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Myers Papers (II), circa 1790-1900

Title
Myers Papers (II), circa 1790-1900
ID
Mss. 98 M99 Myers II
Extent
11.0 Cubic Feet
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1800 items
Scope and Contents

Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Fla., John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk and Myer Myers of Norfolk, Va. and daughter Adeline Myers. Also includes letters of Caroline Marx Barton to Julia Grammer Barton Myers, and of L. H. Wirt to Judith Marx. Includes letters of Joseph Marx Myers. There are letters of the Marx and Gratz families as well as correspondence with Jewish merchants in Richmond, New York, Montreal, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Charleston, S. C. Prominent correspondents include Stephen Girard, Abel P. Upshur, William Wirt, James Barron, Littleton Waller Tazewell, and Henry Clay.

Oversize boxes include Box 13; Barton Myers photographs, diplomas and family ledgers; and newspapers and broadsides from Norfolk, Virginia and nearby coastal cities.

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Creators
Myers, Moses (1752-1835)
Myers, Adeline
Myers, Barton (1853-1927)
Myers, Myer
Myers, Samuel (1790-1829)
Subjects
Merchants--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century
United States--Jewish History
Genres
Correspondence
Diplomas
Ledgers (Accounting)
Photocopies
Photographs
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Restrictions
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.
Rights
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.
Related Materials
See also; Gustavus A. Myers Papers, 1834-1869, Samuel Myers Papers, 1796-1845, and the Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Groups A-C, all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. The Moses Myers House (1791) is owned by the Chrysler Museum and open to the public.
Preferred Citation
Myers Papers (II), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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