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    • [Correspondence from Sir Henry Irving, Lyceum Theatre]

    • 1891-02-05
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Handwritten note from Henry Irving (1838-1905) to a Mr. Jarvis on Lyceum Theatre stationery. Irving tells Mr. Jarvis he would be delighted to receive a copy of 'Wits & Beaux' at any time and that he regrets not being able to show Mr. Jarvis the...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes doing stalls, steep turns, and shot landings during flight training at Mather Field, California, and mentions top speeds of 350 to 450 mph. She notes that several men are now in their class training. She hopes she is able to...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 18 February  1918 ]

    • 1918-02-18
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock expects to be able to take leave in May if there is not a major offensive. She writes to her father's fiancĂ© in hopes of expediting this process. Don is going to meet up with her soon.
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Kim Chinn]

    • 1974-11-16
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this November 16, 1974 letter, Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs sends his regrets to the president of the organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIS) president, Kim Chinn, for not being able to attend the Journey into...
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her Husband, 26 February 1944]

    • 1944-02-26
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall discusses news of U.S. politics, including her fears about passage of a tax bill, the possibility that Roosevelt would not get re-elected, and the feeling among enlisted personnel that politicians are to blame for the war continuing. ...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-09
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves hopes to be able to open her new canteen next week, but in the meantime is operating out of a borrowed trailer called the Air Strip-Tease. She also describes a recent visit to a Navy club.
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (R.M.S. Magdalena)]

    • Undated
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has not written to Metcalfe, but not because he was not thinking of her. He will arrive in Lisbon the following day. The 15-day trip has done him good physically, and he has been able to think slowly and undisturbed, as he has chosen not to...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1915-10-14
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals thanks Metcalfe for her letters and telegram, and is glad to hear her health is good. He has brought in his suitcase everything she asked for, but his mother was not able to find the little spoons. He asks her to ask Louis to bring him a...
    • [Letter from student protestors to Carol Furey]

    • 1962-03-22
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • Over twenty student protestors signed this March 2, 1963 letter to Women's College of the University of North Carolina Student Government Association President Carol Furay pressing her to take action toward desegregating businesses adjacent to...
    • [Letter of support from Professor Polhemus to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Guilford College professor of Political Science Oscar Polhemus and his wife Helen expressed their support of Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. They noted that while they would not be able...

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