Robert Page Waller Diaries
Scope and Contents
Diaries, 1858-1872, of Dr. Robert Page Waller of Williamsburg, Va. Although Waller was a medical doctor, these diaries do not relate to the practice of medicine. During the period from October 1862 to July 1865, Waller lived in Lynchburg, Va. The diaries concern farming, his ill-health, family, the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Note: The diaries were numbered by Waller and some volumes are not present.
Msv Ad209 Vol. 1: August 16, 1858 to October 7, 1858
Volumes 2 and 3 were not received.
MsV Ad210 Vol. 4: October 14, 1858 to March 20, 1859
MsV Ad211 Vol. 5: March 21, 1859 to June 21, 1859
MsV Ad212 Vol. 6: June 22, 1859 to February 11, 1860
MsV Ad213 Vol. 7: February 12, 1860 to September 16, 1860.
MsV Ad214 Vol. 8: September 18, 1860 to March 31, 1861.
Volume 9 was not received.
MsV Ad215 Vol. 10: October 2, 1862 to October 28, 1863
MsV Ad216 Vol. 11: November 5, 1863 to May 8, 1865
MsV Ad217 Vol. 12: May 12, 1865 to December 24, 1866
MsV Ad218 Vol. 13: December 25, 1866 to July 30, 1867
MsV Ad219 Vol. 14: July 31, 1867 to April 15, 1868
MsV Ad220 Vol. 15: April 16, 1868 to June 23, 1869
MsV Ad221 Vol. 16: June 24, 1869 to January 21, 1870
MsV Ad222 Vol. 17: March 18, 1872 to July 21, 1872
MsV Ad223 Oversize Vol. 18: November 23, 1870 to March 12, 1872
- Creation: 1858-1872
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Robert Page Waller
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- Guide to the Robert Page Waller Diaries
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English