Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Booton-Modesitt Family Papers
Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)
Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia: Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888), J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).
J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters
Contains bound letterbooks. The first contains letters written by J. Willcox Brown to Ellen Turner Macfarland. The second contains her letters back to him.
Buford Family Papers
Charles Campbell Papers
Diaries (Belknap County, New Hampshire and Virginia)
Diaries (Washington, D.C. and Va.)
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.
John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers
Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.
Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.
John Alonzo Frenger Diary and Account Book
Handbill (King George County, Va.)
Published handbill by H.T. Garnett, Jr. "calling out" to B.W. Mason and T.B. Baber to fight it out. Includes text of notice posted by T.B. Baber asking B.W. Mason if he had indeed made an "exhibition" of the confidential letters that Baber's sister had written and calling Mason an "Infamous Scoundrel and Poltroon." Includes text of B.W. Mason's reply. King George County, Virginia, June 18,1847.
George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson
The George Michener Hart Collection on Moncure Robinson is a compilation of the papers, letters, photographs and other artifacts belonging or relating to the noted early American civil and railroad engineer Moncure Robinson. The collection contains correspondence, engineering data, bills, statements of accounts, calling cards, letters, photographs and other items.
Hart Papers I and II
Ives Family Papers
Ledgers, letters, receipts, and other material, circa 1850s to 1910, related to the Ives family of Falls Church, Virginia. Includes ledgers of S.S. Ives' business in Falls Church where he made and repaired items for wagons and carts. His customers included African-Americans. Also includes correspondence between members of the Ives family. There are also political materials, receipts, account books, and other materials.
Lucy Elizabeth James Journal
James Patton Preston Letter
John W. Lewis and Lewis P. Olds Papers, 1808-1902
Manuscripts - People and Family Names
C. W. Murdaugh Papers
Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.
The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.
Niebling Duke Family Letters
E. B. Stephens and Millie correspondence
A single two page letter from E. B. Stephens (Ellisville, Louisa County, Virginia) to his sister Millie, dated 1864 November 9. The letter contains updates on family matters, chores and young children.
Travel Diary of a Trip through Western Virginia and Niagara Falls
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.