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Baird Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/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...

John Dixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D6
Scope and Contents The John Dixon Papers include letters, legal papers, farm and personal accounts, 1760-1829 of John Dixon, Jr. (1777-1830) of "Airville" Gloucester County, Virginia. Letters include those from Charles H. Braxton of "Oak Spring," Burwell Bassett of Williamsburg, Richard Jones, John Nicholson, John Peyton, and James and Samuel Stubbs of Gloucester County. The collection also includes a letter, 22 October 1827, of Burwell Bassett and a letter, 1826, of John Mercer Patton (1796-1858)....

Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 J71
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1916, of the Jones family of "Land's End," Gloucester County, Virginia, and related families of Curtis, Taliaferro, Page and Harrison. Includes correspondence, genealogical notes, obituaries, legal files, real estate material, notes concerning Land's End, Petsworth Parish (Gloucester County), Yorktown, and the homes of the Cringan family and the Mackenzie family, ; and Bible records of the Jones and Fauntleroy families. The first two accessions, which compose the...

The Reverend Henry Gardiner Lane Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 L24
Scope and Contents Correspondence, chiefly 1850-1900, of members of the family of Henry Gardiner Lane, an Episcopal clergyman of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Correspondents include members of the Harrison, Randolph, and Lane families of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Included are autograph and composition books, wills, certificates of indenture, Civil War pardon, Confederate bonds and almanacs. See Also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C...

John Tayloe Perrin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 P42
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1770-1931, of the Perrin family of Gloucester County, Va. Chiefly the diaries and writings of John Tayloe Perrin. Includes farm books, scrapbooks, accounts, wills, and articles by Perrin.

William K. Perrin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...

Richard Billups Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B49
Scope and Contents

Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.

Roane Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1975.31
Scope and Contents

Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia.  Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations (Historical Society); Virginia organizations (Clerk of Courts Association and more); and regional organizations (Rotary Club).

John P. Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 T14
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1846-1849, written to John P. Taliaferro, while a student at the College of William and Mary from his guardian, George B. Taliaferro of Baltimore, Md. and from William Lawson Fauntleroy and other friends and relatives. The letters are primarily concerned with John's future plans, the cost of his education, the activities of his friends, and the affairs of his relatives in Gloucester county, Va. Also included are three 1834 orders of the York County, Va. court.

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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Account books 3
Genealogy 3
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Diaries 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 2
Manuscripts (document genre) 2
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Minutes 2
Receipts (financial records) 2
Virginia--Genealogy 2
African Americans--Medical care--Virginia 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Cigars--History 1
Clergy 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Pickett's Division 1
County clerks--Virginia 1
County clerks--Virginia--Gloucester County 1
Creek Indians 1
Deeds 1
Education--Virginia--Essex County--History 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--17th century 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Genealogical tables 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--Pictorial works. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Social life and customs 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Indians of North America--Virginia 1
Judges--Virginia 1
Land's End (Gloucester County, Va.) 1
Maps 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Methodist Church--Virginia 1
Methodist Church--Virginia--Clergy--History--19th century. 1
Newspapers 1
Notebooks 1
Petsworth Parish (Gloucester County, Va.) 1
Physicians--Virginia--Charlottesville 1
Plantation life 1
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Postcards 1
Printed ephemera 1
Programs 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Reports 1
Scrapbooks 1
Shipbuilding--Virginia 1
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Surveys (documents) 1
Technical reports 1
Temperance--History--19th century 1
Tobacco industry--Massachusetts 1
United States--Economic history 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
University of Virginia--History 1
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 1
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Virginia--Maps 1
Virginia--Militia 1
Virginia--Politics and Government 1
Virginia--Religious history 1
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 1
York County (Va.)--Court 1
Yorktown (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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