Archive for the ‘Virginia’ Category

Mary L. Woods Photograph Album, 1918-1922

July 25, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Collection number: 5522-z
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Abstract: Mary L. Woods was an African American woman from Smithfield, Va. The collection is a photograph album belonging to Mary L. Woods containing 69 snapshots of friends and family members, labeled with names, dates, and comments. The images are posed Read more…

John Hughes Papers, 1797-1833

July 24, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Hughes, John, fl. 1797-1833.
Collection number: 5512-z
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Abstract: John Hughes was a Patrick County, Va., planter. The collection is chiefly court Read more…

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Garber Family Letters, 1901-1936

February 23, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Garber family.
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Abstract: Members of the Garber family lived in Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. J.S. Garber worked on a labor gang and for the United States Corps of Engineers at Read more…

Norvell Winsboro Wilson Papers, 1842-1901

February 16, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Wilson, Norvell Winsboro, 1834-1878.
Collection number
: 2957
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Abstract: Norvell Winsboro Wilson (1834-1878) was a Baptist minister in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hillsborough, N.C., 1861-1867; Farmville, Va., and Richmond, Va., 1867-1875; and New Orleans, La., 1877-1878. The collection includes the Read more…

Confederate Sketches, circa 1861-1971.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator name: Confederate Sketches, circa 1861-1971
Collection number: 173-z
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Abstract: Speeches to Confederate veterans’ groups, recollections of North Carolina and Virginia Read more…

George Loyall Gordon papers, 1852-1900.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gordon, George Loyall, 1829-1862.
Collection number: 3931
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Abstract: Family correspondence of Gordon, lawyer and planter of Alexandria and Louisa County, Va., and correspondence, 1874-1900, and a commonplace book, 1888-1889, of his daughter, Mary Long Gordon (1861-1895). About one- third of the Read more…

Hairston and Wilson family papers, 1800-1906.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hairston and Wilson family.
Collection number: 3149
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Abstract: The family of George Hairston (1750-1827) of Beaver Creek Plantation, near Martinsville, Henry County, Va., and Elizabeth Perkins Letcher (d. 1818) included their children Read more…

Anne Golden Wilkerson family history, ca. 1941.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Wilkerson, Anne Golden.
Collection number: 2433
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Abstract: Wilkerson’s memories of her mother’s account of an 1841 journey from Virginia to Missouri. Making the journey were Wilkerson’s maternal grandfather and grandmother, James Read more…

Bullitt family papers, 1785-1960.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bullitt family.
Collection number: 3549
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Abstract: In part, microfilm. The majority of the collection is correspondence. Included are letters to Mildred Ann (Fry) Bullitt at Oxmoor Plantation, Louisville, Ky., from friends and relatives, and a few from Virginia, Missouri, Alabama, Ohio, New Mexico, and Read more…