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Virginia Authors Collection

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

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Collection Overview

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.

Subject/Index Terms

American literature--Virginia
Authors, American Virginia

Administrative Information

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.

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