The Resource Joseph Ragland Long papers

Joseph Ragland Long papers

Label
Joseph Ragland Long papers, 1780-1970
Title
Joseph Ragland Long papers
Inclusive dates
1780-1970
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1780-1970, of Joseph Ragland Long (1903-1972) of St. Louis, Missouri, consisting of diaries, genealogical notes and charts, letters, photographs, and other materials gathered and transcribed by Armistead Long (1801-1875), John Cralle Long (1833-1894), Joseph Ragland Long, Sr. (1870-1932); and Long, Jr., concerning the Arrington, Ball, Bricker, Callaway, Chenault, Chichester, Cralle, Fox, Long, Massie, Ragland, and Rosser families of Virginia, Colorado, and Kentucky. Of particular interest is the correspondence of Armistead Long and his wife Calista R. Long (1808-1841); Calista R. Long's diary of the family's move from Campbell County, Virginia, to Union County, Kentucky; correspondence and diary of John Cralle Long who became a Baptist minister; diary and papers of Joseph Ragland Long, Sr., who taught at Washington and Lee University and at the University of Colorado; transcripts of letters to Burgess Ball (1749-1800) of Stafford County, Virginia, a Revolutionary War hero; and photographs of members of the Ball, Bricker, Callaway, Chenault, and Long families, as well as photographs of the Ball family homes of Bewdley and Epping Forest, and of Triple Oaks in Amherst County, Virginia
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Joseph Ragland Long was born 26 June 1903 to Joseph Ragland Long (1870-1932) and Talitha Chenault Bricker Long (b. 1875). Long married Alice Katherine Maggi (b. 1903) 25 July 1930. Long died in St. Louis, Missouri, in February 1972.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Joseph Ragland Long papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.675
Immediate source of acquisition
Fox, Lee V., Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001536608
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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