The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1799-1874
Inclusive dates
1799-1874
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1799-1874, of William Harvie Richardson (1795-1876) of Richmond, Virginia. Includes mainly accounts and receipts for household goods, newspaper subscriptions, medical services, and tuition fees. There are also promissory notes, fee bills, and a small amount of miscellaneous correspondence
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Biographical or historical data
William Harvie Richardson was born 18 December 1795 in Richmond, Virginia, to George Parke Richardson and Frances Bacon Whitlock Richardson. He served as a captain in a rifle company during the War of 1812. In 1821, Richardson was elected clerk of the Council of State and served until 1852. He organized and served as the first librarian of the Virginia State Library from 1828 to 1852. Richardson was the first Secretary of the Commonwealth, holding that position from 1832 to 1852. In 1841, he was appointed adjutant-general of Virginia, a position he retained until 1876, except for a brief time following the Civil War. He also served as a member of the Board of Visitors for the Virginia Military institute from 1841 to 1876. He was active in the Virginia Agricultural Society. Richardson married Mary Carter Randolph (1797-1856) 16 December 1816 and they had 2 children. Richardson died 1 September 1876 and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
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 reel also includes the John Harris Steger Papers, 1806-1872
  • 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
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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001519185
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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.

Library Locations

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