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Collection Betty Herndon Maury Maury Papers

Related Resources

Selected Archival Resources

For Library of Congress collections, please click on the catalog record links for a fuller description and additional links to available online finding aids, indexes, and digital collections.

  • Betty Herndon Maury Diaries, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc. Catalog record available online External.
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC catalog record.
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury Papers, MS 0103, Virginia Military Institute Archives, Lexington, Va. Collection guide available online External. Full text transcriptions available online External.
  • Maury Family Papers, 1777-1977, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Collection description and links to PDF versions of collection inventories available online External. Finding aid available online External.
  • Maury Family Papers, 1786-1995, Accession 51892, Personal Papers Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. Finding aid available online External.
  • Maury Family Papers, 1793-1874, Accession 6742, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va. Finding aid available online External.
  • Richard L. Maury Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, N.C. Finding aid available online External.
  • P. Phillips Family Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC catalog record.
  • Charles Pinkerton Collection of Arthur and Herndon Family Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC catalog record.
  • Van Doren Family Photograph Album, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va. Image available online through museum catalog External.
  • John Clark Wilson Correspondence, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC catalog record.

Other Related Resources

  • Bunkers, Suzanne L., and Cynthia A. Huff, eds. Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women's Diaries. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. LC catalog record.
  • Caskie, Jaquelin Ambler. Life and Letters of Matthew Fontaine Maury. Richmond, Va.: Richmond Press, 1928. LC catalog record.
  • Chronicling America, digitized historic American newspapers, available online through the Library of Congress. Includes Richmond, Virginia (Daily Dispatch, Richmond Enquirer), District of Columbia (Evening Star), and New York (New York Herald) newspapers referenced by Betty Herndon Maury in her diary, as well as several other Washington, D.C., newspapers published during the years the Maurys resided in Washington. 
  • Clinton, Catherine, and Nina Silber, eds. Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. LC catalog record.
  • Corbin, Nannie (Diana Fontaine Maury Corbin). A Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury, U.S.N. and C.S.N. London, England: S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1888. LC catalog record. Available online through HathiTrust External.
  • Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer, comp. Women of the Civil War South: Personal Accounts from Diaries, Letters, and Postwar Reminiscences. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2004. LC catalog record.
  • Dixon-Maury House, 214 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Va., Historic American Buildings Survey, HABS VA-1213, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Available online.
  • Edwards, Laura F. Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000. LC catalog record.
  • Faust, Drew Gilpin. Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. LC catalog record.
  • Gallagher, Gary W., ed. The Fredericksburg Campaign: Decision on the Rappahannock. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.  LC catalog record.
  • Genealogical Chart of the Fontaine and Maury Families. New York: Lith. of Sarony & Co., n.d. LC catalog record.
  • Gunn, Ralph White. 24th Virginia Infantry. Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1987. LC catalog record.
  • Harrison, Kimberly. The Rhetoric of Rebel Women: Civil War Diaries and Confederate Persuasion. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2013. LC catalog record.
  • Herndon, John W. "A Genealogy of the Herndon Family (Continued)." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 11, no. 4 (April 1904): 448-451. LC catalog record. Available onlineExternal through JSTOR.
  • The House on Caroline StreetExternal (blog).
  • Janney, Caroline E. Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. LC catalog record.
  • Krick, Robert K. The Smoothbore Volley that Doomed the Confederacy: The Death of Stonewall Jackson and Other Chapters on the Army of Northern Virginia. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2002. LC catalog record.
  • Lewis, Charles Lee. Matthew Fontaine Maury, the Pathfinder of the Seas. Annapolis, Md.: United States Naval Institute, 1927. LC catalog record. Available online through HathiTrust External.
  • Marten, James A. The Children's Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. LC catalog record.
  • Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Ersatz in the Confederacy: Shortages and Substitutes on the Southern Homefront. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1952. LC catalog record. Reprint, 1993. LC catalog record.
  • Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Refugee Life in the Confederacy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1964. LC catalog record. Reprint, 2001. LC catalog record.
  • Massey, Mary Elizabeth. Women in the Civil War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994. LC catalog record. Previously published as Bonnet Brigades. New York: Knopf, 1966. LC catalog record.
  • Maury, Anne Fontaine, ed. Intimate Virginiana: A Century of Maury Travels by Land and Sea. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1941. LC catalog record.
  • Maury, Betty Herndon. The Civil War Diary of Betty Herndon Maury (June 3, 1861-February 18, 1863). Fredericksburg, Va.: R. A. Hodge, 1985. WorldCat catalog record External.
  • Maury, Betty Herndon. The Confederate Diary of Betty Herndon Maury: Daughter of Lieut. Commander M. F. Maury ... 1861-1863. Edited by Alice Maury Parmelee. Washington, D.C.: privately printed, 1938. WorldCat catalog record External.
  • Maury, Betty Herndon Maury. "The Civil War Diary of Betty Herndon Maury." Fredericksburg History and Biography 9 (2010): 8-121. WorldCat catalog record External.
  • Maury, Dabney Herndon. Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. LC catalog record. Available online through HathiTrust External.
  • Maury, Richard L. The Battle of Williamsburg and the Charge of the 24th Virginia, of Early's Brigade. Richmond, Va.: Johns & Goolsby, printers, 1880. LC catalog record. Available online through HathiTrust External and Internet Archive.
  • Maury, Richard L. A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury during the War, 1861-1865, by His Son, Richard L. Maury. Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1915. LC catalog record. Available online through HathiTrust External and Internet Archive.
  • Maury, William A. The Collections and Recollections of William A. Maury. Edited by Alice Maury Parmelee. Washington, D.C.: private printing, 1938. LC catalog record.
  • McDonald, Agnes, comp. Journey Proud: Southern Women's Personal Writings. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Wren Press, 1994. LC catalog record.
  • McMichael, Dana W. How Confederate Women Created New Self-identities as the Civil War Progressed: A Study of Their Diaries. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008. LC catalog record.
  • Old Mansion, State Route 2 Vicinity, Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va., Historic American Buildings Survey, HABS VA-128, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Available online.
  • Prints & Photographs Online Catalog, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Available online. The site offers a number of photographs and illustrations of or including Maury family members, including Dabney Herndon Maury, Matthew Fontaine Maury, and William A. Maury. Catalog also offers Frances Benjamin Johnston photographs of "The Causeway," the Washington, D.C., home of James and Alice Maury Parmelee.
  • Rable, George C. Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989. LC catalog record.
  • Rable, George C. Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. LC catalog record.
  • Stowe, Steven M. Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. LC catalog record.
  • Sullivan, Walter, ed. The War the Women Lived: Female Voices from the Confederate South. Nashville, Tenn.: J. S. Sanders, 1995. LC catalog record.
  • Waugh, Charles G., and Martin H. Greenberg, eds. The Women's War in the South: Recollections and Reflections of the American Civil War. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House, 1999. LC catalog record.
  • West, Sue Crabtree. The Maury Family Tree: Descendants of Mary Anne Fontaine (1690-1755) and Matthew Maury (1686-1752) and Others. Birmingham, Ala.: n.p., 1971. LC catalog record.
  • Williams, Julieanna. "For Our Boys—The Ladies' Aid Societies." In Valor and Lace: The Roles of Confederate Women, 1861-1865, edited by Mauriel Phillips Joslyn, 15-33. Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Southern Heritage Press, 1996. LC catalog record.
  • Wink, Amy L. She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001. LC catalog record.

Compiled March 2018

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