The Resource Research notes of Randolph W. Church

Research notes of Randolph W. Church

Label
Research notes of Randolph W. Church, 1934-1955
Title
Research notes of Randolph W. Church
Inclusive dates
1934-1955
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains the research notes of State Librarian Randolph Church. The majority of the research notes document Church's research on his unpublished book on Edgar Allan Poe and the Philadelphia Saturday Museum. Church began this research while working as Assistance Reference Librarian at the University of Virginia. Includes correspondence relating to the tracking down extant issues of the newspaper at other institutions. Also includes correspondence to/from John Wyllie, Assistant Reference Librarian, University of Virginia. Church continued his research as Assistant Librarian at the Virginia State Library. There are photostat copies of the Philadelphia Saturday Museum containing biographical sketches of Poe
  • Also includes notes, clippings, and a copy of his lecture before the Lynchburg Historical Society in 1953. There are also notes regarding Charles Dickens's visit to Richmond and an epitaph he wrote for Charles Irving, the infant son of Anthony Thornton and Mary Jane (Irving) Thornton who passed in Richmond in March 1842. There is a photocopy of the James Lyle Letter Book, 1810-1811. Lastly, there are research notes regarding the Governor's House, an index to land patents, 1666-1732, and the Virginia Coat of Arms, 1704-1959
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Library of Virginia. (Search Library of Virginia as author).
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Biographical or historical data
Randolph W. Church served as state librarian for Virginia from 1 March 1947-30 June 1972.
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
Research notes of Randolph W. Church
Note
These records are part of the Library of Virginia record group (RG# 35)
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1.07
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Research notes of Randolph W. Church, 1934-1955.
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001641463
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There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (3 boxes)

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