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Box 20

 File — Box: 20
Identifier: id82762

Scope and Contents

These photographs have been grouped by size, then subject.

Grigsby Family and Relatives

*Dimension average, 4" x 6"

Jan Watkins Carrington, silhouette

Hugh Blair Grigsby

William T. Hamilton (cousin of Hugh Blair Grigsby)

Thomas Jefferson Randolph of Edgehill

John B. Whitehead

Mrs. John B. Whitehead

Hugh Blair Grigsby and Marion Clark Smith

*Dimension average, 2.5" x 3.5"

Photograph of a young lady with an envelope notation "For Carrington to keep for Alice Blair"

Mary Venable Carrington Grigsby (Hugh Blair Grigsby's wife)

John B. Whitehead

*Dimensions range from 5" x 7" to 6" x 9"

"Huge elm at Edgehill B. H. G. standing under gives idea of size. This was taken by H. B. G. Galt".

Ruins of the house at Edgehill (3)

Hugh Blair Grigsby's birthplace on Bank Street (4)

Hugh Blair Grigsby Hugh Blair Grigsby (probably)

Mary Venable Carrington Grigsby (possibly)

Mary (Cousin)


Two girls and a boy, taken by C. C. Firesheets in South Boston, Virginia

Hugh Blair Grigsby's birthplace in Norfolk, Virginia(3)

"Bill Oglesby, Bill Galt. A ppair to draw to"

Friends and Others Many of these photographs appear to be part of a collection from Hugh Blair Grigsby of friends and famous people.

*Dimension average, 4" x 6"

Horace Binney

Lily Cary

Edward Coles

Langhorne Cosby

Quago Dorman

"David Duncan written in my 84th year Wofford College S. C."

"To Hugh Blair Grigsby from David Duncan, Photograph of Rev. Jas. A. Duncan, D. D. of Virginia"

William Frazier

Miss Mattie Gaines (Dowell, Charlotte County, Virginia)

G. C. Hannah, Jr.

Paul Jones

Gertrude Lannehill

Cincinnatus Newton

Mrs. George Newton

Carter Braxton Poindexter

Edmund Quincy

Wyndam Robertson, Acting Governor of Virginia 1836–1837

Rev. Philip Slaughter

"Master George McPhail Smith" (child)

Henry, William, and Robert Smith

Littleton Waller Tazewell (surname changed from birth name of Bradford to Tazewell)

Martha Trimble

"Annie Tazewell Walker, daughter of Mrs. Richard Walker Norfolk, April 28, 1879"

Robert C. Winthrop (3)

*Dimension average, 2.5" x 3.5"

Mr. Graybill

P. B. Simms

Mr. Noyes

Mary Vaughan

C. Bouldin

C. V. L. Marshall

Jim Smith

Edmonia Reed, Greenfield, Charlotte County, Virginia

Mrs. Megehee

Thomas Hicks Wynne

Walker Hill

Miss Harrison

Mr. Forbes

Josh Otley (tinplate)

Mrs. General Greener

Madame A. Berghmand, formerly Miss Lilly Macalister of Philadelphia

Mr. Binney

Group collage of men from 19th Century

Mr. Tedham's turnout (with man in wagon)

Mrs. H. F. Hamilton

Willie Locke

John Masters (2)

Archer Jeffrey

Miss Jane Comfort

Mr. Dexter and daughter

Charles Deane

William C. Hutter

R. A. Brock

Miss Mary Bradford

B. B. Bonhden

Mrs. Allibone

Miss Fannie S. Daniel, Smithville, Charlotte County, Virginia

Eleanor Harrison Carr

Gussie Talcott


Mrs. Noyes

Miss S. Leadon

Thomas R. Jones of Accomack

Lyman C. Raper


Miss Emily Doyle

Aaron Jeffry

*Dimension average, 4" x 6"

Lt. William Freeman Zeilin, Marine Corps

John Daniel, US Senator

Julian Harrison

Eugene O'Locke

Includes tintypes of Judd Brush, and Walter and Edna Brush, and a framed daguerreotype of Mary Venable Grigsby.


  • circa 1880-1889

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English Spanish;Castilian

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 16.75 Linear Feet


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository