RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 647900893 LA English T1 Papers of the Barringer family, A1 Abbott, Lyman,, Alderman, Edwin Anderson,, Barringer, Anna,, Barringer, Daniel Laurens,, Barringer, Daniel Moreau,, Barringer, Paul B., Barringer, Rufus,, Barringer, Victor C.,, Brent, Frank P., Byrd, Harry F., Chaloner, John Armstrong,, Chambers, Lenoir,, Clark, William A.,, Cumming, Hugh S., Dabney, Charles William,, Dalzell, John,, Daniel, John W., Daniels, Josephus,, Davis, Noah K., Duke, R. T. W., Frissell, Hollis Burke,, Glass, E. C., Glass, Carter,, Gordon, Armistead C., Harrison, Thomas W., Herbert, Hilary A., Johnson, Hugh S., Lee, Fitzhugh,, Montague, Andrew Jackson,, Moore, R. Walton, Murphy, Edgar Gardner,, Newcomb, John Lloyd,, Ogden, Robert C., Overman, Lee S., Page, Thomas Nelson,, Page, Thomas Walker,, Phelps, William Lyon,, Poe, Clarence Hamilton,, Rixey, John F., Roosevelt, Theodore,, Shaw, Albert,, Smith, C. Alphonso, Swanson, Claude Augustus,, Tillman, Benjamin Ryan,, Tyler, James Hoge,, Underwood, Oscar W., Wallace, Henry A., Warner, Charles Dudley,, Washington, Booker T.,, Williams, John Sharp,, YR 1828 AB The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial documents, literary manuscripts, genealogical material, newsclippings, photographs and keepsake items, certificates and commissions, printed articles and pamphlets, monographs and broadsides. The papers pertain chiefly to Paul Brandon Barringer and other members of his family, most notably General Rufus Barringer and Victor C. Barringer, with some scattered items of Daniel Laurens Barringer, Daniel Moreau Barringer and Anna Barringer. The bulk of the material is personal. Topics include Paul Barringer's unsuccessful attempt to be appointed Secretary of Agriculture, his racial views, his ophthalmology practice, his invention of a fire extinguisher, and charges brought against him the the V.P.I. Alumni Association Welfare Committee; Rufus Barringer's Civil War imprisonment at Ft. Delaware; slave sales, and boarding school life in the the 1870s; Georgia O'Keeffe; the family home "Gravel Hill," Charlotte County, Va. Of interest are copies of letters from Stonewall Jackson, letters concerning Theodore Roosevelt's 1903 visit to the University of Virginia, and theatre broadsides featuring Edwin Booth in leading roles. Genealogical data is included for the Brandon, Graham, Hannah, Massey, Morrison, Spragins, Washington and Woodson families. Correspondents include Edwin A. Alderman, Harry F. Byrd, John Armstrong Cahloner, Lenoir Chambers, William A. Clark, Hugh S. Cumming, Charles W. Dabney, John Dalzell, Josephus Daniels, Noah K. Davis, R.T.W. Duke, E.C. Glass, Carter Glass, Armistead C. Gordon, Hugh S. Johnson, Fitzhugh lee, Andrew J. Montague, R. Walton Moore, and John L. Newcomb. Also Robert C. Ogden, Lee S. Overman, Thomas Nelson Page, Thomas W. Page, William L. Phelps, John F. Rixey, Albert Shaw, C. Alphonso Smith, Claude A. Swanson, Benjamin R. Tillman, J. Hoge Tyler, Oscar W. Underwood, Henry A. Wallace and John Sharp Williams. Corresponding with Paul B. Barringer over racial matters are Lyman Abbott, Frank P. Brent, John W. Daniel, H.B. Frissell, Armistead C. Gordon, Thomas W. Harrison, Hilary A. Herbert, Edgar G. Murphy, Clarence Poe, Charles D. Warner and Booker T. Washington.