Item Details

Shields Family Papers [manuscript] 1794-1889.

Adams, John Quincy; Calhoun, John C; Ritchie, Thomas; Shields, David; Shields, Mary; Shields, V. A. B; Webster, Daniel
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Mary Shields scrapbook
Summary
The collection contains a scrapbook, ca. 1838-1889, of newspaper clippings, Worsham family Bible records, advertisements and drawings, kept by Mary Shields of "Mount Elba" in Cumberland County, Virginia.
Among the clippings are poems by V.A.B. Shields, obituaries for William Clark and Dolley Madison, a tribute to Henry Clay by Thomas Ritchie, and speeches by John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster
The collection also contains a manuscript "The banks of the Dee," by David Shields, Lexington, 1794 February 18 and a commission for William E. Worsham as Captain in the 24th Infantry, Virginia militia, 1848 April 8.
Description
2 items.
Cite as
Shields Family Papers, 1796-1884, Accession #11414, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Technical Details

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    a| The collection contains a scrapbook, ca. 1838-1889, of newspaper clippings, Worsham family Bible records, advertisements and drawings, kept by Mary Shields of "Mount Elba" in Cumberland County, Virginia.
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    a| Among the clippings are poems by V.A.B. Shields, obituaries for William Clark and Dolley Madison, a tribute to Henry Clay by Thomas Ritchie, and speeches by John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster,
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    a| The collection also contains a manuscript "The banks of the Dee," by David Shields, Lexington, 1794 February 18 and a commission for William E. Worsham as Captain in the 24th Infantry, Virginia militia, 1848 April 8.
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    a| Shields Family Papers, 1796-1884, Accession #11414, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Clark, William, d| 1770-1838 v| Obituaries.
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    a| Clay, Henry, d| 1777-1852 v| Obituaries.
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    a| Madison, Dolley, d| 1768-1849 v| Obituaries.
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    a| Shields family.
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    a| Shields, Mary, d| d. 1889?
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    a| Worsham, William E., d| fl. 1848.
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    a| Worsham family.
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    a| Virginia. b| Militia. b| Regiment.,24th.
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    a| Cumberland County (Va.) x| History.
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    a| Adams, John Quincy, d| 1767-1848.
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    a| Calhoun, John C. q| (John Caldwell), d| 1782-1850.
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    a| Ritchie, Thomas, d| 1778-1854.
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    a| Shields, David, d| fl. 1794. t| Banks of the Dee.
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    a| Shields, Mary.
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    a| Shields, V. A. B.
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    a| Webster, Daniel, d| 1782-1852.
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    a| MSS 11414 w| ALPHANUM i| 2802381-1001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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