A Guide to the Mary Lee Chapman Elkins collection, 1783-1966 Elkins, Mary Lee Chapman collection, 1783-1966 27856

A Guide to the Mary Lee Chapman Elkins collection, 1783-1966

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 27856


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
27856
Title
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins collection, 1783-1966
Extent
5.6 cu. ft. and 16 boxes
Creator
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Mary Lee Chapman Elkins. Papers, 1783-1966. Accession 27856. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ethel C. E. Lau of Norristown, Pennsylvania.


Biographical Information

Mary Lee Chapman was born 13 September 1862 in York, Pennsylvania. She married Harvey Lincoln Elkins (1862-1935), a broker of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 27 March 1889 and they had three children. Mary Lee Chapman Elkins conducted extensive genealogical research into her family's history. She died 3 August 1916 in Philadelphia.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1783-1966, of Mary Lee Chapman Elkins (1862-1916) containing her correspondence and genealogical research files, as well as the bills of sale, correspondence, deeds, diary, and other papers of her ancestor James Riddick Wilson (1793-1852) of Smithfield, Virginia. Papers also include materials on and records of Norfolk and Norfolk County, Virginia. Also includes papers of Ethel C. E. Lau (1895-1968), who transcribed and arranged most of the papers.Mary Lee Chapman Elkins. Papers, 1783-1966. Accession 27856.


Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Obituaries, notes, receipts, and miscellaneous papers, 1899-1946
Box 1
Folder 2
General correspondence, 1888-1920
Box 1
Folder 3
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1906
Box 1
Folder 4
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1908
Box 1
Folder 5
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, January-March 1909
Box 1
Folder 6
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, April-July 1909
Box 1
Folder 7
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, August-September 1909
Box 1
Folder 8
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, October-December 1909, undated
Box 2
Folder 1
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, January-March 1910
Box 2
Folder 2
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, May-August 1910
Box 2
Folder 3
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, September-November 1910
Box 2
Folder 4
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1911
Box 2
Folder 5
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1912
Box 2
Folder 6
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1913
Box 2
Folder 7
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, January-September 1914
Box 2
Folder 8
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, October-December 1914
Box 3
Folder 1
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, January-February 1915
Box 3
Folder 2
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, March 1915
Box 3
Folder 3
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, April 1915
Box 3
Folder 4
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, May-June 1915
Box 3
Folder 5
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, July-October 1915
Box 3
Folder 6
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, November-December, undated 1915
Box 3
Folder 7
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, 1916
Box 3
Folder 8
Genealogy: Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correpondence, undated
Box 3
Folder 9
Genealogy: Ethel Chapman Elkins Lau correpondence, 1930, 1945-1956, undated
Box 4
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correspondence, transcriptions, volume I, correspondence with Fanny Blow Hunter, 1909-1911
Box 4
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correspondence, transcriptions, volume II, correspondence with Fanny Blow Hunter, 1911-1916
Box 5
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins correspondence,transcriptions, volume III, general correspondence, 1909-1916
Box 5
Mary Lee Chapman Elkins and Ethel C. E. Lau correspondence, transcriptions, volume IV, general correspondence, 1909-1946
Box 6
Folder 1
Ballard family research, 1490-1783
Box 6
Folder 2
Blow family research, 1808-1894
Box 6
Folder 3
Burroughs family research (including Wright family), 1563-1777
Box 6
Folder 4
Byrd family research
Box 6
Folder 5
Conner family research, 1707-1966
Box 6
Folder 6
Lawson family research, 1668-1701
Box 6
Folder 7
Mallory family research, 1643-1957
Box 6
Folder 8
Mason family research, 1583-1714
Box 6
Folder 9
Moseley family research, 1655-1794
Box 6
Folder 10
Parker family research, 1654-1814
Box 6
Folder 11
Phripp family research, 1644, 1744-1798
Box 6
Folder 12
Proby family research, 1622-1839
Box 6
Folder 13
Riddick family research, 1714-1907
Box 6
Folder 14
Thelaball family research, 1707-1767
Box 6
Folder 15
Trevethan family research, 1675-1738
Box 6
Folder 16
Wilson family research, 1620-1915
Box 6
Folder 17
Wilson family research (including Byrd family), 1656-1772
Box 7
Folder 1
Wright family research, 1540-1721
Box 7
Folder 2
Wright family research (including Jones, Mallory families), 1590-1851
Box 7
Folder 3
Wright family research, 1608-1913
Box 7
Folder 4
Wright family research, 1627-1849
Box 7
Folder 5
Wright family research (including Phripp family), 1653-1862
Box 8
Folder 1
Family research: Burgess, Carney, Conner, Craford, Wright, Cary
Box 8
Folder 2
Family research: Byrd, Chapman, Conner, Phripp, Wilson, Wright
Box 8
Folder 3
Family research: Church, Phillips, Wilson, Wright, Mason
Box 8
Folder 4
Family research: Conner, Craford, Mason, Thelaball, Wilson, Wright, Baker
Box 8
Folder 5
Family research: Phillips, Seawell, Wilson, Wright, Conner, Mason
Box 9
Folder 1
Family research: Bromley, Chapman, Green, Mason, Phillips, Wilson, Wright
Box 9
Folder 2
Family research: Chapman, Church, Conner, Craford, Mason, Wilson, Wright
Box 9
Folder 3
Family research: Chapman, Moseley, Wilson, Wright, Conner, Church, Phripp, Mason
Box 9
Folder 4
Family research: Conner, Craford, Martin, Mason, Phillips, Phripp, Rogers, Wilson, Wright
Box 9
Folder 5
Family research: Mason, Phripp, Seawell, Willoughby
Box 9
Folder 6
Family research: Mason, Phripp, Rogers, Seawell, Willoughby, Wright
Box 9
Folder 7
Family research: Mason, Phripp, Wright, Church, Griffin
Box 9
Folder 8
Family research: Mason, Wright
Box 9
Folder 9
Family research: Wilson, Wright, Riddick, Chapman, Mason
Box 9
Folder 10
Family research: names from Hakluyt's Principal Voyages of the British Nation
Box 10
Folder 1
Norfolk's Silver Mace
Box 10
Folder 2
Old Saint Paul's caldendar, 1905
Box 10
Folder 3
Virginia land patents (folder 1 of 3)
Box 10
Folder 4
Virginia land patents (folder 2 of 3)
Box 10
Folder 5
Virginia land patents (folder 3 of 3)
Box 10
Folder 6
Genealogy research: North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, volumes 1-3, excerpts
Box 10
Folder 7
Genealogy research: miscellaneous
Box 11
Early Norfolk County records, Portsmouth, Virginia, volume I
Box 11
Early Norfolk County records, Portsmouth, Virginia, volume II
Box 12
Early Norfolk County records, Portsmouth, Virginia, volume III
Box 12
Early Norfolk County records, Portsmouth, Virginia, volume IV
Box 13
Early Norfolk County records, Portsmouth, Virginia, volume V
Box 14
Folder 1
James Riddick Wilson papers: diary, part I, 1819-1820
Box 14
Folder 2
James Riddick Wilson papers: diary, part II, 2-23 September 1821
Box 14
Folder 3
James Riddick Wilson papers: diary, part III, 1834-1846
Box 14
Folder 4
James Riddick Wilson papers: Memorandum for my Children, 1846
Box 14
Folder 5
James Riddick Wilson papers: letters, 1840-1852, 1870
Box 14
Folder 6
James Riddick Wilson papers: promissory notes, 1811-1850
Box 14
Folder 7
James Riddick Wilson papers: receipts, 1817-1857
Box 14
Folder 8
James Riddick Wilson papers: photographs
Box 14
Folder 9
James Riddick Wilson papers: miscellaneous papers, 1784-1916
Box 15
James Riddick Wilson papers: transcriptions, volume I
Box 15
James Riddick Wilson papers: transcriptions, volume II
Box 16
Folder 1
James Riddick Wilson papers: bills of sale, 1788, 1839-1858
Box 16
Folder 2
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1783-1798
Box 16
Folder 3
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1813-1819
Box 16
Folder 4
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1820-1825
Box 16
Folder 5
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1831-1839
Box 16
Folder 6
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1843-1849
Box 16
Folder 7
James Riddick Wilson papers: deeds, 1850-1871