8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Agriculture--Virginia.

  1. William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884

    7,500 items ; 14 containers ; 6 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.

  2. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    735 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  3. Ethel Armes collection of Lee family papers, 1671-1936

    500 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, architectural plans, genealogical papers, maps, legal papers, clippings, and other material assembled by Armes in preparing her book, Stratford Hall: The Great House of the Lees (1936).

  4. Roger Jones family papers, 1649-1896

    7,000 items ; 40 containers ; 8.8 linear feet ; 15 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, financial and legal papers, miscellany, and printed matter, chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones (1625[?]-1701), who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper (1635-1689), to Virginia in 1680, chronicling the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky.

  5. Robert Carter papers, 1685-1828

    70 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Tobacco planter and iron manufacturer. Correspondence, memorandum books, account books, and religious writings relating primarily to the operation of Nomini Hall in Westmoreland County, Va., other Virginia estates, shipment of tobacco, the Baltimore Iron Works, and his affiliation with the Baptists and the Swedenborgian Church of the New Jerusalem.

  6. Edmund Ruffin diaries, 1856-1865

    14 volumes ; 14 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation owner and publisher. Diaries detailing Ruffin's activities and opinions as an experimentalist in agriculture, anti-Unionist and slavery advocate, and describing plantation life in his Virginia estates.

  7. Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    5,000 items ; 33 containers ; 12 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files,...

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  8. Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    11,700 items ; 34 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and...

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