The Resource Papers of the Meikleham family, (manuscript)

Papers of the Meikleham family, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Meikleham family, 1799-1887
Title
Papers of the Meikleham family
Inclusive dates
1799-1887
Contributor
Correspondent
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The papers of the Meikleham and related Randolph and Eppes families consist chiefly of correspondence, notebooks and memorabilia of Septimia Anne Cary Randolph Meikleham. Of interest are letters, 1838-1839, describing her trip to Pensacola, Fla., and Havana, Cuba, and her social life there; a letter, 1843, re a trip to Scotland; and correspondence, 1882, re a Congressional relief bill for her. An undated letter [ca. 1879] discusses Levy ownership of Monticello
  • Miscellaneous items include her school grades, dance invitations, drawings, calling cards, a 1799 clothes inventory, school essays, poems, music, a photograph of Eleanora Jefferson Meikleham, and a pamphlet "Lady Washington's Reception Day" describing a painting
Related
Biographical or historical data
Descendants of Thomas Jefferson through his granddaughter Septimia Anne Cary Randolph Meikleham.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Meikleham family, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00008.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Extent
100
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2254183
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AKW5131
  • (OCoLC)647844334
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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