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Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

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...

Farrar Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

W. Brooks George Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 83 Geo29
Scope and Contents

Dates; 1975-1983; of correspondence, minutes, financial reports, and brochures pertaining to the various civic organizations George was associated with, including the Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation, Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Va.), Downtown Development Unlimited, Metropolitan Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and Keep Virginia Beautiful. Inc.

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland)...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers. ...

Miles C. Selden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Se4
Scope and Contents

Dated 1839-1880. Letters, 1859-1880, to Miles C. Selden of Henrico County, Va., from Hill Carter at Charles City County, Va. and from Andrew Johnston of Richmond, Va. Also includes accounts, invoices, and receipts, 1839-1863, of Selden as trustee for Beverly and Ann S. Heth.

James Thomas, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.

Christopher Tompkins Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T59
Scope and Contents

Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.

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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
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Richmond (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
Virginia--History 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 2
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--Richmond--History 1
Agriculture--History--19th century 1
Apprenticeship programs--Virginia 1
Blackwater, Battle of, 1863 1
Camp Allen (Jamestown Island, Va.) 1
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Charles City County (Va.)--History 1
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
Construction industry--United States--History--19th century 1
Construction industry--United States--History--20th century 1
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Courtship--Virginia--History 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Debt 1
Decedents' estates 1
Drawings and graphics 1
Dueling--Virginia 1
Dyes and dyeing 1
Education, Higher--Virginia--History 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--20th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Finances 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862 1
Free Blacks--Virginia--Richmond--History 1
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Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Hampton (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Henrico County (Va.) 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History 1
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century 1
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies 1
Lectures 1
Logging--Virginia 1
Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Lumber trade--Virginia--History 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Maps 1
Maps--United States 1
Marriage--Virginia 1
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Medicine--Virginia--History--18th century 1
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Minutes 1
Mississippi--History--19th century 1
New York (State)--Social life and customs 1
Notebooks 1
Pamphlets 1
Peninsular Campaign, 1862 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Philosophy and religion 1
Physicians--Virginia--York County 1
Political cartoons 1
Portsmouth (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Printed ephemera 1
Programs 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--Theater disaster, 1811 1
Rosters 1
Slavery--Southern States--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 1
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Suffolk, Battle of, Va., 1863 1
Surry County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Allison White and Company 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
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Blair family 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
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Braxton family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Centenary Church 1
Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Va.) 1
Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
Farrar family 1
Farrar, Daniel James, 1862-1923 1
Farrar, Joseph E., 1830- 1
Forrest Family 1
Garnett, Alexander Y. P. (Alexander Yelverton Peyton), 1820-1888 1
George, W. Brooks 1
Hall, Channing Moore, III 1
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 1
Hall, John Lesslie, Jr., 1891-1978 1
Horner family 1
Jackson, Yvonne Lucas 1
Keep Virginia Beautiful. Inc 1
Lucas, Alma Rachel Margaret Farrar 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Metropolitan Richmond Chamber of Commerce 1
Prescott, Mary Blair Braxton Burwell 1
Robertson Hospital (Richmond, Va.) 1
Selden, Miles C. 1
Thomas, James. Jr. 1
Titanic (Steamship) 1
Tompkins, Christopher Quarles, 1813-1877 1
Tompkins, Sally Louisa, 1833-1916 1
Tryon, William, 1729-1788 1
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 10th 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 22nd 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Mounted Rifles, 1st 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 70th 1
United States. Army. Ohio Volunteers 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 101st 1
United States. Army. Rhode Island Volunteers, 2nd 1
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 2nd 1
Valentine, Edward Virginius, 1838-1930 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
West, Francis 1
West, John 1
Whiting family 1
Wilson, Leah Farrar, 1864-1964 1
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