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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...

George G. York Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 120
Identifier: SC 01744
Content Description

An eight page letter with envelope from George G. York, a senior corporal stationed at Camp Alger, to his wife and child. York writes about a visit to the camp by President McKinley, the moral of the soldiers, his experience with military rations, and his thoughts on the Spanish-American war.

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...

Robert Edward Lee Watkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.054
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items related to the Phoenix and Philomathean Literary Societies, debates Watkins participated in, class notes, artifacts, a certificate, and a letter written to his mother while he was stationed in Cuba during the Spanish American War.

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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Correspondence 2
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Indians of North America 2
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Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Spanish-American War, 1898--Personal Narratives 2
Virginia--History--19th century 2
Account books 1
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Carte de visite photographs 1
Certificates 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--Students 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 13th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteers, Third Brigade 1
Debates and debating--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Genealogical tables 1
Genealogy 1
Greeting cards 1
Hampden-Sydney College--History--19th century 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Legal documents 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898 1
Manila Bay, Battle of, Philippines, 1898--Pictorial works 1
Manuscripts for publication 1
Marriage certificates 1
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 1
Merchants--North Carolina--History--18th century 1
Merchants--North Carolina--History--19th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Military bases -- United States 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Nottaway Indians 1
Photographs 1
Poems 1
Postcards 1
Report cards 1
Speeches 1
Stock certificates 1
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 1
Tower Hill (Sussex County, Va.) 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. Navy--History--19th century 1
United States. Navy--History--20th century 1
University of Virginia--History--19th century 1
Virginia--Genealogy 1
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 1
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 1
Virginia. Militia. 15th Regiment 1
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Language
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Blow family 1
Carrington family 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1