University of Maryland
The Margot Gayle papers document the professional activities of preservationist and writer Margot Gayle from 1948 until her death in 2008. Gayle worked to preserve historic cast-iron structures, principally in New York City. She is best known for her leading role in establishing New York's SoHo Cast-Iron Historic District. Gayle founded and was active in numerous professional organizations, most notably the Friends of Cast Iron Architecture and the Victorian Society in America. Gayle's other prominent preservation activities--most of them in New York City-- include the efforts to save the Alice Austen House, the Old Sun Clock, St. Bartholomew's Church, and the Bogardus fire tower in Harlem. She participated in preservation activities across the United States, including the effort to preserve the city hall in Richmond, Virginia. She maintained close ties with the international preservation community and lent her support to preservation campaigns abroad
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Consists of 62 accounts, bills, receipts, and other documents pertaining to household items purchased by the Russells, shipping transactions, the settlement of William Russell's estate, and a drawing of the family home in Richmond, Va. A receipt book (1785-1820) records payment of accounts in New York City and Richmond, shipping freight, and expenses for traveling from Richmond to Philadelphia for Wm. Russell & Co. Also noted are purchases of cloth and flour made in New York between 1817 and 1820, probably by William W. Russell. A second financial volume notes miscellaneous expenses from 1796 to 1799, including hiring a "negro man." A third volume documents William's account with the U.S. Bank Office of Discount and Depot. In 1798 and 1799, the balance was transferred to Sarah. Also featured are Sarah Russell's accounts with John A. Robinson and other merchants for such items as food, fabrics, ribbons, shawls, gun powder, coffee, and other dry-goods. Several documents pertain to ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Chalk portrait and papers of Samuel King Vaughan, an officer with Company D, 19th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The portrait shows Vaughan in Union uniform and was presumably made shortly after the war. Other materials include two newspaper clippings that relate Vaughan's role as one of the first Union soldiers to enter Richmond after the Confederate capital surrendered. Also in the collection is a sworn statement, made by an unidentified Union soldier, that Vaughan and the 19th Wisconsin were among the first to enter Richmond and that Vaughan placed a Union flag at the courthouse
Cornell University Libraries
Planning reports (14) for projects including the preservation of the Vieux Carre, in New Orleans; Downtown Development plans for Memphis and Schenectady; regional planning for Richmond Va.; New Towns planning for Fort Lincoln, Washington, D.C.; neighborhood revitalization programs for Rochester, N.Y. and Lawndale Center, Chicago, Ill.; regional planning reports for Cohoes, N.Y.; northeastern Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, Pa., and Tulsa, Oklahoma; River Edge Study for Davenport, Iowa; highway air rights project for Nashville, Tenn.; and study of "Open Space for Human Needs," with Kevin Lynch for U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Cornell University Libraries
Printed by Meriwether Jones, printer to the Commonwealth, in Richmond, Virginia. Extracted from Acts passed at the 3rd session of the Fifth Congress of the U.S. December 1787 to March 1799. Ten different articles described. From the treaty concluded on the Holston River on July 2,1791. Discusses the boundaries of the Cherokee Nation. Lists all signers and witnesses
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Diary, 1864-1865, of a member of the 7th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. G, including descriptions of battles in Virginia, notably Petersburg and the Richmond campaign; also includes autobiographical notes for 1825-1863 and 1866-1897. Britton operated an Eau Claire, Wisconsin, hotel in peacetime
George Washington Mount Vernon - Fred W. Smith National Library
Apologizes for delay in writing -- mentions their return to Richmond -- she likes Richmond, but misses Philadelphia friends -- hears that Elizabeth was to be Lany Ross's bridesmaid, so asks her to describe the wedding -- it is hard to write more as six children are playing around her
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
A chronology and typescript history relating to the development of the Museum; a checklist of exhibitions which focused on Virginia and Southern artists; correspondence, including an exchange between Edward Hopper and the Museum's director Thomas Clyde Colt, Jr., and a letter from Louis M. Elshemius; and a catalog of works of art in the John Barton Payne collection
East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, and miscellany. A letter (Feb. 5, 1865) written from a camp near Fort Anderson (Wilmington, N.C.) during the Fort Fisher Campaign requests supplies and mentions enemy fire and enemy vessels in the river. Also included in the letter is a description and sketch of a log shelter in which Badham and three other men stayed while at Fort Anderson. Also included is family correspondence describing travel activities in Baltimore, Maryland. An account book for 1862-1863 for the N.C. Light Artillery Company contains accounts for supplies, copies of military letters and orders, and lists of provisions needed and received from ordnance. Also included are a list of soldiers in the company; names of soldiers on furlough, sick, or deserted; and a list of men not on the muster or pay rolls. A sketch of Redoubt Number 7 of the Richmond (Va.) line of defenses (September 1862) showing the location of guns and a table of the ranges of six- ... Read More
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Chiefly correspondence, diary, writings, and other papers of Robert G. Stone, Confederate soldier with Company K, 15th Georgia Infantry; together with land plats and indentures to property in Hancock and Washington counties, Ga., and ephemera. Includes material relating to Stone's participation in the battles of Chattanooga, Richmond, Antietam, 2nd Manassas, and Appomattox Court House


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