Barringer family papers [manuscript] 1717-1959.

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Barringer family papers [manuscript] 1717-1959.

Barringer family papers [manuscript] 1717-1959.

Chiefly pertaining to Paul Brandon Barringer, his wife Nannie Irene (Hannah) Barringer, and Rufus Barringer. The collection contains "My childhood at Gravel Hill" by Nannie Barringer, letters to her mother, and genealogical information on the Massey, Morrison, and Brandon families. Photograph, August 1869, of Robert Edward Lee with former Confederate generals James Conner, Martin Witherspoon Gary, J. Bankhead Magruder, Robert D. Lilley, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, Alexander R. Lawton, Henry A. Wise and Joseph L. Brent and dignitaries Edward Blacque-Bey, George Peabody, W. W. Corocoran and James Lyon at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Information on Stonewall Jackson and family including a Memoir on the death of Mary Anna Jackson. The collection also contains a copy of a clipping, 1886, giving Victor Clay Barringer's account of the retreat of Jefferson Davis after Appomattox, some information on the Civil War service of General Rufus Barringer and letters pertaining to Eugenia Morrison Barringer's dower of slaves. Two letters of Daniel Moreau Barringer to John Y. Mason and Levi Woodbury recommend young men to midshipman appointments. The collection also contains notes, drafts and other material relating to Dr. Paul Barndon Barringer's autobiography; some correspondence, particularly relating to his retirement from Virginia Polytechnic Institute; some poetry, short stories and other writings; a photograph; and some speeches and articles including "The American Negro: his past and future," and "An unappreciated source of typhoid infection." There is also a letter from Edgar L. Woods and one to President E. A. Alderman regarding growth and funding of the University of Virginia hospital. Correspondence between Victor Clay Barringer and his niece Anna Barringer, papers relating to his life and career and his obituaries. Articles on Irish houses containing drawings by James Reynolds.

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931

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Educator and orator. From the description of Letter to a former student [manuscript], 1920 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976354 From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman papers [manuscript], 1881-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647925708 University of Virginia president. From the description of Sketch of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], ca. 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64781...

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Barringer, Nannie Irene (Hannah)

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Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

Conner, James, 1829-1883.

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A native of Charleston, S.C., James Conner was an attorney and a Confederate general. He served as U.S. District Attorney and S.C. Attorney General (1876), and became a member of the Confederate military court of the 2nd Corps in 1863. He was the son of Henry Workman Conner (1797-1861) and Julia Ann M. Courtney (1804-1881). He married Sallie Enders of Richmond, Va. From the description of James Conner papers, 1843-1899. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 367...

Brent, Joseph Lancaster, 1826-1905

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Joseph Lancaster Brent (1826-1905) was born in Maryland, studied law and became an attorney in Louisiana, and moved to San Francisco in 1851 before he finally settled in Los Angeles. Twice elected to the California State Legislature (1856-60), he was also a Los Angeles city councilman (1851-52), city attorney (1852-54), and superintendent of schools (1853-54). After the outbreak of the United States Civil War, he served under John Bankhead Magruder in 1862 in the Peninsular Campaign and then was...

Morrison family.

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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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...

Lyons, James, 1801-1882

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Gary, Martin Witherspoon, 1831-1881

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Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888

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Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915

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Woods, Edgar, 1859-1941.

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Magruder, John Bankhead, 1807-1871

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James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of Commodore James Barron (1769-1851) and son of Wilton Hope and Jane Armistead (Barron) Hope (1791-1862). James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was the commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Annie Beverley Whiting (1825-1920) in 1857. The couple had two daughters, Jane ("Janey" or "Jennie") Barron Hope (b. 1859?) and Ann ("Nanny") Hope. James Barron Hope i...

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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Brandon family.

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Barringer, Victor C. (Victor Clay), 1827-1896

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University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Barringer, Anna, 1885-1977,

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Daughter of University of Virginia Medical School Professor, Paul Barringer; long time Charlottesville, Va., resident; active in the Albemarle County Historical Society. From the description of Oral history interview of Anna Barringer by Charles E. Moran [manuscript], February 10, 1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647920710 ...

Massey family.

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Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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American lawyer and politician; governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to President Buchanan, 1857 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588282 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Teackle in Baltimore, 1841 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to Col. T.H. Ellis, 1859 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588...

Blacque-Bey, Edward, fl. 1869

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Barringer, Rufus, 1821-1895

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Rufus Barringer (1821-1895). Legislator, member of the first Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University, and confederate army officer. Rufus Barringer graduated from the University of North Carolina (1842) and studied law. From the description of Rufus Barringer farm circular, no. 1, 1886 [manuscript]. (North Carolina State University). WorldCat record id: 466892536 North Carolina lawyer, politician, and Civil War brigadier general Rufus Barringer (1821-1895) was b...

Reynolds, James, 1891-

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Epithet: of Red Lion Square, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00003c James Reynolds, Irish painter and author and admirer of architect Andrea Palladio. Traveled extensively in Europe and the United States. From the description of Sketches for Palladio and of Monticello [manucript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57466769 Epithet: called 'E L A Berwick', of...