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James S. Barron Letters

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Collection ID: MG 137
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters written to James S. Barron, a Virginia State Senator representing Norfolk. The first letter, dated 1913, is from the African-American men of the Bank Street Baptist Church thanking him for his service on his birthday. Also included is an autographed signed letter to Barron from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt thanking him for sending photographs of Confederate States of America ships. The collection contains both the original and a copy of each letter.
Dates: 1913, 1937; Other: Date acquired: 08/28/2019

Eligoh B. Cooper Papers

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Collection ID: MG 126
Abstract Contains the Civil War discharge orders for Eligoh B. Cooper, one photograph of Cooper, and various Confederate currency.
Dates: 1864-1865; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/2016

Hiram F. Glazier Papers

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Collection ID: MG 18
Abstract Contains copies of letters, dated 1861-1863, sent to and from friends and family of Hiram F. Glazier during the Civil War.
Dates: circa 1861-1865, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/03/1977

Charles E. Hewins Papers

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Collection ID: MG 26
Abstract Relates primarily to Captain Charles E. Hewins (1841-1927), a Union soldier who settled in Hampton, Virginia after the war. Contains correspondence, and Civil War military papers documenting his activities in the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: 1856-1951, undated; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/1978

Hodges Family Papers

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Collection ID: MG 49
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical information, scrapbook materials, photographs. Collection primarily focuses on General John Hodges, William H. H. Hodges, and Colonel James Gregory Hodges.
Dates: 1754-1979, undated; Other: Date acquired: 03/05/1981

Robert Morton Hughes Papers

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Collection ID: MG 7
Abstract Contains personal and political correspondence regarding his legal practice, involvement in Virginia politics and his activities in support of education. Had longtime association with the College of William and Mary, served on the State Board of Education and the Board of Directors of the Norfolk Public Library. Significant aspect of this collection is the papers of his family, Governor John B. Floyd, General Joseph E. Johnston, and Judge Robert W. Hughes, important public figures before,...
Dates: 1754-1950, undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/1976

Samuel J. Major Collection

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Collection ID: MG 43
Abstract Documents the activities of the Left Wing, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Includes correspondence, orders, dispatches, and operation reports.
Dates: 1861-1865; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1980

James Washington Singleton Papers

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Collection ID: MG 10
Abstract Prominent Peace Democrat from Illinois during the Civil War. Served in the United States House of Representatives (1879-1883). Contains family papers spanning five generations, dating from 1770 to 1975. Includes correspondence, business papers, military papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1770-1975, undated; Other: Majority of material found within 1850-1920; Other: Date acquired: 01/14/1977

Warren Spencer Collection

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Collection ID: MG 121
Scope and Contents This collection contains a draft and an original manuscript of the Whittle Papers, original letters, and photocopies of original documents (with transcriptions), notes, books, and a copy of a photograph of Lt. William Conway Whittle. The collection was assembled by Warren Spencer, professor of history at Old Dominion University.
Dates: 1864-1988, undated; Other: Date acquired: 10/21/2014

Whittle Family Papers

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Collection ID: MG 95
Abstract This collection contains diaries, personal accounts, certificates, proceedings, receipts, literary magazines, and newspapers documenting the Whittle, Page, Loyall, Dabney, and Gordon families.
Dates: circa 1812-1943, undated; Other: Date acquired: 01/26/1978

Thom Williamson Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 11
Abstract Engineer in United States Navy from 1853 until 1912, when he was relieved from active duty as a Chief Engineer with the rank of Rear Admiral. During the Civil War he served on the U.S.S. Hartford, the flagship of Rear Admiral David Farragut, and was present at the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864. Collection consists of general correspondence, naval correspondence, diaries, and military papers from his service in the Navy.
Dates: 1853-1913, undated; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1976

Harold S. Wilson Papers

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Collection ID: RG 17-5B2
Scope and Contents This collection includes material related to personal experiences and tributes of Confederate soldiers in Virginia Companies collected by Harold S. Wilson, a professor in the Department of History. Topics include primary accounts of Virginia battles, daily soldier life, military morale, and southern ideologies,
Dates: 1813-1978; Other: Date acquired: 03/25/1977