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General David Allen Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00642
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, sketches, and other material mostly related to Union General David Allen Russell during the Civil War. Included in the papers are letters from the battlefield, hand-drawn sketches of the battlefield in Yorktown, Virginia and near Petersburg on the Appomattox River, issues of the Baltimore Clipper and the Philadelphia Inquirer  newspapers regarding Fort Monroe and the Battle of...
Dates: 1858-1868 and undated

John R. Rutherfoord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R93
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1888-1920, received by John R. Rutherfoord, an attorney in Richmond, Va. Most of the letters concern legal matters, but some are requests to endorse Rutherfoord for a judgeship in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court.

Dates: 1888, 1903-1920

Myron Schmall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00571
Scope and Contents

Original letters and documents pertaining to the history of early Virginia, particularly Williamsburg, and negative prints of pages containing accounts of Williamsburg found in 18th century gazeteers.

Dates: 1711-1815

John W. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sco8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1861-1862, of Lt. John W. Scott, Co. E, 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army with his wife, Ella H. Scott in Penola, Caroline County, Va. Also includes correspondence of Ella H. Scott with others and a letter, 1862, of Rilie Scott to his brother John W. Scott.

Dates: 1861-1862

See Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Se3
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1821-1918, of the See family of Hardy County, W. Va. Includes correspondence, 1856-1877, of Silas R. See and of his wife Anna [or Annie] See. Many of the letters were written by women and some were written by Anna See's sisters living in Pendleton County, W. Va. Several letters, 1861, were written by Silas R. See while serving in the Confederate Army.

Includes transcripts of letters prepared by Mark J. See in 1995.

Dates: 1821-1918

Miles C. Selden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Se4
Scope and Contents

Dated 1839-1880. Letters, 1859-1880, to Miles C. Selden of Henrico County, Va., from Hill Carter at Charles City County, Va. and from Andrew Johnston of Richmond, Va. Also includes accounts, invoices, and receipts, 1839-1863, of Selden as trustee for Beverly and Ann S. Heth.

Dates: 1839-1880

Shepherd & Patton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sh5
Scope and Contents Papers of Shepherd & Patton, merchants of Columbia, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Shepherd and Patton was a general store that sold groceries, clothing, medicine, building materials, books and more. Collection contains invoices and correspondence from wholesale suppliers located mostly in Richmond, Virginia but also in Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York. Handwritten orders and requests on small pieces of mostly notebook paper from local customers, with name and...
Dates: 1882-1888

William and Peyton Short Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sh9
Scope and Contents Dated 1783-1825. Letters, 1783-1825, primarily between William Short (1759-1849), American diplomat and financier, who, after a career in Europe, settled in Philadelphia, Pa., and his brother, Peyton Short (1761-1825), a native of Virginia who moved to Kentucky and engaged in extensive land speculation there and in Ohio. William gives advice concerning Peyton's career and the education of his children, and discusses other family matters, but is primarily concerned with various speculative...
Dates: 1783-1825

Skipwith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sk3
Scope and Contents The collection contains, business papers, correspondence, accounts and the farm notes of Sir Peyton Skipwith of Mecklenburg Co., Va., son Humberstone Skipwith and Humberstone Skipwith's wives and children, especially Fulwar Skipwith. Papers are primarily business in nature and reflect the management of "Prestwould." Papers also concern the development of Lady Skipwith's library, the education of Fulwar Skipwith and his brother Grey Skipwith. Manuscript volumes concern farm...
Dates: 1760-1977

Francis H. Smith Letter to R.G. H. Kean

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00573
Scope and Contents

Letter from Francis H. Smith at the University of Virginia [Charlottesville, Virginia] to R.G. H. Kean.  Declines the invitation to come and lecture in Lynchburg [Va.]  and states that the Board [of Visitors] is making magnificent provisions for my department and "that the Era of makeshift [is] to be at an end."

Dates: 1856 November 30

Southall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 So8
Scope and Contents Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick...
Dates: 1807-1904

Rev. John J. Spooner Papers

 Collection
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

William Sterrett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.41
Scope and Contents Business papers of Sterrett who was a lawyer, real estate agent and county clerk of Mason County, Virginia (now West Virginia) includes letters, accounts, deeds, promissory notes, legal records, wills and other business records. Most of the letters are from Colin Auld of Alexandria, Va. Note: Correspondents include James Hall of Harrisonburg Va., John A. Marmaduke of Hillsborough and Shepherdstown, West Virginia, George W. Peter, John P. C. Peter, Thomas Peter of Georgetown, D. C., John...
Dates: 1799-1868

Daniel Stickley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St5
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1829-1912, including documents concerning the estates of David Stickley, John Cooley, Jacob Sonner, J. Funk, Henry R. Browning and William McCord which were handled by Col. Daniel Stickley.

Dates: 1829-1912

Stone-Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.085
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, correspondence and business records of Edward L. Stone (1869-1938) and his son-in-law, Franklin Moore of Roanoke, Virginia. Both men owned the Roanoke Printing and Manufacturing Company and were involved in various civic organizations.

Dates: 1860-1957; Majority of material found in 1880-1950

Archibald Stuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St7
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the Staunton Spectator May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.

Dates: 1790-1816

Albert C. Swindler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00585
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1862-1864, and 1929, relating to Albert C. Swindler, Company. G, 12th Regiment of Virginia Cavalry which includes a letter, 1862, from Swindler at Camp Berryville, Va. to his wife Maggie (?) A. Swindler at Boston, Culpeper County, Virginia.

Dates: 1862, 1864, 1929; Majority of material found in 1862-1864

Tabb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T14
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1875, of the Tabb family. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1829-1839, of John Henry Tabb, merchant of Danville, Va.; and papers, 1870-1875, of John N. Tabb and H. A. Tabb, merchants of Mathews County.

Dates: 1797-1875

Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01097
Scope and Contents Photocopies and papers; 1847-1949. One copied 1861 diary and 1847-1849 correspondence of Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb of Mathews County, Virginia. Tabb's papers discuss life at 'Auburn,' their estate in Mathews County, including topics of hunting, female social life, detailed descriptions of the estate, servants, Tabb's wealth, and other topics. Includes clippings about the Auburn House. Also includes papers and correspondence (1947-1949) concerning genealogy done on the Tabb family. 66...
Dates: 1847-1949

John Henry Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T12
Scope and Contents Chiefly papers, 1826-1856, of John Henry Tabb of Gloucester County, Va. who moved to Danville, Va. where he was a merchant (Tabb, Allmand & Co.). Collection includes correspondence of members of the Tabb family with Tabb and business letters written to him.   The letters primarily concern the business that Tabb conducted in Danville, Virginia. Letter comments on dining at "White Marsh" for three and one half hours and the $20,000 worth of silver on the table,...
Dates: 1826-1856

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

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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...
Dates: 1811-1954

Evans Tanner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Dates: 1830-1880

Mark Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T22
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1816-1819, received by Mark Taylor, a farmer at Genito, Powhatan County, Va. Includes letters from family members including Matthew Taylor of Monroe County, Va. [now W. Va.] and James Taylor (working as an overseer.)

Dates: 1816-1819

Thomas Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 T21
Scope and Contents

Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.

Dates: 1805-1914, undated

William Taylor Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.18
Scope and Contents Letters, September 1862 through October 1864, from Captain William Taylor, a soldier in the Pennsylvania Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters were written from camps in Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana, and Maryland to his wife Jane McKnight Taylor. Included are his descriptions of the Battle of Fredericksburg, the shelling of Vicksburg, the fighting, retreat, and siege outside of Knoxville, the siege of Petersburg, and the Petersburg mine...
Dates: 1862-1864

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United States--Economic history 5
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 15
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 11
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 8
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 8
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Democratic Party (U.S.) 5
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
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Virginia House of Delegates 5
Virginia State Senate 5
Brown family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
College of William and Mary. 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
University of Virginia 4
Braxton family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
College of William and Mary 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Madison, James, 1749-1812 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
United States Congress 3
American Red Cross 2
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Blair family 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Campbell family 2
Catlett family 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 2
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Garth family 2
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 2
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 2
Morton family 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Perrin family 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
Robinson Family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tazewell family 2
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 2
Tucker-Coleman Family 2
Tyler family 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Whiting family 2
Women's College of Richmond 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Aberdeen Academy (King and Queen County, Va.) 1
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Albree, John 1
Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Chemical Society 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Anderson Seminary 1
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