Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Charles F. Adams Letter
Typed carbon copy of letter to Judge H. G. Connor of Wilson, North Carolina about Connor's “George Davis” address on the aftermath of the Civil War. Washington, D.C. March 30, 1912. Davis cites examples of how the Confederate states were unfairly treated after the war.
Myrta Locket Avary Papers
Correspondence and typescripts of articles concerning Reconstruction. Includes reminiscences of her father Harrison Alexander Lockett concerning southside Virginia and photographs.
John Tyler, Jr. Papers
Johnston to Capt. William G. Taliaferro Letter (Photostat)
Photocopy of letter from Johnston in Lexington, Kentucky to William G. Taliaferro in Bowling Green, Virginia about the end of the American Civil War and Reconstruction. September 30, 1867.
Fitzhugh Lee Papers
Margaret Newbold Thorpe's "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher" and "Life in North Carolina"
Merritt Family Papers
Overton Family Papers
Post Civil War letter written by "Louise"
Written immediately after the Civil War (1861-1865) on November 9, 1865, the letter describes the life and community of its author, Louise. The letter outlines the birth of Louise's child, local events in a town identified as Riverside, an incident involving stolen cattle and the shooting of a young man. Written by "Louise" in 1865, the letter describes the life and events of "Riverside" in late 1865.
Scrapbook and Children's Drawing Book
Scrapbook, 1867, of an unidentified person which concerns John Singleton] Mosby and Reconstruction. The volume includes the rough draft of a story; and was also used as a child's drawing book.
Theodocius Joshua Scurlock Papers
Miles C. Selden Papers
Dated 1839-1880. Letters, 1859-1880, to Miles C. Selden of Henrico County, Va., from Hill Carter at Charles City County, Va. and from Andrew Johnston of Richmond, Va. Also includes accounts, invoices, and receipts, 1839-1863, of Selden as trustee for Beverly and Ann S. Heth.
Shenandoah Iron Works [D. & H. Forrer] Ledgers, 1851-1866
Ledger (MsV Ad82 ovesize)time book), 1851-1866, and ledger (MsV Ad83), 1865-1866, of the commissary [company store] of D. & H. Forrer, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Virginia. The latter volume lists foodstuffs and goods given out to workers which they often paid for by work. Includes accounts with free blacks.
Robert Skipwith Diaries
William Booth Taliaferro Papers
Thomas Taylor Papers
Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.
James Thomas, Jr. Papers
Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.
Robert Page Waller Diaries
Papers of Cloe Tyler Whittle Greene. Mostly diaries, 1855-1924, before and after her marriage to John Newport Greene. Also includes printed cards, photographs, verse, newspapers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and prints of colonial and Civil War figures. Topics covered by the diaries include secession, Civil War, Reconstruction, travel, life in Norfolk, Virginia and marriage.