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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...

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...

Gregory Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00027
Scope and Contents The Gregory Family papers follow the family of Virginia Governor John Munford Gregory and wife Amanda Wallace through three generations with letters dating from the 1820’s to the 1920’s. Most items are letters between family members and grant insight into the daily activities and concerns of the Gregory family. The collection also includes correspondence between members of the Gregory family and other acquaintances, including members of the John Tyler family. While most letters are of a...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

Philip Lightfoot Papers

 Collection
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,...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers. ...

Fay Parr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.50
Scope and Contents

Family papers and a collection of Williamsburg ephemera and memorabilia of Fay Parr.  Includes family photograph albums, press photographs of Williamsburg residents and buildings, newspaper clippings of events and people in Williamsburg, Virginia and publications from Williamsburg and other places.

Robb-Bernard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
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...

Tyler Family Papers, Group F

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Group F
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters, historical sketches, wills, genealogical charts and coats of arms of Virginia families. The majority of these papers are genealogical inquiries made to Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Very few of Tyler's responses are included but the inquiries contain information.

One reel of microfilm for the Register Index for Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co.,1671-1761, is available in the Swem Library Microforms Collection.

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Correspondence 8
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 4
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Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 4
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Diaries 3
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 2
Carte de visite photographs 2
Clippings (information artifacts) 2
College of William and Mary--Students 2
Design drawings 2
Genealogical tables 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Manuscripts (document genre) 2
Maps 2
Newspapers 2
Pamphlets 2
Poems 2
Postcards 2
Printed ephemera 2
Programs 2
Receipts (financial records) 2
Scrapbooks 2
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 2
United States--Slavery 2
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century 2
Virginia--History--19th century 2
Virginia--Maps 2
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 2
African Americans--Genealogy 1
African Americans--Medical care--Virginia 1
Agendas (administrative records) 1
Agriculture--History--19th century 1
Alabama--History--19th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
American Red Cross--History--World War II period 1
Apprenticeship programs--Virginia 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Battleships--United States--History 1
Bibles 1
Blacksmithing 1
Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Calendars 1
Canada--Description and travel 1
Caroline County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Caroline County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Certificates 1
Chandler Court (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Chemical warfare--United States--History--20th century. 1
Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century 1
Cigars--History 1
Clarke County (Va.)--Maps 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Pickett's Division 1
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Daybooks 1
Debt 1
Decedents' estates 1
Dyes and dyeing 1
Education--Virginia--Essex County--History 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--17th century 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Essex County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Farm management--Virginia--History--20th century 1
Farms--Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--Maps 1
Finances 1
General stores--Virginia 1
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945- 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Greeting cards 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Hopewell (Va.)--History 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Indentures 1
Indians of North America 1
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Jamestown Festival (1957) 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century 1
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies 1
Land grants--Virginia 1
Lectures 1
Ledgers (Accounting) 1
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Dutch; Flemish 1
French 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Baird family 1