Papers : of Archer Anderson, 1852-1911.

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Anderson, Archer, 1838-1918. Papers : of Archer Anderson, 1852-1911.

Papers : of Archer Anderson, 1852-1911.

The collection contains correspondence, 1885-1911; speeches, 1852-1893 in Richmond, Va., and at the University of Virginia; letters, notes, and speeches, 1883, concerning the Democratic Party campaign to elect members of the Virginia General Assembly, and riots in Danville and South Boston, Va.; and a letter from Joseph Reid Anderson, 1859, to Dr. Froebel concerning land in Allegany County, Md. Correspondents include Philip Alexander Bruce, Isobel Lamont Stewart Bryan (concerning Joseph Reid Anderson), James Bryce, Algernon Sidney Buford, Richard Alexander Dunlop, Worthington Chauncey Ford, James Alfred Jones, Fitzhugh Lee, Dabney Herndon Maury, Andrew Jackson Montague, Thomas Taylor Munford, Thomas Potts, Sarah Nicholas Randolph (concerning a monument of Robert E. Lee in Richmond executed by Marius Jean Antonin Mercie), Leigh Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft. Campaign correspondents include William F. Drinkard (enclosing a letter of Isaac H. Christian), Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (including a letter of William Alexander Hudson), William Francis Rhea, and James Alexander Walker; letters written to George Douglas Wise (of Richmond) by Robert Elijah Jordan, Robert A. Martin, and Joseph Stebbins (enclosing a broadside "To the People of Halifax" issued by Robert Elijah Jordan, J.A. Phillips, Joseph Stebbins, and W.W. Ward); and a letter of Chauncey Mead to William Washington Baker.

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