9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Richmond (Va.)--History.

  1. Bruce family papers, 1792-1883

    1,500 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Plantation accounts of Charles Bruce and his parents, James Bruce and Elvira Bruce, for Staunton Hill Plantation, Charlotte County, Virginia

  2. 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 and enslaver in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of enslaved people.

  3. Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    2,000 items. 9 containers plus 3 artifact containers and 1 oversize. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

  4. James Jenkins Gillette papers, 1857-1884

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army officer, U.S. Army commissioner of subsistence, and U.S. commissioner of claims from Mobile, Alabama. Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner.

  5. Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    500 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 8 microfiche. 0.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

  6. 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.

  7. Institute of the Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962

    30,000 items. 182 containers plus 83 oversize. 80 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historical records of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. Biographical and corporate files including correspondence, memoranda, writings, reports, biographical data and sketches, genealogical records, financial reports, broadsides, charts, press releases, newspaper clippings, blueprints, cartoons, maps, aeromedical and aeronautical reproductions, airplane specifications, prints, engravings, illustrations, sketches, photographs, memorabilia, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating to aviation and aeronautics collected and maintained by the institute prior to its merger with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

  8. Blair family papers, 1755-1968

    19,100 items. 74 containers plus 2 oversize. 29.9 linear feet. 49 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Prominent family in nineteenth century national politics. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal files, financial records, historical research files, printed matter, and estate records documenting principally the careers of Francis Preston Blair, journalist and presidential advisor, Frank P. Blair, soldier and politician, and Montgomery Blair, lawyer and cabinet officer.

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  9. Caleb Henry Carlton papers, 1831-1954

    2,500 items. 5 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States army officer. Correspondence, diaries, articles, military transcripts and papers, biographical and genealogical material, financial records, maps, and charts pertaining to Carlton's service in the Union army and following the Civil War in wars with various Native American groups in the western United States.