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Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John Buchanan Floyd Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.

Dates: 1831-1862

Gay and Lesbian Archives

Identifier: MS 00043
Scope and Contents Advertisements, fliers, form letters, and promotional mailings from LGBT businesses and organizations sent to the Gay and Lesbian Archives located in Falls Church, Virginia. Material includes catalogs for magazine subscriptions, movies, books, and travel agencies; invitations and announcements for LGBT related events; flyers and newsletters from political and religious oriented LGBT groups; and form letters from the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League. Many of the flyers and...
Dates: 1978-2007

Kathryn Fulkerson Diaries

Identifier: MS 00102
Scope and Contents Collection consists of 22 diaries, and logbooks for the years 1920, 1927-1940, kept by Kathryn (Alleman) Fulkerson of Washington, D.C. Some of the diaries contain detailed entries of daily occurrences and mention office work, social engagements, cultural events, weekend trips, church, shopping, etc. Other diaries are kept in a brief calendar style and are not complete; some concern either her office or volunteer work for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club.The logbooks were kept...
Dates: Other: 1920-1940

Horatio King Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 K58
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1879 December 2-5, received by Horatio King and his wife Isabella G. Osborne King giving acceptances and regrets to an invitation from them to a reception in Washington D. C. for Arthur B. Morrison and his wife Jeannie Morrison, the niece of Horatio King. Includes letters, 6 and 22 December 1879, of Jeannie Morrison thanking her aunt and uncle for the reception.

Dates: 1879