Research material of Gerald Steffens Cowden from his Ph.D. dissertation on the Randolph's of Virginia, "The Randolphs of Turkey Island: a Prosopography of the First Three Generations, 1650-1806. " Also includes other works and essays from his earlier education, and the research accompanying those essays as well.
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Source: Gerald Cowden. Gift
The Randolphs of Turkey Island : a prosopography of the first three generations, 1650-1806, Available in the Swem Library stacks and Special Collections Research Center, call number: LD6051 .W5m Hist., 1977, C69.
Gerald Cowden Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary