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Collection Overview

Title
Burwell Family Papers, 1853-1911
ID
Mss. 39.1 B95
Extent
1.0 Boxes
Primary Creator
Burwell family
Other Creators
Burwell, Blair (1858-1882)
Arrangement
Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically. Organization: Inventory has been arranged into three series. Series 1 are letters, series 2-4 are papers concerning a trusteeship, home improvements, and the valuation of furniture. The final series (series 5) are invoices, receipts, notes and canceled checks.
Date Acquired
10/14/1938
Forms of Material
Correspondence, Financial records
Languages
English

Restrictions

Access
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.
Use
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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of the Burwell family papers of Powhatan County and Richmond, Va. These papers consist of financial papers and correspondence. Correspondence discusses the Civil War, Virginia history, and other Virginia related topics.

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

Biographical Note

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Burwell family">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Burwell family</a>.

Subject/Index Terms

Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Letters 1853-1911],
[Series 2: Trustee Papers 1855-1892],
[Series 3: Papers concerning improvements to the home of Dr. Blair Burwell, 1882],
[Series 4: Valuation of furniture, plate, etc. held by Andrew Johnston as trustee for Mrs. V. B. Burwell. Also valuation of Miss Olivia Johnston's property, undated],
[Series 5: Invoices, etc., undated],
[All]

Series 1: Letters 1853-1911
Folder 1
Item 1: Marshall Hall, Jr., at Charleston [S.C.], to Blair Burwell, at Richmond, Va., 15 Dec[ember] 1853
Item 2: [?] to Jennie [?], 1 Jan[uary] 1857
Item 3: Jenny [?] at Rockbridge Baths, to Dr. Blair Burwell, at Richmond, Va., 10 July 1857
Item 4: B[lair] B[urwell] at Richmond, to Jenny [?], 21 July 1858
Item 5: B[lair] B[urwell], Head Quarters, Pickett's Division, to Jenny B[urwell], 26 May 1864
Item 6: William [?], at Montpellier, to Dr. Blair Burwell, at Richmond, 29 Oct. 1872
Postmarked Powhatan.
Item 7: Blair Burwell, at Richmond, to Jenny [Burwell], 14 Sept. 1874
Item 8: W. R. Boggs, Jr. at Blacksburg, Va. to Dr. [Blair] Burwell, 17 Jan[uary] 1877
Item 9: W. P. Burwell at Richmond to Mal[?], 8 Oct[ober] 1877
Item 10: A. Johnston to Dr. Blair Burwell, 29 April 1878
Enclosure: Map of the city of Washington [D.C.]
Item 11: Andrew Johnston at Richmond, Va. to Dr. Blair Burwell, at Richmond, Va., 13 May 1881
Item 12: V. B. P[?] at White Sulpher [Sulphur Springs, W.Va.] to Dr. Blair Burwell, at Richmond, Va., 12 July 1881
Item 13: C.S. Johnson at Richmond, Va. to Dr. Burwell, 16 Dec[ember] 1883
Item 14: Sally [Pickett], at Washington to Robert Burwell at Tobaccoville, Powhatan County, Va., 26 May 1911
Item 15: B[lair] B[urwell] at Richmond, to Jenny [?], undated
Item 16: Blair [Burwell] to his father, [?] Burwell, undated
Item 17: Martha B[urwell] to Jenny [Burwell], undated
Item 18: V. B. P[?] to [?], undated
Item 19: Pansy [?] to Mrs. Robert P. Burwell, at Tobaccoville, Powhatan County, Virginia, undated
Postal card.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Letters 1853-1911],
[Series 2: Trustee Papers 1855-1892],
[Series 3: Papers concerning improvements to the home of Dr. Blair Burwell, 1882],
[Series 4: Valuation of furniture, plate, etc. held by Andrew Johnston as trustee for Mrs. V. B. Burwell. Also valuation of Miss Olivia Johnston's property, undated],
[Series 5: Invoices, etc., undated],
[All]

Administrative Information

Repository
Special Collections Research Center
Acquisition Method
Purchased, October 14, 1938.
Preferred Citation
Burwell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Other URL
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wm/viw00035.frame