The Resource Papers of the Aylett family, (manuscript)

Papers of the Aylett family, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Aylett family, 1851-1896
Title
Papers of the Aylett family
Inclusive dates
1851-1896
Title variation
Aylett family papers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains twenty-one notebooks kept by William Roane Aylett while a student at the University of Virginia, 1850-1854, together with nineteen speeches delivered to various student societies and an essay on University life. Family financial papers chiefly concern the settlement of Philip Aylett's estate, ca.1852-1855, and Judith P. Aylett's guardianship of minor children
  • There are also include two notebooks kept by William's son Philip at the Virginia Military Institute, 1884-1888; an undated notebook on mesozoic flora, perhaps kept by Professor W. M. Fontaine at the University of Virginia, 1879-1910; three letters to Fontaine; and a series of clippings and comments on antebellum politics
  • Correspondents include Lester F. Ward of the United States Geological Survey and President W. W. Smith of Randolph-Macon College
Biographical or historical data
King William County, Va., family.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Aylett family, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu03047.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Extent
86 (ca.)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1748968
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AHQ7397
  • (OCoLC)32958644
Type of unit
items.

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Library Locations

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