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Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-043

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

Letters to Eliza Doty

Identifier: Ms-2023-146

The Letters to Eliza Doty were written by her unnamed sister, probably Sarah Poindexter, to Eliza in New Providence, New Jersey, on April 28, 1868, from Richmond, Virginia, and April 1, 1869, from Culpeper, Virginia. The letters contain information on the declining economic conditions in Richmond, and the sister's negative feelings about reconstruction conditions in Virginia.

Dates: 1868 - 1869

Daniel Verser Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2011-051

The collection consists of a letter from Daniel Verser in Pittsylvania, Virginia, to his brother, Colonel William Verser in Burkesville, Virginia. Dated August 1867, the letter includes Daniel Verser's opinions on Reconstruction-era difficulties in the state.

Dates: 1867

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  • Subject: Local/Regional History and Appalachian South X
  • Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X

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Verser, Daniel 1