Virginia -- Williamsburg
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Blain family of Albemarle County and Williamsburg, Virginia, including the Civil War period diary (1861-63) of school teacher Mary Randolph Blain. The diary, written near the York River in Gloucester County, Va. provides a picture of civilian life both in that area and in Williamsburg, Va. where her parents lived during the period. Also included are two letters written from Randolph Harrison Blain, brother of the diarist and a member of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1905; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1864
File — Box 1: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This folder contains various printed ephemera relating to US history, US presidents, and a few farmers almanacs.
Dates: 1893 - 1935
Philobilon Eine Zeitschrift fur Bucherfreunde Vol. 9 No. 5-6 1936 with The First Printing in Virginia inserted, 1936
Scope and Contents This German journal has The First Printing in Virginia by Douglas C. McMurtie tipped into the center of the volume. The back of the insert says 'Designed, composed in Linotype Baskerville, and printed by C. Harold Lauck at the Journalism Laboratory Press of Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, U. S. A., for Philobiblon, a Book-Collector's Magazine published by Herbert Reicher, Vienna, Austria. December 1935'
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an albumen photograph of the Bruton Parish Episcopal Church in Williamsburg, Virginia c. 1875-1885. The image includes two people sitting on the ledge outside of the church.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1875 - 1885
Scope and Contents There are three one-page advertisemnts announcing the publication of the above title.