Dates: 1881-1956

Collection Number: MS 91

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 3 folders (60 items).

Creators/Collectors: Leitch, James S.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: James S. Leitch Papers, MS 91, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Leitch, 6 August 1984.

Biographical/Historical Information: James S. Leitch (1848-1892) was the son of James A. Leitch (1814-1862) and Louisiana Poore (1820-1897). He married Nannie Carver on 28 September 1875. He was a printer and the manager of the Charlottesville Book Bindery.

Scope and Content: This is a collection of papers of James S. Leitch of Charlottesville, Virginia.


The collection is divided into three folders:

Folder 1: Most of the items in this folder concern the military equipment for the Monticello Guard during the 1880s. Also included is a student handbook, 1886-1887, for the University of Virginia, published by the YMCA.

Folder 2: Receipts for James S. Leitch. 6 items.

Folder 3: Undated receipts and Monticello Guard documents. 33 items.



Family Names: Leitch family.


  • Leitch family
  • Monticello Guard

Record Types: Correspondence.

Related Collections:

  • MS 407: Leitch Family Letter
  • MS 546: Leitch Family Papers