The Resource Correspondence of Edward S. Evans

Correspondence of Edward S. Evans

Label
Correspondence of Edward S. Evans, 1905
Title
Correspondence of Edward S. Evans
Inclusive dates
1905
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains correspondence to/from Edward S. Evans, Assistant Librarian, regarding county records for historical research. Edwards corresponded with several clerks of county courts inquiring what records were housed in the counties prior to 1875. The file includes letters from the county clerks in response to Evans's inquiry stating manuscript records that may be useful for historical research
  • In addition to county correspondence, Evans received letters from state archives including the Alabama Dept. of Archives & History, the Mississippi Dept. of Archives & History, and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. This correspondence relates to the acquisition of records from local government and the procurement of Virginia manuscripts. The State Historical Society of Wisconsin provides a list of manuscripts in their holdings related to Virginia
  • Lastly, there are letters from Armistead C. Gordon, Attorney at Law, Staunton, Va., to Evans regarding Virginia manuscripts including the correspondence of Francis W. Gilmer to Thomas Jefferson owned by the Breckinridge Family, an Augusta County chancery suit related to Robert Fulton's steamboat invention, and the correspondence of Alexander H.H. Stuart, former Secretary of the Interior
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia . (Search Library of Virginia as author).
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Correspondence of Edward S. Evans
Note
These records are part of the Library of Virginia record group (RG# 35)
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Correspondence of Edward S. Evans, 1905.
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001653141
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
folder.

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