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Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ad1
Scope and Contents

Papers (including correspondence) of Thomas Adams, Richard Adams and Richard Adams, Jr., of Richmond, Va. Includes papers concerning the erection of burial monuments for members of the family and a printed bill of complaint concerning the private cemetery of the Adams family which details their genealogy. Includes Thomas B. Adams' receipts and a reward for a stolen horse, 1782, 1787.

Baird Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B16
Scope and Contents Collection includes papers, 1656-1848, concerning Essex County, Va. including land records and wills, many of which relate to the Rowzee family. Many of the records date from the seventeenth century. The collection also includes correspondence, 1830-1920, of members of the Baird family including letters, 1859-1911, of Edward R. Baird while attending the University of Virginia, serving in Pickett's Division and as superintendent of schools in Essex County. There are...

Philip L. Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 89 Bar 23
Scope and Contents Papers, 1935-1980, of historian and scholar Philip Lemont Barbour (1898-1980), including research notes for his historical writings on the settlement of North America. Most articles, clippings and notes concern those people associated with Captain John Smith, a leader of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. Notes were also used in the audio production, "The Jamestown Saga; the Founding of the American Colony in the Words of the Colonists," written by Philip L. Barbour and Nigel...

Edward Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01197
Scope and Contents

Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Bevill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00159
Scope and Contents

Copies of wills, parish, and court records, 1558-1707, relating to the Bevill family in Henrico Co., Va. and London, Eng. Also includes papers concerning the Ball family of England and correspondence, 1929-1939, concerning genealogical material on the Ball and Lacy families, also of England.

Bland Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 94 B159
Scope and Contents Papers, 1778-1989, of the Bland family of King and Queen County, Gloucester County, and the James River area of Virginia. Includes mostly genealogical material compiled by Lineous Preston Bland, Jr. Includes correspondence, pamphlets, family trees, scrapbooks, newsletters, photographs, legal and military records, newspaper clippings, and oral histories. Much information focuses on Richard Bland (1710-1766), Virginia statesman and pamphleteer. The collection also...

Booth-Cooke Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00474
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1858-1864, of the Booth family and Cooke family. Includes letters from Elizabeth Gardner Booth, one to her mother, Eliza Booth, and one to her brother, Andrew Booth. Also includes genealogical material on the Booth and Cooke families of Gloucester County, Va.

Brodnax Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B80
Scope and Contents

Letters written to John Wilkes Brodnax concerning genealogy of the Brodnax family. Many letters written by members of the Brodnax family. Includes genealogical data on Bathurst, Munford, Perkins, Smith, Holmes, and Walker families. Includes a photograph of Brodnax at work on a bust of Hunter McGuire and two publications by Brodnax on art and anatomy.

Broome Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....

Alexander Brown Papers (II)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B86
Scope and Contents Papers of Alexander Brown relating to the writings of his books, including notes, transcripts, drafts and correspondence with publisher Houghton, Mifflin & Co. and with members of his family requesting genealogical information. Collection includes letters of Benson J. Lossing concerning his "Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution" and "Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812" and part of an agreement between the Mexican government and American capitalists...

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...

Charles Campbell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...

Dade Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 01205
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1826-1843, of the Dade family of King George County, Va. Includes letters received by General John B. Dade, his wife, Eliza Dade, and their daughter, Margaret S. Dade as well as letters to another relative Edward Smith. The collection includes a genealogical column, 1910, from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, which concerns the Dade, Daingerfield, Battaile, Hove, and Fitzhugh families.

Darby-Parramore Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D24
Scope and Contents

Papers, chiefly 1801-1868, of the Darby, Parramore and Higgins families of Accomack and Northampton counties, Va. Includes wills, epitaphs, letters, a list, n.d., of slaves, a certificate of dismissal, 1834, from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and genealogical notes on the families.

Duval Collection

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Identifier: SC 00250
Scope and Contents Material collected by Mollie Wellford (Taliaferro) Duval including: Taliaferro family papers, 1825-1872, which include two letters written from Richmond, Va. in June and July 1862 from John P. Taliaferro of the 26th Regt. Va. Vols., C.S.A., to his wife, with news of Civil War battles, causalities, friends, and relatives; collected genealogical material of the following families of Gloucester Co., Va.: Wormeley, Wellford, Duval, Walke, Taliaferro, Tayloe, Nelson, Perrin, Taylor, Jones,...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

Henrietta S. Fitzhugh Collection

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Identifier: SC 00924
Scope and Contents Diary of Henrietta S. Fitzhugh of a trip. Includes letters concerning the diary, the Washington, Fitzhugh and Meade Families genealogy, news clippings concerning Washington land, Washington royal blood and family obituaries, pencil drawing of a Washington silhouette, letter with Fitzhugh/Meade genealogy information, Colonial Dames invitation to unveiling of tablet in memory of George Washington at Ravenswood, West Virginia (1932), and correspondence with Mrs. Archie Q. Brockenbrough of New...

Gallaher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 G11
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1916-1952, of Juliet Hite Gallaher of Waynesboro, Va. Includes correspondence, genealogical notes and notebooks of Juliet Hite Gallaher who was particularly interested in the Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Galt Papers (III)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G73
Scope and Contents The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts. Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44. Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III,...

Galt Papers (V)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G73 (V)
Scope and Contents Diaries, personal correspondence, and genealogy, 1900-1979, concerning Louise Alberta West Galt (b. 1876) and Howard Spilman Galt (1872-1948), who were missionaries to China between approximately 1899-1940, and their daughter Mable Mildred Galt (b. 1900), a social worker and minister's wife living in the United States. Of special interest is the diary of Louise A. W. Galt written during the summer of 1900 during the siege of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion. The relationship of...

Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 G29
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of genealogical materials; ca. 1880 to 1993; many of which were probably collected by Dr. Earl Gregg Swem in connection with the publication of genealogical information in the "William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series". Includes correspondence, clippings, coats-of-arms, charts, and family histories.  Most newspaper clippings are from "The Standard" in Richmond, Virginia from the early 1880's.

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families.The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

Gregory Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00027
Scope and Contents The Gregory Family papers follow the family of Virginia Governor John Munford Gregory and wife Amanda Wallace through three generations with letters dating from the 1820’s to the 1920’s. Most items are letters between family members and grant insight into the daily activities and concerns of the Gregory family. The collection also includes correspondence between members of the Gregory family and other acquaintances, including members of the John Tyler family. While most letters are of a...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308
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...

Hall Family Papers

 Collection
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)...

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Gloucester County (Va.)--History 4
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
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American Red Cross--History--World War II period 1
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
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Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906 2
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Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Garland family 2
Gregg family 2
Luce family 2
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
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Swem family 2
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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
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Adams, Linda Friend, 1943-2008 1
Adams, Richard 1
Adams, Richard, 1760-1817 1
Adams, Richard, d. 1800 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Army Nurse Corp 1
Baird family 1
Ball family 1
Ballard family 1
Ballard, James William, 1875-1920 1
Barron family 1
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Battaile family 1
Baytop family 1
Beale family 1
Belvin, Edward 1
Bernard Family 1
Bevill family 1
Blair family 1
Bland family 1
Bland, Ethel Heckman, 1902-1978 1
Bland, Richard, 1710-1776 1
Boyd family 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Adelia Bucktrout 1
Brodnax family 1
Broome family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bucktrout family 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carmalt family 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Centenary Church 1
Cheever, John 1
Cloyd family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. Phoenix Literary Society 1
Cooke family 1
Crabbe, Estie Stith, 1887-1982 1
Cringan family 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Cryer, William 1
Dade family 1
Darby family 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
DeBell, Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
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Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dornin family 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Duval family 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Erb family 1
Ewell family 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 1
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 1
Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
Farish family 1
Farmer's Register 1
Fauntleroy family 1
Forrest Family 1
Foster, Adam 1
Galbraith family 1
Gallaher, Juliet Hite, 1916-1952 1
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 1
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 1
Galt, Howard Spilman, 1872-1948 1
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