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Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...

Carter Family Papers

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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...

Floyd-Johnston-Preston Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.37
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Floyd, Johnston, and Preston families, as well as newspaper articles principally concerning Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and Judge Robert William Hughes. The central figures in the collection include Gen. John Preston, his brother Gen. Francis Preston, Gen Joseph E. Johnston (1807-1891), his niece, Eliza Hughes (1825-1908), and Harriet Lane, niece of President Buchanan. The collection also contains the correspondence of or papers relating to Congressman Charles C....

Gregory Family Papers

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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...

Leven Powell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 P87
Scope and Contents This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of Leven Powell, who served in American Revolution, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the U. S. House of Representatives.The letters reflect military and civilian situations in Virginia during the Revolution, United States and Virginia politics, and foreign relations in the early national period. The collection also includes financial records concerning the Revolutionary War and Loudoun County, Va.A major...

Preston Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

A. Willis Robertson Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 66 R54
Scope and Contents This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval. Papers, 1921-1967, of A. Willis Robertson, U. S. Congressman and Senator from Virginia. Chiefly his senatorial office files, 1946-1966. Robertson was a conservative Democrat, serving at the same time as Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Subjects in the collection include national defense, agriculture, taxation, banking, government employees, the Moral...

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...

Tazewell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 92 T19
Scope and Contents Papers; 1838-1979. Business records and letters of the Tazewell family of Norfolk, VA, chiefly of Gov. Littleton Waller Tazewell, John Nivison Tazewell, Sally A. Tazewell, Ella Wickham Tazewell and Louisa Nivison Tazewell. Includes are account balances, property inventory lists, stock and bond certificate lists, tax collection receipts, payment receipts and personal correspondence concerning a book about Littleton Waller Tazewell. Also includes are a newspaper article, 1978, about the...

Tazewell Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 00586
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1850, of the Tazewell family. Includes letter, 1797, written by Samuel H. Smith to Henry Tazewell concerning his paper, The Universal Gazette and discussing foreign affairs; and letters, 1804-1850, written by Henry S. Foote and William Nelson, Jr. to Littleton Waller Tazewell; and one anonymous letter addressed to Tazewell and John Tyler (1790-1862) concerning army promotions.

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Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 4
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Slavery--Virginia--19th century 3
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
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Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 3
Account books 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Communism--Post 1945 2
Indians of North America--History--19th century 2
Maps 2
Petitions 2
Sherwood Forest (Virginia : Estate) 2
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Technical reports 2
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
United States--Slavery 2
Virginia--Genealogy 2
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 2
Accomack County (Va.)--History 1
Agriculture--United States 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
American periodicals--Virginia--History 1
Animal welfare--United States 1
Architecture, Domestic--Virginia 1
Banks and banking--United States--History 1
Barbour County (W. Va.)--History, Military--19th century. 1
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 1
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)--History. 1
Capital punishment--Virginia 1
Carriage and wagon making 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Certificates 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Cherokee Indians 1
Civil service--United States 1
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
Communism--United States 1
Compromise of 1850 1
Dueling 1
Dueling--Virginia 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Energy policy--Virginia 1
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Genealogy 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Great Bridge (Va.), Battle of, 1775 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Horse racing--Virginia 1
Indians of North America 1
Intergovernmental fiscal relations--United States 1
Invitations 1
Invoices 1
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Loudoun County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
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Notebooks 1
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 6
Virginia State Senate 5
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 4
United States Congress 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
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Preston Family 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
Tazewell family 2
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
Virginia House of Delegates 2
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Booth family 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Dalton, John N. 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Galbraith family 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Gregory family 1
Gregory family. 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 1
Hughes family. 1
Hughes, Robert William 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Longwood University 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
Preston, William 1
Preston, William, ca. 1729-1783 1
Republican Party (U.S.) 1
Robb, Charles S. 1
Semple, James 1
Semple, Letitia Tyler, 1821-1907 1
Shields, Howard 1
Spencer, Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1849-1871 1
Taliaferro family 1
Taliaferro family. 1
Taliaferro, Sally Lyon 1
Taliaferro, William Booth 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
Tazewell, Ella Wickham, 1826-1888 1
Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799 1
Tazewell, John Nivison, b. 1807 1
Tazewell, Louisa Nivison, b. 1804 1
Tazewell, Sally A., 1826-1888 1
Todd family 1
Tuck, William Munford 1
Tyler family 1
Tyler, David Gardiner, 1846-1927 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 1
Tyler, Lachlan, 1851-1902 1
Tyler, Letitia Christian, 1790-1842 1
Tyler, Mary 1
Tyler, Robert Fitzwater, 1856-1927 1
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 1
Tyler, Tazewell, 1830-1874 1
United States. Government Printing Office. Office of the Public Printer 1
Waggaman, George 1
Wheaton (Mr.) 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Whittle (Bishop) 1
Wickliffe, C.A 1
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 1
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