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Autobiographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Account and History of the Tazewell Family

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad1
Scope and Contents Autobiography, 1823, written by Littleton Waller Tazewell entitiled "An Account and History of the Tazewell Family," which concerns his life and his family.

Typescript available.

There is an edited version by Lynda Rea Heaton as "Littleton Waller Tazewell's Sketch of His Own Family." (M.A. Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1967).

Roeliff Brinkerhoff Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00200
Scope and Contents Letter from Roeliff Brinkerhoff, Mansfield, Ohio, on Ohio Board of State Charities letterhead, to Mr. Miller thanking him for his friendly comments on Brinkerhoff's book, "Recollections of a Lifetime."  August 27, 1900.  Roeliff Brinkerhoff founded the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society.

Copy of "A Partial History of Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp's Life" Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01250
Scope and Contents Copy of a partial typed transcript and a manuscript of the "Partial History of Mrs. Remember Thorp's Life" by Mrs. Remember Bowen Thorp. One page tells of her early childhood, and the next two pages tell of her visit to Virginia and the Williamsburg area in 1907.

Original is owned by the Thorp Family.

Lucy Elizabeth James Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01148
Scope and Contents Journal, compiled by Lucy Elizabeth James in 1959, titled "Four Score Years, 1880-1960," in which the author shares memories of the different stations of her life in a "series of random letters and narrations." Includes reminiscences of her childhood in New Kent County, student years in Farmville, years spent in Williamsburg and Newport News, all Virginia. Also included are photographs of the author, from 1880 to the 1950s, and two 1973 obituaries for Robert Welmore James (1901-1973). Includes...

Rixey Smith Papers

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Identifier: SC 01068
Scope and Contents An original typed autobiography of Rixey Smith, entitled "Blue Blood and Red Clay, Memories of a Virginia Childhood."  Includes stories about his childhood in Rixeyville, Virginia (Culpeper County).  Mentions Rosedale, the Rixey family home, family members and many local families. Divided into chapters.

Includes a few stories about Carter Glass, a U.S. Congressman and Senator from Virginia.  Rixie Smith was his assistant for many years.

Includes poems and other writings.