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Women--Virginia--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Susan Rebecca Buck Poetry Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00846
Scope and Contents Poetry album of Susan Rebecca Buck. The album is designed for the purpose of collecting poems or other writings and the title on the front cover reads "Album of Gems." There are several decorative, pre-printed color images and in one instance a black and white print was glued on top of a handwritten entry. The entries were made by a number of friends and relatives and most are dated and signed either in full names, first name or by initials. Most are addressed to "Dear Sue." Place...

Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01097
Scope and Contents Photocopies and papers; 1847-1949. One copied 1861 diary and 1847-1849 correspondence of Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb of Mathews County, Virginia. Tabb's papers discuss life at 'Auburn,' their estate in Mathews County, including topics of hunting, female social life, detailed descriptions of the estate, servants, Tabb's wealth, and other topics. Includes clippings about the Auburn House. Also includes papers and correspondence (1947-1949) concerning genealogy done on the Tabb family. 66...

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...

Thomas Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.183
Scope and Contents Letters, 1908-1911, of Katie Pollock Thomas and Elmer Thomas of Danville, Virginia. Primarily consists of postcards written to Katie Pollock before her marriage to Elmer Thomas and postcards written to Elmer Thomas before his marriage to Katie Pollock. Includes holiday cards and picture postcards from friends traveling to various locations across the country. Collection includes 5 leather postcards.

Very little content in postcards. Letters are fragile.

Tucker-Brooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T79
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1850-1885, of the Tucker and Brooke families of Ashland, Richmond and Winchester, Va. and Salvington," Stafford County, Va. Chiefly letters written to Anne Evelina (Hunter) Tucker by her daughter Virginia Sarah (Tucker) Brooke and by Janes S. Tucker. Includes letters written to St. George Tucker Brooke by his father Henry Laurens Brooke and David Tucker Brooke and others.

Tucker-Coleman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 40 T79
Scope and Contents Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of: St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), and John Randolph of Roanoke (commonplace book is in box 64B), as well as other family members. Members of the family were involved in law, politics, teaching,...

Tyler Family Papers, Group A

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T97 Group A
Scope and Contents Papers, 1716-1944, of the John Tyler family of "Sherwood Forest," Charles City County, Va. The collection contains correspondence, 1818-1862, of John Tyler concerning politics, War of 1812 claims, presidential election of 1840, land purchases in western Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois, "Sherwood Forest," business matters and his family. Some of the children of John Tyler and his first wife, Letitia Christian Tyler, are represented in the collection: Robert Tyler (and wife, Elizabeth...

Collection of Virginia Probate Slave Inventories

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00634
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine Virginia Probate Inventories listing the assets of several estates, including male and female slaves. Each inventory lists how many slaves were purchased, their gender, and an approximate age range, usually "between 12 and 50 years of age." One of the inventories is for a female property owner. Most of the inventories are about 15 lines long and are in good condition.

Will Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.113a
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of Cornelia F. Will and husband, Philip Will, of Toms Brook, Virginia. Toms Brook is a part of Shenandoah County. Correspondence takes place between 1857-1902. Family members settled throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Wyoming, and California. Prominent correspondents are from children, Edward A. Will, W. B. Will (“Bill”), Sam Will, Joseph Will, and Emma E. Will. There are also letters from her daughter-in-laws, Effa and Maggie. Locations of her children...

Williamsburg Music Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 92 W92
Scope and Contents The Wednesday Morning Music Club changed its name to the Williamsburg Music Club.  All accessions include the records of the club with programs, publicity, yearbooks, presidents notebooks, minutes, scrapbooks, as well as a history of the organization.