Skip to main content

Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel D. Morton and Co. Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame95-97
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1826-1891, of Samuel D. Morton and of Samuel D. Morton and Co. merchants, of Charlotte County [Va.]. One volume, MsV Ame96, contains a genealogy of the Elliott family.

Dates: 1826-1891

Rev. Samuel Huntting Sayre, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.43
Scope and Contents Personal, family and ministerial correspondence of Rev. Samuel H. Sayre.  His personal diaries from 1918 to 1963, his sermons and notes are included in this collection.  There are family and other personal photographs and many postcard and tourist packet photographs from his trips to Europe and his automobile trips from California to Virginia.  Publication material includes church bulletins, news clippings, tourist pamphlets, magazines and others.  His family correspondence possibly has more...
Dates: 1874-1989; Majority of material found in 1920-1960

William J. L. Sladen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00660
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets from the Environmental Studies at Airlie, "The Swans of Airlie, " "Do I have to Mow That?," and Cygnus newsletter. Includes letters from William J.L. Sladen, Director of the Environmental Studies at Airlie, to William and Mary staff about genealogical research on the Tucker Family.

Dates: 2004-2005

Stith Family Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.428
Scope and Contents Working papers and correspondence of Estie Stith Crabbe in preparation for a book on the genealogy of the Stith Family, Hardaway Family and collateral families.  Includes research notes, typed transcriptions of research material and correspondence with professional genealogists, researchers from her family and Stith Family members from all over the United States.  Estie Stith Crabbe typed transcriptions of much of her research, including many letters she received from researchers and Stith...
Dates: 1868-1967; Majority of material found in 1932 - 1967

William Carter Stubbs Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 St8
Scope and Contents Mostly correspondence of and genealogical data, chiefly 1860-1923, collected by William Carter Stubbs and his wife, Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs. Also includes correspondence from members of the Stubbs, Saunders and Blair families; accounts and correspondence relating to his farm "Valley Front" in Gloucester County, Va. and his Alabama farm; his notes on soil and chemical experiments; papers concerning the Louisiana exhibit at Jamestown Tercentennial, 1907; and papers of Elizabeth...
Dates: 1832-1936

Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.165
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of personal papers, genealogy material and family photographs, gathered by Theodor R. and Helen V. Swem. Included are original documents, notes on the Swem, Gregg and Wright families, correspondence among family members regarding genealogy, articles, books, publications and diaries by or about the families, photographs of family members, including one of Dr. Earl Gregg Swem, Sr., Earl Gregg Swem, Jr., and Earl Gregg Swem, III, and material on Earl Gregg Swem's...
Dates: 1856-1996; Majority of material found in 1950-1970

William Booth Taliaferro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T15
Scope and Contents Papers, 1811-1954, of William Booth Taliaferro and his family of Gloucester County, Va. Taliaferro's papers consist of diaries, letterbook (while at Harpers Ferry), correspondence, speeches, memoirs and accounts. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Sally Nivison Lyons Taliaferro (including diaries), his ancestors, siblings and descendants, as well as photographs, genealogical notes and artifacts of the Taliaferro family.There are papers of other people who are not...
Dates: 1811-1954

Upshur Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 66 Up8
Scope and Contents Papers, 1622-1936, of the Upshur family of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Chiefly the genealogical correspondence and notes of Thomas Teackle Upshur (d. 1910) who was interested in the local history of Northampton and Accomack counties, Va. and in the genealogies of Eastern Shore families. Includes three manuscript volumes (indexed) called "Genealogies of the Kingdom of Accomack." The family papers of the Upshur family includes correspondence, 1786-1910, unpublished writings, accounts, and...
Dates: 1662-1936

Washington Family Devotional Book and Genealogical Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a family history or devotional book with genealogical notes on the Washington family prepared for the members of the Lambeth parish. This item was composed by Margaret Lewis Maupin during the 1940s. This work traces the lineage of the Washington family starting with John Washington, born 1671. Also includes a typed sketch of the author's  family.

Dates: 1940-1950

John D. Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 77 W37
Scope and Contents

Collection contains genealogy of the Poulton Family, published stories, articles, book reviews, books, correspondence with family and friends and news clippings by and relating to John D. Weaver, author, novelist, biographer and West Coast editor of  "Travel and Leisure Magazine".

Dates: 1906-1997

William and Mary Quarterly Records

 Collection
Identifier: 00/02/01/07/UA 64
Scope and Contents Acc. 1988.001 consists of two boxes of correspondence arranged alphabetically.  The correspondence is primarily about business aspects of publishing the Quarterly, but also includes genealogical information, editorial comments, some article manuscripts, a list of advertisers (1910-1913), and some fliers. Acc. 1988.113 consists of one box of correspondence between Earl G. Swem and various  printers, authors, and others about the William and Mary Quarterly (2d Series)....
Dates: 1893-1944

William Cabell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00484
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1885-1890, from William Cabell, England, to Alexander Brown, mainly concerning Cabell's efforts to buy books for Brown and to do research for him. Includes a letter, 1894, from Margaret R. King containing genealogical information on the Rives family.

Dates: 1885-1890, 1894; Majority of material found in 1885-1890

William Henry DeBell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D35
Scope and Contents Papers of William Henry DeBell, teacher in Staunton, Va. and Fairfax County, Va.; and deputy superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Calif., 1914-1931. Includes congratulatory letters and testimonials upon his retirement in 1931. Also includes correspondence, 1928-1930, of Mrs. William H. DeBell [Lucy Brockenborough Daingerfield DeBell] concerning the Colonial Dames of America; genealogical material on the Daingerfield family; and a newpaper clipping concerning the diary of John...
Dates: 1821-1931

Wingfield-Britton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00365
Content Description

Photos, letters, a diary, an account book, and an album belonging to members of the Wingfield-Britton family. The collection ranges from pre-civil war to the 1980s, with the bulk of the material dated around the early 1900s. The correspondence covers a number of topics including health and family life, farming, and travel in the north-western valley region of Virginia.

Dates: 1857-1983