Papers of Thomas L. Rosser and the Rosser, Gordon and Winston families [manuscript], 1860-1950.

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Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910. Papers of Thomas L. Rosser and the Rosser, Gordon and Winston families [manuscript], 1860-1950.

Papers of Thomas L. Rosser and the Rosser, Gordon and Winston families [manuscript], 1860-1950.

The Rosser collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, scrapbooks, newsclippings, printed material and lantern slides. Correspondents include Judah Benjamin, John W. Daniel, Jefferson Davis, James Dearing, Jubal Early, Wade Hampton, Samuel Houston , Fitzhugh Lee, Robert E. Lee, L. L. Lomax, W. H. Perkinson, George Wythe Randolph, W. Minor Roberts, J. E. B. Stuart, John S. Wise, and J[acob?] Yost. In addition the collection contains correspondence of his wife Betty Winston Rosser, his son Thomas L. Rosser, Jr. and his granddaughter Barbara Rosser. The collection also contains Rosser's journal regarding the Yellowstone Expedition for the Northern Pacific Railroad; various legal and financial papers; genealogical information of the Winston and Robinson families; notebooks from University of Virginia lectures attended by Thomas L. Rosser, jr. including the law classes of John B. Minor;.and lantern slides of Civil War portratis, battles and maps.

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