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Scope/content: The collection contains an unfinished manuscript by A.J. Morrison about Prince Edward County, along with letters, newspaper clippings, and various documents about local history. Dates of materials range from 1754-1975.
Scope and Contents The Joseph D. Eggleston II Papers document Eggleston’s tenure as president of Hampden-Sydney College from 1919 to 1939, as well as his retirement, when he continued to conduct genealogical research pertaining to Prince Edward County, Virginia, and to live on the Hampen-Sydney College campus. Primarily dating from 1934 to 1951, the collection includes copies of public addresses and presentations, photos, correspondence, newspaper clippings, historical documents used in genealogical research,...
Collection — Drawer: 10
Scope and Contents The drawings in this collection include Specifications and Drawings for Spiers House, Raleigh, NC, 1862. The Spiers house was never constructed, and little information has been found regarding the Spiers family. Plans for the house offer a glimpse into antebellum architecture, in particular plans for a structure intended to house not only a family but enslaved servants.
Scope/contents: This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, documents, publications, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Hampden-Sydney College from 1776 through 1988, organized into folders by year. This primary source material was collected and originally organized by Paul L. Grier.
Abstract The Prince Edward County Integration Collection documents the viewpoints and efforts of county residents regarding the attempted desegregation of Prince Edward County Public Schools. Largely comprised of items donated by the Reverend Richard J. Keever, the collection features contemporaneous newspaper clippings related to the Prince Edward County school closings, as well as the administrative papers of...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of email correspondence related to Mr. Cabell’s position as a trustee of Hampden-Sydney College in the years 1992 through 1999. Topics discussed include trustee committee meetings and retreats, financial information, coeducation, information pertaining to college fraternities, and the implementation of various programs.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract Published between the years of 1965 and 1969, the Voice of Prince Edward County was an independent, privately financed newspaper out of Farmville, Virginia. The stated intent of the paper, printed as an Editors’ note in the July 26, 1965 issue, reads: “The VOICE of Prince Edward County is dedicated to give a voice to all the people of Prince Edward County. We will try to create more interest in local government by showing how...
- Language: English X
- Hampden-Sydney College 6
- Prince Edward County, VA 5
- Military history 3
- United States--History 3
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-178 2
- United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 2
- Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--United States 2
- African American newspapers 1
- Architectural drawing--19th century 1
- Architecture 1
- Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans 1
- Architecture, Domestic--North Carolina 1
- Architecture--Details 1
- Associations, institutions, etc.—African American membership 1
- Building--Details--Drawing 1
- Civil Rights Movements--United States 1
- Race discrimination—United States 1
- School integration—Massive resistance movement 1
- Segregation in education 1
- United States Army 1 ∧ less
- Hampden-Sydney College 4
- Cosby, John W., 1815-1867 1
- John Waitt Cosby 1
- John Wayt Cosby 1
- Prince Edward County (Va.) 1