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Tazewell Family Papers, 1838-1978

Tazewell Family Papers, 1838-1978
Mss. 92 T19
1.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Papers; 1838-1979. Business records and letters of the Tazewell family of Norfolk, VA, chiefly of Gov. Littleton Waller Tazewell, John Nivison Tazewell, Sally A. Tazewell, Ella Wickham Tazewell and Louisa Nivison Tazewell. Includes are account balances, property inventory lists, stock and bond certificate lists, tax collection receipts, payment receipts and personal correspondence concerning a book about Littleton Waller Tazewell. Also includes are a newspaper article, 1978, about the Boush-Tazewell-Waller House, a piece of cotton fabric with a record of money spent in occupied Norfolk and notebooks with keepsake material. The notebooks include records of family births, marriages and deaths, poetry, lists of letters and recipes.
Tazewell, Littleton Waller (1774-1860)
Tazewell, Ella Wickham (1826-1888)
Tazewell, John Nivison (b. 1807)
Tazewell, Louisa Nivison (b. 1804)
Tazewell, Sally A. (1826-1888)
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century
Tazewell family
United States--Politics and Government
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia House of Delegates
Virginia State Senate
Account books
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)

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Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Descendants of Thomas Whittemore of Virginia Beach, VA and descendants of Hart W. Whittemore of Norfolk, VA.
Related Materials
See also the Mss. Sm Coll Tazewell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary; and Mss. 39.2 T25 Henry Tazewell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Tazewell Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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