Papers : of Pocahontas Wight Edmunds, 1926-1971.

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Edmunds, Pocahontas Wight. Papers : of Pocahontas Wight Edmunds, 1926-1971.

Papers : of Pocahontas Wight Edmunds, 1926-1971.

The collection contains correspondence with publishers, poetry, college debates, and manuscripts for stories, articles, and books, especially Virginians out front. Other titles represented by a manuscript or fragments are Legends of the North Carolina coast, Tales of the Virginia coast, and Tarheels track the century. Correspondents include Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., H.J. Eckenrode, Virginius Dabney, Murrell Edmunds, Jane Walker Stevenson McIlvaine McClary, and Allan Nevins.

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McClary, Jane McIlvaine

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American author. From the description of Maggie Royal [manuscript], ca. 1981. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816577 Virginia author. From the description of Papers, 1950-1980 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817202 ...

Eckenrode, H. J. (Hamilton James), 1881-

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Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Smith, John, 1580-1631

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English explorer and colonial governor of Virginia. From the description of John Smith, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980478 ...

Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1860-1925

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Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909

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Harriman was a wealthy businessman with an interest in trotting horses. He gained control of the Historic Track in Goshen, N.Y. in the 1890s and ran amateur races there. From the description of Papers, 1890-1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523846 ...

Edmunds, Pocahontas Wight, 1904-1999

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Pocahontas Wight Edmunds (1904-199) was an American author and authority on Pocahontas. Pocahontas Wight Edmunds was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1904, the daughter of Pocahontas Wilson and Richard Cunningham Wight. She spent much of her childhood and later life in Halifax, N.C. She was a graduate of St. Catherine's School and Agnes Scott College, and she also spent time studying in Paris. As an ancestor of Pocahontas, she became an authority on the historical figure and wrote a book, gave pr...

Pocahontas, -1617

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Edmunds, Murrell, 1898-1981

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American author. From the description of Behold, thy brother : [proof], 1950 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833269 ...

Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995

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Newspaper editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Virginius Dabney : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513091 Virginia newspaper editor and author. From the description of Papers of Virginius Dabney [manuscript], 1926-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806495 From the description of Papers, 1926-1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958583 Editor...