Papers of Groke Mickey, 1951-1993.


Mickey, Groke. Papers of Groke Mickey, 1951-1993.

Papers of Groke Mickey, 1951-1993.

The collection contains a copy of a photograph of Thomas Jefferson Randolph; engravings of Alexander Hamilton, Edgar Allan Poe, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and George Washington; a copy of Peter Jefferson's estate appraisal made by W.S. Hildreth; a copy of a Charlottesville Woolen Mills stock share; and Jefferson first day covers.

30 (ca.) items.

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Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (person)

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic by contr...

Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757 (person)

Peter Jefferson (1708-1757), Virginia planter, cartographer and surveyor, father of Thomas Jefferson, married Jane Randolph 1739. In the 1740s, the family moved to Shadwell Plantation in Albemarle County. In 1744 Jefferson became the Goochland County surveyor. In 1745, he was appointed guardian of the children of his friend and kinsman, Col. William Randolph of Tuckahoe (1712-1745). The Jefferson family soon moved to Tuckahoe, in Goochland County, returning to Shadwell in 1752. Peter Jefferson d...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (person)

Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Hildreth, William S. (William Sobieski), 1893- (person)

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (person)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Charlottesville Woolen Mills (corporateBody)

Located in Charlottesville, Va. and begun as a woolen mill during the Civil War, the company occupied the site of an earlier cotton carding and spinning mill. Incorporated in 1868 by H.C. Marchant, the mill did carding and fulling for the local domestic market and produced a coarse grade of woolen cloth. Later it produced flannels, satinets, kerseys and cassimeres. It later specialized in uniform cloth, including cadet greys, venetians, and kersey overcoating. The mill operated until 1965. ...

Washington, George, 1732-1799 (person)

George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1739-1802 (person)

Professor of midwifery; established the School of Midwifery as a department at the University of Edinburgh; first to propose suturing the uterus after a Caesarean operation; introduced the term 'eclampsia'. From the description of Notes from lectures on the theory and practice of midwifery / by Alex. Hamilton, 1792-1793. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 49628197 ...

Mickey, Groke. (person)

Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1875 (person)