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Notebooks

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Deyerle medical school notebook, 1844-1845

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Containing notes from medical school lectures at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as misc. clippings.

Charles Deyerle notebook., 1849 March

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Travel notes written at Rio de Janiero and at sea off coast of South America.

Charles M. Barton papers, 1855-1870

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Scope and Contents Includes one letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles M. Barton to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Also included is a notebook (ca. 250 pages) containing poetry copied by Cadet Barton, including "The Faculty of the VMI" which describes Francis H. Smith, John T.L. Preston and other early faculty members; class notes from lectures given by Francis...

Notebook, 1868-1870

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Scope and Contents Henry L. Derby's notebook while at the Theological Seminary in Fairfax County, Virginia. The notebook contains course lists and schedules, finances, and other writings. A loose piece of sheet music for "Prince of Peace" and a map of "Paul's Third Journey" are tucked into the back of the notebook.

Notebook, 1855-1870

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Scope and Contents The notebook (ca. 250 pages) contains poetry copied by Charles M. Barton, including "The Faculty of the VMI" which describes Francis H. Smith, John T.L. Preston and other early faculty members, class notes from lectures given by Francis H. Smith, autographs of Barton's VMI classmates, and a resolution on the death of Cadet Thomas Blackburn. The notebook, although pertaining largely to Charles, also contains notes on law and notations concerning legal cases and fees. This material likely relates...

Notebook, 1849-1864

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Scope and Contents The notebook contains approximately 50 poems by William E. Arnold, other cadets, various 19th century poets, and anonymous authors. Cadet poetry includes The Regulations by Charles Denby (VMI Class of 1850) and The Six Plebes on Leaving for Richmond by Thomas O. Benton (VMI Class of 1850). A few poems were composed by Arnold during the Civil War. The notebook also includes miscellany such as clippings, puzzles, and riddles.

Notebook, 1849-1851

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Scope and Contents The notebook includes: Accounts of Corps of Cadets trips to Richmond, Petersburg, Norfolk and Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia Cadet poetry and essays Poetry by Sara Henderson Smith Addresses delivered before the Cadet Dialectic Society (a literary and debating society) Discussion of exams (1851) in English and natural philosophy Account of "An Oyster Supper---A Frolic After Taps" Account of "our last bible...