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Jonathan Boucher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 93 B66
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Jonathan Boucher, Anglican clergyman of Virginia, Maryland, and England. He was a prominent loyalist during the American Revolution and later a prominent figure among conservatives in the Anglican church in England. His principle correspondents in this collection include John James, James Maury, Charles Daubeny, Sir Frederick Morton Eden, William Knox, and William Stevens. The principle subjects covered by this collection include Virginia social customs and...
Dates: 1759-1803

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...
Dates: 1790-1929

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (II)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B855
Scope and Contents Papers, 1791-1920, of the Brown, Coalter and Tucker families. Includes correspondence, of Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown with Margaret W. Barnes, members of the Braxton family, Henry Peronneau Brown, Fanny T. Bryan, John Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter and members of the Morton family.Also includes additional correspondences of members of the Brown, Coalter, Braxton, Tomlin and Bryan families including a letter, 29 April 1791, from Maria Rind to John Coalter as well as notes,...
Dates: 1791-1920

Henry James Brown Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B845
Scope and Contents Papers, 1830-1921, of the Henry James Brown family. There is a biographical sketch of Henry James Brown an artist and Methodist clergyman, as well as sketches drawn by him and sermons written by him. The papers also are of other members of his family. Includes a cut-out valentine and a fold-out book of poems illustrated in water color both made by Mary A. Brown, sister of Henry James Brown; cut-out valentines and a bookmark made by Salina Brown Worsham; and correspondence between Salina...
Dates: 1830-1921

Rev. Joseph Allen Christian Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 71 C46
Scope and Contents Papers, 1900-1946, of Joseph Allan Christian, a Presbyterian clergyman and his wife Evelyn Smith Christian who served pastorates in Virginia, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes correspondence, student notebooks of Christian while a student at Hampden-Sydney College and Union Theological Seminary (Richmond), memorabilia collected by Christian while doing YMCA work in France in World War I, sermons and prayers, papers relating to his work on the National War Labor Board for Baton Rouge, La.,...
Dates: 1900-1946

Lottie V. Clark Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 C54
Scope and Contents Papers of members of the Clark family of Amelia County, Virginia, dated 1849, 1889-1899, 1915. The collection consists primarily of letters written to Lottie V. Clark of Namozine, Amelia County, Virginia, by Anthelia Holt and other friends in Chesterfield County, Virginia, which discuss social, religious, and family matters, and Anthelia's work in a cotton mill. In addition, there are letters, invitations, and poems, 1849, 1890, and n.d., addressed to Martha Susan Clark and Missouri A....
Dates: 1849-1915

Family Anecdotes and Memoirs of His Own Life by Samuel West

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.464
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a 1836 handwritten copy of the undated memoir  of Rev. Samuel West (1738-1808)  of Massachusetts.  The handwritten copy was prepared by his grandsons Benjamin and Samuel West. Talks about his family's earliest history in the United States, gives descriptions of historic events  in Massachusetts during the 18th century (Boston Tea Party) and talks of religion and his changing views throughout the years. Also included is a photocopy of a transcription of an...
Dates: 1836, 1886; Majority of material found in 1836

Galt Papers (V)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G73 (V)
Scope and Contents Diaries, personal correspondence, and genealogy, 1900-1979, concerning Louise Alberta West Galt (b. 1876) and Howard Spilman Galt (1872-1948), who were missionaries to China between approximately 1899-1940, and their daughter Mable Mildred Galt (b. 1900), a social worker and minister's wife living in the United States. Of special interest is the diary of Louise A. W. Galt written during the summer of 1900 during the siege of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion. The relationship of...
Dates: 1900-1979

Philip Howerton Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H84
Scope and Contents Papers, 1812-1870, of Philip Howerton and his family of Halifax County, Va. Includes a letterbook, 1829-1853; account books, 1825-1857, of the store and blacksmith's shop of Philip Howerton and tobacco manufacturing company of Philip Howerton and W. M. Howerton. The collection also includes accounts, 1852-1859, for transporting tobacco; sermons, 1832 and n.d., of Charles Busser; constitution and minutes of the Branch Bible Society of Halifax County, Va.; letter, 1834, from...
Dates: 1812-1870

John Kelley Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00171
Scope and Contents Three diaries, 1868-1875, of John Kelley, a minister from Bay City, Michigan. The first volume includes books from the Old Testament and the New Testament of the Bible copied by hand, diary entries for 1868, copies of letters written by Kelley, and drawings of various holy sites in Israel and elsewhere as well as drawings of religious iconography. The second volume includes the same types of entries but also includes a section at the end entitled "Rudiments of the Latin Language." The final...
Dates: 1868-1875

Francis P. Lee Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 L51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1727-1866, of Francis Prioleau Lee, his wife Sara Ann (Cooper) Lee, and her family. Chiefly papers, 1830-1850, of Francis P. Lee and concerning his estate. The papers reflect his education at Princeton University and at the General Theological Seminary, New York, New York. They cover his career as an Episcopal minister serving churches in Camden, New Jersey; Tallahassee, Florida; Camden, South Carolina; and Mobile, Alabama (Christ Church); and his trying to obtain an appointment to...
Dates: 1727-1930

Francis Murphy Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M95
Scope and Contents

Letters received by Murphy, a temperance reformer in Pittsburgh, Pa., inviting him to speak and to organize campaigns of "gospel temperance" in Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. Includes an "Outline of Program for Conduct of Francis Murphy's Gospel Temperance Meetings."

Dates: 1886-1898

George Pettit Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P44
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1834-1841, of George Pettit, postmaster of Fabius, Onondaga County, New York and his wife with Lucius A. Boothe, and Willis Boothe describing business in Pittsburgh, Pa. and with Rev. William Corbin and his wife, Mrs. Emmeline Corbin. Includes letters of William Corbin concerning marrying Emmeline Corbin.

Dates: 1834-1841

Remarkable Dream of a Moravian Sister

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Identifier: SC 00990
Scope and Contents Handwritten account entitled "Remarkable Dream of a Moravian Sister," written by an unknown author. Begins with her mother telling her that she will come back and visit her daughter after she dies, if it is permitted. The author's mother died on September 21, 1760, and about 10 days later the author recounts a dream that she had. In it, her mother visits her and allows her to ask any question she "may be desirous to ask." They live in a place called Bethlehem, but no futher information is...
Dates: 1831

Rev. John J. Spooner Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp6
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.

Dates: 1786-1792

Walker Timberlake Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T48
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1813-1851, received by Rev. Walker Timberlake, Fluvanna County, Va. Many are from James Crewdson, Logan County, Ky. concerning his family and also politics. Includes comments on Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the election of 1828.

Dates: 1813-1851

Tucker-Coleman Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 40 T79
Scope and Contents Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of: St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), and John Randolph of Roanoke (commonplace book is in box 64B), as well as other family members. Members of the family were involved in law, politics,...
Dates: 1664-1945; Majority of material found in 1770-1907

United Methodist Church Histories, Peninsula District

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.52
Scope and Contents Contains Volume  I and II of the Church Histories of the United Methodist Church, Peninsula District, Virginia, published by the Virginia Peninsula United Methodist Historical Society for the Peninsula District, Virginia Conference.  Includes histories of churches in Hampton, Newport News, Phoebus, Poquoson and Toano including the churches:  Aldersgate, Asbury, Bethany, Buckroe Beach, Central (Fox Hill), Central (Hampton), Chestnut Memorial, East Hampton, First (Hampton), First (Newport...
Dates: 1972

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Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
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Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Anthelia Holt 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Boucher, Jonathan, 1738-1804 1
Braxton family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Henry James, 1811-1855 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Cabaniss, Mat 1
Christian, Joseph Allan, 1880-1968 1
Clark, Lottie V., fl. 1888-1895 1
Clark, Martha Susan 1
Clark, Missouri A. 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coleman family 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
Coulter family 1
Daubeny, Charles, 1745-1827 1
Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 1766-1809 1
Episcopal Church 1
Galt, Howard Spilman, 1872-1948 1
Galt, Louise Alberta West, b. 1876 1
Galt, Mildred Mable, b. 1900 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Howerton family 1
Howerton, W. M 1
James, John, 1729-1785 1
Kelley, John 1
Knox, William, 1732-1810 1
Lee, Francis P., 1810-1847 1
Lee, Sarah Cooper 1
Madison, James, 1749-1812 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 1
Morton family 1
Munford, William, 1775-1825 1
Murphy, Francis, 1836-1907 1
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 1
Pettit, George 1
Pleasants, John Hampden, 1797-1846 1
Randolph, Judith Randolph, fl. 1792-1813 1
Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 1
Stevens, William, 1732-1807 1
Tucker 1
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 1
Tucker, Lelia Skipwith Carter, 1767-post 1833 1
Tucker-Coleman Family 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
West family 1
West, Benjamin 1
West, Samuel 1
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 1
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