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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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    Letter from Tilton C. Reynolds to Juliana Smith Reynolds, June 4, 1864

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Juliana Smith - Reynolds, Tilton C.
    • 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
    • Date: 1696
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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.
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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
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    Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Date: 1900
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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 ...

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    Letter to Judge Ould from J. T. Carpenter. October 7, 1863.

    • Contributor: Carpenter, J. T.
    • Date: 1863-10-07
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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
    • Date: 1809
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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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    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
    • Date: 1804
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    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
    • Date: 1856
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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
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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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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.

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    Memoirs of a Foreign Service Officer's Wife, 1938-1958

    • Contributor: Ringwalt, Mildred Teusler
    • Date: 2004-00-00
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    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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    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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    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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    Greene, William F.

    • Contributor: Horton, General Robert
    • Date: 1865-06-16

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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 - McLean, John
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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.)
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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
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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