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Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers.
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

Thornton Tayloe Perry, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3192
Overview This microfilm version of the Thornton Tayloe Perry Collection held by the Virginia Historical Society contains historical material collected by Perry over a 30 year period. It concentrates upon western Virginia and West Virginia with particular emphasis upon the lower Shenandoah Valley and Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties of West Virginia. The microfilm was placed in the West Virginia Collection by the Virginia Historical Society under provisions of a National Historical Publications...
Dates: 1732-1965

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