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Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

David Ives Bushnell, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B96
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1917-1941, of anthropologist David Ives Bushnell, Jr., including correspondence concerning his research on Indians in North America; diaries, address lists, specimen lists, photographs, magazines, pamphlets, and maps pertaining to his work. Also includes correspondence of his mother, Belle Johnston Bushnell.The collection also contains a typescript of the journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz; letters written by William Cullen Bryant (concerning Thanatopsis), William...

James Cocke to Richard Eppes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01275
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Cocke, Tar Bay, Prince George County, Virginia to Richard Eppes, Philadelphia, [PA] about an indian skeleton found on his land in Prince Geroge County. October 2, 1846.

College Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

Craig Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00292
Scope and Contents Collection consists mostly of letters from Albert Clifton Craig, while a private during the Civil War in the 2nd Illinois Light Artillery, to his parents, Robert and Sarah Craig in Canton, Illinois. The company is composed of men from the area of Canton and Peoria, Illinois, including Albert’s uncle, William J. Gardner.  Albert is a postilion and takes care of the horses. The company travels from Peoria, Illinois through Missouri to Pea Ridge, Arkansas where Albert is injured in battle....

Floyd-Johnston-Preston Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.37
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Floyd, Johnston, and Preston families, as well as newspaper articles principally concerning Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and Judge Robert William Hughes. The central figures in the collection include Gen. John Preston, his brother Gen. Francis Preston, Gen Joseph E. Johnston (1807-1891), his niece, Eliza Hughes (1825-1908), and Harriet Lane, niece of President Buchanan. The collection also contains the correspondence of or papers relating to Congressman Charles C....

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

McGavock Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other.  Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...

Miller-Enslow Facsimiles

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Identifier: SC 01238
Scope and Contents

Facsimiles were likely made in 1972. Copies of papers of the Miller and Enslow families which are letters, chiefly to William Miller, Newburn, Pulaski County, Va. from relatives (including his brother Daniel Miller) in Iowa, California and Missouri. The letters contain descriptions of California and Missouri and mention "Indian trouble" in Iowa. The collection includes material, 1747-1969, on the Miller, Enslow, and Glendy families.

William K. Perrin Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...

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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 3
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 2
Certificates 2
Cherokee Indians 2
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Spanish-American War, 1898 2
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United States--History--War of 1812 2
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Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
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Banks and banking--United States--History 1
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Belmont County (Ohio)--History 1
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Buildings and Grounds--Fires--1859 1
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California--Description and travel--19th century 1
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Carriage and wagon making 1
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Catalogs 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History 1
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Charter Day 1
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Cholera--United States 1
Church of England--Virginia--History 1
Church records and registers--Virginia 1
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Clarke County (Va.)--History 1
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College of William and Mary--History--17th century 1
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Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 13th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteers, Third Brigade 1
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Creek Indians 1
Criss Cross House (New Kent County, Va.) 1
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Cumberland Road 1
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Deeds 1
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Baker family 1
Barber, Levi 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Blow family 1
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Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Bushnell, Belle Johnston, b. 1859 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Carrington family 1
Chouteau, Rene Auguste, 1749-1829 1
Cloyd family 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
College of William and Mary 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Craig Family 1
Craig, Albert Clifton, 1842-1862 1
Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Gardner, William J 1
Garland family 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 1
Hughes family. 1
Hughes, Robert William 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Kemp, Wyndham 1
Kurz, Rudolph Friedrich, 1818-1871 1
Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864 1
McGavock family 1
McGavock, James, 1728-1812 1
McGavock, James, 1764-1838 1
McGavock, James, 1804-1839 1
McGavock, John Williamson, b. 1843 1
McGavock, Stephen, 1807-1880 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Morgan family 1
Nicolson, Robert W. 1
Perrin family 1
Perrin, William K. 1
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
Preston, William 1
Preston, William, ca. 1729-1783 1
Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857 1
Say, Thomas, 1787-1834 1
Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830 1
Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
United States. Army. Illinois Light Artillery Regiment 1
United States. Navy. Office of the Paymaster 1
University of Virginia 1
Virginia. General Court 1
Waller family 1
Weddenburn, Alexander John, 1849-1916 1
Wedderburn, John, 1868-1932 1
Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860 1
Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807 1
Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826 1
Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846 1
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