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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Armistead Boothe Papers (MS164)

Identifier: MS164
Content Description These papers reflect Armistead Boothe's advocacy of civil rights legislation, and his political activity with such issues as public schools, transportation, segregation and other political issues in Virginia, especially during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Personal papers in this collection relate to family matters such as Gardner Boothe's courtship of Eleanor Carr and to Armistead Boothe's school and military experiences. The collection includes scrapbooks, journals, albums, memorabilia...

Esther Holliday Green Collection (MS073)

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...

Family History Notes: Powell, Lloyd, Sewell, Maslin, Harper

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This folder contains a variety of notes on the genealogy of the Powell, Lloyd, Sewell, Maslin, and Harper families, as written by Frank Snowden Hopkins.

Family Tree

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This folder contains an old hand-written and drawn family tree of the Chapman family, folded. There is also a photocopy of the document.

James B. Lynch Collection (MS022)

 Collection — Assorted box 1
Identifier: MS022
Content Description The collection consists of the research materials used by Dr. Lynch in writing The Custis Chronicles. Materials include correspondence; copies of wills, inventories and other documents; and articles and other publications about the Custis family.

John Toole Collection (MS067)

 Collection — Assorted box 2
Identifier: MS067
Content Description The collection contains handwritten abstracts/summaries of letters dated 1838-1857 held in the University of Virginia. These are mainly written by John Toole to his wife, Mary Jane Suddarth Toole, but also other including his children, George and Jennie Toole, and a friend, Tom Moore. The letters concern Toole's experiences and accomplishments as a traveling portraitist, his children's education, John and Jennie's letters to their mother from the Virginia Military Institute and Petersburg...

Manuscript for "The 92 Years of Selena L. Hopkins"

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains a manuscript titled "The Ninety-Two Years of Selina L. Hopkins 1878-1970: A Family Memoir" as well as notes, letters, and receipts surrounding the writing of the memoir, collected and arranged by her children Nina, Sewell, Frank, and Rebecca.

Notebook of Chapman Family History, 1890-1929

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains one notebook that has hand-written genealogy notes on the Chapman family. The notes are attributed to John Seabury Chapman, however, he died in 1880 and many of the notes speak of the 1890s. Later in the notebook, someone has written excerpts from "Potomac River Landings" by Paul Wilstach, written February, 1929.


 File — Box 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This folder contains various notes on Chapman family genealogy.

Ramsay Family Papers Collection (MS012)

Identifier: MS012
Content Description This Collection contains a number of items all from the original Ramsay Family papers which were donated to the Smithsonian Institute: an account book from Andrew and William Ramsay dated 1798-1801, photocopies of Ramsay letters, history of Ramsay house, genealogical notes on the Ramsay family, Rebecca Ramsay Reese papers and diaries.