Navy: Thirty Two(32) Postcards of Battleship BB-13 U.S.S. Virginia dated Ca 1904 to Decommissioning NLT 1920 -- Six (6) Postcards of Virginia or Virginia class battleships or same era vessels (one double card separated) -- Sheet music titled American Patrol with picture of U.S.S. Virginia on cover Ca 1914 (in box 2) -- Fifty Eight (58)Postcards Norfolk Naval Shipyard Ca 1906-1942 (Majority before 1920) -- Eight (8) Postcards of Berkley Naval Training Station CA WW1 -- Three (3) Postcards Norfolk Naval Station and Marine Hospital Ca pre-1950 -- Booklet: A Brief History of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (April 1951) -- Booklet: Norfolk Naval Shipyard 1767-1967
Series I. Executive notebooks for the 2006 ed. from Mary Lovell Swetnam, editor; Betsy Guglielimo, business manager. Also includes 4 each of computer diskettes (3 1/2 in.) and CD-ROMs (4 1/2 in.) containing copies of the 1996 and 2006 editions
Postcards not only provide views of attractions, such as the Cape Henry lighthouses, amusement parks, or the beach, but also serve as a record of more mundane local buildings, many of which have are now defunct. This collection includes postcards from numerous hotels and restaurants and area churches and scenic sites. There are postcards for the Edgar Cayce's A.R.E., several coast guard stations, the old and new convention centers, and the Aquarium in Virginia Beach. There are also postcards from Newport News, (including Old Point Comfort and the Chamberlin Hotel), Suffolk (including the Great Dismal Swamp), Norfolk, and the Eastern Shore and Northern Virginia. From the early twentieth century are several postcards of the Princess Anne Hotel
Thomas B. Mosher (1852-1923), then a manufacturer of various stationery materials, published his first book in 1891 without the author's knowledge or permission. He successfully published 16 books by 1895, sold his stationery business and began to publish full-time. Noted for his contributions to the private press movement in the United States, he published 384 separate titles, 338 reprints of those, and 61 "privately printed" books, all limited editions. (excerpted from Wikipedia "Thomas Bird Mosher": http://en.wixipedia.org, viewed June 2012.).