Manuscript Collection Catalog
This is a collection of bible records, family group sheets, and will transcriptions of the Dudley family and related families primarily in Augusta County, Virginia.
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 is a group of materials relating to the identification of faculty and students in a circa 1905 photograph of the Woolen Mills School in Charlottesville, Virginia.
This collection contains photocopied biographical material concerning William S. Mace (1915-1988) compiled by Mrs. Clara Hamlett Robertson for her publication Keys to the History of Miller School, 1878-1979.
This is a typed transcript of the childhood recollections, circa 1890, of James Cabell Dabney.
This collection contains three letters from Richard J. Hancock of Ellerslie Farm to his friend and fellow Confederate soldier Newton Monroe Berryman of Albany, Shackelford County, Texas.
This is a collection of items related to John Armstrong Chaloner’s legal proceedings in John Armstrong Chaloner vs. Thomas T. Sherman.
This is a collection of biographical materials concerning the Reverend Patrick Henry Jones (1831-1898) and his family.
This is a collection of genealogical materials pertaining to Richard Durette (1745-1815).
This is a collection of papers pertaining to the efforts of returning the ferry to operational status, 1982-1987, and acquiring a historic marker for the site.
This is a collection of two typed accounts of Virginia’s soapstone industry in Albemarle and Nelson Counties, the shortline railroads that served them, written by Garth G. Groff.
Materials pertaining to the history and membership of the Widow’s Sons’ Lodge No. 60 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Unpublished manuscript of the history of the First Baptist Church, 735 Park Street, Charlottesville, Virginia compiled by Neil A. Benfer, Church Historian.
This is an unbound photocopy of the typescript The Ancestors of James M. Hogue, Supplement No. 2, The Parks Ancestors by Earl F. Arnett, 1984.
A collection of biographical notes, family group sheets, and photocopied photographs of the John Powhatan Mann family.
Correspondence, surveys, records and other material of the Charlottesville Historic Landmarks Commission, and papers of Prof. Lay as a member and chairman of the Commission.
Genealogical records and photographs of the family of James Hamner (1823-1910) and wife Lucy Ann Gay (1826-1900) who removed from Albemarle County, Virginia to Delaware County, Ohio in the 1800s.
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.
A scrapbook containing news clippings and photographs (1862-1962) on the Glazebrook and related families.
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.