Collection Number: MS 334
Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet
Extent: 6 folders.
Creators/Collectors: Towler, Sam
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
User Restrictions: No restrictions.
Preferred Citation: Sam Towler Research Papers, MS 334, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.
Acquisition Information: Gift of Sam Towler.
Biographical/Historical Information: Sam Towler is a researcher in Charlottesville. His research focuses on Albemarle County history and families.
Scope and Content:
This is a collection of Sam Towler Research Papers. The files include family trees, research notes, copies of photographs, and copies of original, primarily court, documents located in the Albemarle County courthouse.
Folder 1: Selected Albemarle Families (Carr-Thurmond-Sandridge family chart; Estes family chart)
Folder 2: Mountain Top Tavern at Rockfish Gap
Folder 3: Matthew Harris and the Canaan Estate near Warren, Va.
Folder 4: 19th Century Surveys of Albemarle and Charlottesville Deeds, c. 1850-1900
Folder 5: Preliminary Research on a Grave/Cemetery (Brownsville, in western Albemarle County)
Folder 6: Matthew Harris Farm
- Harris family.
- Woodson family.
- African Americans -- Virginia -- Albemarle County -- Genealogy
- Brownsville (Albemarle County, Va.)
- Canaan estate (Albemarle County, Va.)
- Field notes.