The Resource Robert Archer eulogy, (microform)

Robert Archer eulogy, (microform)

Label
Robert Archer eulogy, 1877
Title
Robert Archer eulogy
Inclusive dates
1877
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eulogy, 1877, of Dr. Robert Archer (1794-1877) of Richmond, Virginia, given by an unnamed friend. Includes discussion of Archer's many professional pursuits, including his medical training, work as an army surgeon, time spent as a farmer in Elizabeth City County, and a position with the Tredegar Iron Company in Richmond. Also touches on Archer's intellect, disposition, and relationship with wife Frances Williamson Archer. This collection is located on frames 2-19 of the reel
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Biographical or historical data
Robert Archer was born on 28 August 1794 in Norfolk, Virginia, and married Frances Williamson on 28 March 1816. He began an army career during the War of 1812, initially joining the infantry but quickly being moved to surgery duties. Retiring from the army some 25 years later as post surgeon at Fortress Monroe, he went on to farm in Elizabeth City County. Later moving to Richmond, Archer took a position with Tredegar Iron Company, which was managed by his son-in-law, Joseph Reid Anderson. Archer died at his home on Franklin Street in Richmond on 19 May 1877, survived by his wife and eight of their twelve children.
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
Robert Archer eulogy, (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 591
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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001578245
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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 (18 frames).

Library Locations

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