Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Box Small Collections Oversize Box 4

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Chart and Records

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Colonial Ancestral Chart and Family Record" of Annie Baker Tucker, the first wife of Dr. Lyon G. Tyler, President of the College of William and Mary. Front of booklet (chart), "Property of Mrs. Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1888-1919. Begins with Annie Baker Tucker and ends with her "thirty-two Great Great Great Grandparents," circa 1855 to 1681.

Broadside, 1840 June 27

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id321986
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Printed broadside of speech by “The Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, delivered June 27, 1840, on the occasion of a Public Dinner, given in compliment to him, at Taylorsville, in his native county of Hanover, in the State of Virginia.”  Hanover, Virginia.  June 27, 1840.

Land Grant, 1735 August 9

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Land Grant to John Waller, Junior for 400 acres in Hanover County, Virginia. Signed by William Gooch. August 9, 1735.

Collection, 1825-1896

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of legal papers chiefly of Wythe and Warwick counties, Virginia. Includes papers of George Blow, Jr.; letters, 1842-1853, concerning the legal practice of Peter F. Schlecker; resolutions, 1860 July 28, passed by the Board of Trade of Norfolk, Virginia; and deed, 1831, to land in Wythe County, Virginia from Joseph F. White to Elisha D. Payne. Some legal documents concern grain mills.

Papers, 1891-1936

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two handpainted Johns Family coat of arms. Large genealogical tree as part of application for membership in the Colonial Dames for Edyth Johns Tyson Cotten. Three pages from the Johns Family Bible beginning with the Marriage Certification for John Johns, Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland and Mary M. McGuire of Essex County, Virginia in 1861 and ending with birth of Arthur Johns in New York in 1936.

Grant - State of North Carolina to John Cartwright, 1818 Dec. 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Document signed. Re: Grant of 46 acres in Pasquotank County, North Carolina bounded by Forks and Indian Creek, and the land of Ambrose Knox Esq. and Dennis's gut. Entered 4 April 1818. Signed by John Branch, Governor, and William Hill, Secretary. Attached is a plat of the land, surveyed 5 May 1818 by Thomas Dailey.

Letters, 1862 February 16

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The document displays correspondence between Simon Bolivar Buckner, Head Quarters at Fort Donelson, Tennessee, and Brig. Gen. Ulysses Simpson Grant, Commanding U.S. Forces, near Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Buckner suggests an armistice in order to appoint a commissioner to agree upon terms of capitulation. Grant states that no terms except unconditional and immediate surrender will be accepted; and that he intends to move upon his works immediately. Facsimile.

Roster, circa 1917-1919

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Roster listing the names of the men serving in Company "E," 168th US Infantry, 84th Brigade, 42nd Division. The individuals are divided by rank and/or occupation, and include officers, mechanics, cooks, buglers, and privates.

Flyers, 1919-1940

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id303934
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 5 film promotional flyers and brochures produced by Richard E. Norman from 1919- 1940. Norman became a widely recognized film maker who produced "race" films. These were films that touted all African American casts and targeted an African American audience. The brochures include, "The Green Eyed Monster" (1919), "Regeneration" (1923), and "Black Gold" (1928). There is also a promotional flyer that promotes 4 separate movies, "The Green Eyed Monster" (1919), "The Love Bug" (1920),...

Deed, 1831 Jan. 31

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 4, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Deed, 31 January 1831, from Silas Hathaway of St. Albans, Vermont  to Joseph White, New York, New York conveying land in Wythe County, Virginia.  Fragile.