• Robert Elmer Nelson VHP Collection

    Robert Elmer Nelson Collection in the Veterans History Project Database (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress)

    • Contributor: Nelson, Robert Elmer
    • Original Format: Personal Narratives - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005-01-01
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Orlando Gray, undated

    • Contributor: Gray, Orlando - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, January 15, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-01-15

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  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Joseph F. Green to Juliana Smith Reynolds, undated

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Green, Joseph F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sarah Rosetta Wakeman papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Photocopies of Wakeman's letters to her family while serving with the 153rd New York Infamtry Regiment as Pvt. Lyons Wakeman. Most of the letters were written from Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., with a few later ones from Louisiana. Photocopies. [S.l.]. Gift, Lauren Cook Burgess, 1994 Resident of Afton, N.Y., who assumed a male identity and served in the 153rd New ...

    • Contributor: Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Lloyd papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence and other business papers. Purchase, 1918-1978. Merchant, of Alexandria, Va. MSS30361 12,000 items. 64 containers. 15.6 linear feet.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Theophilus Harris papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, account books, commonplace books, and library catalogs. Besides business entries for Harris' mercantile establishment in Alexandria, Va., the account books contain an itinerary of the voyage of Harris and his wife from Wales to Virginia, and a list of the things they brought with them. Includes catalogs of books at Gwynfryn, Wales, and at Alexandria, Harris' Thoughts on Emigration, a ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Theophilus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Alonzo C. Pickard papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters from Pickard to his wife, Rozilla (Flagg) Pickard (b. 1843), relating to his service as sergeant in the 112th New York Infantry and as sergeant and 1st lieutenant in the 1st New York Sharpshooters. Includes letters from camps at Suffolk and Culpeper, Va., 1862-1864; from Washington, D.C., 1864 Sept.-1865 Jan., where he was on court-martial duty; and from Alexandria, ...

    • Contributor: Pickard, Alonzo C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Charles Simms papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly legal and financial papers and personal, military, and business correspondence concerning Simms' activitities as a major and lieutenant colonel in the American Revolution, his business affairs as president of the Potomac and Shenandoah Co., the establishment of the District of Columbia, and movements of the British Army near Alexandria during the war of 1812 when Simms served as major and ...

    • Contributor: Simms, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Philip Ricard Fendall papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Professional and family correspondence, receipts, lists, and other papers relating to Fendall's activities on behalf of the Whig Party and William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor, his opposition to Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren, his work as an editor (under the auspices of the Library of Congress) of the Letters and Other Writings of James Madison (4 volumes; 1865), and ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, Philip Ricard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Alexandria Canal Company records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Purchase, 1913. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5782 14 items.

    • Contributor: Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    John Turner correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters to Turner from Thomas Cockburn relating to personal and business matters. Gift, Mrs. Louis S. Scott, 1935. Merchant of Alexandria, Va. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5755 32 items.

    • Contributor: Turner, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Simms-Wallach families papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, printed material, and other papers of the Simms and Wallach families relating to the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history of Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va. Papers of Charles Simms include an account book recording the sale of items from the estate of George Washington and legal papers concerning Simms's real estate ownership and litigation ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation (Alexandria, Va.) records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence, memoranda, lists, organizational chart, and other records of the company. Transfer, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, 1942. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5938 16 items.

    • Contributor: Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    James Kennedy papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly letters received by Kennedy from merchants in Baltimore, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Correspondents include Robert Lenox, Charles McKenna, John Read, Jr., Francis Wainwright, and John Wickham. Includes billbook. Microfilm edition available, no. 17,137 (reel 48). Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1977. Purchase, 1867. Merchant and druggist of ...

    • Contributor: Kennedy, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Daniel Roberdeau papers, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Letterbook (560 pages) of outgoing correspondence pertaining chiefly to Roberdeau's commercial activities including his distillery in Alexandria, Va., and to the West Indies trade. Letters include comments on contemporary political and military events. Recipients include John Adams, William Ellery, John Hancock, David Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Laurens, Richard Henry Lee, James Lovell, Alexander McDougall, James Milligan, Charles Pearce, and Bushrod Washington. ...

    • Contributor: Roberdeau, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sarah Ridg Schuyler diary, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Annotated typescript excerpts from a diary (1809 January 3-November 2) kept by Schuyler before her marriage, reflecting social life in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C. Typewritten transcript. [S.l.]. Gift, Mrs. Montgomery Schuyler, 1957. Born Sarah Ridg; married Anthony Day Schuyler. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS1273 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schuyler, Sarah Ridg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Baltimore of Mount Pleasant : a case study of the tradition of the chanted sermon in Virginia, Catalog Record Only

    Case study based on the sermons of Rev. Carroll A. Baltimore, pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia. Includes transcriptions of his sermons recorded between 1970 and 1974, appendix, p. 40-98. Thesis (M.A.)--Western Kentucky University, 1975. Bibliography: p. 99. Typescript (photocopy) Duplication may be governed by copyright and other restrictions. Purchase; 1979. iv, 99 leaves.

    • Contributor: Willett, E. Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1975
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    Richard Harrison & Company, Alexandria, Va., account book, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Account book containing a ledger of accounts receivable. Purchase, 1924. MSS86652 1 item. 1 oversize container.

    • Contributor: Richard Harrison & Company (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company records, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Volume (59 pages) containing copied extracts (1836 June 6-1839 May 11) of the meetings of the stockholders of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, with Peter Force, mayor of Washington, D.C., presiding as chairman. Includes detailed reports by George C. Washington, president of the company, on the progress of the canal and its financing by the State of Maryland, the Corporation ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Martin Thomas McMahon military pass, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Military pass (January 6) issued to Mrs. Spalding, Mrs. Parker, and Mr. Davis for travel to Alexandria, Va., signed by Captain McMahon, aide to Gen. George B. McClellan, Army of the Potomac. The printed pass shows the date as 1861 but historical evidence indicates that it probably was issued in 1862. Purchase, 1930. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous ...

    • Contributor: McMahon, Martin Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Correspondence relating to drydock construction, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Correspondence relating to drydock construction. Purchase, 1939. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3604 2 items.

    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material