The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1787-1905.
Inclusive dates
1787-1905.
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1787-1905, of the Minor family of Albemarle, Amherst, Hanover, and Louisa Counties, Virginia. Includes accounts, deeds, letters, and receipts. Mostly consists of correspondence from the Minor family regarding their legal practice, settlement of debts, work at the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech, and family news. Also includes genealogical notes on the Minor family and correspondence with Robert A. Brock regarding genealogy and subscriptions to the Virginia Historical Society
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  • Accessioned
  • Received
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • The Minor family resided in Albemarle County, Virginia. Charles Minor (1810-1861), Lucian Minor (1802-1858), and John Barbee Minor (1813-1895) were three of the eight children of Lancelot (1763-1849) and Mary Overton Minor (1771-1836) of "Minor's Folly", Albemarle County, Virginia. Charles Minor married Lucy Walker Minor (1818-1881), daughter of Peter and Lucy Gilmer Minor of Albemarle County, Virginia, on 18 May 1835.
  • Benjamin Blake Minor (1818-1905) served as editor of the SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER (1843-1847), principal of the Virginia Female Institue, Staunton, Virginia (1847-1848), and president of the University of Missouri (1860-1862). Lucian Minor was a cousin, born on 4 April 1802, Louisa County, Virginia, and died on 6 July 1858. He was admitted to the Albemarle Bar in 1830 and married Lavinia Callis Price on 4 May 1846.
  • Charles Landon Carter Minor (1835-1903) was born in Hanover County, Virginia, and died in Albemarle County, Virginia. He was involved with education throughout his career, taught in Hanover County, Virginia, running a private school in Lynchburg, Virginia, and elected the first president of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (Virginia Tech), 1872-1879.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
(microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001516527
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

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