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Virginia Woolf to Clive Bell
Virginia Woolf to Clive...
Virginia Woolf
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1...
Letter from author Virg...
 
Summary Letter from author Virginia Woolf to her brother-in-law Clive Bell.
Date created 09-13-1921
Subject Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941
Epstein World War II Sc...
Rosella Epstein
[Military, Italy]
This scrapbook, assembl...
 
Summary This scrapbook, assembled during the war by Jerome Epstein's mother Rosella, includes souvenirs he collected during his wartime service both in the United States and in Italy. The scrapbook also includes some additional letters from Jerome to his family as well as various newsclippings related to World War II and especially the Italian Theater.
Date created 1945
Subject [Military, Italy]
Letter from Joseph Janney
Letter from Joseph Jann...
Joseph Janney
[Leesburg (Va.), Virgin...
Letter from Joseph Jann...
 
Summary Letter from Joseph Janney of Leesburg, Virginia concerning the shipment of goods.
Date created 1773
Subject [Leesburg (Va.), Virginia, Northern--History.]
Letter from unidentified Confederate soldier to his mother
Letter from unidentifie...
Unknown
[United States--History...
A single signed letter ...
 
Summary A single signed letter from an unknown Confederate soldier. The location is listed as "Camp Burton's Farm," which probably refers to an area controlled by the Confederates during the U.S. Civil War. The author also mentions being formerly stationed at Camp Lee. In the letter, the soldier tells his "ma" about camp life, the poor winter weather, and sends birthday wishes home to his "pa," which he had forgotten to send in his last letter.
Date created 1863-01-29
Subject [United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives., Confederate States of America--History, Military]
Letter from unidentified Confederate soldier to his mother
Letter from unidentifie...
Unknown
[United States--History...
A single signed letter ...
 
Summary A single signed letter from an unknown Confederate soldier. The location is listed as "Camp Burton's Farm," which probably refers to an area controlled by the Confederates during the U.S. Civil War. The author also mentions being formerly stationed at Camp Lee. In the letter, the soldier tells his "ma" about camp life, the poor winter weather, and sends birthday wishes home to his "pa," which he had forgotten to send in his last letter.
Date created 1863-01-29
Subject [United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives., Confederate States of America--History, Military]
Indenture for a miller apprenticeship for Hugh Ogden in Loudoun County, Virginia
Indenture for a miller ...
Peter Bernenderfer
[Indentured servants, L...
Indenture for a miller ...
 
Date created 1815-03-17
Summary Indenture for a miller apprenticeship for Hugh Ogden in Loudoun County, Virginia. The indenture states that Hugh Ogden, an orphan born circa 1800 in England, will be apprenticed to Peter Bernenderfer, a Loudoun County miller, for seven years.
Indenture for a miller apprenticeship for Hugh Ogden in Loudoun County, Virginia
Indenture for a miller ...
Peter Bernenderfer
[Indentured servants, L...
Indenture for a miller ...
 
Date created 1815-03-17
Summary Indenture for a miller apprenticeship for Hugh Ogden in Loudoun County, Virginia. The indenture states that Hugh Ogden, an orphan born circa 1800 in England, will be apprenticed to Peter Bernenderfer, a Loudoun County miller, for seven years.
Fairfax County court demand to apprehend Joseph Stephens
Fairfax County court de...
Peter Wagener
[Fairfax (Va.)--Politic...
Fairfax County court de...
 
Summary Fairfax County court demand to apprehend Joseph Stephens on behalf of David Hughes.
Date created 1763-03-23
Subject [Fairfax (Va.)--Politics and government, Virginia, Northern--History]
Fairfax County court demand to apprehend Joseph Stephens
Fairfax County court de...
Peter Wagener
[Fairfax (Va.)--Politic...
Fairfax County court de...
 
Summary Fairfax County court demand to apprehend Joseph Stephens on behalf of David Hughes.
Date created 1763-03-23
Subject [Fairfax (Va.)--Politics and government, Virginia, Northern--History]
New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett
New Year's resolutions ...
Calvin Jewett
Diaries--Authorship--Re...
New Year's resolutions ...
 
Date created 1841-12-29
Summary New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett. Jewett's resolutions mainly deal with his religious faith and furthering his devotion to God.�
New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett
New Year's resolutions ...
Calvin Jewett
Diaries--Authorship--Re...
New Year's resolutions ...
 
Date created 1841-12-29
Summary New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett. Jewett's resolutions mainly deal with his religious faith and furthering his devotion to God.�
New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett
New Year's resolutions ...
Calvin Jewett
Diaries--Authorship--Re...
New Year's resolutions ...
 
Date created 1841-12-29
Summary New Year's resolutions written by Calvin Jewett. Jewett's resolutions mainly deal with his religious faith and furthering his devotion to God.�
Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Rent of land document f...
William T. Alexander an...
Rent of land document f...
[Fairfax County (Va.), ...
 
Summary Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Date created 1790-12-21
Subject [Fairfax County (Va.), Fairfax County (Va.)--History]
Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Rent of land document f...
William T. Alexander an...
Rent of land document f...
[Fairfax County (Va.), ...
 
Summary Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Date created 1790-12-21
Subject [Fairfax County (Va.), Fairfax County (Va.)--History]
Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Rent of land document f...
William T. Alexander an...
Rent of land document f...
[Fairfax County (Va.), ...
 
Summary Rent of land document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington
Date created 1790-12-21
Subject [Fairfax County (Va.), Fairfax County (Va.)--History]
Mary Elizabeth Fendall letter 1
Mary Elizabeth Fendall ...
Mary Elizabeth Fendall
Letter, probably from M...
Race riots--Washington ...
 
Summary Letter, probably from Mary Elizabeth Fendall (according to dealer notes) regarding Washington, DC's Snow Riot.
Date created 08-1835
Subject Race riots--Washington (D.C.)
Mary Elizabeth Fendall letter 4
Mary Elizabeth Fendall ...
Mary Elizabeth Fendall
Letter, probably from M...
Race riots--Washington ...
 
Summary Letter, probably from Mary Elizabeth Fendall (according to dealer notes) regarding Washington, DC's Snow Riot.
Date created 08-1835
Subject Race riots--Washington (D.C.)
Mary Elizabeth Fendall letter 3
Mary Elizabeth Fendall ...
Mary Elizabeth Fendall
Letter, probably from M...
Race riots--Washington ...
 
Summary Letter, probably from Mary Elizabeth Fendall (according to dealer notes) regarding Washington, DC's Snow Riot.
Date created 08-1835
Subject Race riots--Washington (D.C.)
Mary Elizabeth Fendall letter 2
Mary Elizabeth Fendall ...
Mary Elizabeth Fendall
Letter, probably from M...
Race riots--Washington ...
 
Summary Letter, probably from Mary Elizabeth Fendall (according to dealer notes) regarding Washington, DC's Snow Riot.
Date created 08-1835
Subject Race riots--Washington (D.C.)
Envelope to letter from Harry F. Byrd to Samuel Tuzzo
Envelope to letter from...
Harry F. Byrd
[Presidents--United Sta...
Envelope to letter from...
 
Summary Envelope to letter from Harry F. Byrd to Samuel Tuzzo regarding Presidential inauguration materials.
Date created 1944-12-18
Subject [Presidents--United States--Inauguration, United States. Congress. Senate]
Letter from Harry F. Byrd to Samuel Tuzzo
Letter from Harry F. By...
Harry F. Byrd
[Presidents--United Sta...
Letter from Harry F. By...
 
Summary Letter from Harry F. Byrd to Samuel Tuzzo regarding Presidential inauguration materials.
Date created 1944-12-18
Subject [Presidents--United States--Inauguration, United States. Congress. Senate]
Postcard featuring aerial view of the Jamestown Exposition
Postcard featuring aeri...
Unknown
[Jamestown (Va.), Virgi...
Postcard featuring an a...
 
Summary Postcard featuring an aerial view of Jamestown, Virginia, sent during the Jamestown Exhibition of 1907.
Date created 1907-09-11
Subject [Jamestown (Va.), Virginia--History--20th century]
Postcard featuring Pocahontas and John Smith
Postcard featuring Poca...
Unknown
[Jamestown (Va.), Virgi...
Postcard featuring illu...
 
Summary Postcard featuring illustrations of Pocahontas, John Smith, and other imagery of the founding of Jamestown, VA, sent during the Jamestown Exhibition of 1907.
Date created 1907-04-28
Subject [Jamestown (Va.), Virginia--History--20th century]
Postcard featuring Pocahontas and John Smith
Postcard featuring Poca...
Unknown
[Jamestown (Va.), Virgi...
Postcard featuring illu...
 
Summary Postcard featuring illustrations of Pocahontas, John Smith, and other imagery of the founding of Jamestown, VA, sent during the Jamestown Exhibition of 1907.
Date created 1907-04-28
Subject [Jamestown (Va.), Virginia--History--20th century]
Postcard featuring aerial view of the Jamestown Exposition
Postcard featuring aeri...
Unknown
[Jamestown (Va.), Virgi...
Postcard featuring an a...
 
Summary Postcard featuring an aerial view of Jamestown, Virginia, sent during the Jamestown Exhibition of 1907.
Date created 1907-09-11
Subject [Jamestown (Va.), Virginia--History--20th century]
Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke
Note from George Wyley ...
George Wyley
[Fairfax County (Va.), ...
Small, handwritten note...
 
Summary Small, handwritten note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, VA.
Date created circa 1700s
Subject [Fairfax County (Va.), Virginia--History--18th century]
Adam Bell reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry.
Adam Bell reward notice...
Bell, Adam
Reward notice for escap...
[Slave trade., Virginia...
 
Summary Reward notice for escaped enslaved man named Perry. In the notice, Adam Bell details a ten dollar reward for Perry, who had attempted to escape at least once previous to this notice.
Date created 1821-02-17
Subject [Slave trade., Virginia--History--19th century.]
Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans
Letter to James H. Reid...
Unknown
[Slave trade, Slavery--...
Letter to James H. Reid...
 
Summary Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans. The letter's writer is concerned with the transportation of the group from one location to another at the hand of Reid.
Date created 1850-05-22
Subject [Slave trade, Slavery--United States]
Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans
Letter to James H. Reid...
Unknown
[Slave trade, Slavery--...
Letter to James H. Reid...
 
Summary Letter to James H. Reid regarding the enslavement of a group of African Americans. The letter's writer is concerned with the transportation of the group from one location to another at the hand of Reid.
Date created 1850-05-22
Subject [Slave trade, Slavery--United States]
Letter from Senator James M. Mason to U.S. President James Buchanan
Letter from Senator Jam...
James Murray Mason
[James Buchanan, 1791-1...
Letter from Senator Jam...
 
Summary Letter from Senator James M. Mason to U.S. President James Buchanan recommending an individual for service as a Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.
Date created 1860-06-22
Subject [James Buchanan, 1791-1868, Presidents--United States., United States. Congress. Senate]
Letter from Senator James M. Mason to U.S. President James Buchanan
Letter from Senator Jam...
James Murray Mason
[James Buchanan, 1791-1...
Letter from Senator Jam...
 
Summary Letter from Senator James M. Mason to U.S. President James Buchanan recommending an individual for service as a Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.
Date created 1860-06-22
Subject [James Buchanan, 1791-1868, Presidents--United States., United States. Congress. Senate]
President Thompson scrapbook II
President Thompson scra...
Mrs. Lorin Thompson
Contents include invita...
George Mason University
 
Date created 1969 - 1971
Subject George Mason University
President Thompson scrapbook I
President Thompson scra...
Mrs. Lorin Thompson
Contents include congra...
George Mason University
 
Date created 1965 - 1969
Subject George Mason University
Mason family manuscript account book
Mason family manuscript...
[Mason, Armistead Thomp...
Manuscript account book...
[Slavery--Virginia--Lou...
 
Date created 1792-1820
Creator [Mason, Armistead Thompson, 1787-1819, Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803]
Summary Manuscript account book documenting the business, professional, family, and personal accounts of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and Armistead Thompson Mason (1787-1819), father and son of one of Virginia's most illustrious families. Included in the accounting are extensive records for the operation of the family plantation Raspberry Plain Farm, near Leesburg (Loudoun County), with many entries relating to the working slaves, with records of legal practice and fees appearing intermittently.
Manuscript book of culinary and medicinal receipts, in several hands, inscribed at front "Elizabeth Fairfax Hir Booke 1694"
Manuscript book of culi...
Fairfax, Elizabeth
Fairfax Family of Steet...
[Cooking, Medicine]
 
Date created 1694/1795
Creator Fairfax, Elizabeth
Summary Fairfax Family of Steeton Yorkshire: 17th century manuscript cookery receipts
Three solos for the violoncello with accompaniment for a bass
Three solos for the vio...
Dahmen, Johan Arnold, 1...
Oblong folio; early lea...
[Sonatas (Violoncello a...
 
Date created 1794
Creator Dahmen, Johan Arnold, 1766-1812
Summary Oblong folio; early leather-backed flexible marbled boards with titling "Solos Violoncello" gilt; [2]-[24] pp. autograph musical manuscript; notated in ink on 12 leaves with 8 hand-ruled staves. Paper with watermark of a fleur-de-lis within a crowned shield with the letters "G.R." below; countermark dated 1794. Early fingering added in both ink and pencil. Binding slightly worn and rubbed; head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Dampstaining to lower portion of each leaf with no loss of music and little paper damage; upper margin of first leaf trimmed by binder just affecting upper edge of the words "Violoncello & Basso"; several marginal tears, one with slight loss of paper; one leaf torn with loss of approximately 30% of music.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 6
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, suggesting the formation of a volunteer militia after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 11-2-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 5
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, suggesting the formation of a volunteer militia after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 11-2-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 4
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, expressing concern about enslaved and free African-Americans with guns after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 10-25-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 3
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, expressing concern about enslaved and free African-Americans with guns after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 10-25-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 2
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, expressing concern about enslaved and free African-Americans with guns after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 10-25-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 1
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, expressing concern about enslaved and free African-Americans with guns after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 10-25-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 8
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, suggesting the formation of a volunteer militia after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 11-2-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
George Mason to John Augustine Washington III 7
George Mason to John Au...
George Mason
Harper's Ferry (W. Va)-...
Letter from George Maso...
 
Summary Letter from George Mason to John Augustine Washington III, suggesting the formation of a volunteer militia after John Brown's Raid.
Date created 11-2-1859
Subject Harper's Ferry (W. Va)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.
"The Civil War in America"
"The Civil War in Ameri...
Illustrated London News
Illustrations of the Un...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary Illustrations of the Union Army at the Second Battle of Bull Run and of Richmond, VA.
Date created 11-15-1862
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
News stories from Harper's Weekly
News stories from Harpe...
Harper's Weekly
United States and Inter...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary United States and International news stories on the back of "Map of Part of Virginia and Maryland."
Date created 05-04-1861
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
"Map of Part of Virginia and Maryland Showing the Probable Theatre of War"
"Map of Part of Virgini...
Harper's Weekly
Map of Eastern Virginia...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary Map of Eastern Virginia and Maryland surrounding the Chesapeake Bay.
Date created 05-04-1861
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
Harper's Weekly news stories and illustrations
Harper's Weekly news st...
Harper's Weekly
Civil war-related news ...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary Civil war-related news stories and illustrations on the back of "Pictoral Map of the Seat of War."
Date created 06-08-1861
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
"Pictoral Map of the Seat of War"
"Pictoral Map of the Se...
Harper's Weekly
Map of the United State...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary Map of the United States from Maryland looking south to Florida.
Date created 06-08-1861
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
Harper's Weekly cartoons
Harper's Weekly cartoon...
Harper's Weekly
Cartoons on the reverse...
[Illustrated periodical...
 
Summary Cartoons on the reverse of "On the Road Between Washington and Alexandria."
Date created 06-22-1861
Subject [Illustrated periodicals., United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.]
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