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Anne H. Cutler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00138
Scope and Contents Papers relating to property owned by Anne Haughwout Cutler, of the Bucktrout-Braithwaite family in Williamsburg, Virginia. Cutler was the great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Bucktrout, a cabinetmaker from London who moved to Williamsburg in 1766, where he opened a business making funeral coffins. Upon the death of her mother, Virginia Braithwaite Haughwout, Cutler inherited several properties in the Williamsburg area. In 1954, Cutler helped create with other family members the...

Charles Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...

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...

Duval Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00250
Scope and Contents Material collected by Mollie Wellford (Taliaferro) Duval including: Taliaferro family papers, 1825-1872, which include two letters written from Richmond, Va. in June and July 1862 from John P. Taliaferro of the 26th Regt. Va. Vols., C.S.A., to his wife, with news of Civil War battles, causalities, friends, and relatives; collected genealogical material of the following families of Gloucester Co., Va.: Wormeley, Wellford, Duval, Walke, Taliaferro, Tayloe, Nelson, Perrin, Taylor, Jones,...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

Abraham Grove Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap16
Scope and Contents Account book of Abraham Grove of Shenandoah, Virginia. He appears to be a woodworker with entries for making a wheelbarrow, a wagon, a rake and work done on houses.  Also has entries for his own purchases. Index by first names included.On page 165, he has entered births, deaths and marriages, summarized:  Abraham Grove and Elisabeth Coffman married December 5, 1815, son John born November 16, 1816, Polly born February 7, 1818, Isaac born Jan. 13, 1820, Eliza Ann born November 8,...

Jones Family Papers

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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...

Philip Lightfoot Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L62
Scope and Contents Note to researchers: Due to the fragile condition of the originals, this collection has to be used in microfilm format;[ CS71 .l718, available in the open stacks and by ILL]. Papers of Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia including his commissions as lieutenant in the Second Battalion, 5th Regiment, Virginia militia and as captain in the 8th U. S. Infantry Regiment and papers relating to his service in the U. S. Army including records of a recruiting party, enlistment pledges,...

Linda Carol Friend Adams Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.197
Scope and Contents The collection includes the genealogical research of Linda Carol Friend Adams.  It contains a number of state and county records, family documents, biographical information, emails, message board posts, research notes, and photographs that concern Adams' family history. The majority of Adams' ancestors were located in Virginia and West Virginia.  The information included here pertains to the following families (not a complete list): Adams, Allen, Barnett, Blake, Brasfield, Brock,...

List of Surnames of Mixed Race Virginia Families Trying to Pass as "Indian" or White

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 124, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01770
Content Description A list of names, separated by Virginia counties and cities, of families identified as attempting to "pass." This list was likely compiled by the law firm established by Senator Robert Opie Norris, Jr. around 1904, or its successor firm, Clarke and Clarke. The list has notes next to some names providing alternate spellings, and in the case of the Beverly family from Amherst, a longer statement about the methods they used to "evade the situation." The full official title typed on the document ...

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 3
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Catalogs 1
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Chandler Court (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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Cherokee Indians 1
Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century 1
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College of William and Mary--Students 1
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Anderson Seminary 1
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Booth family 1
Boyd family 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Centenary Church 1
Cloyd family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 1
Cringan family 1
Cryer, William 1
Curtis family 1
Cutler, Anne H. (Anne Haughwout) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Democratic Party (Va.) 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Duval family 1
Ewell family 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 1
Ewell, Elizabeth S., 1814- 1
Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
Farmer's Register 1
Fauntleroy family 1
Forrest Family 1
Foster, Adam 1
Harrison family 1
Hicks family 1
Hipkins family 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Mary Fauntleroy 1
Jones, Mary Throckmorton 1
Jones, Richard P. 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Langborn, William 1
Longwood University 1
Mackenzie family 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Maury family 1
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 1
McGavock family 1
McGavock, James, 1728-1812 1
McGavock, James, 1764-1838 1
McGavock, James, 1804-1839 1
McGavock, John Williamson, b. 1843 1
McGavock, Stephen, 1807-1880 1
Moore family 1
Morton family 1
Morton, Estelle 1
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 1
New York Weekly Journal of Commerce 1
Office of the President 1
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 1
Page family 1
Petersburg Index (Va.) 1
Richmond Enquirer 1
Roane family 1
Robb family 1
Robb-Bernard family 1
Rotary Club 1
Sheldon family 1
Sinclair, Caroline Baytop 1
Sinclair, John, 1755-1820 1
Southern Literary Messenger 1
Taliaferro, John P., 1828-1869 1
Taliaferro, Sally Lyon 1
Taliaferro, William Booth 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
Tidewater Fox Hunters Association 1
Titanic (Steamship) 1
Todd family 1
Tompkins, Sally Louisa, 1833-1916 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization 1
University of Virginia 1
Upton family 1
Valentine, Edward Virginius, 1838-1930 1
Virginia Historical Society 1
Washington family 1
Washington, Lawrence, 1791-1875 1
West, Francis 1
West, John 1
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