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Label
1844-1939
Inclusive dates
1844-1939
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1844-1939, of the Smith family of Prince Edward County, Virginia. Includes correspondence, business records, genealogical notes, Bible records, clippings, poetry, and obituaries. The business records mainly relate to Caroline M. and Robert A. Smith and consist of various receipts and promissory notes, 1844-1885. Also included are business records of Alta L. Smith, including a proposition to organize a company to manufacture and sell Smith Automatic Register Guide for printing presses and a patent and drawing for an improvement in the means for protecting banks, 1928. The papers include bible records for the Smith and Wyse family; genealogical notes on the Smith and Wootton family; an oath of allegiance for Robert A. Smith, 1865; a list of the heirs of Robert A. Smith, 1894; and a death certificate for Alta L. Smith, 1941. Also of note within the collection is a membership list for Liberty Church in Prince Edward County, 1859, and lists of students of Robert A. Smith, 1845-1849
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Smith family was from Prince Edward County, Virginia. Robert A. Smith (1813-1893) was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and was married to Caroline Matilda Wootton (1823-1892) on 29 November 1854. Caroline Wootton Smith was the daughter of William and Lucy Owen Wootton of Prince Edward County, Virginia. Robert Smith was a teacher in Prince Edward County and attended Liberty Church. Alta L. Smith (1856-1941), son of Robert and Caroline Smith, married Ella Redd Fontaine (1866-1941) on 12 November 1884.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.80
Governing access note
Serve microfilm (Misc. Reel 1132)
Immediate source of acquisition
Nichols, Dorothy Quarles
Organization method
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
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000491361
Reproduction note
photocopies and microfilm.
Type of unit
  • cu. ft. and 1
  • reel.

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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