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Esther Holliday Green Collection (MS073)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS073
Content Description This collection consists of six series: Correspondence, Literary Productions, Printed Material, Financial Documents, Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion, and Green Family. The correspondence series holds letters only to and from Esther Green. Included three folders (Box 73 Folders 1-3) with letters from Robert Rutledge, a youth for whom she helped secure a DuPont scholarship to the University of Virginia. While in college he updated her on his progress. Correspondence to and from other...

Ethelyn Cox Collection (MS287)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS287
Content Description This collection consists of Mrs. Cox's research files and manuscripts, as well as papers from her membership in HAF. Research files contain typed and handwritten notes, news clippings, and correspondence. The main focus of the collection is in support of "Street by Street". Included are the Historic American Building Survey inventories of Worth Baily. Also in the collection are manuscripts and notes of several projects that Mrs. Cox assisted on, and pamphlets related to Alexandria History or...

Frank Snowden Hopkins Notes (MS270)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS270
Content Description This collection contains the family history research notes and manuscripts of Frank Snowden Hopkins. The focus is on his mother’s (Selina Lloyd Hepburn Hopkins) family.

Gardner Collection (MS348)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS348
Content Description The collection contains photos of Eulalie Gardner, her circle of friends, family, and students. The photos date from the 1920’s through he 1930’s, with photos of vacationing in Harpers Ferry and the Easter Egg Roll at the White House. A number of historic buildings are featured (the Washington Monument, The Jefferson Memorial, Mt. Vernon estate, the George Washington Masonic National Memorial) as well as shots of the D.C. and Alexandria area.

Gilbert J. Cox (MS261)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 3
Identifier: MS261
Content Description These documents mostly relate to the property at King and Alfred, the location of the Peabody School Building.

Glasgow Photo Collection (MS349)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS349
Scope and Contents This collection contains around 100 photographs featuring Alexandria residents, events, and organizations. The photos feature early Alexandria fire departments and events such as the Smoot Lumberyard fire, as well as colonial re-enactments, the 1st Virginia Infantry, and the American Legion.

Helen Norris Cummings Papers (MS072)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS072
Content Description This collection consists of the research materials of Helen Norris Cummings, founder of the Cameron Club, member of the Federation of Women's Club, and local historian.The correspondence spans the period from 1870 to 1943. Most of the pre-1905 letters deal with genealogy, and the majority of these are addressed to Emma, Helen's mother. Approximately half of the 1905 to 1920 letters are also Emma's. Many of Helen's letters deal with political issues, such as immigration and...

Henry B. Whittington Diary (MS011)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS011
Content Description The diary begins on the date of Federal occupation of Alexandria by Union troops, May 24, 1861. Entries describe events related to the Civil War, the occupying troops, and attitudes of the local populace. There is rich detail regarding personnel of the ever-changing occupying force, its disruption of local affairs, and response of the citizens. Local and national events such as major battles, skirmishes, and political occurrences are vividly described. References to persons important to the...

Henry C. Hart Correspondence (MS018)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 1
Identifier: MS018
Content Description Most of these papers are letters from Henry C. Hart to his parents, John and Mary Nixon, who also received two letters from their nephew, John C. Hart. The letters relate to camp life in a number of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. locations: Soldiers Rest, Alexandria; Camp or Fort Reynolds, D.C.; Fort Sumner, D.C.; Rectortown, Fauquier County; Vienna, Virginia; Flint Hill, Rappahannock County; and Fairfax Station. Henry writes about breaking colts for the army, his health, wounded...

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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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