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Richard J. Davis Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 86 D27
Scope and Contents Papers, 1975-1985, of Richards J. Davis, mayor of Portsmouth, Va. and lieutenant-governor of Virginia. The papers pertain primarily to his administration as lieutenant-governor and include correspondence with politicians and with constituents, personal correspondence, campaign material, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs and a videocassette of Davis and his family discussing his years as a student at the College of William and Mary and his career.

John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe

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Identifier: SC 00133
Scope and Contents Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.

Richard Lee Morton Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 90 M84
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1930-1969, of Richard Lee Morton, professor of history at the College of William and Mary from 1919 to 1959. Series 1 includes personal and professional correspondence, lectures and notes relating to his research on Virginia history, and material relating to his community activities in Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence of his wife Estelle (Dinwiddie) Morton, land grants, 1756 and 1774, signed by Robert Dinwiddie and Lord Dunmore, Confederate currency and bonds,...

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 Of2
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts), chiefly 1867-1893, of Charles T. O'Ferrall, member of the Democratic Party, lawyer, judge, Congressman and governor. His papers include a daybook, 1865-1866, of the American Hotel, Staunton, Va.; his fee book, 1869-1873; and papers concerning legal cases. Collection includes letters, 11 December 1868-18 February 1869 and 1877, of O'Ferrall's first wife, Annie McLain Hand O'Ferrall ; his brothers, R.H. O'Ferrall, and I. Frank...

Violet McDougall Pollard Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 74 P76
Overview Papers of Violet McDougall Pollard (1889-1977), Democratic National Committeewoman for Virginia 1940-1968 and Associate Director, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1940s-1956, include correspondence, records, publications, and clippings concerning Democratic Party politics in Virginia and nationally; correspondence, records, and publications pertaining to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Virginia artists; files on various civic activities; and personal correspondence.

Timothy M. Kaine Gubernatorial Inauguration Collection

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Identifier: SC 01229
Scope and Contents Material from the inauguration of Timothy M. Kaine as Governor of Virginia held in Williamsburg.  Newpaper clippings, programs, invitations and tickets.