Dates: 1963

Collection Number: MS 19

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Shaw, Richard F.

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Chisholm Family, MS 19, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift, Reference Division, University of Virginia Library, 15 August 1976.

Biographical/Historical Information: The Chisolm family lived in Albemarle County, Virginia near Woodridge. Luvenia Chisholm (1837-1902) married Fleming Dudley in 1854.

Scope and Content: Collection includes a typscript letter from Richard F. Shaw, Assistant Professor of Genetics at the University of Virginia, to Harvey Deal, Reference Librarian at the University of Virginia, 5 March 1963, asking how to find the family connections of Luvenia Chisholm (1837-1902).  12 page of handwritten notes on other members of the Chisholm family, including transcriptions of obituaries from the Charlottesville Daily Progress newspaper.


  • Chisholm, Luvenia.
  • Dudley, Flemming.

Family Names: Chisholm family.

Subjects: Genealogy.

Record Types:

  • Correspondence.
  • Field notes.