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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...

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Charles H. Dimmock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 D59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1872, of Charles Dimmock and Charles Henry Dimmock. Includes sketch of the life of Charles H. Dimmock; a manuscript volume containing a journal of a voyage from Norfolk to Madeira and farm journal of "Shabby Hall," Gloucester County, Va.; travel diary, 1826, of Charles Dimmock concerning travels in Venice and Germany; and papers concerning the service of Charles Henry Dimmock in the engineer's corps in the Confederate Army, some of which include work at Yorktown, Va. and having...

Robert Skipwith Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sk4
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1834-1898, of Robert Skipwith kept in Goochland County, Va., Richmond, Va. and Powhatan County, Va. Much of Skipwith's life is documented by these 14 diaries and topics include weather, personal affairs (the loss of his wife, and his aging), farming, social life in his neighborhood, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Virginia politics. He often included genealogical information on individuals when he recorded their deaths. Skipwith's 1862-1865 diary has been digitized...

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Account books 1
Agricultural implements 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
Blacksmithing 1
Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century 1
Clarke County (Va.)--Maps 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Engineer's Corps 1
Daybooks 1
Design drawings 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--20th century 1
Farms--Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--Maps 1
Genealogy 1
General stores--Virginia 1
Germany--Description and travel--19th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Hopewell (Va.)--History 1
Italy--Description and travel--19th century 1
Land grants--Virginia 1
Ledgers (Accounting) 1
Legal documents 1
Loudoun County (Va.)--Maps 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Maps 1
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 1
Merchants--Virginia--Fauquier County 1
Powhatan County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Registers (lists) 1
Registers of birth, etc 1
Retail trade--Virginia--History 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Roads--Virginia 1
Schools--Virginia 1
Scrapbooks 1
Shoemakers--Virginia 1
Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 1
Tanners 1
Tanning--History--19th century 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans 1
Universities and Colleges 1
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 1
Virginia--Genealogy 1
Virginia--Maps 1
Virginia--Politics and Government 1
Virginia--Railroads 1
Warren County (Va.)--Maps 1
West Virginia--Maps 1
White House (Washington, D.C.) 1
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Custis, George Washington Parke 1
Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 1