71 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Virginia--History.

  1. Henry Woodhouse collection relating to George Washington, 1656-1930

    4,500 items ; 7 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and author. Correspondence, deeds, wills, testaments, indentures, bonds, surveys, maps, plats, financial and legal records, clippings, and other papers relating principally to George Washington, the Washington family, and its descendants.

  2. Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    39 items ; 39 containers ; 6 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

  3. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943

    25,000 items ; 225 containers plus 15 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 65 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, vice president, and secretary of state; diplomat, architect, inventor, planter, and philosopher. Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm book, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and...

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

    740 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.

  5. William Dawson family papers, 1728-1775

    200 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglican clergyman, college president, and public official of Virginia. Correspondence, financial and administrative records, certificates, commissions, ecclesiastical papers, sermons, addresses, poetry, and other material concerning the ecclesiastical affairs of the Anglican Church in Virginia, administrative matters of the College of William and Mary, and professional and social affairs of...

  6. Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    21 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing...

  7. 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.

  8. Declaration of Independence collection, 1776-1942

    60 items ; 1 containers plus 11 oversize ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Miscellaneous copies of documents, mostly photostats, relating to the creation of the Declaration of Independence and its Virginia antecedents.

  9. Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    1,800 items ; 16 containers ; 2.5 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

  10. Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900

    3,000 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and jurist. Correspondence, financial, business and legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Innes's work as a lawyer and judge handling land claims and surveys.