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Ruth Kaye Collection (MS029)

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Identifier: MS029
Content Description The collection consists of four series: house histories, genealogy, publications, and miscellaneous. The collection contains reports, bound volumes, photos, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and correspondences. The first and largest series is the complete research on various house histories in the Alexandria, Virginia area, most notably in Old Town. The second series of the collection is genealogical research on various families who have roots in Northern Virginia and Alexandria. The two...

Sangster Papers (MS294)

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Identifier: MS294
Content Description The letters in this collection center around the children and family of Edward Ford Sangster (1802-1883) an Alexandria resident, and his wife Mary Kendall Lee of the Ditchly Lees. Their children; John ( Jack ), Tom, James ( Jim ), Virginia Lee ( sister ) and Mary Edward ( "Puss" ) are all represented in the correspondence. William Wallace Bennett was the fiance, and later, husband of Virginia Lee. Many of Bennett's earlier letters deal with church matters and his impending marriage to Virginia...

Sarah G. Smith vs. Richmond and Danville Railroad Company and the Virginia Midland Railway Company Transcripts (MS239)

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Identifier: MS239
Content Description This collection consists of two bound transcripts of the court case filed by Sarah G. Smith against the Richmond and Danville Railroad Company and the Virginia Midland Railway Company.Testimony describes the setting in Alexandria through which the trains pass. The area around the block of Saint Asaph, Wolfe, Pitt and Wilkes Streets are particularly detailed. References are made to the Wilkes Street tunnel and to local businesses including a dairy, and J. C. Herbert Bryant's...

Shakes Letter Collection (MS005)

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Identifier: MS005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, notes, business documents, and genealogical research from and on the Shakes, Carne, and Ficklin families. The materials were donated by various uknown donors from 1983-2015 and compiled into a collection created by Alexandria Library's Lloyd House and later Local History/Special Collections branch.

Sherwood Farm Papers (MS100)

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Identifier: MS100
Content Description The Wilkinson Family papers consist of Sarah Kirk Wilkinson's day books, a few of her son Francis' school papers, and assorted Wilkinson correspondence. There are also two diaries from Unionville, Pennsylvania, unsigned, which most likely belonged to Quaker relatives. The Sherwood Farm papers include: Woodlawn Farmer's Club correspondence, describing various social activities of the Quaker farmers and their families from the area; Woodlawn Horse Company correspondence, which includes the...

St. John's Academy Records (MS004)

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Identifier: MS004
Content Description The collection consists primarily of student records and student newspapers. There are several miscellaneous items as well. Topics covered include: school organization, rules of behavior, student achievement, student names, places of residence and dates of attendance, and academic subjects and undertakings.

Stearns Family Papers (MS161)

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Identifier: MS161
Content Description The letters in this collection were written to John Lloyd Stearns by various family members and friends between 1864 and 1888. They span his lifetime from age 13 to age 36, and primarily reflect the family's day-to-day economic concerns, their relationships with each other and with extended family members, their travels, their living conditions and their work situations. Also included in the collection are miscellaneous papers of Robert Lawrence Stearns, John's younger brother.

The Alexandria Animal Welfare League Collection (MS075)

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Identifier: MS075
Content Description This collection consists of six series: Minutes, Correspondence, Printed Matter, Financial Documents, Legal Documents, and Miscellaneous. The Minutes series is the biggest. The League held regular monthly meetings. The set of minutes, however, is not complete and approximately half of the minutes contain no dates. Because the minutes without dates are handwritten, they may be notes, rather than completed copies. These records deal mostly with organizational matters. The printed material...

The Virginia American Water Company Collection (MS103)

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Identifier: MS103
Content Description The collection consists of financial records, such as account books from the 1800s; dividend payments; income tax returns from 1919-1928; company records and reports; an employee records book from the 1920s-1940; letters of correspondence; company histories; franchise map; and newsclippings from various newspapers in 1956-1957. Of particular interest are the 1867 property book and the book containing the "Copies of Deeds, Agreements, & Contracts" from 1853-1892. Both contain drawings and...

Thomas Swann Correspondence (MS410)

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Identifier: MS410
Content Description The Thomas Swann Correspondence is a small collection of letters mostly written by Helen Swann to her husband Thomas. A single letter from Thomas to Helen also lives with the collection, as well as a handful of letters by other authors. Helen's cousin Henrietta Alexander is included as an author of a letter, as well as a P. W. White, who writes to Helen's cousin John Chapman regarding a list of named slaves.

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Gadsby's Tavern Museum 3
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Adam, William Robert 1
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African American neighborhoods -- Virginia -- Alexandria. 1
Alexander family 1
Alexandria (Va.) -- Associations, institutions, etc. 1
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Alexandria Academy 1
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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. 1
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Cummings, Helen Norris, 1865-1949 3
Green, Esther Holiday, 1889-1981 3
Alexandria (Va.). Office of City Engineer 2
Carne, William F., 1832-1909 2
Cazenove, William Gardner, 1819-1877 2
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Cox, Ethelyn, 1908-1988 2
Kabler, Dorothy, 1918-2017 2
Lee, Cassius F., 1808-1890 2
McKenney, Ashton N. (Mike), 1921-2005 2
O'Sullivan, T. J. (Timothy Joseph), 1855-1887 2
Adam, William R. (William Robert), 1918-1992 1
Alexander, Gustavus B. (Gustavus Brown), 1793-1860 1
Alexandria (Va.) (1749-) 1
Alexandria (Va.). City Clerk 1
Alexandria (Va.). Department of Housing and Community Development 1
Alexandria (Va.). Department of Planning and Urban Renewal 1
Alexandria Antique Arts Association 1
Alexandria Canal Company 1
Alexandria Sheriff's Department 1
Alexandria Water Company 1
Andrews family 1
Asher, George Gordon, 1872-1915 1
Ballinger Family 1
Barton, Benjamin, 1803-1877 1
Bennett, Willis W. (Willis Wirt), 1937-2010 1
Beverly Hills Women's Club 1
Bonner, A. G. 1
Boothe Family 1
Boothe, Armistead L. (Armistead Lloyd), 1907-1990 1
Boothe, Eleanor Harrison Carr, 1881-1968 1
Boothe, Gardner L. (Gardner Lloyd), 1872-1964 1
Boothe, William J. (William Jeremiah), 1816-1894 1
Boush, Mollie May 1
Boush, Nathaniel, 1809-1873 1
Boush, Samuel Coleman, 1842-1918 1
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.) 1
Bryant, J. C. Herbert ((John Carlyle Herbert)), 1909-1983 1
Burke, Ellen Coolidge 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Carne, Cecilia Catherine Latruite (Shakes), 1804-1891 1
Carne, Richard L., 1797-1867 1
Carr Family 1
Carr, Joseph Armistead, 1867-1901 1
Cazenove & Co. (1798-1861) 1
Cazenove Family 1
Cazenove, Anne H., 1776-1843 1
Cazenove, Anthony Charles, 1775-1852 1
Cazenove, Antony, 1849-1897 1
Cazenove, Eliza Frances, 1798-1857 1
Cazenove, James O'Hara, 1880-1971 1
Cazenove, Louis A. (Louis Albert), 1807-1852 1
Cazenove, Louis A., 1851-1925 1
Chapman Family 1
Citizens Against the Stadium (1992) 1
Colasanto, Nicholas A. (Nicholas Anthony), 1904-1983 1
Conlyn, Helen P. (Helen Pearson Chapman), 1876-1951 1
Corse, Elizabeth (Beverley), 1823-1894 1
Corse, Montgomery Dent, 1816-1895 1
Cox, Gilbert J., Jr. (Gilbert Jefferson) 1
Cummings, Norris Stanley, 1834-1904 1
Curtin, Bertha A. 1
Custis family 1
Daingerfield, Edward L. (Edward Lonsdale), 1847-1925 1
Davidson, Florence English, 1882-1942 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. 1
DeVaughn, James H. , 1816-1899 1
DeVaughn, Mary 1
Dickman, William J. 1
Fendall, Phillip 1
Fendall, Phillip R. 1
Ficklin, Cecelia M., 1876-1951 1
Ficklin, M. J. Kroes, 1872-1962 1
Ficklin, Theodore H., 1846-1919 1
Fitzhugh, Samuel 1
Foley, James E. 1
Funk family 1
Gadsby, John, 1766-1844 1
Gardner, Anne Eliza, 1819-1885 1
Gardner, Eulalie, 1893-1984 1
Gird, Sarah (Kennedy), 1782-1834 1
Glasgow, William M., Col., Jr. (William Milton), 1926-1995 1
Green Mansion House Hotel 1
Green and Bros. Furniture Company 1
Green family 1
Green, Richard Mayger, 1860-1941 1
Hallowell, James S., 1821-1886 1
Hallowell, Margaret S. (Margaret Stabler), 1824-1900 1
Harmon, Aaron Davis, 1799-1869 1
Harrison Family 1
Hart, Henry C. 1
Hart, John C. 1
Hastings, Rebecca Lloyd (Stearns), 1856-1872 1
Heissenbuttel, Orva (Walker), 1927-2018 1
Herbert Bryant, Inc. 1
Herbert, John 1
Herbert, William 1
Hernandez, José Mariano, 1788-1857 1
Hoge, Mary Barlow (Stearns), 1850-1925 1
Hulfish, Harriet Virginia, 1922-2003 1
Hulfish, Marianne "Polly" Minnigerode (Maigne), 1908-1981 1
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