• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, 1858.
    • Contributor: Douglas, Judge Stephen Arnold
    • Date: 1858-11-07
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    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
    • Date: 1831
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    Blair family papers, 1755-1968 Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.
    • Date: 1755
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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.) - Taylor, William L.
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    William Wirt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reminiscences, clippings, and other papers pertaining primarily to the Wirt (Werth) family, a Southern slaveholding family. Topics include social life in Baltimore, Md., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., Christian piety, and sickness and death in the Wirt family. Also includes material concerning the trial of Aaron Burr, legal work conducted by Wirt as U.S. district attorney, Richmond, Va., 1816, and as U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
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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
    • Date: 1857
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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
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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
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    William Wirt papers, 1802-1858 Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.
    • Contributor: Wirt, William
    • Date: 1802
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter to Judge Ould from J. T. Carpenter. October 7, 1863.
    • Contributor: Carpenter, J. T.
    • Date: 1863-10-07
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    Robert Mills papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, reports, notebooks, plans, drawings, sketches, financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Mills' designs for public buildings in Washington, D.C., and to his duties as Architect of the Capitol. Also includes material relating to commissions in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., for public buildings and monuments.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
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    Bruce family papers, 1792-1883 Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, James Bruce and Elvira Bruce, for Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte County, Virginia
    • Date: 1792
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    Edmund Ruffin diaries, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an agricultural reformer, anti-unionist, and slavery advocate. Subjects include life on his Virginia estates, Marlbourne Plantation, Hanover County, Va., and Beechwood Plantation, Prince George County, Va.; Virginia state and county agricultural societies; travels and social affairs in the area between Amelia County, Va., and Richmond, Va.; theatrical and other entertainments in Richmond, Va.; religion including Calvinism and ...
    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
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    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.)
    • Date: 1783
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    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
    • Date: 1806
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    James O. Harrison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, notes, notebooks, biographical material, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Harrison's personal and professional life, including his law practices in Eatonton, Ga.; Lexington, Ky.; Vicksburg, Miss.; New Orleans, La.; and Richmond, Va. Also documents his work with Lexington, Ky., public schools, and his role as executor of Henry Clay's estate. Correspondents include William T. ...
    • Contributor: Harrison, James O.
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    Ellis & Allan Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other records of the firm known variously as Ellis & Allan Company, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va., general merchants and tobacco traders. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary companies ...
    • Contributor: Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.)
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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 - Adams, Richard - Randolph, Elizabeth - Randolph, Peter S.
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001 Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
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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
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    Caleb Henry Carlton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, articles, military transcripts and papers, biographical and genealogical materials, financial records, maps, charts, and other papers pertaining to Carlton's service in the Union Army and following the Civil War in wars with various American Indians in western United States. Documents his participation during the Peninsular Campaign (1862) including battles at Harrison's Landing, Malvern Hill, Mechanicsville (Battle of Beaver Dam Creek), and Yorktown, ...
    • Contributor: Carlton, Caleb Henry - Horner, Mabel Carlton
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter to William S. Morris from J. P. Benjamin, November 22, 1861.
    • Contributor: Benjamin, J. P.
    • Date: 1861-11-22
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.
    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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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 - Chase, Cornelius Thurston - Stokes, E. H. (Ellwood Haines) - Confederate States of America. Army
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Memoirs of a Foreign Service Officer's Wife, 1938-1958
    • Contributor: Ringwalt, Mildred Teusler
    • Date: 2004-00-00