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Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
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...

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
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Agendas (administrative records) 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Certificates 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Cherokee Indians 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Diaries 1
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Genealogical tables 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Greeting cards 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Invoices 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Lead mines and mining--Virginia 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898--Pictorial works 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Manuscripts for publication 1
Maps 1
Marriage certificates 1
Mines and mineral resources--Virginia 1
Montgomery County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Pittsylvania County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Poems 1
Postcards 1
Programs 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Report cards 1
Reports 1
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Speeches 1
Stock certificates 1
Surveys (documents) 1
Technical reports 1
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps 1
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States--Politics and Government 1
United States--Slavery 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. Navy--History--19th century 1
United States. Navy--History--20th century 1
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 1
Virginia--History--19th century 1
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Virginia--Maps 1
Virginia--Politics and Government 1
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 1
Visiting cards 1
Washington County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
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