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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Gibbons letter, 1863 December 22

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

Bolling W. Barton papers, 1863-1864

Scope and Contents Includes four class exercises and one note indicating math and French marks. Also includes two items of correspondence.

Charles A. Derby extracts, 1855 July-August

Scope and Contents Certified extracts from correspondence between Charles A. Derby and Willis Crenshaw regarding business arrangements for the Eutaw Academy, Alabama.

Charles M. Barton papers, 1855-1870

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...

Invitation and place card, 1880 February 18

Scope and Contents Invitation for an event at the home of V. A. Thornton and name card for Willetta F. Thornton.

Letter to Eliza Johnson, 1862 December 25

Scope and Contents Written from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Letter regards the Battle of Fredericksburg and personal news.

Letter fragment to Eliza Johnson, 1862 October

Scope and Contents Letter regards family news and mentions woman who is a Union sympathizer. Letter also mentions that Porter Johnson is eager to join the army.

Letter fragment to Eliza Johnson, 1862

Scope and Contents Letter regards family friends who have been wounded, refugee families, and a problem with currency.