Mss. 71 R75
Literary manuscripts and photographs for Parke Rouse's biography "James Blair of Virginia" (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1971) and his editing of "When the Yankees Came: Civil War and Reconstruction on the Virginia Peninsula"(Richmond, Dietz Press, 1977) by George Benjamin West. 37 items.
Professional papers of Parke Rouse, journalist and historian, including clippings, correspondence, notecards, photographs, generated in part by his Sunday feature articles and by his popular history books.
Letters to and from Parke Rouse particularly during his active service in World War II. Includes some naval reports and articles written by Parke Rouse during the War.
Notes for book, begun in 1940's, about late 18th century and early 19th century famous people, places and events in Virginia. Collection of Theatre Programs, mostly "The Playbill" published for different plays and venues, and a few from the "National Theatre" and other companies.
See PDF link and also the Finding Aid/Inventory for folder lists of some of the accessions. (below).
12/1/1971; 03/01/1976; 02/21/1978; 3/22/1982; 11/17/1982;
05/19/1998; 07/07/1998; 12/16/1998; 03/01/1999
1998.19 and 1998.31 Gifts of Mrs. Parke Rouse.
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
Additional index cards added to Acc. 1998.19, Box 10 in 2011 and Acc. 2008.301 was added to inventory by Anne Johnson.