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Richmond (Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

James Kincaid Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2280
Overview Bills, receipts, and letters of Kincaid of Greenbrier County, West Virginia, mainly concerning his attempts to obtain a position at the Richmond, Virginia insane asylum as a medical student and his various contacts with Greenbrier County as a school teacher. Also there is a Renick family history.
Dates: 1872-1896

John Brown (1800-1859) Clippings

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Collection Number: A&M.0335
Overview Clippings and illustrations regarding abolitionist and activist John Brown, who led a raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859, precipitating the American Civil War. Includes: 1) facsimile of a page of the newspaper "Independent Democrat" of Charlestown, Virginia from 10-25-1859 including article giving an account of the raid by John Brown; 2) facsimile of a page of the newspaper "Daily Enquirer" of Richmond, Virginia from 11-21-1859 including copy of Brown's petition for a writ of error in his trial; 3)...
Dates: 1859, 1909

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1301
Scope and Contents Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There are also selected letters and portions of a diary copied from originals in the Library of Congress.
Dates: 1829-1862

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

 Collection
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. The collection is organized into ten series, including: 1. Correspondence (1796-1955, undated); 2. Reminiscences (1861-1866, undated); 3. Journals (1840-1863); 4. Financial papers (1821-1901,...
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866

Thomas Conard & Son Letter

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2760
Overview From Thomas Conard & Son, Wheeling, West Virginia, to William Gray, Richmond, Virginia, concerning tobacco shipments to Wheeling, difficulties with prices, and dealings with Isaac W. Ellmaker, William Gray's agent.
Dates: 1844

Walter A. Mestrezat Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1538
Overview Military papers and correspondence of the chief musician, First West Virginia Infantry and Thirtieth Regiment, United States Infantry Volunteers, 1898-1915; clippings of Mestrezat's letter from the Philippines in 1900; copies of letters written by Charles A. Mestrezat, Fourteenth Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry, 1862-1864, from various places in western Virginia, Richmond, and Belle Island where he died in a military prison, and papers relating to the history of the 201st Infantry, West Virginia...
Dates: 1862-1946

William Reynolds Diary

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0048
Overview Extracts from a diary of a tour of the eastern states by a resident of Meadville, Pennsylvania, with descriptions of travel through Greenbrier, Fayette, Kanawha, and Cabell counties, (West) Virginia. Subjects covered include descriptions of buildings, as well as musings about diversions and people of various U.S. cities, including Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. (where Reynolds attended a session of Congress and heard Clay, Calhoun and...
Dates: May-July, 1841