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  • James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette's military service and his activities as claims commissioner.

    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 4, 1864

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1864-06-04

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  • William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1696
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    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, articles, notebooks, research materials, bibliographical material, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing. Also documents his work as editor of the Richmond News Leader. Subjects include the American Revolution, Civil War, and national political and social affairs as well as affairs in Virginia, especially in Richmond, Va. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, biographical and genealogical material, military records, ships logs, maps, printed matter, mementos, and other papers primarily documenting Henry L. Abbot's service as topographical engineer and officer in the Union Army and family life and social activities in Massachusetts during the Civil War. Subjects include the First Battle of Bull Run, construction of fortifications around Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Bruce family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, Elvira Bruce and James Bruce, of Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte Co., Va. Includes household accounts of Elvira Bruce following her move to Richmond, Va., and a pardon of Charles Bruce by President Andrew Johnson.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1856
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    John Thompson Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, play scripts and other writings, subject files, playbooks, playbills, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in the last half of the nineteenth century. Documents his interaction with major theatrical figures of the period; the productions featured at his theaters in Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa.; Charleston, S.C., Alexandria, Va., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.; the assassination ...

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Orlando Gray to Juliana Smith Reynolds, May 26, 1862

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Gray, Orlando
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1862-05-26

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  • Robert Mills papers, 1804-1862

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, bills, receipts, plans, drawings, sketches, reports, notebooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Mills's designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as architect of the Capitol.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1804
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, financial and legal records, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Marshall's career as a lawyer, soldier, and politician. Documents his work as a lawyer in Kentucky and Virginia and his service as U.S. representative from Kentucky, U.S. commissioner to China during the Taiping Rebellion, and U.S. army officer during the Mexican War. Subjects include the conduct of ...

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Jenkins Gillette papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and other papers relating primarily to Gillette's Civil War service with the 4th Maryland Infantry Regiment and the 71st New York Militia Regiment and to his activities as U.S. Commissioner of Claims for Mobile, Ala. Subjects include the battles of Antietam, First Bull Run, Second Bull Run, and Chancellorville; the Atlanta, Gettysburg, and Shenandoah Valley campaigns; and Gillette's ...

    • Contributor: Gillette, James Jenkins
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Caleb Henry Carlton papers, 1831-1954

    United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, articles, military transcripts and papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, maps, and charts pertaining to Carlton's service in the Union army and following the Civil War in wars with various American Indians in western United States.

    • Contributor: Carlton, Caleb Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
  • Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

    General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary companies organized in ...

    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • Letter to Judge Ould from J. T. Carpenter. October 7, 1863.

    • Contributor: Carpenter, J. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-10-07
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    Cornelius Chase family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal, speeches, writings, reports, genealogical material, financial records, printed matter, drawings, and other papers relating to Chase family members. Pertains chiefly to Cornelius Chase, and his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, in their careers as clergymen, educators, and farmers. Documents the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction for the state of Florida. Also includes correspondence of Jonas King and a copy of his ...

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter to H. A. Wise from James Lyons, October 20, 1852.

    • Contributor: Lyons, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-10-20
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    Donald Benham Civil War collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, military orders and records, financial and legal records, and other papers of Union Army officers and soldiers concerning recruitment, enlistment, camp life, battle engagements, military strategy, and distribution of military supplies. Other subjects include diplomatic policy, abolition and slavery, and social conditions in the South during its occupation by Union forces. Includes records of the U.S. Navy Potomac Flotilla pertaining to communications ...

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Greene, William F.

    • Contributor: Horton, General Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1865-06-16

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    William B. Randolph papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Personal correspondence and financial, legal, and other papers of Randolph, his father, Peter S. Randolph, his mother, Elizabeth Randolph, his guardian, Richard Adams, and other relatives and friends. The papers reflect the management and economic aspects of Randolph's Virginia plantation, Chatsworth, before the Civil War, especially farming and the buying and selling of slaves. Other topics include the election of Thomas Jefferson to the ...

    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Blair family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, legal files, financial records, military records, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of Blair family members. Family correspondents include many members of the immediate Blair family as well as extended relations such as Mary Elizabeth Woodbury Blair, Gustavus Vasa Fox, Virginia L. Woodbury Fox, Elizabeth Blair Lee, Samuel Phillips Lee, Minna Blair Richey, and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Cornelius Chase family papers, 1745-1974

    Clergyman, educator, and farmer. Correspondence, business and financial papers, subject files, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, and miscellany relating to various members of the Chase family, especially Cornelius Chase, his son, Cornelius Thurston Chase, and the latter's career as superintendent of public instruction in Florida. Other material concerns the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate Army, and the Reverend Jonas King.

    • Contributor: Chase, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1745
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    Center for National Policy Review records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, legal case files, printed material, and other papers relating to the work of the center and its director, William L. Taylor, in the surveillance of federal agencies for compliance with federal laws against discrimination, review of federal legislation and agency regulations, participation in lawsuits challenging infringements of civil rights, and dissemination of information to the public regarding the ...

    • Contributor: Center for National Policy Review (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1916

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.

    • Contributor: Benham, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1806
  • Memoirs of a Foreign Service Officer's Wife, 1938-1958

    • Contributor: Ringwalt, Mildred Teusler
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-00-00

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