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Booton-Modesitt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.570
Scope and Contents Papers of the Modesitt-Booton families of Luray, Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to Lucy Marye of Luray, Virginia who married James Modesitt in 1815. She was widowed in 1827 and remarried James Booton in 1830. Lucy was born to Peter and Eleanor Marye and was sister to William Staige Marye, who is considered one of the founders of Luray, Virginia Also included are letters by John Booton and others relating to slavery and politics, children's copy books,...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00083
Scope and Contents

Contains bound letterbooks. The first contains letters written by J. Willcox Brown to Ellen Turner Macfarland. The second contains her letters back to him.

Buford Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00995
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1892, of the Buford family of Bedford County, Va., consisting of letters, mostly addressed to Capt. Paschal Buford (1791-1875). Other correspondents include his wife Frances Ann Otey Buford and his daughter Maggie (Margaret Letitia) Buford. Some letters to Paschal Buford were written by his daughter Bettie (Mildred Elizabeth) and her husband Edward C. Burks. Also includes financial records, wedding invitations, records relating to horse breeding and a note book, circa 1880....

Charles Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C17
Scope and Contents The Charles Campbell papers consist of papers received or collected by Charles Campbell (1807-1876), Virginia historian. The papers fall into four general headings: historical papers collected by Charles Campbell, correspondence, manuscript volumes, and miscellaneous. These include personal and professional correspondence as well as eighteenth century documents collected by Charles Campbell, newspaper clippings, diaries, scrapbooks, and notebooks, covering then period 1743-1896. The papers...

Fauntleroy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F27
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1903, of Thomas P. Knox, his daughter Mrs. Janet P. Fauntleroy, her husband Charles M. Fauntleroy, their daughter Janet Knox Fauntleroy Harrison, her husband Powell Harrison and other family members. Letters primarily discuss family life and conditions at various towns in Virginia, including at Winchester, Charlottesville, and West Point. Letters also discuss agriculture, the Civil War, female social life, and other.

John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01186
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.

Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.

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...

George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00245
Scope and Contents

The George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson is a compilation of the papers, letters, photographs and other artifacts belonging or relating to the noted early American civil and railroad engineer Moncure Robinson. The collection contains correspondence, engineering data, bills, statements of accounts, calling cards, letters, photographs and other items.

Hart Papers I and II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va. The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200...

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Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1833-1914 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Buford, Frances A. 1
Buford, Margaret Letitia, 1835- 1
Buford, Paschal, 1791-1875 1
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Burks, Mildred Elizabeth Buford, 1822- 1
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 1
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Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
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Forrest Family 1
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Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
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Greene family 1
Greene, Cloe Tyler Whittle, 1843-1925 1
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Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Harrison, Janet Knox Fauntleroy 1
Harrison, Powell, d. 1878 1
Hart, George Michener 1
Hart, John, 1860-1937 1
Hart, Katherine McCowan, 1863-1948 1
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Ives, Albert 1
Ives, Dora 1
Ives, S.S. 1
Knox, Thomas P. 1
Latting, Sally 1
Lee Gallery 1
Lewis, John W., [1808]-1885 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 1
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New York Weekly Journal of Commerce 1
Olds, Lewis P. 1
Petersburg Index (Va.) 1
Richmond Enquirer 1
Robinson Family 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891 1
Saunders family 1
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Saunders, Frances Bland Coalter Brown, 1891 1
Southern Literary Messenger 1
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United States. Navy. Office of the Paymaster 1
Valentine, Edward Virginius, 1838-1930 1
Virginia Historical Society 1
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