4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs.

  1. Douglas Southall Freeman papers, 1900-1979

    70,000 items ; 242 containers plus 2 oversize ; 96 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer, editor, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts and proofs of books and other works, articles, speeches, notebooks, source materials largely relating to the American Revolution and Civil War, bibliographical material, clippings, printed material, memorabilia, maps, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Freeman's biographical and historical research and writing.

  2. 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.

  3. William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    1,800 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.2 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.

  4. Ward family papers, 1831-1904

    2,600 items ; 11 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family from Richmond County, Virginia. Correspondence, broadsides, songs, financial records, printed matter, and other papers of William Norvell Ward, Episcopal clergyman and Confederate soldier, and members of his family including material relating to the Civil War, Reconstruction, and social life and customs in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and northern Virginia.