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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.

Lindsey and Gladden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00614
Scope and Contents Genealogical papers of the Lindsey and Gladden families. Includes: funeral program of John B. Lindsey in Carrollton, Missouri on September 2, 1893; sheet music of "'Tis the Harvest Time;" 1912 postcard to Miss (?) Gladden in Rockingham, California from Port Republic, Virginia; undated Heidelberg Picture Card of "The Boy Samuel;" 1902 religious leaflet; typed transcript of a letter to Sister Blanche from her brother in Clarksburg, West Virginia about the death of her mother (undated);...

Perrin Family Bibles

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 93 P42
Scope and Contents

Consists of three Bibles owned by the Perrin family; a 1751, 1819, and 1838 editions that contain family information and genealogy back to the 1740s. The 1751 Bible contains a list of slave children births and ages.

Wissler-Mayer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.223
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1830s-1950s, of the Wissler, Mayer, and Erb families of Grottoes and Columbia Furnace, Virginia, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Included are photographs, an autograph album, a manuscript cookbook, receipts, two ledgers, a Bible and hymn book, a Wissler family record for the descendants of William Franklin Wissler and Elizabeth Mayer (m. 1890), and correspondence.

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