4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.).

  1. Calvin Benjamin papers, circa 1838-1882

    43 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Chiefly correspondence, with transcribed excerpts and notes, relating to Benjamin's service under General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.

  2. Neil Jamieson papers, 1757-1789

    2,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.2 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant of Norfolk, Va. Chiefly business correspondence relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Company, of Glasgow, Scotland, and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua.

  3. Mary Sheppard Burton collection, 1993-2006

    3 folders of manuscript material including 1 pamphlet (12 p.). 12 hooked rugs : hand-dyed wool on 12-thread count linen ; circa 45 x 69 in. and smaller. 3 VHS videocassettes: sound, color; 1/2 in.. 1 folder of 25 4 x 6 in. color photographic prints and negatives. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains hooked rugs and documentation of the craftsmanship of rug hooking artist, Mary Sheppard Burton, of Germantown, Maryland. Her Tell Me ‘Bout Series consists of 12 rugs created between 1993 and 2005 that interpret the history of her family.

  4. Donald Benham Civil War collection, 1806-1918

    300 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, financial and legal records, military orders and records, speeches, and miscellaneous items comprising the Civil War collection of Donald Benham.