The Resource Bernard Humphrey Walker diaries, (microform)

Bernard Humphrey Walker diaries, (microform)

Label
Bernard Humphrey Walker diaries, 1902-1913
Title
Bernard Humphrey Walker diaries
Inclusive dates
1902-1913
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes 3 manuscript diaries of Bernard H. Walker (1826-1917), of "Society Hill," Stevensville (King and Queen County), Virginia. They contain observations on local and national politics, community and family events, and court suits in King and Queen County. Vol. 1: Russo-Japanese War, Theodore Roosevelt and an account of his inauguration (p. 259), Virginia politicians, and genealogical notes. Vol. 2: abstract of the diary of John Walker (Bernard H. Walker's uncle, p.76-78), list of king and Queen County "home guards" (p, 139), reflections on the sale of "Society Hill," and an essay, "Falling from grace," regarding Dr. R.S. Haynes and John South. Vol. 3: diary kept while Walker was living with his children in Essex and Middlesex Counties and Norfolk, Virginia. Includes election day, 1912 (p. 51), and the sale and eventual destruction by fire of "Society Hill."
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Vi
Label
Bernard Humphrey Walker diaries, (microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
35mm.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Walker, J. Henley
Positive negative aspect
positive
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000493352
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unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel (3 v.)

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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