates: 1953-2018

Thomas N. and Sarah C. Lindsey Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0067
Abstract The Thomas N. and Sarah C. Lindsey Letter, 1861, is comprised of one letter written by the Lindseys of Churchville, Virginia to a Mr. Wynant. The letter is dated June 24, 1861, just two months after the start of the American Civil War. While Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey addressed Mr. Wynant separately, resulting in two distinct letters, both letters are contained on one leaf. The Lindseys comment on the changes taking place in Churchville and the Shenandoah Valley as a result of the Civil War....
Dates: 1861 June 24

Thomas Nelson Page letter to Clarinda Holcomb

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0323
Abstract

The Thomas Nelson Page Letter to Clarinda Holcomb, 1922 February 7, describes Page's appreciation for having a literary society at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg named in his honor. In the letter he suggests a motto - "Thy Country's, thy God's and Truths - which the society adopted.

Dates: 1922 February 7

Thompson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0246
Abstract

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

Tresa Quarles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0048
Abstract

The Tresa F. Quarles Papers, 1952-2008, comprise two scrapbooks containing captioned photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting Quarles' time as a student at Madison College and as an alumni. The collection also includes loose photographs, newspaper clippings, a selection of Quarles's report cards from Madison College, and her class beanie. Also included are six typed reminiscences written by Quarles in which she recalls highlights from her time at Madison College.

Dates: 1952-2008

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

U.S. Forest Service, George Washington National Forest, Dry River District records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0083
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, memos, letters, pamphlets, maps, and other materials dating from 1917-1994 that relate to the George Washington National Forest, Dry River District. Most of the materials concern fire-fighting activities within the Forest, while others relate to the activities of the Civilian Conservation Corps and recreation within national forest lands.

Dates: 1917-1994

V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0183
Abstract

The V. Inez Graybeal Roop Papers, 1913-2005, a collection of a notable Harrisonburg Teacher’s College (now James Madison University) alumna, contains James Madison University related correspondence, speeches, news clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and reunion programs, as well as Roop and Graybeal family history.

Dates: 1913-2005

Valley of Virginia Pen Women Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0025
Abstract

This collection contains the administrative and organizational records and scrapbooks of the Valley of Virginia Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Materials related to procedural policies and bylaws, branch meeting minutes, newsletters, exhibitions and contests, branch members, photographs, and community women in the arts are included.

Dates: 1950-2013

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

Virginia Wilderness Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0209
Abstract

The Virginia Wilderness Committee Records, 1961-2009, comprise official records - administrative and financial records, newsletters, project and subject files - documenting the organization's activities and projects related to wilderness legislation, preservation, and protection in Virginia's national forests and other wild areas.

Dates: 1961-2009

Virginia Wise Breen Collection of Flook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0104
Abstract

This collection contains one 1861 letter from M.H. Flook, one 1863 certificate of discharge for W. Christian Flook, and one 1842 letter from Caswell Freeman. Collection contains both transcriptions and originals.

Dates: 1842-1863

W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0218
Abstract

The W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records, 1865-1971, primarily document the business activities of W.E. Long & Sons General Store in Rockingham County, Virginia. Records from the Mt. Clinton Post Office, predating W. E. Long's time as Mt. Clinton postmaster, are also included.

Dates: 1865-1971

Walton and Walton Law Firm Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0073
Abstract

The Walton and Walton Law Firm Records, 1859-1900, consist primarily of client correspondence, notes, summaries of legal cases (including Walton vs. Williams, Allen vs. Walton), and the settlement of the Jacob Dinges Estate of Woodstock, VA. Several documents in this collection involve John Edwin Roller, 1845-1918, lawyer, soldier, lecturer, and antiquarian of Rockingham County.

Dates: 1859-1900

Wampler Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0202
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, business documents, financial statements, publications, and other documents that relate to the businesses of Charles Wampler Sr. (Wampler Feed and Seed Company) primarily and to a lesser degree his son, Charles Wampler Jr. (Wampler Food Incorporated). Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1916-1972

William B. Durie Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0013
Abstract

Letter written by William B. Durie, a Union Private during the American Civil War, to his sister dated December 27, 1864. Durie writes to his sister about his state of being, conditions in camp, and personal information about Christmas during the Siege of Petersburg.

Dates: 1864

William H. Keister Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0123
Abstract

The William H. Keister Papers, 1924-1955, consist of one bound volume of letters, loose correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to Keister.

Dates: 1924-1955

William Ingham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0002
Abstract

This collection, consisting of 37.13 cubic feet (113 boxes), contains the professional and academic papers of Dr. William Ingham, professor emeritus of physics at James Madison University.

Dates: 1945-2013

Wine Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0273
Abstract

The Wine Family Papers, 1885-2001, document three generations of the Wine family from Shenandoah County, Virginia. Their participation in civic engagement and community activities is documented through Sunday school minute books, ledgers, and diaries. The collection also comprises photographs, scrapbooks, postcards, and school materials documenting aspects of daily life.

Dates: 1885-2001

Women’s Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0035
Abstract

The Women's Club Records are comprised of newsletters, yearbooks, directories, papers, scrapbooks, media files and photographs that document the activities of the James Madison University's Woman’s Club, from 1977-2013.

Dates: 1977-2013

Woodbine Cemetery Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0236
Abstract

The Woodbine Cemetery Records, circa 1830-2006, consist of materials relating to the operation of Woodbine Cemetery, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection includes a wide array of financial and commercial materials, including receipt books and loose receipts, account books, checks, ledgers, bank statements, board minutes and reports, customer correspondence, insurance information, maps, and other materials produced during the course of business over approximately the past 150 years.

Dates: circa 1830-2006; Majority of material found within 1940-2006