The Resource Shields family papers, (manuscript)

Shields family papers, (manuscript)

Label
Shields family papers, 1794-1889
Title
Shields family papers
Inclusive dates
1794-1889
Title variation
Mary Shields scrapbook
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains a scrapbook, ca. 1838-1889, of newspaper clippings, Worsham family Bible records, advertisements and drawings, kept by Mary Shields of "Mount Elba" in Cumberland County, Virginia
  • Among the clippings are poems by V.A.B. Shields, obituaries for William Clark and Dolley Madison, a tribute to Henry Clay by Thomas Ritchie, and speeches by John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster,
  • The collection also contains a manuscript "The banks of the Dee," by David Shields, Lexington, 1794 February 18 and a commission for William E. Worsham as Captain in the 24th Infantry, Virginia militia, 1848 April 8
Related
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Shields family papers, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
2
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2802381
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2802381
  • (OCoLC)53017524
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
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