Papers of the Minor family [manuscript] 1721-1957.


Campbell, John Archibald, Judge, 1811-1889. Papers of the Minor family [manuscript] 1721-1957.

Papers of the Minor family [manuscript] 1721-1957.

Genealogies of Jesse Lewis Maury and Lucy Jane (Price) and issue, and of the Berkeley (of Barn Elms), Carter, Champe, Conway, Fontaine, Jefferson, Minor, Morris, and Overton families; also genealogy relating George Washington and Robert E. Lee to Queen Elizabeth II; correspondence and business records, 1802-1957, mainly concerning Berkeley Minor, Lilian Forbes (Lyman) "Mrs. Jas. F. Minor", Susan Watson (Fontaine) "Mrs. Carter Nelson Berkeley Minor", and James Fontaine Minor, dealing chiefly with family matters, the Civil War and the University of Virginia; James Fontaine Minor's notebooks; biographical sketches of Charles Landon Carter Minor and Dr. Carter Berkeley of "Edgewood", Hanover, Co.; appendix of the History of the Virginia Company of London; Berkeley Minor's autograph book for Delta Kappa Epsilon, Eta Chapter, University of Virginia , and the Jefferson Society at the University of Virginia; "Recollections of the evacuation of Richmond," 1880, by Judge John Archibald Campbell; notebook, 1876-1877, of James W. Watson, IV, University of Virginia; diary, 1911, of James Fontaine Minor; Letters & Reminiscences of the War for Independence in the South, n.d., of Berkeley Minor; Memoirs of a Huguenot family, 1721-1722, by Jacques Fontaine; a history of Albemarle County, Va., and its court house with comments by Thomas Perkins Abernethy; and a printing block of an unidentified family member.

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