Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va.
The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200 nineteenth-century photographs (stereographs, cabinet, cartes de visite), mainly taken by studios in Richmond, Virginia. The subjects of these photographs are men, women, children, families, soldiers, statues, monuments and paintings.
1926.02 - some of the Cartes de Visite photographs acquired in 1926.