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Mary Louisa Slacum Benham Papers (MS062)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 2
Identifier: MS062
Content Description Notes and reminiscences of Mrs. Benham's life from her childhood and youth in Alexandria to her adult travels along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Also covers the settlement of Oregon (through her brother William's experiences there), the careers of her siblings and her elderly musings. Alexandria sections include materials on Mrs. Benham's family life, the Potomac River, Monsieur Generis' dancing school, the Woods and Warren Play Actors (the summer theater), Parson Muir, Bishop Meade,...

Mary Powell Scott Papers (MS411)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 4
Identifier: MS411
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records relating to the operation of the library society during the period of Scott's presidency. These include copies of by-laws and the contract for the site of library itself, as well as a resolution taken toward the end of her tenure. There is also a notebook containing lists and financial information from the period of her leadership. For minutes, see the official society records and those of the library. Another document of note is a letter of...

May Family Papers (MS233)

 Collection — Container: Ms. 233.1-233.3
Identifier: MS233
Content Description This collection includes records and correspondence relating to the William H. May & Son Company, including an undated four page list of supplies available from the company. There are also flyers with information and pictures relating to nineteenth century farm equipment from other companies. Other correspondence shows William H. May's involvement with the International Silver Company and the Alexandria Home Insurance Company. There is also a letter to William H. May from a Russian banker,...

McKenney-Mills Collection (MS413)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS413
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials, ephemora, and photographs collected by or created by Mike McKenney, Thomas Mills Jr., and Thomas Mills III, that document the Alexandria Fire Department.

McKnight, Piercy, and Jacobs Collection (MS051)

 Collection
Identifier: MS051
Content Description This collection consists of three series related to the McKnight, Piercy, and Jacobs families. In each series there are sub-series of letters, legal documents, and genealogical materials. Contents also include military records, harbor and ballast master papers, an 1849 inaugural ball invitation, and miniature portraits of William P. McKnight and Margaret Jacobs. McKnight correspondence relates to the Civil War.

Milton Penn Collection (MS267)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS267
Content Description The papers in this collection cover all of the Alexandria Fire Department's business and legal transactions over a span of one hundred years. The canceled checks show the many expenditures necessary to outfit, maintain, and operate the volunteer fire companies. There are also many receipts from commercial firms who provisioned, repaired, serviced and supplied the volunteer fire companies. The Alexandria Common Council appropriated money each year to cover the entire Fire Department....

Mollie Somerville Collection (MS156)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS156
Content Description This collection contains the manuscripts and source notes for A Guide to Alexandria: Alexandria, Virginia, George Washington's Home Town (1966) and Washington Walked Here (1970). The collection also holds several boxes of photographs.

Montgomery Dent Corse Papers (MS065)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS065
Content Description The bulk of the collection is related to Montgomery D. Corse's military career, including muster rolls, commission and discharge certificates, and 63 letters written by Corse to his wife, Elizabeth Beverley Corse, during his participation in the Civil War. In addition, the papers of Midshipman William H. Peters and a few letters written by Mrs. Corse are included.

Mt. Vernon Cotton Factory Collection (MS097)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 2
Identifier: MS097
Content Description The collection consists of a deed, purchase proposals, business agreements, foreclosure notices, and fire insurance policies for the Mt. Vernon Cotton Factory.

Nicholas Colasanto Collection (MS035)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS035
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, political memorabilia, several programs from various organizations, personal photos, and other miscellaneous ephemera.

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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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