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Personal narratives, American
|Named Person:||Benjamin Watkins Leigh; Hiram Powers; Harrison family; Pearce family; Williams family; Wilson family; Winslow family; Hiram Powers; Harrison family.; Benjamin Watkins Leigh; Pearce family.; Hiram Powers; Williams family.; Wilson family.; Winslow family.|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Williams family.; Annie Clark Winslow Chadwick; Betsey Cooke Harrison; James Cooke Harrison; Mary Wilson Pearce Harrison; Eliza Lacey Stephens Pearce; George Pearce; Gordon Williams; Griffin Stedman Williams; Harrison Williams; Helen Constance Moore Williams; Jane Kirby Abbott Williams; Joan Stafford-Allen Williams; Lovisa Kirkland Stedman Williams; Mary Pearce Harrison Williams; Pauline Marechal Winslow Williams; William Williams; WInslow Williams; Mary Anne Clarke Winslow; Nathan Crane Winslow; Richard Winslow; William G Winslow; William Gaston Winslow; Harrison family.; Pearce family.; Wilson family.; Winslow family.
|Language Note:||Materials in English.|
|Notes:||The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, Va.|
|Description:||8 cubic ft.|
Persons represented in the Pearce family papers (Series I) include George Pearce (1792-1822) and his wife, Eliza Lacey Stephens Pearce (ca. 1798-1860). There is very little information on the Wilson family members in Series II. Persons represented in the Harrison family papers (Series III) include Betsey Cooke Harrison (1795-1872), her son, James Cooke Harrison (1819-1882), and his wife, Mary Wilson Pearce Harrison (1820-1891). Persons represented in the William family papers (Series IV) include William Williams (1815-1876), Lovisa Kirkland Stedman Williams (1815-1895), Griffin Stedman Williams (1841-1911), Mary Pearce Harrison Williams (1849- 1909), Gordon Williams (1876-1925), Harrison Williams, Sr. (1873-1946), Jane Kirby Abbott Williams (1875-1909), Pauline Marechal Winslow WIlliams (1872-1933), Joan Stafford-Allen Williams (1907-2003), Harrison Williams, Jr. (1904-1928), Winslow Williams (1913-1993), and Helen Constance Moore Williams (1918-1991). Persons represented in the Winslow family papers (Series V) include Richard Winslow (1769-1857), Nathan Crane Winslow (1812-1880), Mary Anne Clarke Winslow (1815-1885), William G. Winslow (1845-1910), William Gaston Winslow (b. 1882), and Annie Clark Winslow Chadwick (d. 1926).
While the collection relates chiefly to family matters, other topics include New York City during the Civil War, U.S. Army service during World War I, and research for the writing projects of Harrison Williams, Sr. Places represented include Buffalo, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio, and Leesburg, Va. Non-family correspondents include Benjamin Watkins Leigh and sculptor Hiram Powers who is represented by two ALS to Griffin Stedman Williams regarding Williams's purchase of a bust of "Proserpine."
- Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, -- 1781-1849 -- Correspondence.
- Powers, Hiram, -- 1805-1873 -- Correspondence.
- Harrison family -- Archives.
- Pearce family -- Archives.
- Williams family -- Archives.
- Wilson family -- Archives.
- Winslow family -- Archives.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.
- Buffalo (N.Y.)
- Cleveland (Ohio)
- Leesburg (Va.)
- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
- Powers, Hiram, -- 1805-1873. -- Proserpine.
- Harrison family.
- Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, -- 1781-1849.
- Pearce family.
- Powers, Hiram, -- 1805-1873.
- Williams family.
- Wilson family.
- Winslow family.
- New York (State) -- Buffalo.
- New York (State) -- New York.
- Ohio -- Cleveland.
- Virginia -- Leesburg.