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Barraud Family Papers, 1799-1904

Barraud Family Papers, 1799-1904
Mss. 65 B26
0.75 Cubic Feet
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66 items.
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia.

Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805).

A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg, Va. Subjects covered include the War of 1812, medical service in the American Revolution and social life in Norfolk, Virginia.

Also included are the commissions of John Taylor Barraud (1826-1860), U.S. Navy, and his narrative diary, 1844-1847, while serving off the Mexican coast; a contemporary copy (1820) of Thomas Jefferson's thoughts on the education of women; grants for bounty lands awarded Daniel Cary Barraud for his service in the War of 1812; a composition on Cato by Jonn Taylor Barraud (1826-1860), for the College of William and Mary; and the draft of a letter from James Barron (1758-1851), to President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) regarding Dr. Barraud's public services.

See Also:  Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C Reel # 01 in Swem Library’s microforms area, call number HQ1438 .V5 S68

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Organization: This collection is organized into 3 series. Series 1 contains Personal Papers and Correspondence; Series 2 contains a Diary; and Series 3 contains the Addition to the Collection, 1992.45. Series 4 contains the Addition to the Collection, 2006.02.  Arrangement: The collection is arranged chronologically by date.
Barraud Family
Barraud, Ann Blaws Hansford (1760-1836)
Barraud, Daniel Cary (1790-1867)
Barraud, John Taylor (1826-1860)
Barraud, Otway Byrd (b. 1801)
Barraud, Philip (1758-1830)
Darling, James S.
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Tucker, St. George (1752-1827)
Barraud, Ann Blaws, 1760-1836
Barraud family
History of the College
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Medicine--United States--History--18th century
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century
Music--18th century
Norfolk (Va.)--History--18th century
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--History--War of 1812
United States. Navy
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century

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Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Misses May and Hope Baker, Mrs. Frank O. Nottingham, J.Y.S. Mitchell, Jr., and John Page Elliott.

Gift: 36 items, 1954. Gift: 28 items, 1965. Gift: 1 items, 1984. Gift: 1 items, 1992.

2006.02, gift of Susan H. Godson and James S. Darling.

Related Materials
Available in microfilm University Publications of America. See also the Barraud Family Music Volumes, #s 9, 12, and 23 in the Music Collection.
Preferred Citation
Barraud Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Accessions intellectually combined by Anne Johnson in 2009.
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