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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 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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