The Resource Shands family papers

Shands family papers

Label
Shands family papers, 1920-1933
Title
Shands family papers
Inclusive dates
1920-1933
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1920-1933, of William M. Shands (1861-1922), and his daughter Bessie Thomas Shands (1900-1992), of Southampton County, Virginia. Includes correspondence, genealogical notes on the descendants of Thomas Ridley (ca. 1750-1815), and invitations to the unveiling of the bust of President John Tyler at the Virginia State Capitol, and tea at the Governor's Mansion
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
William M. Shands was born 6 September 1861. He was the son of Gen. William Briggs Shands and Letitia Christian Tyler. He married Annie Bynum Ridley (1877-1968) on 6 November 1895, and died on 15 March 1922. Their daughter Bessie Thomas Shands was born 20 May 1900. She was an assistant to the Clerk of the Court of Southampton County, Virginia for over 50 years. She died on 29 July 1992.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Shands family papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
35
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Whiting's Old Paper
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001586080
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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