The Resource James Evans autobiographical sketch, (microform)

James Evans autobiographical sketch, (microform)

Label
James Evans autobiographical sketch, 1880
Title
James Evans autobiographical sketch
Inclusive dates
1880
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiographical sketch, 1880, by James Evans (1800-1882) of Richmond, Virginia, detailing his activities as a member of the Freemasons, including lists of initiations, passings, and raisings of members in Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19, St. John's Lodge No. 36, and Amity Lodge No. 19, while he was Master. Evans also includes a timeline of his activities, and the offices he held in each of the lodges in which he was involved
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Biographical or historical data
James Evans was born in Gloucester, England on 2 March 1800. His family came to America in 1806, and settled in New York. In 1817, they relocated to Richmond, Virginia. His father died in 1819, and Evans operated the family general store business until 1856. Afterwards, he went into partnership with his brother-in-law John H. Tyler in the jewelry business. Evans was a Richmond city magistrate for the Madison Ward, member of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, and on the board of directors of the Virginia Penitentary, Merchants and Mechanics Savings Institution, and the Fire and Marine Insurance Company of Richmond. He married Gertrude L. M. Ford (1803-1897), daughter of Dr. Amasa Ford, on 18 September 1823. James Evans died in Richmond on 17 February 1882, and is buried in Shockoe Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
James Evans autobiographical sketch, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 648
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001574073
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

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