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Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

James D. Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

Branch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00198
Scope and Contents Calling card invitation headed "High Street M.E. Church" in Petersburg, Virginia with engraved names, John P. Branch and Mary Louisa M. Kerr, for Tuesday May 12th, no year. Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr Branch for "the pleasure of your company" on the "tenth of February" at One West Franklin Street [Richmond, Virginia].  October 19, 1907 letter from Philip F. Brown, manager of "The Chesterfield" apartments in Richmond, Virginia to John P. Branch about a $31.29 debt owed by Branch...

Broome Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....

Mary Holt Carlton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00133
Scope and Contents Papers of Mary Holt Carlton. Includes correspondence, speeches, by-laws, membership lists, and newspaper clippings and feminist-related items of Mary Holt Carlton, a Richmond, Va. activist and member of the Richmond chapter of the National Organization for Women. Includes papers relating to the founding of the Richmond chapter of NOW in 1970, as well as the Equal Rights Amendment and the abortion issue. Also contains letters from Zelda Nordlinger, state coordinator of the Richmond chapter of...

John R. Cooke Letter to Flora Stuart

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00238
Scope and Contents Letter from John R. Cooke, Richmond, Virginia, to Flora Stuart of Saltville, Virginia announcing the birth of a child and giving family news. July 4, 1869.

H. Theodore Ellyson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc6 and Sc7
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, 1869-1911, belonging to H. Theodore Ellyson and possibly other family members which contains newspaper clippings, of letters to the Richmond Dispatch by H. Theo[dore] Ellyson, correspondent, mentioning guests and social events and Rockbridge Alum Springs [Rockbridge County], Va., personal correspondence and a few prints.

Lydia H. Hart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00831
Scope and Contents Diary, 1823-1830, 1875 and loose papers 1813, 1831, and undated of Lydia H. Hart of Richmond, Virginia and later Walden, Orange County, New York. The Diary was started by Lydia H. Hart, the wife of Reverend William H. Hart, who was the rector of St. John’s Church in Richmond, VA and later St. Andrews Church in Walden, New York. Diary entries include day-to-day activities and meetings with local neighbors and church patron’s. These neighbors included Elizabeth Van Lew and her parents, which...

Virginia Howell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432 and 2012.054
Scope and Contents Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward....