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Boush/Asher Family Collection (MS234)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS234
Content Description Nathaniel’s papers related to business and to the New York Life Insurance Company. There are also letters from Nathaniel to Samuel during the Civil War years. Letters to Samuel from relatives, including his sisters Effie and Fannie and his mother Jane, contain commentary on the Civil War. At different times during the war Samuel was in New Orleans, Manassas and Petersburg. There are Confederate passes among his papers. There is also an 1865 letter from Samuel to his mother about his return...

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Robert Andrews Dist. 417 (MS204)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS204
Content Description The collection contains loose pages and one ledger. There are missing pages and some existing pages are difficult to read due to damage. The loose pages appear to have been part of a ledger in which minutes were kept for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Robert Andrews Dist. 417 . Entries found in the minutes indicate the organization was one that assisted retired and/or injured railroad workers financially. Within the ledger, members names and dues amounts paid each month are listed....

Building Specifications Collection (MS280)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS280
Content Description The collection contains building specifications for Alexandria buildings and businesses.

Cazenove and Co. Ledger (MS293)

 Collection — Box: 293-1
Identifier: MS293
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a large ledger book containing account information from Cazenove and Co. for the years leading up to the Civil War. Accounts for partners William Gardner Cazenove and Cassius F. Lee are marked differently.

A typed index of the ledger is available in the accopanying folder, as well was a volume of Alexandria History containing an article on the ledger's identification and historical context. This article is also available online.

Cazenove Family Papers (MS212)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS212
Scope and Contents This collection covers the history of the Cazenove Family of Alexandria from the 1790s to the 1970s. The first part of the collection features records from James O’Hara Cazenove (1880-1971), consisting primarily of correspondence and records relating to his business interests and investments, as well as legal documents and business related litigation. Some of the correspondence and notebooks relate to his role as an inventor including a patent for an improved eggbeater from the 1920s. It also...

Chapman Family Collection (MS274)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS274
Content Description Family papers, letters, wills, and deeds of the Chapman Family of Maryland and Virginia.

Chapman-Southerland Collection (MS409)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS409
Content Description This Collection contains roughly 55 letters. It includes letters written by or to Helen Mary Chapman, Helen Pearson Chapman, Arthur Leigh Southerland, and Robert Mitchell Weir along with other family and business letters.

Charles L. Sampson Collection (MS126)

 Collection — Box: Ms. 126.1-126.11
Identifier: MS126
Content Description The collection contains the combined research papers of Charles L. Sampson and William F. Hellmuth. Sampson compiled and rewrote much of Hellmuth's research, producing short histories on the individual engine companies of the Alexandria Fire Department. Sampson also typescripted many articles from the Alexandria Gazette as well as primary documents like the Auditor's Annual Statement (1893) and correspondence. In addition to the research papers, the collection also contains correspondence from...

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Gadsby's Tavern Museum 3
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Bicentennial Celebration, U.S., 1976 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
James F. Carlin & Son Hardware 1
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