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Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G54
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Mills E. Godwin, Jr., dating from 1947 to 1978, consist of 24 boxes of correspondence, 1,100 copies of speeches, schedules and appointments. Also included are 40 scrapbooks of news clippings and photographs, 159 citations and plaques, and one box of audiovisual materials, all of which pertain largely to Godwin's personal involvement in the government, political life, activities, organizations and institutions of Virginia during the 30-year period. The majority of the...

Duff Green Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter written by journalist, politician, and then-supporter of President John Tyler, Duff Green. The letter is marked confidential and the recipient is unnamed. It concerns the rumor in Washington, D.C. that the president would veto a forthcoming bank bill, as he had a prior bill, and that his cabinet had agreed to resign if the bill was vetoed. Green also mentions an alternative bank plan developed at the president's request.

Gregory Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00027
Scope and Contents The Gregory Family papers follow the family of Virginia Governor John Munford Gregory and wife Amanda Wallace through three generations with letters dating from the 1820’s to the 1920’s. Most items are letters between family members and grant insight into the daily activities and concerns of the Gregory family. The collection also includes correspondence between members of the Gregory family and other acquaintances, including members of the John Tyler family. While most letters are of a...

Lawrence D. Griffith Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.086
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of scrapbooks created by Griffith from the 1990s through 2009. The collection also includes copies of Griffith's website "Gryffiddiott.com." Griffith composed an introduction for the collection, which is available in box 1. Two relevant extracts from his introduction: "The scrapbooks that I have given to the College represent my life as a professional, middle-class, middle-aged, completely actualized gay man with HIV who has stridently...

Henry A. Washington Letter

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Identifier: SC 00091
Scope and Contents Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington.  She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington.  Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England.  He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...

Robert William Hughes Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H87
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly 1865-1900, of Robert William Hughes (1821-1901), journalist, Republican politician, and United States District Judge, of Abingdon and Norfolk, Va. Included are family momentoes relating to Hughes' foster father, General Edward C. Carrington (1790-1855), and to Mrs. Hughes' father and brother, Charles C. (1795-1832) and John Preston Johnston (1821?-l847), articles written by Hughes on Virginia politics, newspapers, and horses, a few letters to Mrs. Hughes, and a scrapbook...

John Tyler, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 T97

G. Walter Mapp Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 84 M32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1895-1935, of George Walter Mapp consisting chiefly his of personal and professional correspondence. Topics in the correspondence include women suffrage, Prohibition, 1918 First District of Virginia Congressional Democratic primary, 1928 presidential election, and the 1929 Virginia gubernatorial Democratic primary. In addition to papers pertaining to Mapp's political career, much of the collection pertains to Mapp's legal practice on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and includes supporting...

Massachusetts State Democratic Party Scrapbook

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Scp1
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1839-1860, of newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Democratic Party. The volume includes speeches by Benjamin Franklin Hallett and proceedings of the Massachusetts State Democratic Conventions, 1839 and 1840.

Frank P. McConnell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M13
Scope and Contents Papers, 1912-1918, of Frank P. McConnell, president of the Manchester National Bank, Richmond, Va. Mostly letters concerning banking, politics, Kappa Alpha fraternity and the Shriners. Correspondents include Joseph M. Brown, Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Westmoreland Davis, Stanley Hubert Dent, James Thomas Heflin, John Lamb, John Garland Pollard, Joseph Taylor Robinson, Claude A. Swanson, J. Hoge Tyler, S. Heth Tyler, Oscar Wilder Underwood, and John Skelton Williams.

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Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 4
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 3
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 3
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 3
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 3
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United States Congress 3
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Gary Alonzo Barranger 2
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 2
Hughes, Robert William 2
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 2
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 2
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 2
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 2
Preston Family 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
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Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 2
Tazewell family 2
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 2
United States Senate 2
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Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
American Red Cross 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 1
Booth family 1
Borland, Roscius Cicero, d. 1847 1
Borland, Thomas Roscius, 1844-1900 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Cameron, William Evelyn, 1842-1927 1
Central Lunatic Asylum, Richmond, Va 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Collins, Clarkson A. 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Daingerfield family 1
Dalton, John N. 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Galbraith family 1
Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 1
Goode, John, 1829-1909 1
Goodwin family 1
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Green, Duff, 1791-1875 1
Green, Mary Giles, 1762-1819 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Gregory family 1
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Hepburn family 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Hughes family. 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Longwood University 1
Madison, Dolley P., 1768-1849 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Manchester National Bank, Richmond, Va 1
Mapp, G. Walter, 1873-1941 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Monroe, James (1799-1870) 1
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
Order of the Mechanics’ Mutual Protection 1
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 1
Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 1
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896) 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
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