The Resource Beyond the Blackwater

Beyond the Blackwater

Label
Beyond the Blackwater, 1963-1993
Title
Beyond the Blackwater
Inclusive dates
1963-1993
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Language
eng
Summary
"Beyond the Blackwater," contains material collected between 1963 and 1993 by Douglas Summers Brown of Emporia and Lynchburg, Virginia, consisting of excerpts from printed and original sources concerning the history of the Meherrin and Nottaway Indians, as well as other associated native American tribes of Southeastern Virginia settled around the Blackwater River. Discusses the changing relationship between the Indians and the Colonists; treaties made with the Indians; laws concerning them;t their society and culture; and the Meherrins' and Nottoways' near disappearance over the years. Also includes information concerning archealogical and anthropological efforts to learn more about the Meherrins' and Nottoways' history and culture. Includes a bibliography and an index. Beyond the Blackwater was organized, typed, and placed on disk by Helen Clark Rountree, professor of anthropology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia
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Biographical or historical data
[Jane] Douglas Summers Brown was born on 10 Jan. 1903 in Abingdon, Virginia. She attended Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia, and married Henry Dockery Brown, a Presbyterian minister, in 1926. Brown is an english and history teacher and author who has written several books on South Carolina and Virginia history, including A CITY WITHOUT COBWEBS; A HISTORY OF ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA (1954), MASSENETTA MINATURE; THE STORY OF THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF THE SYNODICAL TRAINING SCHOOL OF THE SYNOD OF VIRGINIA (1964), A HISTORY OF LYNCHBURG'S PIONEER QUAKERS AND THEIR MEETING HOUSE (c. 1936) , THE CATAWBA INDIANS; THE PEOPLE OF THE RIVER (1966), and HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF GREENSVILLE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, 1650-1967, (1968). Brown has also written articles for the Virginia Cavalcade, Sandlapper, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, The Presbyterian Outlook, William and Mary Quarterly, Archeological Society of Virginia, Lynch's Ferry, and the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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Vi
Label
Beyond the Blackwater
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
501
Immediate source of acquisition
Rountree, Helen
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000492041
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
p.

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