The Resource Sarah S. Driggs papers

Sarah S. Driggs papers

Label
Sarah S. Driggs papers, 1986-1993
Title
Sarah S. Driggs papers
Inclusive dates
1986-1993
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection includes research materials gathered by Sarah Driggs for the book, Virginia's Executive Mansion, written by William Seale. Sarah Driggs was a researcher who worked with the author, the Historic Richmond Foundation, and the Library of Virginia on the book. The files generally remain in the order kept by Sarah Driggs
  • Includes correspondence between the author, photographer, and publications department of the Library of Virginia, notes on drafts of the book, copies of photographs used for the book and ones rejected, a National Register of Historic Places registration form for the mansion, a preliminary outline of the history of the mansion, and a draft of the book. Also includes copies of accounts, bills, correspondence, invoices, legislative acts, newspaper clippings, plans, receipts, and reports for materials purchased and improvements made to the governor’s mansion. These files are arranged chronologically by decade, starting in 1810 and ending in the 1990's. Also includes a paper written by Sarah Driggs, "Comfort, Convenience, and Elegance: A History of the Bolling Haxall House," 1992
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Sarah Shields Driggs was a researcher with the Historic Richmond Foundation and the Library of Virginia. She gathered illustrations and research for the book, Virginia's Executive Mansion, by William Seale.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Sarah S. Driggs papers
Note
OVERSIZE MATERIALS IN OVERSIZE BOX 13
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1.80
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001503332
Reproduction note
photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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