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BOX 52-56 Letterbooks, 1859-1891
Copies of outgoing correspondence.
Arranged chronologically in five bound volumes.
BOX 52 3 Dec. 1859-18 Jan. 1861
BOX 53 9 Oct. 1868-28 Sept. 1869
BOX 54 29 Sept.-9 Oct. 1869
BOX 55 4 Apr. 1871-19 Mar. 1872
BOX 56 12 Apr.-14 Nov. 1872
Fragments, 1891
BOX 57-63 Miscellany, 1836-1953
Account books, diaries, photographs, printed matter, scrapbook, writings, and C. Alphonso Smith papers re Maury.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 57 Account books, 1841-1872
Architectural drawing of Lee Memorial Episcopal Church, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Va., undated
"Children's recollections," 1872-1873, 1928
Coblentz, Catherine Cate, "Naval Lieutenant Matthew Fontaine Maury, First Citizen of the World, 1853-1953," 1953
BOX 58 Diaries
1863
1864
1864-1865, 1866
1865-1866
1866-1869, 1872
Diplomas and awards, 1854-1858, undated See also Oversize
Notebooks
Electricity, 1864
Virginia, undated
Photographs, 1872, undated
Printed matter
Booklets and journals
1854-1869
BOX 59 1870-1872
1873-1874
1877-1889
1890-1904, 1923
Undated
General, 1860-1904, undated
Maury monument, 1890-1905
Newspaper clippings
About Maury's death, 1872-1873
BOX 60 circa 1860s-1870s
circa 1880s-1900s
Newspapers
circa 1860s-1870s
circa 1880s-1890s
BOX 61 Periodicals, 1836-1897
Probate, 1873 See also Oversize
Scrapbook, 1839-1873
Smith, Alphonso C., collection
Correspondence
General, 1864-1868, 1889, undated
Regarding Maury, 1864-1867, 1923-1927, undated
Newspaper clippings, 1922-1924
Photographs, undated
BOX 62 Writings about Maury
1903-1923
1924, undated
Testimonial volume to Maury, 1859
Writings by Maury
Articles, undated
Astronomical observations made at the National Observatory, Washington, D.C., 1846-1851
BOX 63 "Astronomy," undated
First Lessons in Geography, 1884
Lieut. Maury’s Investigations of the Winds and Currents of the Sea, 1851
Physical Survey of Virginia, 1869
Published letters and commentary, 1857-1871
Report of Lieut. Matthew F. Maury, United States Navy, on the Loss of the United States Mail Steamer "Central America," under the Command of Commander William Lewis Herndon, United States Navy (1857), inscribed by President Chester A. Arthur, 1884
Speeches, 1856-1873
BOX 64 Additions, 1831-1960
Correspondence and family correspondence, each arranged chronologically. Miscellaneous material including genealogical records and news clippings.
Arranged in two additions.
BOX 64 1978 Addition, 1858-1878, undated
Family correspondence
Index, undated
1858-1872
1873-1878, undated
Genealogy, undated See also Oversize
1997 Addition, circa 1831-1960, undated
Correspondence
circa 1831-1837
1838
1839
1840
1841
1842-1843
1844-1846
1847-1849 See also Oversize
1850-1859
1860-1872, undated
Miscellany, 1857-1873, 1956-1960, undated
BOX OV 1-OV 2 Oversize, 1855-1873
Diplomas, awards, and probate papers.
Organized and described according to the series, folders, and boxes from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Miscellany
Diplomas and awards, 1856, undated (Container 58)
Document accompanying gold medal of honor at the Universal Exposition of 1855
Commission as commander, Jan. 27, 1858
Award of 3,000 guineas in appreciation of interest of maritime science, undated
Probate, 1873 (Container 61)
BOX OV 2 1978 Addition, 1858-1878, undated
Genealogy, undated (Container 64)
BOX OV 2 1997 Addition, circa 1831-1960, undated
Correspondence
1847-1849
"Genealogical Chart of the Fontaine and Maury Families," undated Lieut. Maury’s Investigations of the Winds and Currents of the Sea , 1851 (Container 64)

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