A Guide to the Boothe Family Papers, 1787-1879 Boothe Family, 1787-1879, Papers of 35532

A Guide to the Boothe Family Papers, 1787-1879

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 35532


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Funding: Web version of the finding aid funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Processed by: Lyn Hart

Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
35532
Title
Boothe Family Papers, 1787-1879
Physical Characteristics
.675 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Physical Location
Personal Papers Collection, Acc. 35532
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Boothe Family Papers, 1787-1879. Accession 35532, Personal Papers Collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mary Boothe Healey, 28 August 1997 and 23 September 1997.


Biographical/Historical Information

The Boothe family were prominent residents of Nansemond County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

This accession consists of three series of Boothe family papers. They document the legal activities, as well as financial actions and fiduciary responsibilities of Nathaniel Boothe and his son, Joseph Boothe, of Nansemond County, Virginia. Included are a variety of fiscal accounts with allied families. There is a limited amount of correspondence, as well as deeds, a will, and numerous notes, bills, accounts, and tax records.

The papers were arranged chronologically by the donor and her mother and calendars of each series of items were prepared. The original order has been maintained as much as possible, annotations were made on the donor created finding aid to indicate any changes. The finding aids are filed at the front of each series. Series 1 and 2 comprise Acc.35485 and Series 3 is Acc.35532. The two accessions are filed together under the earlier accession. A detailed itemized listing of the papers is filed within each box.

Arrangement

Arranged into three series: Series 1 (1787-1879), Series 2 (1824-1850), Series 3 (1850-1867) and then chronologically by year therein.

Contents List

Series I, 1787-1879
  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    Papers, 1787-1819
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    Papers, 1820-1827
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Papers, 1830-1835
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    Papers, 1836-1839
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    Papers, 1840-1844
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    Papers, 1845-1849
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    Papers, 1850-1854
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    Papers, 1855-1859
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    Papers, 1860-1869
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    Papers, 1870-1879, nd
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    Papers, 1834-1836
Series II, 1824-1850
  • Box 1
    Folder 12
    Papers, 1824-1829
  • Box 1
    Folder 13
    Papers, 1830-1833
  • Box 1
    Folder 14
    Papers, 1834-1835
  • Box 1
    Folder 15
    Papers, 1836-1837
  • Box 1
    Folder 16
    Papers, 1838-1840
  • Box 2
    Folder 1
    Papers, 1840
  • Box 2
    Folder 2
    Papers, 1841-1842
  • Box 2
    Folder 3
    Papers, 1843-1850
Series III, 1850-1867
  • Box 2
    Folder 4
    Papers, nd
  • Box 2
    Folder 5
    Papers, 1850
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    Papers, 1851-1852
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    Papers, 1853-1854
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    Papers, 1855-1856
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    Papers, 1857-1859
  • Box 2
    Folder 10
    Papers, 1860-1867