The Resource Maury family papers, (microform)

Maury family papers, (microform)

Label
Maury family papers, 1755-1910
Title
Maury family papers
Inclusive dates
1755-1910
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1755-1910, of the Maury family of Virginia and Washington D.C. consisting of mainly of correspondence concerning business, legal, and personal matters of various members of the family. Of interest are correspondence of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) concerning his scientific and naval career; correspondence of Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900) regarding his military service during the Mexican War and the Civil War his post-Civil War career in insurance and as United States consul to Colombia, his role as founder and member of the Southern Historical Society, and the Virginia Historical Society; correspondence of William A. Maury (d. 1918) regarding his legal practice, career as an assistant United States attorney-general, and the Virginia Historical Society. Papers include correspondence concerning the Civil War, including G. T. Beauregard's (1818-1893) assessment of William T. Sherman (1820-1891), an article on Nathan B. Forrest (1821-1877), and an account of the battle of the Staunton River Bridge. Papers also concern the Confederate Memorial Literary Society, the Confederate Museum, and a proposed national university. Also letters regarding sale of tobacco in Liverpool, England, the Scottish Meteorological Society, and the collapse of a floor in the Virginia State capitol, as well as Bible records for the family of Matthew Fontaine Maury
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Biographical or historical data
The Maury family was a prominent Virginia family and included Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873), scientist and oceanographer; Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900), soldier and founder of the Southern Historical Society; and William A. Maury (1832-1918), assistant attorney-general of the United States.
Cataloging source
Vi
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;
Location of other archival material
Robert Henry Maury Papers, 1853-1879 (LVA accession 41008 Miscellaneous film 4332-4338).
Label
Maury family papers, (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
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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
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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001540801
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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.
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reel.

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