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Addison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ad2
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1890-1899, from Walter E. Addison, lawyer of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va. to his father E.B. Addison of Richmond, Va. concerning his financial problems. Also, includes bank statement, 1892; and letter, 1899, of John S. [Fleming ?] to E.B. Addison.

Ambler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Am1
Scope and Contents

Letter, 20 May 1806, of Anthony Davis, New Kent County, Virginia to John Ambler, Williamsburg, Virginia, concerning horse-breeding; letter, 18 June 1814, of Thomas Chiles to Edward Ambler requesting permission to kill lambs so sick slaves can have fresh meat; promissory note, 27 Jan[uar]y 1815, from J[ohn] Ambler to W[illiam] Marshall; and check, 8 July 1849, signed by Philip St. Geo[rge] Ambler.

Baytop-Fitzhugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00111
Scope and Contents The inventory includes letters, 1851-1861, and accounts, 1840-1866, of Rufus King Fitzhugh and his wife Henrietta Ellen (Baytop) Fitzhugh of Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia. Most letters to Henrietta are from her mother Lucy Taliaferro (Catlett) Baytop, and her sisters Rowena, Lucy Ann, and Eugenia, all of Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia. The collection also includes letters from her sister-in-law Mary F. Fitzhugh of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The letters relate...

Bell Hospital Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.61
Scope and Contents

Business ledgers of receipts and expenditures for Dr. Baxter I. Bell for Bell Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia and one folder of loose business papers (25 items). 1926 to 1970. (Acc. 1995.61 and 1999.11)

Beverley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B46
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters written to Robert Beverley (1769-1843) of "Blandfield," Essex County, Virginia and Georgetown, D.C. from his sister Lucy (Beverley) Randolph, her husband Brett Randolph and their son Richard Randolph, Jr. (1795-1885). The letters concern slaves given to Lucy Beverley Randolph and her children by her father Robert Beverley (d. 1800), and held in trust by her brother Robert Beverley, some of which were sold to pay debts incurred by her husband. Also includes letters...

Bill of Sale for an Enslaved Woman named Mondo

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01168
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale, dated 24 April 1765, for African-American woman named Mondo from Martha Vernor to Benjamin Garrison. Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of Alexander Munro.

James D. Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

Blakemore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B55
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Carter Braxton Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00645
Scope and Contents

Receipt, 1770, signed by Carter Braxton for land sold belonging to the estate of George Carter.

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

 Collection
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...

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...

Campbell Family Papers II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...

Carter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C24
Scope and Contents The collection includes: correspondence and land records of Robert "King" Carter; correspondence and land records of his sons Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778); correspondence, accounts, land records and the appointment to the Virginia Council of Robert Carter (1728-1804), son of Robert Carter (1704-1731); correspondence, diaries, land records and accounts of Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1804), son of Landon Carter of Sabine Hall; and correspondence and land records and...

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...

James F. Clarke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00486
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1856-1907, of James F. Clarke, physician, of Mt. Solon, Va. Includes letters and accounts.

Thomas Croxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C89
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters, receipts, invoices, and account books of Thomas Croxton concerning his law practice at Tappahannock, Va. Includes accounts with J.M. Parr & Son, commission merchants of Baltimore, Md. who received grain from Croxton by ship and sold it on consignment.

Dromgoole Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D83
Scope and Contents Correspondence, accounts,(including accounts, 1875-1895, of laborers ?) and manuscript volumes, primarily 1850-1890, of members of the Dromgoole family of Brunswick County, Virginia. The majority of the papers seemingly were created by Edward Dromgoole, fl. 1838-1897, a merchant and lawyer in Brunswick Co. There are also some items relating to George Coke Dromgoole (1797-1847), a member of the U. S. House of Representatives, as well as items concerning other people who are only identified as...

Farrar Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.71
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters, contracts, deeds, wills, St. Luke Penny Bank medallions, cemetery plot receipts, plans, blueprints, photographs, birth and death certificates relating to members of the Farrar family of Richmond, Virginia. Daniel James Farrar (1862-1925) had a profound effect on the architecture of the city of Richmond. Daniel followed the example of his father, Joseph who was the son of a free black. Farrar was involved with at least 14 buildings in the 1890’s as designer,...

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...

Hiram Harris Letter to Jordan Smith

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01049
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1845, from Hiram Harris of Powhatan, Virginia, to Jordan Smith of Henderson, Kentucky. Includes discussion of personal and financial matters, including the fact that Smith owes Harris money from the purchase of slaves.

Zelda Haus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.134A
Scope and Contents The Zelda Haus Papers cover her time at both Marion Junior College and Susquehanna University.  Haus attended Marion Junior College, a woman's college, from 1923 to 1925.  While there she took part in numerous religiously focused organizations such as the Lutheran League.  These organizations focused on both domestic issues and international issues such as the Armenian Genocide.  In 1925, Haus enrolled in Susquehanna University, located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Selinsgrove,...

Frederick Herman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00975
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale for a female slave child signed by Daniel Hall, Eastern Shore, August 2, 1788; letter of C. Watts, Exeter, England to [?] concerning Rose Johnson who was reportedly living on the Eastern Shore, Virginia, May 29, 1820; letter from Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy to Frederick Herman thanking him for his favorable review of "Profiles in Courage," February 4, 1956; and letter from John Melville Jennings to Frederick Herman concerning the elusive Rose Johnson, February 21, 1973.

Charles Howard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H83
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1865-1879, of Charles Howard, sheriff of Hanover County, Va. concerning estates for which he was administrator. Includes a memorandum book of accounts, loose accounts and legal documents concerning two lawsuits.

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Correspondence 43
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Slavery--Virginia--19th century 10
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Photographs 9
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 8
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 7
Invoices 7
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 6
Diaries 6
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 6
Slavery--Southern States--History 5
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 5
United States--History--War of 1812 5
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Ledgers (Accounting) 4
Reports 4
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 4
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 4
Surveys (documents) 4
United States--Politics and Government 4
Virginia--History 4
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 3
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Genealogy 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 3
Indians of North America 3
Letters (correspondence) 3
Poems 3
Programs 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 3
Speeches 3
Transcripts 3
United States--Slavery 3
Virginia--Governors 3
Virginia--Maps 3
Virginia--Politics and Government 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Agendas (administrative records) 2
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 2
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 2
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Anti-slavery movements 2
Catalogs 2
Certificates 2
Charles City County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Danville (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Deeds 2
Elizabeth City County (Va.)--History 2
Essex County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Gardening--Virginia 2
Hardy County (W.Va.)--History 2
King William County (Va.)--History 2
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 2
Lawyers--Virginia--History 2
Manuscripts (document genre) 2
Maps 2
Marriage certificates 2
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Medical practice--Virginia--History 2
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 2
Minutes 2
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Pamphlets 2
Pendleton County (W.Va.)--History 2
Petitions 2
Physicians--Virginia--Williamsburg 2
Pittsylvania County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Postcards 2
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Publications 2
Real property--Virginia 2
Report cards 2
Richmond (Va.)--History 2
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History 2
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Slavery--Virginia--History 2
Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Tax records 2
Technical reports 2
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 2
Tobacco--Virginia--History--18th century 2
United States--Economic history 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps 2
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 6
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 3
Brown family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
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Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Virginia House of Delegates 2
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Baytop family 1
Baytop, Lucy Taliaferro Catlett 1
Bell Hospital (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bell, Baxter I. (Dr.) 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Blow family 1
Booth family 1
Bowden, Lemuel Jackson. 1
Boyd family 1
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 1
Bright, Samuel Francis 1
Brown, Charles 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Susan, Mrs. 1
Campbell, William, 1755-1823 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Coke, Richard, 1790-1851 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, Emma Cornelia Parran 1
Coleman, Reuben Lindsay 1
College of William and Mary. 1
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Coulter family 1
Crump family 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Deneufville, John Augustine 1
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 1
Dromgoole family 1
Dromgoole, Edward Jr., d. ca. 1848 1
Dromgoole, Edward, 1838-1897 1
Dromgoole, Edward, Jr., d. ca. 1848 1
Dromgoole, Edward, fl., 1838-1897 1
Dromgoole, George Coke, 1797-1847 1
Dromgoole, W. E 1
Dromgoole, W. E. 1
Dunlop family 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Farrar family 1
Farrar, Daniel James, 1862-1923 1
Farrar, Joseph E., 1830- 1
Fitzhugh family 1
Fitzhugh, Henrietta Ellen Baytop 1
Fitzhugh, Mary F. 1
Fitzhugh, Rufus King 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Garnett, Alexander Y. P. (Alexander Yelverton Peyton), 1820-1888 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Graves family 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Harris, Hiram 1
Haus, Zelda 1
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell) 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 1
Howard, Charles 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
Jackson, Yvonne Lucas 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jennings, William, d. 1798 1
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 1
Literary Societies--Phoenix Literary Society 1
Longwood University 1
Lucas, Alma Rachel Margaret Farrar 1
MacCaulay, Alexander, 1745-1798 1
Magurk, M. E. 1
Marion College, Junior (Marion, Va.) 1
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