Skip to main content

     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Slavery--United States--History--19th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Christian S. Hutter miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15511
Scope and Contents This autograph and miscellany collection created by Christian Sixtus Hutter consists of miscellaneous material ranging from circa 1602 to 1945 and includes autographs, correspondence, government documents, financial and legal documents, military documents, and telegrams, chiefly from the United States and Great Britain, but also including some material from continental Europe. While most of the collection is in the English language, there are a number of documents in French, German, Spanish,...
Dates: circa 1602-1945

Inventory of the Legal Papers of Roger B. Taney

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-87-3
Abstract This collection of legal documents concerns Roger B. Taney’s law practice in Frederick, Maryland between 1805 and 1818. Of special note are the cases concerning slaves.
Dates: 1792, 1805-1818

George Washington Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16413
Content Description The George Washington Lewis papers consists chiefly of correspondence to and from George Washington Lewis and between other family members, but also includes a few photographs of the Lewis family and the homes of "Claymont", "Shellfield" and "Marmion"; a plat of "Claymont"; newsclippings; notes on Lewis family history and genealogy; and a few financial and legal documents.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1805-1906, 1966

Memorial to Enslaved Laborers Commemorative soil

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: RG 38/5/1
Content Description Commemorative vial of soil (2019; 0.15 cubic feet) from the groundbreaking of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers on Liberation and Freedom Day (3 March 2019).
Dates: 2019

Armstead L. Robinson papers

 File
Identifier: MSS 12836
Scope and Contents The Armstead L. Robinson papers(1848-2001; 43 cubic feet) consist of audiotapes; book reviews; census material; computer printouts; conference papers; correspondence; biographical information; instructional material; lectures and speeches; manuscripts and original writings by Robinson, his colleagues and students; maps; memorabilia; microfilm; organizational and professional files; photographs; printed items, and research and topical files. Most of the nineteenth century material is in the...
Dates: 1848-2001; Majority of material found in 1967-1992

The Papers of John B. Minor, 1845 - 1893

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -79-8
Abstract Small collection of historical importance to the history of the University of Virginia School of Law. Contains teaching materials, legal documents, correspondence and some memorabilia.
Dates: 1845 - 1893