Manuscript Collection Catalog
The thesis A Survey of the Rural Baptist Churches of Albemarle County by Joseph Hathaway Cosby.
The Establishment and Effect of the African-American Church during Reconstruction: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia
This is a photocopy of the essay The Establishment and Effect of the African-American Church during Reconstruction: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia by Jaime Duke Stewart, May 4, 2000.
This collection contains an ALS from George W. Randolph, Secretary of War of the Confederate States of America, to Miss Bettie D. George of Charlottesville, Virginia, 25 September 1862.
This is a photocopy of the Graves family bible record and includes the Graves, Brown, and Wood families of Earlysville, Virginia.
This is a collection of papers relating to the Thomas Gresham/Grissom family of Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois.
This is a collection of papers of James S. Leitch (1848-1892) of Charlottesville, Virginia.
A typescript of the history of the Blue Ridge Sanatorium (Hospital) in Albemarle County, Virginia.
This collection consists of genealogical charts compiled by Bates Block showing his descent from the Clark, Lewis, Meriwether, and Walker families of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia.
These papers relate to the family and descendants of John C. Cullin (1834-1890).
This collection contains historical and architectural information (with drawings and photographs) on No. 220 Court Square, Charlottesville, Virginia.
This is a typescript of Ancestors of the Patrick Henry Chapter NSDAR Members, 1981, Martinsville, Virginia.
This is the record Book of the Albemarle Golf and Tennis Club, 1914-1922.
This is a set of ancestor charts compiled of the Ballard, Duke, Hubbard, Rodes, Whitehead and related Albemarle County and Virginia.
Biography of William Joseph Robertson (1817-1898), a noted attorney and judge in Charlottesville, Virginia.
This collection contains genealogical information about the Lewis family of Virginia.
This is a collection of data and family group sheets for the Rothwell family of Albemarle County, Virginia.
This is the typescript memoir of Glimpses Back over 85 1/2 Years by Irene Ashworth Valentine, written 2 August 1982. Valentine recollects her family’s history in Wise County, Virginia, her childhood and family life, her life and family in Charlottesville, and her travels.
This collection contains the memoir by Ada Pyne Bankhead about Sheridan’s Raid at Birdwood estate in 1865.
The two narratives written by Leonard G. Todd recount his travels with Todd family members and their genealogical discoveries.
The Algoma Log Book, written by Minnie Cox Graham over three summers, documents the visitors to Algoma and recorded the social activities of the young women and men of her acquaintance.
This is a scrapbook with materials relating to the McGuffey School in Charlottesville, Va.
This is a photocopy of Memoirs of Leroy Wesley Cox: Experiences of a Young Soldier of the Confederacy as related to Ruth Ritchie, circa 1934.
This is the Genealogy of the Purvis Family From the Year 1739 to 1870 written by George E. Purvis (1870) and added to by Alice Lee Simpson Oliver. It includes marriage records found in Amherst and Nelson County, Virginia. This manuscript also includes a copy of the Civil War Diary of Joseph Edward Purvis, 19th Virginia Regiment while prisoner of war at Fort Delaware in 1863.
This is a collection of three letters concerning J.R. Wingfield’s rejoining the 2nd Virginia Cavalry after his wounding and recovery.
This is a bound typescript of The Travis Family: From England to Virginia to Tennessee, 1066-1981 by Helen June (Williams) Waterfield. Included is the Coles family of Enniscorthy in Albemarle County, Virginia.
Three typescripts of Flood family history.
Photocopies of pages from the Rodes family bible, 1801-1941.
A copy of the descendants of William Norris of Albemarle County and related families.
This is the family history of Obadiah Britt of Albemarle County, Virginia.
Genealogical files about the Chaffin family.
Legal analysis and actions by the Firm of Watson & Perkins for clients in the purchase of Lot 35 in Charlottesville, which was once owned by Nancy West and Eston Hemmings.
This typed manuscript is a list of all the teacher’s names and the sources of information about them found to date.
This collection is three letters addressed to Mrs. J.A.G. Davis of Greenwood, Virginia.
Papers relating to the Martin Family and including items on Thomas Martin (1799-1870) born in Charlottesville, Va.
Photocopies of Robinson family records.
Katherine Hill Hutchins (1869-1968) lived at Birdwood in her youth and attended Albemarle Female Institute.
This family genealogy is in the form of genealogical charts compiled by the Rev. McLaren Brydon.
A pre-publication typescript of “Albemarle In Imaginative Literature: A Survey of Fiction, Poetry, and Drama from the Albemarle Bookshelf;” by Douglas W. Tanner. This was later published in the Magazine of Albemarle County History, Vol. 32, 1974.
Photocopies of the family records from the James Minor (1785-1828) bible.
This typescript details the Watson family of Amherst County, Virginia.
Excerpts from A Maupin Genealogy by Dr. Socrates Maupin.
This typescript details the Garland family of New Kent and Hanover Counties, Virginia.
The excerpts deal primarily with those members of the Staples family in Kentucky and Virginia; the Virginia members are mainly from Albemarle and Henry Counties, Virginia.
The genealogical records of Albemarle County Historical Society members.
Genealogies of the Shiflet and Shifflett family.
Family trees of Dr. Samuel Waddy Tompkins and Giles Tompkins of Albemarle County, Virginia.
Photocopies from the National Archives of records, 1783-1833, relating to the service of Benjamin Marshall (1760-1840) of Albemarle County, Va. and Stokes County, Nc. during the American Revolution.
The book Ancestors of Dallas Genealogical Society Members, 1978.
Photocopies of the journal of Langdon C. Major of Culpeper County, Virginia.
Materials from the Virginia Society, Daughters of the American Colonists and Scrapbook Material from the Daughters of the War of 1812
This collection contains materials from the General John Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the War of 1812, along with items for the Jack Jouett Chapter NSDAR.