Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888

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Wyndham Robertson (1803-1888), the 20th governor of Virginia actively corresponded with southern generals during the civil war. Additionally, he traced his family heritage to Pocahontas and authored historical texts.

From the guide to the Robertson, Wyndham. Papers, 1768-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

Wyndham Robertson was the 20th governor of Virginia.

From the description of Family papers, 1768-1925 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246340

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creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Letter of Wyndham Robertson, 1849. Library of Congress
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. Papers, 1869. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Research Triangle Foundation Records, 1955-1999 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham. Papers, 1768-1925 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Bookplate Collection, 18th-19th century. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Family papers, 1768-1925 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Papers, 1740-1925 [microform]. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wyndham Robertson Collection, 1846-1876, 1996 Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Letter to Samuel Bulkeley Ruggles [manuscript] 1840 June 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Barksdale, Narcissa L. Smith, d. 1875. Papers of the Janney family, 1695-1981 (bulk 1755-1944). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robertson, William B. Robertson Papers, 1730-1950. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wynne, Thos. H. (Thomas Hicks), 1820-1875. Brock Collection: Papers of Thomas Hicks Wynne, 1848-1901. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Bookplate collection, 18th and 19th centuries. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Harvie, Lewis Edwin, 1809-1887. Letters, 1876-1885. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888. Blackford family papers [manuscript], 1861-1875. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Weather Bureau National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Robertson, John, 1787-1873. Letters, 1818-1974, 1818-1872. Lynchburg Public Library
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associatedWith Buena Vista Plaster Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith College of William and Mary corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Harvie, Lewis Edwin, 1809-1887. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. person
correspondedWith Loyal Land Company corporateBody
associatedWith Pocahontas, d. 1617. person
associatedWith Research Trianlge Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Robertson, Archibald person
associatedWith Robertson family family
associatedWith Robertson family. family
associatedWith Robertson, John, 1787-1873. person
associatedWith Robertson, William B. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Samuel Bulkeley, 1800-1881, person
associatedWith Smith and Preston (Smyth County, Va.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864. person
associatedWith Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886. person
associatedWith United Confederate Veterans. R.E. Lee Camp No. 1 (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. person
correspondedWith Wynne, Thos. H. (Thomas Hicks), 1820-1875. person
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Smyth County (Va.)
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Washington County (Va.)
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Southern States
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College students--History--19th century
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Birth 1803-01-26

Death 1888-02-11



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