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Dwellings -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

African American Hugh Carr family, Riverview Farm, and the Papers of the Ivy Creek Foundation

Identifier: MSS 10770
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence, legal documents (copies), clippings, articles, research material, maps, and photographs concerning the Ivy Creek Natural Area and its history as the Riverview Farm owned by the Carr family (African Americans in late nineteenth century), including the original purchase by the Nature Conservancy, the formation of the Ivy Creek Foundation, and its administration of the property.Included among these is a notebook titled, Ivy Creek Natural Area...
Dates: 1916-1988

Hugh Carr family papers and Riverview Farm

Identifier: MSS 10176
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the history of Hugh Carr, an African American born in enslavement in 1843 and his family who lived on a tract of land (Riverview Farm) that Carr and his wife Texie Mae Hawkins bought in 1870 after emancipation. He became one of the largest African American landowners in Albemarle County, where he raised several generations of his family in the Union Ridge Hydraulic Mills community, until his death in 1914.The papers show that Carr highly valued...
Dates: 1843-1978