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Winchester (Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Balmaine Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch1
Scope and Contents Photostat copy of the memorandum book, 1775-1820, of Alexander Balmaine, clergyman, of Christ Church, Winchester, Va. which contains lists of church members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths in Winchester and vicinity. It also includes scattered accounts and correspondence.

John M. Broome & Company Accounts

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B82
Scope and Contents Business accounts, 1816-1844, of Lane and Broome Company (after 1824, John M. Broome and Company), Winchester, Va. with accounts payable and receivable. Includes some letters from wholesale and commission merchants in Baltimore, Md.

Cerulean Society Minute Book (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi10
Scope and Contents Minutes, 1842 March 16-May 3, of meetings of the Cerulean Society of Williamsburg, Virginia which was a literary club formed by three women who inducted male "knights" into the group. A "knight" read a poem or thesis at each meeting and his talk was recorded in the volume. The book was kept by Mary Greenhow Lee while on a visit to Williamsburg and contains a list of people she visited. It also includes diary entries, 16 March-3 May 1842, concerning her visit in Williamsburg and 20 September-17...

Fauntleroy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F27
Scope and Contents Papers, 1831-1903, of Thomas P. Knox, his daughter Mrs. Janet P. Fauntleroy, her husband Charles M. Fauntleroy, their daughter Janet Knox Fauntleroy Harrison, her husband Powell Harrison and other family members. Letters primarily discuss family life and conditions at various towns in Virginia, including at Winchester, Charlottesville, and West Point. Letters also discuss agriculture, the Civil War, female social life, and other.

Florence Hillyard Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc13
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1897-1918, of Florence Hillyard which contains newspaper clippings, handbills, postcards, and pamphlets concerning civic, political and social events in Winchester, Virginia and especially concerning Charlie [Charley] Rouss Fire Company and Mrs. Charles Broadway Rouss. The volume includes family letters of the Hillyard family during World War I.

Jonah H. Lupton Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af25 Oversize
Scope and Contents Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.

Laura Lee Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D26
Scope and Contents Diary, 1862-1865, of Laura Lee, Winchester, Va. (?) entitled "A History of Our Captivity," discussing in detail movements of, and occupation by Union forces. The volume also includes lists of persons who died during the Civil War.

The material can also be viewed on microfilm: Laura Lee Diary, Winchester, VA 1862-1865, in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number E605 .L44

Clara E. Piggott Poetry Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Li2
Scope and Contents Book, 1896, of manuscript poems, written by [?] Piggott, of Winchester, Va. with the inscription, "For Clara E. Piggott written by her mother," which includes a table of contents and newspaper clippings.

Tucker-Brooke Papers

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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.