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Label
1948
Inclusive dates
1948
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1948, compiled by John Cloyd Emmerson, Jr. (1891-1980) of Portsmouth, Virginia, consisting of a typescript compilation of material concerning Norfolk County, Virginia entitled SOME FUGITIVE ITEMS OF PORTSMOUTH & NORFOLK COUNTY HISTORY, including sections containing a historical sketch of the county by Judge Legh R. Watts (1876); information on Trinity Church, including a historical sermon by Rev. James B. Funsten (1894), a letter concerning Deep Creek Chapel by G. F. Edwards (1897), and memorial service and fiftieth anniversary remarks by Rev. John H. Wingfield (1871); a historical review of Churchland Baptist Church by Julian S. Lawrence (1935); information on Grimes Battery by Captain Cary R. Warren (1927); Portsmouth people of the 1820's by John Foreman (1890); a report on the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad to the Portsmouth City Council (1867); General B. F. Butler's General Order No. 31 (1864); a diary of a watchman at the Navy Yard gate (1864-1866); and a history of Portsmouth by Mildred M. Holladay (1936). The compilation includes an index
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
John Cloyd Emmerson, Jr., was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on 6 July 1891. He was a newsman, editor, author, and historian. Emmerson died in Portsmouth on 3 February 1980.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia
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000492682
Type of unit
v. (579 leaves).

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