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Gloucester County (Va.)--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Hall Letter to Harriet Elvira Jones

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00519
Scope and Contents Letter from Sarah Hall, Oak Plane [Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia] to Harriet Elvira Jones, Union Mills, Fluvanna, Virginia about her trip to Gloucester County, Virginia to live with her new husband and about setting up housekeeping.  October 24, 1849.

Roane Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1975.31
Scope and Contents Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia.  Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations (Historical Society); Virginia organizations (Clerk of Courts Association and more); and regional organizations (Rotary Club).

Molly Elliot Seawell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.36
Scope and Contents The papers of American writer Molly Elliot Seawell include personal diaries, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, news clippings, and other materials. Also included are photocopies of Seawell's business papers housed at the New York Public Library and at the Columbia University Library. The collection also contains other records from the Seawell family, mostly relating to Molly's aunt Maria Seawell Edwards, John T. Seawell and wife Isabella Josephine Brady, and Philip Hairston Seawell. The...

Tabb Family Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01102
Scope and Contents Diary kept by members of the Tabb family, entitled, "Summerville Diary." Written by Rebecca Lloyd Tabb and Mary Lee Tabb as well as other members of the Tabb family. The diary records activities such as baseball, card games, teas, gardening, John Tabb's school, visits from neighbors and relatives, the Christmas celebration of 1910 and Rebecca Lloyd Tabb's wedding to Henry Bouldin. It also describes a visit of the Tabb parents to the University of Virginia for their son Warner Throckmorton Tabb...

John Earl Taliaferro Photograph Albums & Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 93 T14
Scope and Contents Two photograph albums and marriage service booklet of John E. Taliaferro (1896-1982) and his wife Elizabeth Farinholt Taliaferro (1910-1983) of Gloucester, VA.  Includes photos of "Hockley"  in Ware Neck, Gloucester County, home of Richard Philip Taliaferro"

Also letters and accounts, 1832, 1869, and n.d., of the Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro family and a history of "Dunham Massie" by Spotswood H. Jones.