A Guide to the Paula Underwood Spencer Papers, 1974-2000 Spencer, Paula Underwood, Papers of, 1974-2000 37906

A Guide to the Paula Underwood Spencer Papers, 1974-2000

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 37906


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
37906
Title
Paula Underwood Spencer Papers, 1974-2000
Size
2.35 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Physical Location
Personal Papers Collection, Acc. 37906
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Paula Underwood Spencer Papers, 1974-2000. Accession 37906, Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Laurie Spencer Roberts and Robert Spencer, 29 January 2001.


Biographical/Historical Information

A genealogist and writer, Paula Underwood Spencer lived in Arlington, Virginia, and San Anselmo, California. She wrote several works designed for educational use and based them on Native-American oral traditions. She owned and operated the Tribe of Two Presses, the Learning Way Center, and the Past is Prologue Learning Way. She conducted extensive genealogy on several families, including the Johnson and Elmore families. Spencer died 1 December 2000 in Marin County, California.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1974-2000, consisting of genealogical research, on the following families: Elmore, Johnson, Kerns, Skidmore, Cutler, Sutton, Saunders, Lindley, Fansler, Crews, Underwood, Beem, Phares, Ellyson, and Coons, including those lines which settled in Augusta, Henrico, and Rockingham Counties, Virginia, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Records include: abstracts, notes, memorandums, deeds, wills, marriage records, census records, newsletters, obituaries, correspondence, articles, reviews, portraits, photographs, greeting cards, lists, transcripts, genealogical notes, surveys, land grants, maps, and indexes.

Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Cherokee Research: Beemer Family Research; Cherokee Ancestry of Elmore, Sanders, Beemer, Crew
Box 1
Folder 2
Catherine Cross Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 3
Cutler, Beem, Johnson
Box 1
Folder 4
Cutler Research (Johnson)
Box 1
Folder 5
Cutler Research (Johnson)
Box 1
Folder 6
Elmer: Results of the Genealogical Research of British Researcher Clifford Thurley on the Elmer and Related Lines in England
Box 1
Folder 7
Elmore Correspondence
Box 1
Folder 8
Elmore Cousins: Correspondence and Group Sheets and Research Findings, Mostly Elmore, Sanders (Saunders), Crew
Box 1
Folder 9
Elmore Cousins: Correspondence and Group Sheets and Research Findings, Mostly Elmore, Sanders (Saunders), Crew
Box 1
Folder 10
Elmore Cousins: Correspondence and Group Sheets and Research Findings, Mostly Elmore, Sanders (Saunders), Crew
Box 2
Folder 1
Elmore Cousins: Correspondence and Group Sheets and Research Findings, Mostly Elmore, Sanders (Saunders), Crew
Box 2
Folder 2
Elmore Cousins: Thurley Research in England
Box 2
Folder 3
Elmore, Ellyson, Crew/Cruse, Brooks, Sanders in Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Ohio
Box 2
Folder 4
Elmore, Ellyson, Crew/Cruse, Brooks, Sanders in Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Ohio
Box 2
Folder 5
English Elmore: Thurley Research
Box 3
Folder 1
Elmore Miscellaneous
Box 3
Folder 2
Elmore Research: Thomas Gerard
Box 3
Folder 3
Elmore Section: Bellingrath B/C
Box 3
Folder 4
"The Elmores of St. Peter's Parish and Some Associated Families: A Working Paper"-William Elmore, 1984
Box 3
Folder 5
Harrison
Box 3
Folder 6
Research: Johnson, Cutler, Harrison, Sutton, and Related Lines: Family Group Sheets, Family Letters, Written Genealogies
Box 3
Folder 7
Johnson family Information
Box 3
Folder 8
Johnson/Fansler/Kerns
Box 3
Folder 9
Garnett Johnson
Box 3
Folder 10
Lorand Johnson
Box 4
Folder 1
Johnson Monograph from Kentucky Historical Society Library
Box 4
Folder 2
Johnson: Ohio/Illinois
Box 4
Folder 3
Johnson/Phares
Box 4
Folder 4
Johnson/Phares
Box 4
Folder 5
Johnson/Phares
Box 4
Folder 6
Johnson and Related Families Correspondence, 1978-1994
Box 4
Folder 7
Johnson and Related Families (Skidmore, Underwood) Correspondence, 1994-1997
Box 4
Folder 8
Johnson Research and Abstracts
Box 5
Folder 1
Edward Johnston: (New) Kent County, Virginia
Box 5
Folder 2
Johnston: Scotland & Ireland, America
Box 5
Folder 3
James Kern and Related Families: Sutton, Wills, Cossart, Cox, Barrows, Bassett, Armistead, Cary, Harrison, Burwell, Fansler
Box 5
Folder 4
James Kern and Related Families: Sutton, Wills, Cossart, Cox, Barrows, Bassett, Armistead, Cary, Harrison, Burwell, Fansler
Box 5
Folder 5
Lindley and Burrows Families
Box 5
Folder 6
Lindley and Burrows Families
Box 5
Folder 7
Leslie Phairas
Box 5
Folder 8
Correspondence Between Paula Underwood Spencer and Jane Sanford, 1977-1991
Box 5
Folder 9
Skidmore
Box 5
Folder 10
Thomas Skidmore