A Guide to the Anthony Family Papers, 1785-1952 Anthony Family Papers, 1785-1952 35647, 35648

A Guide to the Anthony Family Papers, 1785-1952

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 35647, 35648


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Processed by: Jim Greve, 30 November 1999

Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
35647, 35648
Title
Anthony Family Papers, 1785-1952
Physical Characteristics
4.95 cu. ft.
Physical Location
Personal Papers Collection, Acc. 35647
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Anthony Family Papers, 1785-1952. Accessions 35647 and 35648, Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Accession 35647, Purchased 30 June 1997; Accession 35648, Purchased 2 October 1997.


Biographical/Historical Information

The Anthony family were prominent residents of Campbell County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1785-1952, including letters, accounts and receipts, estate papers, and subject files of the Anthony family of Campbell County, Virginia. The letters are written primarily to Charles Anthony (1793- 1884), his daughter Callie J. Brandon (1839-1886), and his granddaughter Charles Anthony (1883-1966). Topics covered include family news, births, marriages, and deaths in the community, farming, travel, health, and the Civil War. Of particular note is a letter, dated 8 May 1862, concerning the Monitor-Merrimac battle.

The estate papers include information on the administrations of the estates of William Black, Achilles M. Douglas, John L. Douglas, William Frazier, Charles Terrell, Christopher Urquhart, and John West, Sr.

The subject files contain affidavits, bonds, commissions, and oaths, contracts and agreements, deeds, diplomas and certificates, depositions, an 1835 muster roll, obituaries, plats and surveys, poetry and lyrics, post office drafts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, genealogical information, school exercises, miscellaneous suit papers, summonses, and a copy of the will of Elizabeth Anthony, dated 1801.

Arrangement

I. Letters. II. Accounts and Receipts. III. Estate Papers. IV. Subject Files.

Contents List

Series I: Letters

The letters are written primarily to Charles Anthony (1793-1884), his daughter Callie J. Brandon (1839-1886), and his granddaughter Charles Anthony (1883-1966). Topics covered include family news, births, marriages, and deaths in the community, farming, travel, health, and the Civil War. Of particular note is a letter, dated 8 May 1862, concerning the Monitor-Merrimac battle.

  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    Annie Anthony, 1905-1911
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    Benjamin Haden Anthony, 1852-1881
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Bernard Anthony, 1895-1896
  • Charles Anthony
    • Box 1
      Folder 4
      1812-1819
    • Box 1
      Folder 5
      1820-1829
    • Box 1
      Folder 6
      1830-1839
    • Box 1
      Folder 7
      1840-1844
    • Box 1
      Folder 8
      1845-1847
    • Box 1
      Folder 9
      1848-1849
    • Box 1
      Folder 10
      1850-1859
    • Box 1
      Folder 11
      1860-1869
    • Box 1
      Folder 12
      1870-1875
    • Box 1
      Folder 13
      Undated
  • Charlie Anthony
    • Box 1
      Folder 14
      1908-1919
    • Box 1
      Folder 15
      1921-1922
    • Box 1
      Folder 16
      1923-1924
    • Box 1
      Folder 17
      1925-1926
    • Box 1
      Folder 18
      1927
    • Box 1
      Folder 19
      1928-1929
    • Box 2
      Folder 1
      1930-1931
    • Box 2
      Folder 2
      1932-1933
    • Box 2
      Folder 3
      1934
    • Box 2
      Folder 4
      1935-1940
    • Box 2
      Folder 5
      Undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    Ella Anthony, 1880-1881
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    Homer L. Anthony, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    Jennie M. Brandon Anthony, 1858, 1874
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    John W. Anthony, 1812, 1821, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 10
    John W. Anthony, 1848
  • John William Anthony
    • Box 2
      Folder 11
      1860-1899
    • Box 2
      Folder 12
      1900-1915, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 13
    Mrs. J.W. Anthony, 1952
  • Box 2
    Folder 14
    Mark Anthony, 1847-1859
  • Box 2
    Folder 15
    Martha Anthony, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 16
    Martha Davis Anthony, 1895-1911
  • Box 2
    Folder 17
    Martha Davis Haden Anthony, 1854, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 18
    Mary B. Anthony, 1907
  • Box 2
    Folder 19
    Morgiana Anthony, 1849-1883, undated
  • Box 2
    Folder 20
    Reid Anthony, 1910-1911
  • Box 2
    Folder 21
    Sallie Lizzie Arnold, 1860
  • Box 2
    Folder 22
    Sue Atkins, 1860-1880, undated
  • Callie Anthony Brandon,
    • Box 3
      Folder 1
      1847
    • Box 3
      Folder 2
      1855-1857
    • Box 3
      Folder 3
      1858-1859
    • Box 3
      Folder 4
      1860 (January-June)
    • Box 3
      Folder 5
      1860 (July-December)
    • Box 3
      Folder 6
      1861
    • Box 3
      Folder 7
      1862
    • Box 3
      Folder 8
      1863-1864
    • Box 3
      Folder 9
      1867-1869
    • Box 3
      Folder 10
      1870-1871
    • Box 3
      Folder 11
      1872-1873
    • Box 3
      Folder 12
      1874-1876
    • Box 3
      Folder 13
      1880-1885
    • Box 3
      Folder 14-16
      Undated
  • Box 3
    Folder 17
    Victor Morgiana Brandon, 1880-1882, undated
  • Box 3
    Folder 18
    Benjamin Haden, 1811
  • Box 3
    Folder 19
    W.B. Haden, 1861-1862
  • Box 3
    Folder 20
    Mahetta (Hettie) Lumsden, 1866-1877
  • Box 3
    Folder 21
    F.C. Peters, 1868-1874
  • Box 3
    Folder 22
    J.S. Peters, 1888, 1892
  • Box 3
    Folder 23
    Sue A. Peters, 1867-1869
  • Box 3
    Folder 24
    F.E. Samples, 1868-1871
  • Box 4
    Folder 1
    Miscellaneous
  • Box 4
    Folder 2
    Miscellaneous, undated
Series II: Accounts and Receipts
  • Box 4
    Folder 3
    1789-1791, 1841 (Account Book)
  • Box 4
    Folder 4-23
    1798-1829
  • Box 5
    Folder 1-15
    1830-1844
  • Box 6
    Folder 1-13
    1845-1856
  • Box 7
    Folder 1-20
    1857-1876
  • Box 8
    Folder 1-4
    1877-1914
  • Box 8
    Folder 5-9
    Undated
  • Box 8
    Folder 10
    Pieces
  • Box 8
    Folder 11-15
    Tax Receipts, 1785-1899, undated
Series III: Estate Papers

The estate papers include information on the administrations of the estates of William Black, Achilles M. Douglas, John L. Douglas, William Frazier, Charles Terrell, Christopher Urquhart, and John West, Sr.

  • Box 9
    Folder 1-3
    William Black, 1830-1867
  • Box 9
    Folder 4-5
    Achilles M. Douglas, 1794-1837
  • Box 9
    Folder 6-13
    John L. Douglas, 1815-1850, undated
  • Box 10
    Folder 1-5
    William Frazier, 1790-1859, undated
  • Box 10
    Folder 6
    Charles Terrell, 1810-1850
  • Box 10
    Folder 7
    Christopher Urquhart, 1835-1868
  • Box 10
    Folder 8
    John West, Sr., 1819-1849, undated
  • Box 10
    Folder 9
    Misc. Administrator's Accounts, Appraisments, Inventories, and Sales
  • Box 10
    Folder 10
    Miscellaneous Estate Papers
  • Box 10
    Folder 11
    Account of Sale of Property of Orison V. Layne to Satisfy Debt, 1837-1843
Series IV: Subject Files

The subject files contain affidavits, bonds, commissions, and oaths, contracts and agreements, deeds, diplomas and certificates, depositions, an 1835 muster roll, obituaries, plats and surveys, poetry and lyrics, post office drafts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, genealogical information, school exercises, miscellaneous suit papers, summonses, and a copy of the will of Elizabeth Anthony, dated 1801.

  • Box 11
    Folder 1
    Affadavits, 1823-1848
  • Box 11
    Folder 2
    Bonds, Commissions, Oaths, 1794-1853
  • Box 11
    Folder 3
    Contracts and Agreements, 1810-1869
  • Box 11
    Folder 4
    Deeds, 1818-1844
  • Box 11
    Folder 5
    Depositions, 1825-1838
  • Box 11
    Folder 6
    Diplomas and Certificates
  • Box 11
    Folder 7
    Memorandum Book, 1811-1817
  • Box 11
    Folder 8
    Miscellaneous
  • Box 11
    Folder 9
    Muster Roll, 1835
  • Box 11
    Folder 10
    Obituaries
  • Box 11
    Folder 11
    Petition for Relief from Military Duty, undated
  • Box 11
    Folder 11a
    Photographs
  • Box 11
    Folder 12
    Plats and Surveys
  • Box 11
    Folder 13
    Poetry and Lyrics
  • Box 11
    Folder 14
    Post Office Drafts
  • Box 11
    Folder 15
    Powers of Attorney, 1817, 1839
  • Box 11
    Folder 16
    Promissory Notes, 1822-1842
  • Box 11
    Folder 17
    Reference File/Genealogical Information
  • Box 11
    Folder 18
    School Exercises
  • Box 11
    Folder 19
    Suit Papers, 1820-1838
  • Box 11
    Folder 20
    Summonses, 1833-1864
  • Box 11
    Folder 21
    Warrant, 1831
  • Box 11
    Folder 22
    Will of Elizabeth Anthony, 1801 (copy)