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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 1299 Collections and/or Records:

Addendum to empirial decree, 1865 September 11

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Copy of an addendum to emperial decree, in which Matthew Fontaine Maury outlines the climate, economy and other features of Mexico for the information of prospective immigrants.

Albert H. Pettigrew document

Identifier: MS-0173
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Civil War document (dated November 25, 1862) from Captain Albert H. Pettigrew to General Robert E. Lee. Pettigrew requests to have Private Snow of the 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment transferred to his company.

Alfred Gibbons letter, 1863 December 22

Scope and Contents Letter from Cadet Alfred R. Gibbons to his father, dated December 22, 1863. The letter discusses the Corps being called out on a march in response to Union Army troop movements and aspects of cadet life.

Alfred Gibbons letter, 1863 December 22

 Digital Image

Andrew C. L. Gatewood papers

Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of 28 letters written by Gatewood to his parents and other family members, 1860-1864.Early letters describe life at the Virginia Military Institute (hazing, daily routine, excitement about secession, cadets as drillmasters) and in Lexington, Virginia, just prior to and during early months of the Civil War. Subsequent letters date from his service with the 11th Virginia Cavalry Regiment,Company F, (Bath Squadron), including a letter written after the second Battle...

Andrew J. McCoy Civil War letters

Identifier: MS-0393
Scope and Contents Civil War correspondence of Confederate soldier Andrew J. McCoy, consisting of 3 letters (1863 October 25; 1864 Jan 16 fragment; 1864 March 11) to his sister Martha written while he was serving with the 25th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The letters were written from camps in Culpepper County and Orange County, Virginia. They primarily concern family matters, camp hardships, and personal news, and provide insight into the life and thoughts of an ordinary soldier.

Andrew Langstaff Johnston Letter

Identifier: MS-0236
Scope and Contents One letter, ca. 1871, written from VMI by Cadet Johnston, Class of 1872, to his mother. The bulk of the letter concerns family matters.

Archibald M. Fauntleroy papers

Identifier: MS-0065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one testimonial letter (dated Sept. 2, 1857) written by Superintendent Francis H. Smith on behalf of Archibald M. Fauntleroy. Also included is one drawing by cadet Fauntleroy, done as a class assignment at VMI.

Arnold Family papers, 1847-1902

 Series — Box 5, Folder: 1-19
Scope and Contents This series includes correspondence to and from Laura Ann Arnold (Jackson), Stark W. Arnold, Jonathan Arnold, and others.

Autograph letter signed from Jefferson Davis to Captain M. Moore, 1888 December 28

Scope and Contents Written from Beauvoir, Mississippi. Letter states that Jefferson Davis is unable to supply the information requested.