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Richmond (Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Baughman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-031
Abstract

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.

Minnie A. Baughman Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-038
Abstract

The collection consists of a commonplace book owned by Minnie Baughman of Richmond, Virginia. Mary Amelia Baughman, known as "Minnie," was the daughter of George and Mary Jane Greer Baughman and sister of Confederate soldiers, George, Jr., Greer H., Charles C., and Emilius A. Baughman. The book dates from November 1864 to July 1865 and contains Minnie's algebra work, French vocabulary, grammar, and a large amount of poetry and Confederate patriotic songs.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Henry G. Mervine Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-046
Abstract

Two letters from Henry G. Mervine, of the 17th Battery, New York Light Infantry during the American Civil War, addressed to his wife Lizzie and written from Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Willis F. Riddick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-010
Abstract

Letter written by Willis F. Riddick in Richmond, Virginia, to Addie Courier, April 1st, 1863. Riddick's letter is written from the Confederate Capitol of Richmond, Virginia and contains information relating to popular literature, war news, and items regarding the city of Richmond.

Dates: 1863

Larkin Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-024
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Larkin Smith from Drake's Branch, Charlotte County, Virginia to Union Brigadier General Marsena Patrick, Provost Marshal of the Army of the Potomac, undated. The letter is a request from Smith for Patrick to provide safe escort for Smith's daughter and niece while they are in Richmond.

Dates: c.1865

Simon Sycle Business Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-037
Abstract

This collection includes a small pink business card from Simon Sycle, a dealer in clothing, furnishings, hats, and shoes located in Richmond, Virginia. This business was opened from about the 1890s to the 1920s.

Dates: undated