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Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren counties, Va.; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also includes...

Gerald Cowden Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.40
Scope and Contents

Research material of Gerald Steffens Cowden from his Ph.D. dissertation on the Randolph's of Virginia, "The Randolphs of Turkey Island:  a Prosopography of the First Three Generations, 1650-1806. " Also includes other works and essays from his earlier education, and the research accompanying those essays as well.

Darby-Parramore Papers

 Collection
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.

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

 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...

Hall Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/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)...

Holland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H72
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1795-1835, of the Holland family of Nansemond County, Va. and Jasper County, Ga. Includes a manuscript volume, ca. 1795-1800, used by George Washington Holland for arithmetic exercises; diary, 1832- 1835, kept by William S. Holland to record farming activities, descriptions of Fourth of July celebrations, a meeting concerning states' rights, and the sighting of a comet. Also includes genealogical information of the Holland family.

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. ...

Maury Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 97 M44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1777-1977, of the Maury Family of Virginia, New York City and Liverpool, Eng. Includes letters and business papers of James Maury (1746-1840), the first American consul to Liverpool, England, and the letters of his second wife, Margaret Rutson Maury (1805-1882), of Liverpool. A significant amount of the collection is comprised of letters, business papers, legal papers, and diaries of  the next two generations of the Maury family, including Ann Maury (1832-1890) of Liverpool and New...

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...

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
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Carte de visite photographs 2
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Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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Indians of North America 2
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Poems 2
Publications 2
Receipts (financial records) 2
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 2
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 2
Accomack County (Va.)--History 1
African Americans--Virginia--History--18th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Agriculture--History--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Apprenticeship programs--Virginia 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Blacksmithing 1
Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Cherokee Indians 1
Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century 1
Clarke County (Va.)--Maps 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Comets 1
Cookery, American 1
Daybooks 1
Debt 1
Decedents' estates 1
Design drawings 1
Dissertation 1
Dyes and dyeing 1
Eastern Shore (Va.)--History 1
Education, Higher--Virginia--History 1
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--20th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--20th century 1
Farms--Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--Maps 1
Finances 1
France--Foreign relations--1792-1815 1
Genealogical tables 1
General stores--Virginia 1
Greeting cards 1
Hopewell (Va.)--History 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Index Cards 1
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History 1
Invoices 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century 1
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies 1
Land grants--Virginia 1
Lead mines and mining--Virginia 1
Lectures 1
Ledgers (Accounting) 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Liverpool (England)--History--19th century 1
Logging--Virginia 1
Loudoun County (Va.)--Maps 1
Lumber trade--Virginia--History 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898--Pictorial works 1
Manuscripts for publication 1
Maps 1
Marriage certificates 1
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Medical practice--Virginia--History 1
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Carrington family 1