The Resource Scenes from southern family life: : the Ridleys of Rotherwood, Southampton County

Scenes from southern family life: : the Ridleys of Rotherwood, Southampton County

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Scenes from southern family life: : the Ridleys of Rotherwood, Southampton County
Title
Scenes from southern family life:
Title remainder
the Ridleys of Rotherwood, Southampton County
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Transcriptions of letters of the Ridley family of Southampton County, Virginia, among the collections of the Virginia Historical Society and Alderman Library at the University of Virginia. The letters cover the years 1857 to 1871 and were transcribed and edited by Lyndon H. Hart, III
  • Principal correspondents include Elizabeth Norfleet Ridley, Elizabeth Norfleet Goodwyn Ridley, Louisa Blunt Ridley, and William Goodwyn Ridley. Topics covered include family news and health, farming and plantation management at "Rotherwood," events in Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia, activities and school life at Brookland School in Albemarle County, Virginia, Miss Pegram's School in Richmond, as well as the University of Virginia, various Civil War troop engagements and movements around Craney Island, near Norfolk, Virginia, camp life, and the hardships incurred during and after the war
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Biographical or historical data
Born on 13 May 1953 in Richmond, Virginia. B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; M.A., University of Virginia. Manager, Description Services Branch, The Library of Virginia.
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Vi
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Scenes from southern family life: : the Ridleys of Rotherwood, Southampton County
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Hart, Lyndon H., III
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493846
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
v. (111 p.)

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