Papers of the Williams Family

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Williams Family. Papers of the Williams Family [Manuscript], 1798-1987 (bulk 1802-1972).

Papers of the Williams Family

1798-1987

Correspondence, financial and legal papers, photographs, newsclippings, speeches and articles, genealogical material, oral history, and miscellany concerning the Williams family, particularly ambassador Murat Willis Williams. Letters and a few financial and legal papers of Richmond, Va., lawyer William Clayton Williams; Richmond, Va., banker John Langbourne Williams and his wife Maria Ward Skelton Williams; correspondence, speeches and articles of U.S. Comptroller of the Currency John Skelton Williams; genealogical materials collected by Edmund Randolph Williams; and a few miscellaneous papers by or about John Green Williams, Langbourne Meade Williams, and William C. Williams. Topics include the War of 1812, slavery, the Civil War, and the San Francisco fire and earthquake. Letters from John Esten Cooke describe life in the Confederate Army. Papers of Richmond lawyer and civic leader Lewis Catlett Williams concern family, civic and professional activities. Topics include automobile safety, tobacco taxation, workman's compensation, law, ethics, and the University of Virginia. Papers of career diplomat and Virginia politician Murat Willis Williams concern family, Woodberry Forest and the University of Virginia, the Richmond News Leader, Oxford University, World War II Naval service, diplomatic career in Spain, Romania, Israel and El Salvador, Virginians for McCarthy, and Congressional campaigns in 1970 and 1972. Specific topics include the Alliance for Progress; the American Foreign Service Association; social and political reform in El Salvador; Francis P. Miller and his memoirs "Man from the Valley"; the depiction of Miller in J. Harvie Wilkinson's "Harry Byrd, the changing face of Virginia politics, 1945-1966"; an effort to obtain an exit visa for a Romanian; and the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.

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Nolting, Frederick.

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Randolph family.

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Michie, Thomas J.

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Mills, Wilbur D. (Wilbur Daigh), 1909-

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Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Daigh Mills : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742101 ...

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Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995

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