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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Capitol Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 A7
Scope and Contents Records of the Colonial Capitol Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities(APVA), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, financial and legal documents, minutes and photographs. The long run of minutes, 1900-1976, document the development and work of this preservation group which took an interest in the historical sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg, Va. There is material relating to the Branch's work to preserve and restore the Capitol grounds, the...

Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Au5
Scope and Contents

An extensive collection of business correspondence, financial papers, daybooks, legal papers, and account books, chiefly 1800-1850, of Col. Daniel Philippe Aunspaugh, documenting his work as tanner and justice of the peace at Bedford County, Va. The collection also includes accounts, 1832-1857, of James Oney.

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...

Richard Blow Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

John Bracken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.090
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents. One is dated August 13, 1791 and signed by John Bracken. It is an agreement among William Griffin of King and Queen County, Corbin Griffin of York County, Cyris and Samuel Griffin of Williamsburg, and Richard Adams of Richmond. Bracken is mentioned twice in the document. The other document is dated October 26, 1792 and appears to be related to the first. Written and signed by Bracken, the document serves as a receipt of transfer/sale of stock and...

Brafferton Estate Collection

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Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents relating to the Brafferton Estate as it impacted the College of William and Mary such as accounts, decrees, correspondence, biographical material on Robert Boyle, 20th century material on the search for information about the Brafferton Estate, and other material. The collection includes both original documents and copies of documents. There is also material related to the Brafferton Estate and the early history of the College of William and Mary...

Carter Braxton Collection

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Identifier: SC 00197
Scope and Contents Receipt for land transfer from John R. Taylor to Carter Braxton, September 23, 1833.  Ledger balance receipt for a day ledger. Obituary of Carter Braxton's son, Phillip Ludwell Braxton, [1835]. Handwritten eulogy entitled "Thoughts on the death of dear Ludwell" written by either Carter Braxton or his wife. Account by Carter Braxton of the sale of Mr. Robertson's estate, Providence, in Middlesex County, Virginia, 1837. Names of purchasers includeThomas Harrow, Benjamin Temple, George D. Pace,...

Britt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01206
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1801-1860, of the Britt family of Pasquotank County, North Carolina. Includes documents, deeds, accounts, and bills of sale for slaves and references to John Cartwright.

First folder contains an admission ticket to the "La Fayette Ball Room" with a notation on the reverse, "card of invitation to the ball ... to be given for LaFayette at Yorktown...did not take place until afterwords and at Williamsburg."  Signature illegible.

Charles Brown Papers

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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...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

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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...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

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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).

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

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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...

Martin Parks Burks Papers

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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.

Cabaniss Family Papers

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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...

Calfee Family Papers

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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.

Campbell Family Papers

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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...

Campbell Family Papers II

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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...

Robert S. Campbell Papers

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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.

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.

Carter Family Papers

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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...

Leslie Cheek, Jr. Papers

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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...

Collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.16
Scope and Contents

Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

Colvin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C72
Scope and Contents Papers of the Coleman, Davis and Pannill families of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va. Includes correspondence, 1827-1838, of William Davis with Peter F. Armstead, Linn Banks and William B. Wallace concerning the collection of money owed by Wallace. The papers include Davis's accounts and papers relating to his estate. There are also land records concerning Orange County, Va. and leases from Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740) and Alexander Spotswood (ca. 1746-1818.) Collection includes Sale...

Cook-Luttrell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C77
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business, tax and legal records, primarily 1848-1890, of various members of the Cook and Luttrell Families of Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia. The Cook family correspondence is concentrated between 1855 and 1858 and discusses the migration of several members of the family to western Virginia and Missouri, courtship and marriage, farming, and detailed accounts of family visits. The Luttrell correspondence, 1874-1890, contains letters to Mollie Luttrell...

Thomas Croxton Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C89
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters, receipts, invoices, and account books of Thomas Croxton concerning his law practice at Tappahannock, Va. Includes accounts with J.M. Parr & Son, commission merchants of Baltimore, Md. who received grain from Croxton by ship and sold it on consignment.

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Financial records 85
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 18
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Genealogy 12
Diaries 11
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United States--History--War of 1812 8
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 7
Notebooks 7
United States--Politics and Government 7
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 6
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Manuscripts (document genre) 6
Minutes 6
Reports 6
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 6
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 6
Certificates 5
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 5
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Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 5
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United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 5
Virginia--Genealogy 5
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Virginia--Politics and Government 5
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Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 4
Lawyers--Virginia--History 4
Petitions 4
Poems 4
Publications 4
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Scrapbooks 4
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Speeches 4
Surveys (documents) 4
United States--Economic history 4
United States--Slavery 4
Virginia--History--19th century 4
Virginia--Militia 4
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 4
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Accomack County (Va.)--History 3
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Bedford County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 3
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 3
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--18th century 3
Indentures 3
Letters (correspondence) 3
Maps 3
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Photostats 3
Plantations 3
Princeton University--History 3
Printed ephemera 3
Programs 3
Slavery--Southern States--History 3
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 3
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 3
Virginia--Cotton Farms--19th century 3
Virginia--History--18th century 3
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 3
Virginia--Religious history 3
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 3
Women--History--Virginia 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
Accounts 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Architecture, Domestic--Virginia 2
Bedford County (Va.)--Sheriffs 2
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 2
Broadsides 2
Brunswick County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Catalogs 2
Cherokee Indians 2
College of William and Mary--Presidents 2
College of William and Mary--Students 2
Community theater 2
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 2
Courtship--Virginia 2
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 8
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
Virginia House of Delegates 4
Brown family 3
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 3
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Galt family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tucker 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 3
United States Congress 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Braxton family 2
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Coalter family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Harrison family 2
Hicks family 2
Taliaferro family 2
Taliaferro family. 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
United States Senate 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia State Senate 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Armistead, John 1
Armistead, William 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Colonial Capitol Branch 1
Bank of the Valley in Virginia 1
Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Beale family 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Bernard Family 1
Billups, Richard 1
Blackwell, Robert 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Booth family 1
Bowden, Lemuel Jackson. 1
Boyd family 1
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 1
Bracken, John 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Adelia Bucktrout 1
Braxton, Carter, 1787-1855 1
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 1
Bright, Samuel Francis 1
Brooke, W.B. 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Charles 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Bucktrout family 1
Burks, Martin Parks, fl. 1817-1859 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Byrd, William, 1728-1777 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabaniss family 1
Cabaniss, George 1
Cabaniss, James, 1793-1837 1
Cabaniss, John, circa 1787 - 1882 1
Calfee family 1
Calfee, Calvin J. 1
Calfee, David H. 1
Calfee, James 1
Calfee, L. S. 1
Calfee, William B. 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Malcolm E. 1
Campbell, Robert Samuel, 1842-1918 1
Campbell, Susan, Mrs. 1
Campbell, William, 1755-1823 1
Carey family 1
Carrington family 1
Carrington, George, 1711-1785 1
Carter, Robert 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Centenary Church 1
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-1992 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Coke, Richard, 1790-1851 1
Coleman family 1
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