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Women's history -- 1850-1899

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:

William M. Dent (1831-1914) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0976

Correspondence, 1868, of William M. Dent and others concerning a school for girls operated by W. Giddings at Melrose, Rockingham County, Virginia; and a program for the seventh annual contest between the Columbian and the Monongalian Literary societies of the Monongalia Academy, 1860.

Dates: 1860, 1888

William Starke Rosecrans (1818-1898) Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1943
Overview Correspondence of a Civil War general who had business interests in the Cannel Coal Company, Coal River Navigation Company, James River and Kanawha Company, and the Western Oil Company. Subjects include coal, oil, iron and steel; improvements on the Kanawha, Coal, and Ohio rivers; English investments in the Cannel Coal Company and the Winifrede Mining & Manufacturing Company; and timber prices. Civil War correspondence includes letters from Francis H. Pierpont and General Jacob D. Cox....
Dates: 1841-1879

William Wesley Warder Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1633

Correspondence and sketches of Warder and his wife, Evaline C. Farnsworth. The letters, written by Warder while a member of the First Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1861-63, pertain to the activities and proceedings of the convention.

Dates: 1860-1863, 1869, 1939

Wilson-Lewis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri,...
Dates: circa 1693-1942 and undated