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John Garland Pollard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 70 P76
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, manuscript volumes, business papers, pamphlets, genealogical material, family papers, reports, memos, campaign literature, photographs of John G. Pollard (1871-1937), lawyer, educator, statesman, humanitarian, and governor of Virginia, 1930-1934. Prominent correspondents include Henry Watkins Anderson, Lady Astor, Frederic W. Boatwright, David K. E. Bruce, John Stewart Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Harry F. Byrd, James Cannon, J. A. C. Chandler, Calvin Coolidge,...

Henry Toler Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D2
Scope and Contents This small diary was kept by Henry Toler from December 21, 1782 through October 20, 1783 and from April 21 through November 6, 1786.  The diary begins with Toler leaving Philadelphia, where he had received his training as a minister, and traveling back home to Virginia, where he took up the life of an itinerant Baptist preacher.  Funding for his education and his first horse had been provided by Baptist-convert Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, whom Toler frequently visited.  Toler rode circuit...

Robert E. Waller Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad224
Scope and Contents Contains Latin notes (Tacitus), scattered diary entries (concerning weather, farming and court business), drafts of deeds and agreements, drafts of speeches by Waller while running for commonwealth's attorney of Spotsylvania County and accounts, concerning corn and the rebuilding of Waller's Church. Includes a folder of loose Waller family items which concern the War of 1812, the Baptist Church and the Readjuster Party.

Inventory of loose items available in library.

William Wiatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00003
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters by William Wiatt, merchant of Fredericksburg, Va. to his brother, Francis Wiatt, Liverpoool, Eng., mostly concerning business affairs, but touching on the French and Indian War, Virginia, youth and the coming of the American Revolution. The collection also includes three letters by Andrew Glassell, merchant of Fredericksburg concerning the Baptists.