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Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church Records

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Identifier: Mss. 69 G51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1825-1910, of the Gloucester Circuit of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Church which covered Gloucester County and part of King and Queen County, Va. Includes minutes of quarterly conference meetings for the circuit; Sunday School class records; and building committee records. Acc. 2003.16 is a photocopy of a register, 1879-1885, of baptisms, marriages and members. Acc. 2012.382 is a register of members of the Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church,...

Gloucester, Virginia, Newspapers Privately Printed by Douglas P. Smith

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.37
Scope and Contents

Original newspapers privately printed in Gloucester, Virginia by Douglas P. Smith on a child’s Swiftset printing press. Most are one page. Issue sizes vary from 3.5 x 5.5 to 7 x 7.5.

Also included are personal papers of Douglas P. Smith and two June 1945 editions of a newsletter, "The Gloucester Pointer.”

Henderson Family Photographs

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Identifier: MS 00177
Scope and Contents Photograph album, circa 1910s-1920s, of John W. Henderson of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes photographs of his time at Williamsburg High School and photographs of pre-restoration Williamsburg. There are also photographs from his time at the College of William & Mary, including photographs of the first class of women at the College, various sporting events, and various plays put on by the Dramatic Club. There are also photographs from Gloucester Point, Virginia, Yorktown, Jamestown, and...

Janney Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.07
Scope and Contents Letters; 1927-1931, 1943-1945 of the Janney family of 'Roaring Springs,' Gloucester County, Va. Includes letters of Henrietta H. Janney to her daughter Emily R. Janney, a nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md. and the Duke Hospital, Durham, N.C., letters which describe life during the Great Depression in Gloucester County. Typescripts of letters; 1943-1945; from Emily R. Janney, at Gloucester County, to her brother Lt. Commander Samuel A. Janney while he was serving in the US Navy...

Spotswood Hunnicutt Jones Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 80 J72
Scope and Contents Papers, 1951-1976, of Spotswood Hunnicutt Jones concerning the state-commissioned elementary school textbook, "Virginia: History, Government, Geography" (New York: Scribner, 1957), which Hunnicutt Jones co-authored. Used in 7th-grade instruction, this textbook aided in the dissemination of the pro-Confederacy "Lost Cause" ideology. Includes correspondence with Earl Gregg Swem, Francis Butler Simkins and others, as well as typescripts, revisions and galley proofs....

Kings' Daughters. Mollie Jones Circle  (Gloucester Co., Va.) Minute Book

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Identifier: SC 00603
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1920-21, of the Mollie Jones Circle of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia.

King's Daughters. North River Circle (Gloucester County, Va.) Records

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Identifier: SC 01103
Scope and Contents

Minute book of the North River Circle, Ware Parish, of the King's Daughters, Gloucester County, Virginia. It is the first minute book of the organization. Includes citations to the Circle for seventy-five and eighty years of service and a typescript history. "History of the North River Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons, International 1895-1973" by Christine Dutton Harper, 1971.

The Reverend Henry Gardiner Lane Memorial Collection

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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...

Eleanor W. Perrin Diaries

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Identifier: Mss. 96 P42
Scope and Contents Diaries; 1922-1967, of Eleanor Wormley Perrin of "Goshen," Gloucester County, Va. These forty-five diaries span nearly a half century, from 1922 to 1967, and document life in 20th century Virginia. Perrin's diaries discuss local events, female social life, national events such as wars and politics, hurricanes, the death of family and friends, and other topics. Toward the end of Perrins's life her diary entries increase in length and intimateness, often expressing loneliness and reflecting...

John Tayloe Perrin Papers

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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.

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