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Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970s | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970sAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-158

Primary Creator: Norfolk Public Library (Va.) (1894-)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in alphabetical order by last name of author.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: American literature--Virginia, Authors, American Virginia

Forms of Material: Book jackets, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Fliers (printed matter), Manuscripts, Pamphlets, Plays (performed works), Poems, Résumés (personnel records), Short stories, Speeches (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Original manuscripts for previously published materials, copies of newspaper clippings, and letters.

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American literature--Virginia
Authors, American Virginia

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Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Acquisition Source: Various

Preferred Citation: Virginia Authors Collection, MSS 0000-158, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May to October 2015.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bailey, James H., 1963Add to your cart.
Item 1: Speech, "Teachers of Titans--School Masters of Great Virginians", 1963 October 5Add to your cart.
Speech delivered at Petersburg High School to District D of the Virginia Education Association.
Folder 2: Baker, Russell, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Observer: Every Night at the Movies", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of an article that was published in the New York Times on December 5, 1968.
Folder 3: Bass, Jeanette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Masquerade", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Black, Kenneth, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Biography, "Kenneth Black, Jr.", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Blossom, Thomas, 1958-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "The Library of a Revolutionary Leader, Antonio Narino, Precursor of Colombian Independence", 1958Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol. XI, 1958.
Item 2: Record, "Dr. Thomas Blossom", 1970 April 1Add to your cart.
Professional vitae and brief personal information on Dr. Thomas Blossom.
Item 3: List, "Publications", undatedAdd to your cart.
List of published articles and books written by the author.
Folder 6: Boykin, Maury, 1923-1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Pamphlet, "Plan for Projecting an Atlantic Coastal Trunk Line Railroad Through Norfolk", 1923 May 1Add to your cart.
Photocopy of pamphlet.
Item 2: Correspondence, W. A. Cox to Boykin, 1923 September 25Add to your cart.
W. A. Cox, Executive Secretary of the Norfolk-Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, writes to Boykin to request copies of his pamphlet, "Plan for Projecting an Atlantic Coastal Trunk Line Railroad Through Norfolk."
Item 3: Correspondence, Colonel R. A. Marr to Boykin, 1923 June 1Add to your cart.
Colonel R. A. Marr writes to Boykin to request copies of pamphlet, "Plan for Projecting an Atlantic Coastal Trunk Line Railroad Through Norfolk."
Item 4: Essay, "The Hampton Roads Trench Tunnel", 1957 October 28Add to your cart.
Essay submitted to the District Army Engineer of Norfolk, Virginia on the history of the Hampton Roads Trench Tunnel from 1923 to 1950.
Item 5: Transcript, "Naval Expansion Program", 1938 April 11Add to your cart.
Photocopy of a dictated hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Naval Affairs in regard to a bill that would provide for the establishment of the Atlantic Fleet.
Item 6: Elevation (Orthographic Projection), "Plan of Hampton Roads Trench Tunnel", 1923Add to your cart.
One copy and one photocopy of Boykin's 1923 formula for the construction of the Hampton Roads Trench Tunnel.
Item 7: Article, "Vehicular tunnel Under Chesapeake Bay is Proposed", 1938 October 2Add to your cart.
Photocopy of article published in the Washington Star.
Folder 7: Brandt, Edwin H., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Pueblo", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages one through 179 of the manuscript of the book Pueblo; the rest of the pages continue in subsequent folder.
Folder 8: Brandt, Edwin H., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Pueblo", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 180 to 368, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book Pueblo.
Folder 9: Brushwood, John S., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Biography of Sergio Galindo", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Bryan, J. III, 1965Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Johnny Jackanapes, The Merry-Andrew of the Merry Mills: A Brief Biography of John Armstrong Chaloner", 1965 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of article published in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
Folder 11: Butt, Marshall W., 1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, Butt to Emil Sayegh, 1970 March 11Add to your cart.
Letter from Butt to Dr. Emil S. Sayegh in regards to edits on certain pages which need to be corrected on the original typescript.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies", 1969Add to your cart.
Pages one through 75 of the manuscript of the book Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies.
Folder 12: Butt, Marshall W., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies", 1969Add to your cart.
Pages 76 to 147, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Some Descendants of Robert Butt, Died 1676 Lower Norfolk County, Virginia", 1967Add to your cart.
Photocopied and bound manuscript of the genealogy of Robert Butt, titled "Some Descendants of Robert Butt, Died 1676 Lower Norfolk County, Virginia."
Folder 13: Butt, Marshall W., 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies", 1969Add to your cart.
Handwritten manuscript of the book Early Portsmouth Physicians 1761-1906 A Trial List with Brief Biographies.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Campbell, Elizabeth A., 1974Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Jamestown: The Beginning", 1974Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the 1974 publication of the book Jamestown: The Beginning with author's notes.
Folder 2: Carpenter, Margaret Haley, 1972Add to your cart.
Item 1: List, "Enclosures from Margaret Carpenter", undatedAdd to your cart.
List of items sent for inclusion in Margaret Carpenter's author folder, with note from author.
Item 2: Correspondence, R. B. to Mrs. Jordan, 1972 July 7Add to your cart.
Letter written to Mrs. Fenton Jordan of the Norfolk Public Library from an "R. B." (?)
Item 3: Poem, "Music by Debussy", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Poem, "Requiem", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Poem, "September Afternoon", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Poem, "A Patch of Old Snow", undatedAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of a poem penned by Robert Frost for Carpenter.
Item 7: Correspondence, David Morton to Margaret Carpenter, 1953 December 11Add to your cart.
Photocopy of a letter written to Carpenter from David Morton, with a poem included in text.
Folder 3: Carpenter, Nan Cooke, 1950-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Ronsard's Preface Sur La Musique", 1960 February 2Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from Modern Language Notes, Volume LXXV.
Item 2: Article, "The Study of Music at the University of Paris in the Middle Ages", undatedAdd to your cart.
Article from The Journal of Research in Musical Education.
Item 3: Article, "Christopher Tye and the Musical Dialogue in Samuel Rowley's 'When you See me, You Know Me'", 1960Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Journal of Research in Music Education, Volume VIII, Number 2, Fall 1960.
Item 4: Article, "Rabelais and Musical Ideas", 1950 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Romantic Review, Volume XLI, Number 1, February 1950.
Item 5: Article, "Skelton's Hand in William Cornish's Musical Parable", 1970Add to your cart.
Article reprinted from Comparative Literature, Volume XXII, Number 2, Spring 1970.
Item 6: Review, "Tragedy in the Art of Music. By Leo Schrade.", 1967Add to your cart.
Book review of Leo Schrade's book Tragedy in the Art of Music, found on pages 362 to 364 of Comparative Literature, Volume XIX, Number 4, Fall 1967.
Item 7: Book Jacket, "John Skelton", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket for John Skelton with a summary and an About the Author feature.
Item 8: Book Jacket, "Music in the Medieval and Renaissance Universities", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket for the book Music in the Medieval and Renaissance Universities with a summary and an About the Author feature.
Item 9: Clipping, "Missoula's Dorothy Johnson Has Three Jobs but.. Western Fiction is Tops", 1958 February 2Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Spokesman- Review regarding the writing of Dorothy Johnson.
Item 10: Clipping, "College Students and Also Babes", 1956 July 28Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor regarding Russian language classes at Montana University.
Item 11: Clipping, "Mt. Sentinel Looks On", 1958 April 29Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor regarding Montana University students' interaction with Mt. Sentinel.
Item 12: Clipping, "A Generous Sampling of John Ruskin's Work", 1965 March 14Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a review written by Carpenter on the book Ruskin Today by Kenneth Clark from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Item 13: Clipping, "Study of Mind, Art of Thomas Wolfe", 1962 December 23Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a review written by Carpenter on the book The Window of Memory by Richard S. Kennedy from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Item 14: Clipping, "Epics and Comic Epics: Quiz", 1963 March 18Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of a feature by Carpenter from The Christian Science Monitor of a quiz which gives the opening lines of 12 different epic poems and asks readers to identify the author of each.
Folder 4: Carr, Jess, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Flavor of the Tea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the short story "The Flavor of the Tea."
Folder 5: Carter, Leslie R., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten and edited poem.
Folder 6: Carter, Margaret L., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Demon Lover: Introduction", 1969Add to your cart.
Handwritten manuscript of the introduction for the book The Demon Lover.
Folder 7: Chambers, Mary Jane, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Don't Launch Him -- He's Mine!", 1969 JulyAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of an article for Reader's Digest.
Folder 8: Childs, J. Rives, 1963Add to your cart.
Item 1: Publication, "Casanova Gleanings", 1963Add to your cart.
Volume 6 of the journal titled Casanova Gleanings edited by J. Rives Childs. Written in French.
Item 2: Manuscript, "The Ragged Edge", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages one through 103 of the manuscript of the book The Ragged Edge.
Folder 9: Childs, J. Rives, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ragged Edge", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 104 through 242, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book The Ragged Edge.
Folder 10: Crittenden, Henry Temple, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Record, "H. Temple Crittenden", undatedAdd to your cart.
Professional vitae and brief personal information on Henry Temple Crittenden.
Folder 11: Dunham, Joan E., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Paned is My Fear", 1969Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the short story "Paned is My Fear," which was awarded first prize in The Eileen Leache Memorial Contest in 1969.
Folder 12: Eaton, Evelyn, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "The Small Hour", 1970 September 17Add to your cart.
Five short poems form the composition "The Small Hour." This item includes four signed copies of this composition.
Folder 13: Edmonds, W. B., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten pages of canto number 12 from an incomplete manuscript of a long poem.
Folder 14: Edmunds, Murrell, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Flier, "Laurel for the Undefeated: Short Stories", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising for Edmunds' book Laurel for the Undefeated, including a summary, an About the Author feature and a coupon for mail-in order of the book.
Item 2: Flier, "Passionate Journey to Winter", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising for Edmunds' book Passionate Journey to Winter, including a summary, critical acclaim for Edmunds' previous books and a coupon for mail-in order of the book.
Item 3: Poem, "Lament", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Poem, "A .C. E.", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Poem, "The Bright Morninggface", undatedAdd to your cart.
Title may be intended as "The Bright Morningface," but typed as "..Morninggface."
Folder 15: Edmunds, Pocahontas Wight, 1941-1973, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Pocahontas-John Smith Story", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Land of Sand: Five Tales of the North Carolina Coast", 1941Add to your cart.
Item 3: Book Jacket, "Tar Heels Track the Century", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket including an About the Author feature, critical acclaim for the book and a mail-in order form.
Item 4: Book Jacket, "Legends of the North Carolina Coast", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket including an About the Author feature, critical acclaim for the book and a mail-in order form.
Item 5: Review, "Tar Heels Track the Century", undatedAdd to your cart.
Two copies of an article featuring quotes from reviews of the book Tar Heels Track the Century.
Item 6: Review, "Tar Heels Track the Century", 1967 February 15Add to your cart.
Photocopy of a book review written by "B. S." from "The State" on Tar Heels Track the Century.
Item 7: Correspondence, Edmunds to Manuscript Division Norfolk Public Library, 1973 June 14Add to your cart.
Letter written by Edmunds to Norfolk Public Library concerning the Library's intention to permanently keep her manuscripts.
Item 8: Correspondence, Mrs. William S. Portlock to Edmunds, 1973 June 26Add to your cart.
Letter written in response to Edmunds' correspondence regarding the intention to permanently keep Edmund's manuscripts.
Item 9: Clippings, Various Reviews of Edmunds, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Various reviews of Edmunds' writing, clipped from different publications, compiled and photocopied onto one sheet. Clipping details: Review from book jacket of Virginians Out Front; "Illuminating Biographies Insight Into Lives of 11," Durham Morning Herald, March 18, 1973; "The Virginians," by Duncan G. Groner, Suffolk News Herald, February 18, 1973; untitled, undated review, Richmond Times Dispatch; untitled review, Petersburg's Progress Index, January 8, 1973; untitled, undated review, Richmond News Ledger; untitled review, Danville Register, December 29, 1972.
Folder 16: Fahey, John A., 1967-1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Record, "Russian Language and Soviet Area Experience of John A. Fahey", undatedAdd to your cart.
Professional vitae, specifically in reference to Russian and Soviet-related experience, of Fahey from 1949 to 1969.
Item 2: List, "Publications, Articles, and Technical Papers of John A. Fahey", undatedAdd to your cart.
Bibliography of Fahey's published, and certain unpublished, works including brief descriptions of each; arranged by publication type and chronologically, earliest to most recent, with dates from December 1958 to August 1969.
Item 3: Article, "A Vocabulary Analysis of Secondary School Russian Textbooks", 1967 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Article published in the Russian Language Journal, Volume XXI, Number 80.
Item 4: Manuscript, "The Russian Pause on the Oder", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Article, "A Soviet Character Study", 1967 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page 136 of the publication United States Naval Institute Proceedings.
Item 6: Article, "The Last Flight of the ZTF-817", 1968 JuneAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page six of the publication Our Navy: The Navyman's Magazine.
Item 7: Article, "A Profile of Soviet Military/Naval Schools", 1969 AugustAdd to your cart.
Article begins on page 134 of the publication United States Naval Institute Proceedings.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1978, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "Joseph", 1978 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
"A story of hope, a play in three acts, based on Genesis with direct quotations."
Item 2: Play, "My Eldest Son", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1979, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "I, Prince Tudor, Wrote Shakespeare", 1979 October 24Add to your cart.
Title of the play taken from the book with the same title written by Margret Barsi-Greene.
Item 2: Play, "The Council", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in three acts."
Item 3: Play, "Child of Promise", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in three acts about the greatest event in the history of man since Adam."
Folder 3: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1977-1980, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "Peace Without Victory", 1977Add to your cart.
"A three-act play about Woodrow Wilson and his love for his second wife, Edith."
Item 2: Play, "Young Michael", 1979 February 10Add to your cart.
First draft version of this "play in three acts about the Christ Consciousness made manifest in the earth."
Item 3: Play, "A Nation Under God", 1980Add to your cart.
First draft version, with missing scenes, of this "play in three acts about Abraham Lincoln...a man who stood between divided opinions and a divided nation...a man who gave everything he had to give for the preservation of a nation under God."
Item 4: Play, "Jonah", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in two acts about the infinite love of God...based on the Book of Jonah from the King James Version of the Bible."
Folder 4: Franco, Eloise, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "ODE", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem set to music for Male Chorus and Symphonic Band by Johan Franco.
Folder 5: Free, Ann Cottrell, 1963-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Book Jacket, "Forever the Wild Mare", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket includes a summary of the plot and an About the Author feature on Free.
Item 2: Clippings, Various tributes to Free, 1963 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Four newspaper clippings dating from October 13-20, 1963 photocopied onto the front and back of one sheet, all featuring acclaim for Free's contributions and book Forever the Wild Mare. Articles: "Race Horse Is Star of Book" by Meryle Secrest, from The Washington Post, Sunday October 13, 1963; "News reporter' wife wins award, tribute for new book" from The Birmingham News, Sunday October 20, 1963; "A Tribute to Ann Cottrell Free" from a Congressional Record o remarks made by Kenneth A. Roberts in the House of Representatives on October 17, 1963; "Characters Search for Author Ended" by Ellen Key Blunt from The Washington Post October 14, 1963.
Item 3: Clipping, "30,000-Year-Old Horse Stars in New Book", 1963 October 28Add to your cart.
Article clipped from the Richmond News Leader, written by Rose Bennett, regarding Free's book Forever the Wild Mare.
Item 4: Manuscript, "Isabella Says 'No': the Story of the True Wild Horse", undatedAdd to your cart.
Unfinished and uncorrected manuscript with a note from the author mentioning the last 31 pages are missing and the complete or corrected version will be sent later.
Item 5: Manuscript, "Untitled", 1963 December 12Add to your cart.
Manuscript of article labeled "For Release December 12, 1963" about Free and her receipt of the 1963 Albert Schweitzer Medal of the Animal Welfare Institute. Manuscript is attached to a black and white photograph of Free with a puppy. Article release in The Evening Star, Washington D.C., under title "Ann Free Receives Award."
Item 6: Clipping, "Ann Free Receives Award", 1963 December 12Add to your cart.
Newspaper article from The Evening Star, Washington D.C. about Free's receipt of the Albert Schweitzer Medal of the Animal Welfare Institute.
Item 7: Clippings, Various newspaper articles by Free, 1965Add to your cart.
Four newspaper articles from the Washington Post written by Free, dating from April 15 to July 24, 1965, clipped and photocopied onto two sheets. Accompanied by a note from the author. Articles: "Why We Listened to 'Silent Spring'," April 15, 1965; "Year of Wistaria, Evocative Vine," May 15, 1965; "Academic Honor, Political Burden," June 10, 1965; "The Gentle World of the Naturalist," July 24, 1965.
Item 8: Manuscript, "The Great Awakening", 1969 April 13Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the article "The Great Awakening" from This Week magazine.
Item 9: Article, "The Great Awakening", 1969 April 13Add to your cart.
Copy of article from This Week magazine.
Item 10: Clipping, "Memorial is Triumph for Carson Admirers", 1970 August 5Add to your cart.
Newspaper article from The Evening Star, Washington D.C., written by M. M. Flatley about the institution of the Rachel Carson Refuge and Free's actions in the initiative for the institution of this memorial.
Folder 6: Grunwald, Stefan, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669)", 1968Add to your cart.
Pages one through 77 of the manuscript of the book A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669).
Folder 7: Grunwald, Stefan, 1968-1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669)", 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Pages 78 through the completion of the manuscript of the book A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669).
Item 2: Notes, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Research notes for the book A Biography of Johanna Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669). German and English.
Folder 8: Haines, John, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Love Among the Oranges", 1970 August 23Add to your cart.
One handwritten and one typed manuscript of the poem "Love Among the Oranges."
Folder 9: Hainsworth, Edna Reed, 1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Clipping, "Season of Memories", 1969 December 24Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article from the Virginian-Pilot regarding Hainsworth's life and poetry accompanied by a poem written by Hainsworth titled "To Our Senior Citizens."
Item 2: Poem, "I'm Fishing For Trout", undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Haislip, Harvey, circa 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Lodestar", circa 1957Add to your cart.
Manuscript of Haislip's first novel, published by Doubleday & Company in 1957, with a letter accompanying the gift written by Haislip on September 6, 1970.
Folder 2: Hardy, William M., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ship They Called the Fat Lady", undatedAdd to your cart.
From the beginning to page 143 of the manuscript of the book, The Ship They Called the Fat Lady.
Folder 3: Hardy, William M., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Ship They Called the Fat Lady", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 144 to 256, or the completion, of the manuscript of the book, The Ship They Called the Fat Lady.
Folder 4: Harris, Kenneth, 1966, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Speech, "How to Run a Supermarket-Monastery-Bombshelter in Grand Central Station", 1966Add to your cart.
Speech given by Harris at the VLA in Williamsburg.
Item 2: Speech, "The Necessity for NonConformity", undatedAdd to your cart.
Speech given to school principals.
Folder 5: Horner, Dave, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Flier, "Shipwrecks, Skin Divers and Sunken Gold", undatedAdd to your cart.
Flier advertising Horner's book Shipwrecks, Skin Divers and Sunken Gold, with an order form attached.
Item 2: Book Jacket, "The Blockade-Runners: True Tales of Running the Yankee Blockade of the Confederate Coast", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket includes a summary and an About the Author feature.
Folder 6: Hume, Ivor Noel, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "1775: Another Part of the Field", 1966 OctoberAdd to your cart.
From the beginning to page 237 of the original manuscript for 1775: Another Part of the Field, with pencil corrections, drafted prior to Hume's submission to Knopf publishers. The book was published November 14, 1966.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hume, Ivor Noel, 1966Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "1775: Another Part of the Field", 1966 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Page 238 to the completion of the manuscript.
Folder 2: Inge, M. Thomas, 1967-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Speech, "John Donald Wade and the Art of Biography", undatedAdd to your cart.
Script for a lecture given at Michigan State University, on March 29, 1969. The date does not appear on the document, but is listed on Inge's professional vitae.
Item 2: Article, "The Legacy of John Donald Wade", undatedAdd to your cart.
Article from The Georgia Review. This document is undated, but the manuscript for the article includes a note mentioning January 11, 1967 as the date of submission to the publication.
Item 3: Manuscript, "The Legacy of John Donald Wade", 1967 January 11Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the article which appeared in The Georgia Review.
Item 4: Record, "Professional Vita: M. Thomas Inge", 1970 August 31Add to your cart.
The resume or curriculum vitae of Inge, listing his education, career and other experience including courses taught and publications.
Folder 3: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Beginning to page 129 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea. Manuscript is undated but a letter from the author to the library, dated November 25, 1970, is enclosed with the document.
Folder 4: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 130 to 263 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 5: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War at Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Page 263 to 406 of the manuscript for the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 6: Jones, Virgil Carrington, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Civil War At Sea", undatedAdd to your cart.
Page 407 to the completion of the manuscript of the book The Civil War at Sea.
Folder 7: King, Irene Lawrence, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Strong One", 1957Add to your cart.
Manuscript for the short story, "The Strong One" which was awarded first place in the short story category in the Virginia Division American Association of University Women and the Virginia Highlands Festival held in Abingdon in 1957.
Item 2: Certificate, "Creative Writing Project", 1957Add to your cart.
Certificate for the first place award in the short story category at The Virginia Division American Association of University Women and The Virginia Highlands Festival. Award given for the short story "The Strong One."
Item 3: Note, "Irene Lawrence King", undatedAdd to your cart.
Note of address and phone number for Irene Lawrence King.
Folder 8: Knight, Karl F., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Poetry of John Crowe Ransom: A Study of Diction, Metaphor, and Symbol", undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Knorr, Lester, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Before I Go", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript for the novel Before I Go.
Folder 2: Kyle, Louisa Venable, 1950, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The History of Eastern Shore Chapel and Lynnhaven Parish (1642-1969)", undatedAdd to your cart.
Incomplete manuscript including one chapter from the book The History of Eastern Shore Chapel and Lynnhaven Parish (1642-1969). This chapter is titled "Adam Thoroughgood...Founder of the Anglican Church in Lynnhaven Parish Virginia."
Item 2: Manuscript, "The Eastern Shore of Lynnhaven River prior to 1750", 1950Add to your cart.
Manuscript of a newspaper article which won the first prize in a literary contest sponsored by Princess Anne County Woman's Club in the fall of 1950 and was later published in the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot on Sunday October 8, 1950.
Folder 3: Lewis, Anne Spiller, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Short story, "My Childhood Street", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Poem, "100 Years", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem written in honor of Norfolk Public Library's centennial celebration.
Folder 4: Link, Arthur S., 1968-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1970 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Article reprinted from The Journal of Southern History, Volume XXXVI, Number 1.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1969 MayAdd to your cart.
Second draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Item 3: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1969 June-JulyAdd to your cart.
Third draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Item 4: Manuscript, "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner", 1968 OctoberAdd to your cart.
First draft of the article "Woodrow Wilson: The American as Southerner."
Folder 5: Loomis, Edward, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Turgenev's Rye", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the poem titled "Turgenev's Rye."
Folder 6: Lumpkin, William Latane, 1963, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Doctor Sparks", 1963Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book Doctor Sparks, a biography of Sparks White Melton.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Meditations for Communion Occasions", 1968Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book Meditations for Communion Occasions.
Folder 7: Madgett, Naomi Long, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Sunny", 1967Add to your cart.
Poem copyrighted in 1965 by Madgett, with this copy published in 1967 and signed by Madgett August 7, 1970.
Folder 8: Martin, Fran, 1951Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Nine Tales of Raven", 1951Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book of Native American folklore stories titled Nine Tales of Raven.
Folder 9: Masengill, Harold, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "The Peace of Ghent", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem in three parts: first part titled "The Hague;" second "Ghent Bridge: Summer of 1965;" third "The Human Condition."
Folder 10: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Up to page 98 of the manuscript of the book Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing. Includes a frontispiece photograph.
Folder 11: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 99 through 254 of the book manuscript.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 255 through 338 of the book manuscript.
Folder 2: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 339 through 458 of the book manuscript.
Folder 3: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 459 through 593 of the book manuscript.
Folder 4: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing", 1959Add to your cart.
Pages 594 through 673, and the completion of content, of the book manuscript.
Folder 5: Mason, Mildred A., 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing Index", 1959Add to your cart.
Index for the book manuscript.
Folder 6: McNamara, Lena Brooke, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Pilgrim's End", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the novel Pilgrim's End.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miller, Eugenia, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author also appears as Mrs. Robert Mandelkorn.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Golden Spur", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the novel The Golden Spur.
Folder 2: Miller, Helen Hill, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Case for Liberty", undatedAdd to your cart.
From the beginning table of contents to chapter two "Freedom of the Press" of the manuscript for the book The Case for Liberty, published 1965. This manuscript contains multiple drafts of certain sections and pages.
Folder 3: Miller, Helen Hill, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Case for Liberty", undatedAdd to your cart.
The third chapter, "Right to Bear Arms" through to chapter six, "Due Process of Law" of the book manuscript.
Folder 4: Miller, Helen Hill, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "The Case for Liberty", undatedAdd to your cart.
Chapter seven "The Bill of Rights" to the end and "Note on Sources" of the book manuscript.
Folder 5: Mitchell, Broadus, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Alexander Hamilton", 1970 February 16Add to your cart.
Full printed manuscript of the book Alexander Hamilton, with final edits added before publishing. Printed maps included.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mitchell, Broadus, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Alexander Hamilton", undatedAdd to your cart.
Beginning to the page 105 of the manuscript of the book Alexander Hamilton, published 1962.
Folder 2: Mitchell, Broadus, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Alexander Hamilton", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 106 through 237 of the book manuscript.
Folder 3: Mitchell, Broadus, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Alexander Hamilton", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages 237A through 335 of the book manuscript.
Item 2: Maps, "Alexander Hamilton maps", undatedAdd to your cart.
Hand drawn maps of the eastern United States in relation to battlefields and areas of interest during the Revolutionary War, to be put into the book Alexander Hamilton. Memo from publishers dated October 28, 1969.
Folder 4: Moger, Allen W., 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Virginia: Bourbonism to Byrd, 1870 to 1925", 1968Add to your cart.
Chapter 14 "An Independent Governor and the Emergence of Harry Byrd" from the book Virginia: Bourbonism to Byrd, 1870 to 1925.
Folder 5: Monsell, Helen Albee, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Susan Anthony--Girl Who Dared", undatedAdd to your cart.
Pages from manuscript of the book Susan Anthony-- Girl Who Dared, handwritten by the author in a combination of longhand and shorthand.
Folder 6: Moseley, Virginia Palmatary, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Lawnmower Soliloquy", 1970 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Murray, Dorothy Garst, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Untitled manuscript; author writes, "This is Stevie's story."
Folder 8: Nixon, Richard M., 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Letter, Nixon to Norfolk Public Library, 1970 August 8Add to your cart.
Signed letter from the President congratulating Norfolk Public Library and its employees on the 100th year anniversary of service.
Folder 9: Old, Bruce S., 1946-1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "On the Mathematics of Committees, Boards, and Panels", 1946 AugustAdd to your cart.
Reprinted from The Scientific Monthly, Volume 63, pages 129 to 134.
Item 2: Resume, "Publications of Bruce S. Old", undatedAdd to your cart.
List of published work as well as a write-up describing his education and career experience.
Folder 10: Price, Bruce, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "An Inquiry into Modifier Noun Proliferation", 1970 April 12Add to your cart.
Published in Book World. Includes a note from the author regarding why he chose this article as his submission to the collection.
Folder 11: Raborg, Frederick Ashton, Jr., undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "There Are No Heroes", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the short story "There Are No Heroes."
Folder 12: Register, Alvaretta Kenan, 1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: Census Record, "Duplin County, North Carolina 1786", 1967Add to your cart.
Transcribed and indexed by Register.
Folder 13: Reid, H., 1960-1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Record, Professional Vitae of H. Reid, 1970 August 18Add to your cart.
Handwritten list of published works and career experience accompanied by a letter from the author explaining his enclosures to the library.
Item 2: Drawing, "Reid's World", 1970 September 29Add to your cart.
A photocopy of a drawing done by Reid as a child, accompanied by an explanatory note from the author.
Item 3: Publication, "Railroad Magazine", 1963 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Magazine featuring an article written by Reid, with photographs by author as well, on pages 32 and 33. The magazine also includes a biography on Reid, pages 44 and 45.
Item 4: Manuscript, "The Virginian Railway", 1960Add to your cart.
Original manuscript of the book The Virginian Railway, published in 1961.
Folder 14: Rollins, Patrick J., 1968, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Imperial Russia's African Colony", 1968 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Reprinted from The Russian Review, Volume 27, Number 4.
Item 2: Manuscript, "Imperial Russia's African Colony", undatedAdd to your cart.
Manuscript of the article printed in The Russian Review.
Folder 15: Rutledge, William A., 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "Introduction to the Foundations of Mathematics", 1969Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the book Introduction to the Foundations of Mathematics.
Folder 16: Schlegel, Marvin W., 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Record, "Marvin W. Schlegel, Published Books and Articles: A Selected List", 1968 December 12Add to your cart.
Published works and professional vitae of Schlegel.
Folder 17: Ware, Elinor Patricia, 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: Article, "Ennis Rees: an Appreciation", 1969 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Article published in the Alumni Gazette along with a photograph of Rees.
Folder 18: Unknown, circa 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph, unknown, circa 1970Add to your cart.
Pollack and Daly, Savannah, Georgia. Photograph of unknown man sitting by a window and looking toward the left. Scenery outside the window includes pine trees and ocean. This photograph was originally found between Virginia Authors Lumpkin and McNamara.

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