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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Grover family papers

 Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899286]
Identifier: MSS 16394

Scope and Contents

The Grover family papers (1825-1917; 0.04 cubic feet) also includes papers from the Watts and Harris families. This collection contains receipts, a deed of gift for enslaved people (Dolly, and children Nancy, Elvira, and James from Mary Harris to Rosa M. N. Harris, circa 1845-47), a newspaper clipping of Preston Watt, and ration books of Bettie and William Grover. The papers came in a fabric packet stamped, “The Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Richmond, VA” which is included.

Dates

  • 1825-1906, 1917

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The materials are arranged chronologically within the folder.

Provenance

Donated by Thea Grover-Patrick, 23 October 2017.
Title
Grover family papers
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
13 June 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States