Papers of the History Club [manuscript] 1948-1956.
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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...
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. ...
Professor. James Leitch Wright, Jr. was born August 9, 1929, in Ashland, Virginia. He received a B.S. in Engineering from Virginia Military Institute in 1950, and an M.A. and Ph. D. in History from the University of Virginia in 1956 and 1958. Wright served as Associate Professor at the Virginia Military Institute from 1958-1961, Professor at Randolph-Macon College from 1961-1968, and taught history at Florida State University from 1968 until his death on September 28, 19...
Governor of Virginia. From the description of William H. Cabell papers, 1808. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452457 From the description of Letter : Richmond, to Thomas Jefferson, 1824 May 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793173 At the time of these appointments, Cabell was serving as governor of Virginia. From the description of Appointments as Justices of the Peace, 1806 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498093 Ame...
Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...
Little is known of the compiler of this scrapbook except his interest in baseball as a young boy when it was created. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a National League franchise and were established in 1887. From the description of Baseball Scrapbook 1910-1920. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 35775996 ...
Charles Triplett O'Ferrall was Governor of Virginia in 1894-1898. From the description of Papers of Charles Tiplett O'Ferrall, 1873-1899, (bulk 1894-1897). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721186 Charles Triplett O'Ferrall was born in Frederick County, Va. 21 October 1840. He served in the Confederate cavalry. He graduated from the law department of Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) and practiced law i...
American naval officer, led U.S. Naval Expedition to Japan and negotiated treaty of peace and commerce, 1852-1854. From the description of ALS : Sharon Springs, N.Y., to Robert Ward Johnson 1836 Aug. 7. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586021 Naval officer and commander-in-chief of negotiations with the Japanese for the treaty signed between the United States and Japan in l854. From the description of Matthew Calbraith Perry papers, 1839-1...
Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873) was elected President of the French Second Republic in 1848 and, as the nephew and heir of Napoleon I, became the Emperor of the Second French Empire in 1851 as Napoleon III. Louis LeBreton (1818-1866) was a French painter who primarily painted naval subjects. From the description of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte letter to M. LeBreton, 1848 November 14. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 766004431 Louis Napoleon, president of ...