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V-Mail Process collection -- 1944 Creator: United States. Marine Corps. Division, 2nd
Extent: 16 items
Abstract: The V-Mail Process collection is made up of 8 photographs and accompanying typed explanations, created in April 1944, which demonstrate the process of creating V-mail for the United States Marine Corps 2nd Division. The photographs are individually numbered and the typed explanations occasionally include commentary on the careers of pictured marines.
Vacation days on the Cedar River photograph album -- 1915 Creator: Baylis, William
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Vacation days on the Cedar River photograph album contains 11 photographs of a summer cottage and vacation along the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1915.
Finding Aid for Vacation Travel Photograph Album -- 1901-1910 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: approximately 260 photographs in 1 volume
Abstract: The Vacation travel photograph album contains a mixture of approximately 260 commercial and amateur photographs documenting a series of vacations to California, a Lake Michigan cottage, Alaska, and Canada.
Charles Valek letters -- 1919 Creator: Goodman, Violet
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Charles Valek wrote to Violet Goodman of Cleveland, Ohio, while serving in the United States Merchant Marine in 1919. He wrote about his leisure activities while stationed on the USS Meade in Boston Harbor and about his later assignment in Newport News, Virginia.
Vallette de Laudun, Relation de Voyage de la Louisiane en forme de Lettres Ecrites à une Dame en l'année 1720 -- [18th century] Creator: Vallette de Laudun
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Relation du Voyage de la Louisiane en forme de Lettres Ecrites à une Dame en l'année 1720 is an 18th-century manuscript compilation of 132 letters written by Vallette de Laudun during a French expedition to Dauphin Island, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Valley Forge Headquarters orderly book -- 1778 Creator: United States. Continental Army
Extent: 55 pages (1 volume)
Abstract: The Valley Forge Headquarters orderly book (55 pages) contains the general orders and brigade orders issued by Continental Army headquarters at Valley Forge during winter encampment, from January 20-February 22, 1778.
George Van Buskirk letters -- 1917-1919 Creator: Van Buskirk, George, 1871-1936
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains 52 letters that George Van Buskirk received while working as county clerk for Bergen County, New Jersey, between 1917 and 1919. Multiple soldiers from Hackensack, New Jersey, wrote to him about military life at Camp Dix and other bases in the United States, and service in Europe during and after World War I.
Elizabeth Bonney van den Bosch collection -- 1943-2002 (bulk 1943-1951) Creator: Van den Bosch, Elizabeth Kinsell Bonney, 1921-2002
Extent: 32 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of military documents, photographs, and ephemera related to Lieutenant Elizabeth Bonney van den Bosch's service in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve during and after World War II.
R. P. Van Deusen account book -- 1840 Creator: Van Deusen, R. P.
Extent: 125 pages
Abstract: This account book, kept by R. P. Van Deusen, documents 18 trips of the barge Berkshire on the Hudson River and Erie Canal carrying passengers and cargo.
Christopher Van Deventer papers -- 1799-1925 Creator: Van Deventer, Christopher, 1788-1838
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: The Christopher Van Deventer papers contain incoming and outgoing correspondence and documents concerning the War of 1812, the politics of the 1810s and 1820s, and the political career of John C. Calhoun.
Van Dusen family collection -- 1867-1918 (bulk 1867-1870, 1912) Creator: Van Dusen family and Howe, Warren C., 1889-1956
Extent: 27 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of personal letters addressed to members of the Van Dusen family and to Warren C. Howe of Warren County, New York. The primary groups of correspondence are Edwin Van Dusen's letters to his brother Henry about life in Chillicothe, Missouri, in the late 1860s; letters from Sophia Wilkins to Ira Van Dusen about her life and work in Caldwell, New York, where she taught school in 1869 and 1870; and letters from "Anna" to Warren C. Howe about her daily activities in Thurman, New York, in early 1912.
Peter Van Schaack, Jr. account book -- 1832-1845 Creator: Van Schaak, Peter, 1795-1864
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This account book contains Peter Van Schaack's financial records from his bookstore and printing business in Kinderhook, New York, which he recorded between 1832 and 1835. Also included are records of his payments and receipts on behalf of "V. S. & P." between 1834 and 1845.
Henry Van Solingen collection -- 1820-1838 (bulk 1820-1831) Creator: Van Solingen, Henry M.
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: This collection contains a letter book (72 pages) and 29 retained drafts of Dr. Henry M. Van Solingen's outgoing correspondence, which relate to his financial affairs. Much of the material concerns Van Solingen's ownership of land in northern Ohio during the early 19th century.
Lewis Van Tuyl papers -- 1861-1865 Creator: Van Tuyl family
Extent: 101 items
Abstract: The Lewis W. Van Tuyl Papers contain the Civil War correspondence of Van Tuyl, primarily to his father Isaac and other family members. Van Tuyl served with the 10th Illinois Infantry from September 1861 to July 1865, with an interim stint with the Pioneer Brigade of Engineers from November 1862 to November 1863.
Van Vechten family collection -- 1672-1947 (bulk 1768-1896) Creator: Van Vechten family
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: This collection is made up of correspondence, military documents, financial records, and other items related to the Van Vechten (also Van Veghten) family of Albany and Catskill, New York, and Detroit, Michigan. Most of the material dates from the mid-1700s to the late 1800s.
Ann M. Van Wart journals -- 1832-1837 (bulk 1832-1835) Creator: Van Wart, Ann M., 1811-
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract: Ann M. Van Wart kept these 2 journals about her life in New York City in the early 1830s. She wrote about attending Episcopal church services, teaching Sunday School, and taking trips to northern New York and surrounding states.
Franklin Warren Van Wert letters -- 1940-1942 Creator: Van Wert, Edna J. Houghton, -1993
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 17 letters that Franklin Warren Van Wert ("Warren") wrote to his mother, Edna Van Wert, while serving in the United States Navy during World War II, as well as 1 letter he wrote to his brother Albert and 1 additional letter from Leonard W. Dooren to Edna Van Wert, his future mother-in-law.
Edward Van Winkle collection -- 1917-1919 Creator: Van Winkle, Sama Le Roy Batdorf, 1879-1972
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: This collection contains over 500 letters that Captain Edward Van Winkle wrote to his wife Sama while serving in the United States Army during World War I. Van Winkle, a member of the 24th Engineer Regiment, discussed his experiences at Washington, D.C. and Camp Dix, New Jersey, and in France and Germany from 1917-1919.
Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir -- Undated Creator: van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob, b. 1843
Extent: 69 pages
Abstract: Jacob van Zwaluwenburg's memoir contains a discussion of his experiences during the Civil War along with an account of his childhood in the Netherlands and America.
William R. Vandergrift papers -- 1855-1857, 1862-1863 Creator: Vandergrift, William R.
Extent: 14 items
Abstract: The Vandergrift papers contain eight manuscripts related to William R. Vandergrift's building projects around Philadelphia, Pa., 1855-1857, and six Civil War-related items retained by Mr. Vandergrift, 1862-1863.
Vanderpool religious journal -- 1833-1841, 1866, 1885 Creator: Vanderpool, C. W. and Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Vanderpool religious journal contains religious diary entries from three authors over the course of 52 years.
Jacob Butler Varnum papers -- 1811-1888 (bulk 1811-1833) Creator: Varnum, Jacob Butler, 1788-1874
Extent: 79 items
Abstract: The Jacob Butler Varnum papers contain letters and documents related to Varnum's career as a factor at United States Indian trading posts in Sandusky, Ohio, and Fort Dearborn, Chicago; as a captain in the 40th Massachusetts Infantry during the War of 1812; and as a Washington D.C. merchant after he left government service. Included are letters and instructions from government officials concerning trade with Indians, as well as letters from Varnum to his father, Senator Joseph B. Varnum, concerning his activities as factor.
Josephine Dyer Varnum correspondence -- 1872-1888 Creator: Dyer family
Extent: 58 items
Abstract: This collection is mostly made up of letters that Josephine Dyer Varnum ("Josie"), a native of Massachusetts, wrote to her mother and other family members while living in Tallahassee and Jacksonville, Florida, in the 1880s. She commented on daily life and shared news of her young children.
Benjamin and William Oliver Vaughan papers -- 1774-1830 (bulk 1774-1803, 1816) Creator: Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 and Vaughan, William Oliver, 1783-1826
Extent: 144 items
Abstract: The Benjamin and William Oliver Vaughan papers consist of miscellaneous documents relating to the business affairs of Benjamin Vaughan and a business account book from his son, William O. Vaughan. Benjamin and William were both merchants in Hallowell, Maine.
John Vaughan papers -- 1779-1781, 1784, 1789 Creator: Vaughan, John, ca. 1731-1795
Extent: 3 volumes and 2 loose items
Abstract: The John Vaughan papers document British activities in the West Indies during the American Revolution. Covered are Vaughan's incoming letters, dispatches, bills, reports, and memoranda during his command of the Leeward Islands from November of 1779 to March 1781.
Charles Grant, vicomte de Vaux papers -- 1756-1805 Creator: Vaux, Charles Grant, vicomte de
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence and documents related to Vaux's support of the colonists in the Revolutionary War, his business interests, and his efforts to relocate to Canada.
Don Antonio de Vea journal -- 1675-1676 Creator: Vea, Antonio de, fl. 1675
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Antonio de Vea journal documents a sea voyage from Peru to the Strait of Magellan in southern Chile in 1675-1676.
Flavius Vegetius Renatus, Epitoma rei militaris manuscript -- circa 12th century Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 63 leaves (plus 2 blank)
Abstract: This Flavius Vegtius Renatus Epitoma rei militaris manuscript was produced circa twelfth century on vellum.
Pasquale Velleco and Philip Jones collection -- 1943-1945 Creator: Velleco, Pasquale, 1908-1976; Jones, Philip H., Jr.; and Frith, Mimika
Extent: 54 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of United States soldiers' V-mail letters to Pasquale Velleco and Philip H. Jones, Jr., of Shelton, Connecticut, and to Mimika Frith of Bel Air, Maryland. Correspondents, who served in the United States Army and the United States Navy Seabees in the European and Pacific Theaters, discussed numerous aspects of military life during and just after the war.
James Verity journal -- 1861-1895 (bulk 1861-1864) Creator: Verity, James
Extent: 3 items
Abstract: James Verity's journal is a post-Civil War transcript of his diary, probably completed within a few years of the end of the war. The journal covers his service in the 22nd and 18th Ohio Infantry Regiments. Verity pays particular attention to military aspects of the War and provides a detailed account of his wounding at the Battle of Chickamauga.
Finding Aid for Vermont and Connecticut Photograph Album -- 1897-1898 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: approximately 60 photographs in 1 album
Abstract: The Vermont and Connecticut photograph album contains approximately 60 photographs primarily showing scenes from Brattleboro, Vermont, and New London, Connecticut.
Vernon Foley photograph album -- 1912-1919 Creator: Foley, Vernon
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Vernon Foley photograph album (18 x 27 cm) primarily contains photographs taken in and around California and the West Coast of the United States. Many images feature a group of travelling men, likely Bell telephone linemen.
Samuel and William Vernon collection -- 1748-1787 Creator: Vernon, Samuel, 1711-1792 and Vernon, William, 1719-1806
Extent: 30 items
Abstract: The Vernon collection is made up of business correspondence and financial records pertaining to Samuel and William Vernon. The majority of the material concerns merchant shipping between Newport, Rhode Island, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the mid- to late 1700s.
Sheldon T. Viele letters -- 1888 Creator: Viele, Anna D.
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Sheldon T. Viele wrote to his wife and mother while traveling from New York to Rotterdam in August 1888.
Henry Vignaud papers -- 1840-1922 (bulk 1860-1915 ) Creator: Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: The Henry Vignaud papers are made up of letters, manuscript notes, and published works concerning Vignaud's diplomatic career and scholarly life in Paris during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Letters and notes by his correspondents and fellow “Americanistes” Pierre Margry and Henry Harrisse comprise the bulk of the collection.
Levi B. Vilas collection -- 1851-1872 (bulk 1851-1861) Creator: Vilas, Harrison M.
Extent: 46 items
Abstract: This collection contains 44 letters that lawyer and congressman Levi B. Vilas wrote to his brother and mother after moving from Vermont to Madison, Wisconsin, in 1851. Vilas discussed family finances, politics, and his impressions of the South while traveling in 1856 and 1857.
Louis Vilemont collection -- [1794-1795] Creator: Vilemont, Louis
Extent: 2 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of 2 items related to Louis Vilemont: a bound journal that he composed while traveling in North America around 1795, with essays, and a letter by the Baron de Carondelet dated June 28, 1795. In his journal, Vilemont commented on the scenery, white residents, and Native Americans.
Francis E. Vinaca papers -- 1850-1871 (bulk 1861-1865) Creator: Vinaca family
Extent: 66 items
Abstract: The Vinaca papers consist of Civil War letters written by Francis Vinaca to his parents; correspondence from his cousins Henry Chase and James Miner; and from a friend, Martin Dealing. Francis and Martin served in the 186th New York Infantry and Henry in the 1st New York Mounted Rifles. Francis' letters are a valuable resource for examining the attitudes of a soldier entering the war in its latter stages.
H. B. Vincent correspondence -- 1910-1911 Creator: Vincent, Harry B., 1874-1942
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: This collection is made up of letters that Harry B. Vincent of Old Chatham, New York, received from correspondents in Vermont about growing apples.
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Trip photograph album -- [1890s] Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Trip photograph album includes pictures of railroad cars, tracks, and travelers taken in the 1890s, as well as pictures of trackside scenes in Tennessee and pictures of people enjoying recreational activities on a beach.
Virginia Militia, Second Elite Corps orderly book -- 1814-1815 Creator: Virginia. Militia (2nd Elite Corps)
Extent: 15 pages
Abstract: These loose pages, extracted from an orderly book, document service of the 2nd Elite Corps of the Virginia Militia from September to October 1814. Garrisoned in Charles City County, the unit kept records of courts martial, unit orders, and observations of its commander, Colonel Moses Green. The collection also includes a single leaf dated February 1815, with 2nd Virginia Militia Regiment orders from Brigade commander General Robert Porterfield. At the time, the unit was garrisoned at Camp Holly (near New Market) and entries pertain to forage requirements for the regiment's horses, a morning report, the disbanding of the unit, and the distribution of equipment.
Virginia, Georgia, and Maryland carte-de-visite album -- 1870s-1880s Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Virginia, Georgia, and Maryland carte-de-visite album contains carte-de-visite and tintype studio portraits of men, women, and children taken around the 1870s-1880s. Most of the tintypes are hand-tinted.
Finding Aid for Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts Photograph Album -- 1898-1899 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: approximately 195 photographs in 1 album
Abstract: The Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts photograph album contains approximately 195 photographs depicting the travels and leisure activities of an unidentified Brooklyn-based family in various locations in Virginia, New York, and Massachusetts.
Vistas de Guantánamo photograph album -- [ca. 1895-1898] Creator: Escalante y Hermano, Fotografos
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: The Vistas de Guantánamo photograph album contains views of Guantánamo, Cuba, probably taken during or just before the Cuban Revolution of 1895-1898. Included are many images of military encampments and forts, as well as an image of a military hospital. Also several views of Guantanamo, local sugar production, and railroads.
Josephus W. Voodry letters -- 1861-1863 Creator: Anonymous
Extent: 4 items
Abstract: This collection consists of 4 letters that Private Josephus W. Voodry wrote to his sister and to a female friend during his service with the 3rd Vermont Infantry Regiment, Company G, between 1861 and 1863. He discussed military life, his eagerness to participate in battle, and an August 1863 visit to the battlefield at Gettysburg.
Minne Voorhees letterbook -- 1776-1812 (bulk 1776-1793) Creator: Voorhees, Minne, 1754-1794
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: This letterbook includes approximately 62 letters sent and received by Minne Voorhees, a commissary with the Continental Army medical department during the American Revolution. It includes eyewitness accounts from Valley Forge, West Point, White Plains, and Rhode Island, especially regarding military hospitals. It contains frequent reflections on women, courtship, and marriage.