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Alexander Brown Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B83
Scope and Contents Inventory contains the papers of Alexander Brown (1843-1906), farmer, merchant and author who lived in Nelson County, Virginia. Includes correspondence relating to his books, The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin, New Views, and other correspondence and business papers of Brown including letters...
Dates: 1815-1910

Charles H. Brown Financial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00206
Scope and Contents

Invoices for purchases by Charles H. Brown in St. Louis, Missouri, Washington, DC and Connecticut, 1860-1870.  Invoices are for rental of various properties, household goods, St. Louis Mercantile Library Association and income tax for Chas. H. Brown, of Stamford, Connecticut.

Dates: 1860-1870

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...
Dates: 1792-1888

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...
Dates: 1790-1929

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B855
Scope and Contents Papers, 1791-1920, of the Brown, Coalter and Tucker families. Includes correspondence, of Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown with Margaret W. Barnes, members of the Braxton family, Henry Peronneau Brown, Fanny T. Bryan, John Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter and members of the Morton family.Also includes additional correspondences of members of the Brown, Coalter, Braxton, Tomlin and Bryan families including a letter, 29 April 1791, from Maria Rind to John Coalter as well as notes,...
Dates: 1791-1920

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Dates: 1838-1964

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 98 B85
Scope and Contents Chiefly business correspondence and receipts, 1890-1920, of members of the Bucktrout and Braithwaite families of Williamsburg, Va. Among the correspondents are Hypolite Repiton, R. W. Bucktrout, D. Braithwaite, Richard M. Bucktrout and James Braithwaite. Descriptions of selected accessions: Acc. 1995.25: Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers including copy of "Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg" and an account of Christmas wedding of Delia Bucktrout to William...
Dates: 1780-1996; Majority of material found in 1890-1899

Buford Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00995
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1892, of the Buford family of Bedford County, Va., consisting of letters, mostly addressed to Capt. Paschal Buford (1791-1875). Other correspondents include his wife Frances Ann Otey Buford and his daughter Maggie (Margaret Letitia) Buford. Some letters to Paschal Buford were written by his daughter Bettie (Mildred Elizabeth) and her husband Edward C. Burks. Also includes financial records, wedding invitations, records relating to horse breeding and a note book, circa 1880....
Dates: 1845-1895

Martin Parks Burks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B91
Scope and Contents

Martin Parks Burks was the deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia. Chiefly accounts, receipts, and business letters of Martin P. Burks, 1798-1866, including records while he was deputy sheriff of Bedford County, Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1866

Burwell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B95
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Burwell family papers of Powhatan County and Richmond, Va. These papers consist of financial papers and correspondence. Correspondence discusses the Civil War, Virginia history, and other Virginia related topics.

See also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C Reel # 01 in Swem Library’s microforms area, call number HQ1438 .V5 S68

Dates: 1853-1911

Maud Miller Buxton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.187
Scope and Contents Letters, legal and business documents, photographs and news clippings of Maud Miller Buxton and associated families of Miller, Buxton and Ditterick. Maud Miller was born in North Dakota and eventually moved to McMinnville, Oregon via Minnesota. Correspondence spans her early childhood through her marriage to Henry Thurston Buxton and Frank Ditterick. Most letters concern family news. Includes commencement invitations, marriage invitations and clippings of marriage announcements and...
Dates: 1891-1962; Majority of material found in 1891-1947

Byers Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B99
Scope and Contents

The Byers Family Papers include personal and business correspondence; accounts, and business records of the members of the Byers family of Augusta County, Virginia, especially those papers belonging to Joseph Byers, who repaired wells; Samuel C. Byers; and Robert C. Byers. This collection also includes report cards, 1890-1893, of Edwin C. and Howard Byers, and a few letters of James C. Byers, and Leila Byers.

Dates: 1806-1929

Cabaniss Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C11
Scope and Contents Correspondence and financial papers of George Cabaniss, Dr. John Cabaniss, and James Cabaniss. They were the children of George and Sarah Jennings Cabaniss of Amelia County, Virginia. James Cabaniss lived in Williamsburg, Virginia and was the Clerk of Court for James City County, Virginia in 1831. He also was a merchant in Richmond until 1831. Dr. John Cabaniss was a medical doctor who practiced in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. George Cabaniss lived in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Many...
Dates: 1800-1837

Calfee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C15
Scope and Contents

Papers, chiefly 1858-1889, of the Calfee family of southwest Virginia. Includes letters written from Texas by Calvin J. Calfee and letters written by Confederate soldiers David H. Calfee, James Calfee, L. S. Calfee and William B. Calfee as well as deeds for land in Pulaski and Wythe counties, Virginia. 431 items.

Dates: 1812-1919; Majority of material found in 1859-1889

Campaign for the College Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents

Collection includes calendars, correspondence, minutes, and committee records during the Campaign for the College from 1975-1978.

Dates: 1975-1978; Majority of material found in 1975-1976

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...
Dates: 1726-1920

Campbell Family Papers II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...
Dates: 1795-1945

Robert S. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, personal accounts, 7 ledgers, and legal papers, 1869-1912, of Robert S. Campbell, sheriff of Fluvanna County, Va. Includes materials on raising cattle, travel, the duties of a sheriff, and material relative to Fluvanna County. One of the ledgers is 502 pages in length and contains numerous correspondence loosely tucked inside the volume.

Dates: 1869-1912

Carpenter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C22
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1765-1922, of the Carpenter family of Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes papers of John Carpenter, William Carpenter and Thomas W. Carpenter. Includes letters, 1837, from Tennessee; and letters, 1851-1853, from Missouri; Confederate currency; accounts, 1810-1817, of C. T. Jones with Doctor John B. Botts; the will of Godfrey Hoge of Philadelphia; and a manuscript recipe booklet, ca. 1800.

Dates: 1765-1922

George Carrington Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00217
Scope and Contents

Receipt signed by John Blair for George Carrington, Deputy Clerk, Cumberland, for taxes in 1762 and 1763, "Recd for Mr. Cocke in his absence."  Receipt signed by Charles Barker for George Carrington for attending as witness for Nicholas Davis and Milton Burford.  Also signed by Henry Davenport.  1767.

Dates: 1763, 1767

Carter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C24
Scope and Contents The collection includes: correspondence and land records of Robert "King" Carter; correspondence and land records of his sons Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778); correspondence, accounts, land records and the appointment to the Virginia Council of Robert Carter (1728-1804), son of Robert Carter (1704-1731); correspondence, diaries, land records and accounts of Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1804), son of Landon Carter of Sabine Hall; and correspondence and land records and...
Dates: 1667-1862; Majority of material found in 1792-1861

George W. Chaney Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00221
Scope and Contents

Two receipts for George W. Chaney for timber and other items purchased from James W. Smith and L. Thos. Lambeth.  Dates include 1849 and 1857.  Location unknown.

Dates: 1849, 1851

Leslie Cheek, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 98 C41
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1940-1955, relating to the purchase and operation of Faraway Farm, Lake Lure, North Carolina, the rural retreat of Leslie Cheek, Jr. and his wife Mary Tyler (Freeman) Cheek. Includes Cheek's architectural drawings and photographs as well as documentation concerning a painting of Faraway Farm by William Bailey. There are papers concerning an egg project run by the Cheeks as part of the war effort during World War II. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1930-1957; Majority of material found in 1940-1955

Christopher Newport College Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 87
Scope and Contents

Series 1: Acc. 1984.069: This series contains Budgets, from 1963-1976, and capital outlay requests from 1966-1972, that were submitted to the Virginia State Legislature. They include appropriations requests and justifications.

Series 2: This series contains publications produced by Christopher Newport from 1959-1977. The inventory for this accession is available below in the finding aid/inventory section of this finding aid.

Dates: 1959-1977

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...
Dates: 1856-1940

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United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 6
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Indians of North America 5
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 17
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 16
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Virginia House of Delegates 6
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
College of William and Mary 5
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 5
Braxton family 4
Brown family 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
United States Congress 4
Virginia State Senate 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 3
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 3
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 3
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 3
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 3
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 3
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
University of Virginia 3
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Armistead Family 2
Baker family 2
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 2
Blackwell, Robert 2
Blair family 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
College of William and Mary Endowment Association 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Music 2
College of William and Mary. Office of Grants and Research Administration 2
College of William and Mary. Office of University Development 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2
Development Office--Endowment Association 2
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 2
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 2
Garth family 2
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 2
Hall, Channing Moore, III 2
Hansbrough family 2
Harrison family 2
Hicks family 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Jones family 2
Luttrell family 2
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
Maury family 2
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Office of the Vice President for Administration 2
Office of the Vice President for Finance 2
Preston family 2
Republican Party (U.S.) 2
Robinson Family 2
Saunders family 2
Shenandoah Iron Works (Page County, Va.) 2
Shiflett, Glenna Graves 2
Smith family 2
Stubbs family 2
Swem family 2
Swem, Lilia Hansbrough 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Taliaferro family 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tompkins, Sally Louisa, 1833-1916 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
United States Senate 2
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 2
Virginia Institute of Marine Science 2
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. 2
Walker family 2
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 2
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 2
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