A Guide to the Edith Francisco Buckley papers, 1908-2013 Buckley, Edith Francisco, papers, 1908-2013 50846

A Guide to the Edith Francisco Buckley papers, 1908-2013

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the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 50846


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
50846
Title
Edith Francisco Buckley papers, 1908-2013
Extent
8.3 cu. ft. and 17 boxes and 1 folder
Creator
Edith Francisco Buckley
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Edith Francisco Buckley papers, 1908-2013. Accession 50846. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Edith Francisco Buckley of Fairfax, Virginia


Biographical Information

Edith Francisco Buckley was a founder of the Society for the Descendants of Peter Francisco in 1971 and has served as an officer of the society for most of its existence. Edith Francisco was born in Louisa County, Virginia. She married Ralph E. Buckley in 1942 and they had one son. Edith Francisco Buckley attended Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (now the University of Mary Washington) and worked in education. She later worked for American Airlines in a variety of positions. Buckley is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and is a published poet.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1908-2013, of Edith Francisco Buckley of Fairfax, Virginia, concerning her ancestor Peter Francisco (1760-1831) and the Society of the Descendants of Peter Francisco. Collection documents Buckley's and the Society's efforts to discover and record Francisco's life and Revolutionary War service, as well as to trace his descendants.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:

Series I: Correspondence Series II: Society of the Descendants of Peter Francisco Series III: Individuals Series IV: Photographs and images Series V: Addresses and talks Series VI: Clippings Series VII: Peter Francisco biography Series VIII: Genealogy Series IX: Portuguese organizations Series X: General Series XI: Magazines and publications

Related Material

Society of the Descendants of Peter Francisco papers, 1971-2013 (LVA accession 50844, 50845).

Separated Material


Contents List

Series I: Correspondence, 1908-2013.
Boxes: 1-4
Extent: 4 boxes.

Correspondence, 1908-2013, of Edith Francisco Buckley consisting of applications, cards, checks, clippings, emails, faxes, invitations, letters, notes, postcards, receipts, and other papers, concerning Peter Francisco and the Society of the Descendants of Peter Francisco, including biographical and genealogical information on Francisco, the operations and programs of the Society, and correspondence from other individuals and organizations regarding Peter Franscisco and the Society.

  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    Correspondence, 1908, 1930, 1945-1946, 1957, 1969, 1970-1979.
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    Correspondence, 1981-1989.
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    Correspondence, January-March 1990.
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    Correspondence, April-November, no date 1990.
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    Correspondence, January-June 1991.
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    Correspondence, July-December, no date 1991.
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    Correspondence, 1992.
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    Correspondence, 1993.
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    Correspondence, January-April 1994.
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    Correspondence, July-December, no date 1994.
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    Correspondence, January-April 1995.
  • Box 1
    Folder 12
    Correspondence, May-June 1995.
  • Box 1
    Folder 13
    Correspondence, July-August 1995.
  • Box 1
    Folder 14
    Correspondence, September-December, no date 1995.
  • Box 1
    Folder 15
    Correspondence, January-February 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 16
    Correspondence, March 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 17
    Correspondence, April-June 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 18
    Correspondence, July-September 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 19
    Correspondence, October-November 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 20
    Correspondence, December, no date 1996.
  • Box 1
    Folder 21
    Correspondence, February 1997.
  • Box 1
    Folder 22
    Correspondence, March 1997.
  • Box 1
    Folder 23
    Correspondence, April, June 1997.
  • Box 1
    Folder 24
    Correspondence, July-August 1997.
  • Box 1
    Folder 25
    Correspondence, September-October 1997.
  • Box 1
    Folder 26
    Correspondence, November-December, no date 1997.
  • Box 2
    Folder 1
    Correspondence, January-February 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 2
    Correspondence, March-April 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 3
    Correspondence, May-June 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 4
    Correspondence, July-September 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 5
    Correspondence, October-December 1998.
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    Correspondence, January-February 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    Correspondence, March 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    Correspondence, April-June 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    Correspondence, July 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 10
    Correspondence, August-September 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 11
    Correspondence, October 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 12
    Correspondence, November-December, no date 1999.
  • Box 2
    Folder 13
    Correspondence, January-February 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 14
    Correspondence, March 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 15
    Correspondence, April-June 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 16
    Correspondence, July-August 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 17
    Correspondence, September 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 18
    Correspondence, October 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 19
    Correspondence, November-December 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 20
    Correspondence, No date 2000.
  • Box 2
    Folder 21
    Correspondence, January-February 2001.
  • Box 2
    Folder 22
    Correspondence, March-April 2001.
  • Box 2
    Folder 23
    Correspondence, May-June 2001.
  • Box 3
    Folder 1
    Correspondence, August-November 2001.
  • Box 3
    Folder 2
    Correspondence, December, no date 2001.
  • Box 3
    Folder 3
    Correspondence, January-February 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 4
    Correspondence, March-April 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 5
    Correspondence, May-June 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 6
    Correspondence, July-August 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 7
    Correspondence, September-October 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 8
    Correspondence, November-December, no date 2002.
  • Box 3
    Folder 9
    Correspondence, January 2003.
  • Box 3
    Folder 10
    Correspondence, February-March 2003.
  • Box 3
    Folder 11
    Correspondence, April, June-August 2003.
  • Box 3
    Folder 12
    Correspondence, September-December, no date 2003.
  • Box 3
    Folder 13
    Correspondence, January-February 2004.
  • Box 3
    Folder 14
    Correspondence, March-April 2004.
  • Box 3
    Folder 15
    Correspondence, May-August 2004.
  • Box 3
    Folder 16
    Correspondence, September-December, no date 2004.
  • Box 3
    Folder 17
    Correspondence, January-April 2005.
  • Box 3
    Folder 18
    Correspondence, May-September 2005.
  • Box 3
    Folder 19
    Correspondence, October-December, no date 2005.
  • Box 3
    Folder 20
    Correspondence, January-February 2006.
  • Box 3
    Folder 21
    Correspondence, March-May 2006.
  • Box 3
    Folder 22
    Correspondence, June-August 2006.
  • Box 3
    Folder 23
    Correspondence, September-October 2006.
  • Box 3
    Folder 24
    Correspondence, No date 2006.
  • Box 4
    Folder 1
    Correspondence, January-February 2007.
  • Box 4
    Folder 2
    Correspondence, March-May 2007.
  • Box 4
    Folder 3
    Correspondence, July-December 2007.
  • Box 4
    Folder 4
    Correspondence, No date 2007.
  • Box 4
    Folder 5
    Correspondence, January-February 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 6
    Correspondence, March 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 7
    Correspondence, April-July 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 8
    Correspondence, September 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 9
    Correspondence, October-November 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 10
    Correspondence, No date 2008.
  • Box 4
    Folder 11
    Correspondence, January-March 2009.
  • Box 4
    Folder 12
    Correspondence, April 2009.
  • Box 4
    Folder 13
    Correspondence, May-July 2009.
  • Box 4
    Folder 14
    Correspondence, August-November, no date 2009.
  • Box 4
    Folder 15
    Correspondence, January-June 2010.
  • Box 4
    Folder 16
    Correspondence, July-December, no date 2010.
  • Box 4
    Folder 17
    Correspondence, January-May 2011.
  • Box 4
    Folder 18
    Correspondence, June 2011.
  • Box 4
    Folder 19
    Correspondence, July-August 2011.
  • Box 4
    Folder 20
    Correspondence, September-November, no date 2011.
  • Box 4
    Folder 21
    Correspondence, January-6 April 2012.
  • Box 4
    Folder 22
    Correspondence, 13 April-December 2012.
  • Box 4
    Folder 23
    Correspondence, 2013.
  • Box 4
    Folder 24
    Correspondence, no date.
Series II: Society of the Descendants of Peter Francisco , 1972-2012.
Boxes: 5-8
Extent: 4 boxes.

Society of the Descendants of Peter Franscisco (SDPF) consists of the papers of Edith Francisco Buckley as corresponding secretary and as president of the SDPF; papers relating to the general operation of the SDPF; SDPF newsletters; SDPF news releases; papers regarding ownership and restoration of Locust Grove, Peter Francisco's Buckingham County, Virginia, home; and papers regarding the SDPF's annual wreath-laying ceremonies and fall picnic/luncheons.

  • Box 5
    Subseries A: Corresponding Secretary, 1972-1989.
    1 box

    Corresponding secretary, 1972-1989, contains the papers of Edith Francisco Buckley while serving as corresponding secretary of the SDPF and includes addresses, certificates, clippings, correspondence, lists, maps, minutes, notes, programs, and other papers. Papers detail the operations and activities of the SDPF.

    • Box 5
      Folder 1
      Corresponding secretary, 1972-1973.
    • Box 5
      Folder 2
      Corresponding secretary, 1973-1974.
    • Box 5
      Folder 3
      Corresponding secretary, 1974-1975.
    • Box 5
      Folder 4
      Corresponding secretary, 1975-1976.
    • Box 5
      Folder 5
      Corresponding secretary, 1976-1977.
    • Box 5
      Folder 6
      Corresponding secretary, 1977-1978.
    • Box 5
      Folder 7
      Corresponding secretary, 1978-1979.
    • Box 5
      Folder 8
      Corresponding secretary, 1979-1980.
    • Box 5
      Folder 9
      Corresponding secretary, 1980-1981.
    • Box 5
      Folder 10
      Corresponding secretary, 1981-1982.
    • Box 5
      Folder 11
      Corresponding secretary, 1982-1983.
    • Box 5
      Folder 12
      Corresponding secretary, 1983-1984.
    • Box 5
      Folder 13
      Corresponding secretary: artifacts and possessions, 1976-1989.
  • Box 5
    Subseries B: President, 1984-1987.
    1 box

    President, 1984-1987, contains the papers of Edith Francisco Buckley while serving as president of the SDPF and includes addresses, correspondence, minutes, notes, programs, receipts, and other papers. Papers detail the operations and activities of the SDPF.

    • Box 5
      Folder 14
      President, 1984.
    • Box 5
      Folder 15
      President, 1985.
    • Box 5
      Folder 16
      President, 1986.
    • Box 5
      Folder 17
      President, 1987.
  • Boxes 5-6
    Subseries C: SDPF general papers, 1973-2010.
    2 boxes

    General papers, 1973-2010, contains brochures, by-laws, correspondence, directions, forms, lists of officers, maps, membership applications, notebooks, notes, programs, scrapbooks, stamps, and other papers highlighting the operations and activities of the SDPF.

    • Box 5
      Folder 18
      SDPF by-laws.
    • Box 5
      Folder 19
      Membership applications.
    • Box 5
      Folder 20
      Officers, 1988, no date.
    • Box 5
      Folder 21
      SDPF information and brochures.
    • Box 5
      Folder 22
      IRS correspondence, 1975, 1977.
    • Box 5
      Folder 23
      Directions and directional maps to meeting places.
    • Box 5
      Folder 24
      Peter Francisco stamp, 1975-1976.
    • Box 6
      Folder 1
      Family illness forms, 1979-1991.
    • Box 6
      Folder 2
      General papers, 1973-2008.
    • Box 6
      Folder 3
      Scrapbook, 1985-1986.
    • Box 6
      Folder 4
      Notebooks.
  • Box 6
    Subseries D: Newsletters, 1973-2012.
    1 box

    Newsletters, 1973-2012, contain information on the activities of the SDPF.

    • Box 6
      Folder 5
      Newsletters, 1973-1978.
    • Box 6
      Folder 6
      Newsletters, 1980-1987.
    • Box 6
      Folder 7
      Newsletters, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2008-2010, 2012.
  • Box 6
    Subseries E: News releases, 1995-2006.
    1 box

    News releases, 1995-2006, contains news releases sent to newspapers throughout the state of Virginia to promote the SDPF and its programs and events.

    • Box 6
      Folder 8
      News releases, 1995-2000.
    • Box 6
      Folder 9
      News releases, 2001-2003.
    • Box 6
      Folder 10
      News releases, 2004-2006.
  • Boxes 6-7
    Subseries F: Locust Grove, 1975-2011.
    2 boxes

    Locust Grove, 1975-2011, contains agreements, applications, articles, brochures, certificates, clippings, correspondence, lists, notes, reports, and other papers concerning the leasing and preservation of Locust Grove in Buckingham County, home of Peter Francisco. Papers contain correspondence with the Department of Historic Resources for funding, and also contains papers relating to archaeology on-site and to the raising of a historic marker for the site.

    • Box 6
      Folder 11
      Locust Grove lease agreements, 1973, 1975.
    • Box 6
      Folder 12
      Owner-architect agreement on restoration, 1975.
    • Box 6
      Folder 13
      "Restoration of Locust Grove in the County of Buckingham in the Commonwealth of Virginia Home of Peter Francisco circa 1810", 1975-1976.
    • Box 6
      Folder 14
      Founder's Certificate forms and design.
    • Box 6
      Folder 15
      Builders, 1977.
    • Box 6
      Folder 16
      Builders, 1978.
    • Box 6
      Folder 17
      Builders, 1979.
    • Box 7
      Folder 1
      Builders, 1980.
    • Box 7
      Folder 2
      Builders, 1981-1982.
    • Box 7
      Folder 3
      Builders, no date.
    • Box 7
      Folder 4
      Log containing Locust Grove correspondence, 1977-1981.
    • Box 7
      Folder 5
      Correspondence, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1985-1986.
    • Box 7
      Folder 6
      Correspondence, 1990-1995.
    • Box 7
      Folder 7
      Correspondence, 2005, 2011, no date.
    • Box 7
      Folder 8
      Virginia Historic Landmoarks Commission correspondence, 1975-1979.
    • Box 7
      Folder 9
      Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission/Virginia Department of Conservation and Historic Resources, Division of Historic Landmarks/Virginia Department of Historic Resources correspondence, 1984-1986, 1989.
    • Box 7
      Folder 10
      Virginia Department of Historic Resources, 1990-1993.
    • Box 7
      Folder 11
      Virginia Deparment of Historic Resources--application for funds.
    • Box 7
      Folder 12
      Papers relating to funding restoration.
    • Box 7
      Folder 13
      Historic marker, 1996, 1998-2000, no date.
    • Box 7
      Folder 14
      Dig at Locust Grove (photographs).
    • Box 7
      Folder 15
      "Catching up with the Past: Archeology at Locust Grove" from Olde Times, Spring 1988.
    • Box 7
      Folder 16
      General papers.
  • Boxes 7-8
    Subseries G: Wreath-laying ceremonies, 1974-2008.
    2 boxes

    Wreath-laying ceremonies, 1974-2008, consists of correspondence, invitations, notes, programs, and other papers regarding the annual ceremony held by the SDPF every March at the Virginia State Capitol to honor Peter Francisco.

    • Box 7
      Folder 17
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 1974-1975, 1978.
    • Box 7
      Folder 18
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 1986-1987.
    • Box 7
      Folder 19
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 1990, 1993, 1995-1999.
    • Box 8
      Folder 1
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 2000-2001.
    • Box 8
      Folder 2
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 2002.
    • Box 8
      Folder 3
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 2003-2004.
    • Box 8
      Folder 4
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 2005-2007.
    • Box 8
      Folder 5
      Wreath-laying ceremony, 2008.
    • Box 8
      Folder 6
      Wreath-laying ceremony, no date.
  • Box 8
    Subseries H: SDPF picnic/Fall luncheon, 1983-2005.
    1 box

    SDPF picnic/Fall luncheon, 1983-2005, contains addresses, agendas, brochures, cards, correspondence, emails, faxes, invitations, minutes, programs, and other papers concerning the picnics/Fall luncheons of the SDPF. Contains information on the SDPF's activities and on Peter Francisco.

    • Box 8
      Folder 7
      SDPF picnic, 1983, 1987-1989, 1991, 1993, 1996-1997.
    • Box 8
      Folder 8
      SDPF picnic, 1998.
    • Box 8
      Folder 9
      SDPF picnic, 1999-2002.
    • Box 8
      Folder 10
      Fall luncheon, 2003.
    • Box 8
      Folder 11
      Fall luncheon, 2004.
    • Box 8
      Folder 12
      Fall luncheon, 2005.
Series III: Individuals, 1971-2010.
Boxes: 8-9
Extent: 2 boxes.

Individuals, 1971-2010, contains addresses, articles, biographies, bylaws, cards, chronologies, clippings, correspondence, emails, genealogies, newsletters, obituaries, pictures, proclamations, programs, and other papers, relating to Sallie Edwards Bowman, William Arthur Moon, Louise DeVere, Bruce and Virginia English, and others regarding their activities as members of teh SDPF and/or their research on Peter Francisco and Francisco family genealogy.

  • Box 8
    Subseries A: Sallie Edwards Bowman, 1971-2010.
    1 box

    Papers of Sallie Edwards Bowman (1913-2001) of Richmond, Virginia, concerning the SDPF and her research on Peter Franscisco and Francisco family genealogy.

    • Box 8
      Folder 13
      Correspondence, 1971-1979.
    • Box 8
      Folder 14
      Correspondence, 1980-1981.
    • Box 8
      Folder 15
      Correspondence, 1982-1984, 1988-1989.
    • Box 8
      Folder 16
      Correspondence, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2001, no date.
    • Box 8
      Folder 17
      SDPF papers, 1971-1982.
    • Box 8
      Folder 18
      Peter Francisco biographies.
    • Box 8
      Folder 19
      Francisco family genealogies.
    • Box 8
      Folder 20
      Francisco family genealogy research.
    • Box 8
      Folder 21
      Clippings, 1996, no date.
    • Box 8
      Folder 22
      Peter Francisco portraits.
  • Box 9
    Subseries B: William Arthur Moon, 1978-2006.
    1 box

    Papers of William Arthur Moon (1902-1987) of Pfafftown, North Carolina, concerning his research on Peter Francisco, including Moon's trip to Port Judeau, Terceira Island, to determine Francisco's birthplace, and Moon's bookPeter Francisco: the Portuguese Patriot.

    • Box 9
      Folder 1
      Correspondence, 1978-1983, 1997, 2006.
    • Box 9
      Folder 2
      Port Judeau, Terceira Island--correspondence and articles, 1979-1997.
    • Box 9
      Folder 3
      Articles, pictures, programs and other papers.
    • Box 9
      Folder 4
      Peter Francisco: the Portugues Patriot papers.
  • Box 9
    Subseries C: Louise DeVere, 1992-2000.
    1 box

    Papers of Louise DeVere (1944-2000) of Portsmouth, Virginia, and Athens, Georgia, concerning the SDPF and personal news.

    • Box 9
      Folder 5
      Correspondence, 1992-2000.
    • Box 9
      Folder 6
      Obituary, November 2000.
  • Box 9
    Subseries D: Other individuals, 1999-2008.
    1 box

    Obituaries and other related papers of Edmund Dinis (1924-2010), Bruce Vaughan English (1921-2008), Virginia McCall Shaw English (1909=2006), and Jabez Quintus Massie (1905-2007). Also contains tributes and obituaries members of the SDPF who had died.

    • Box 9
      Folder 7
      Edmund Dinis obituary, etc., 1999, 2010.
    • Box 9
      Folder 8
      Bruce Vaughan English obituary, January 2008, undated.
    • Box 9
      Folder 9
      Virginia McCall Shaw English obituary and other papers, October 2006, April 2007.
    • Box 9
      Folder 10
      Jabez Quintus Massie obituary, February 2007.
    • Box 9
      Folder 11
      Obituaries, memorials, letters, 2002, 2006-2007, no date.
    • Box 9
      Folder 12
      In tribute--wreath-laying ceremony, 18 March 2007.
Series IV: Photographs.
Boxes: 9-10
Extent: 2 boxes.

Photographs of Edith Francisco Buckley, the SDPF, and Locust Grove, highlighting Buckley's and the SDPF's activities honoring Peter Franscisco and work on Locust Grove, Peter Francisco's Buckingham County home.

  • Box 9
    Folder 13
    Wreath-laying, 1998, 2002.
  • Box 9
    Folder 14
    Wreath-laying, 2001.
  • Box 9
    Folder 15
    Meetings[?].
  • Box 9
    Folder 16
    Locust Grove (folder 1 of 5)--before and after completion.
  • Box 9
    Folder 17
    Locust Grove (folder 2 of 5)--SDPF picnic, .
  • Box 9
    Folder 18
    Locust Grove (folder 3 of 5).
  • Box 9
    Folder 19
    Locust Grove (folder 4 of 5).
  • Box 9
    Folder 20
    Locust Grove (folder 5 of 5).
  • Box 9
    Folder 21
    Peter Francisco portraits.
  • Box 9
    Folder 22
    Peter Francisco monument and stamp unveiling, 1975.
  • Box 9
    Folder 23
    Azores--Port Judeau, Terceira Island.
  • Box 10
    Folder 1
    City Point (Hopewell, Virginia).
  • Box 10
    Folder 2
    Guilford Court House battlefield.
  • Box 10
    Folder 3
    Virginia Legends Walk.
  • Box 10
    Folder 4
    Brooke's Bank (Essex County), Hunting Tower (Buckingham County)--drawing, and Westcreek--Ben Ward's Tavern site (Nottoway County).
  • Box 10
    Folder 5
    Portuguese Continental Union.
  • Box 10
    Folder 6
    Margaret Francisco Anderson, 101 East Ky (no location), and Francisco family reunion (first?).
  • Box 10
    Folder 7
    Arthur Ramposo.
  • Box 10
    Folder 8
    Miscellaneous photographs.
Series V: Addresses and talks, 1976-2010.
Box: 10
Extent: 1 box.

Addresses and talks, 1976-2010, on both Peter Francisco and on the SDPF delivered by Edith Francisco Buckley and others to both the SDPF and to outside organizations. Includes a biography of Edith Francisco Buckley.

  • Box 10
    Folder 9
    Addresses and talks, 1976-2010.
  • Box 10
    Folder 10
    Biography of Edith Francisco Buckley.
Series VI: Clippings, 1935-2012.
Boxes: 10-11
Extent: 2 box.

Clippings, 1935-2012, of articles concerning the life and military service of Peter Francisco, including clippings from Portuguese language newspapers. Articles discuss Francisco's arrival in Virginia as a young boy, his military service including his heroics at the battle of Guilford Court House and at Ben Ward's tavern in Nottoway County, Virginia, his life after the Revolution, and his family descendants. Also clippings on the restoration of Locust Grove and the activities of the SDPF.

  • Box 10
    Folder 11
    Peter Francisco scrapbook, ca. 1970s.
  • Box 10
    Folder 12
    Clippings, 1935, 1939, 1950, 1955, 1957.
  • Box 10
    Folder 13
    Clippings, 1960, 1963, 1969.
  • Box 10
    Folder 14
    Clippings, 1971.
  • Box 10
    Folder 15
    Clippings, 1972.
  • Box 10
    Folder 16
    Clippings, 1973.
  • Box 10
    Folder 17
    Clippings, 1974.
  • Box 10
    Folder 18
    Clippings, 1975.
  • Box 10
    Folder 19
    Clippings, 1976.
  • Box 10
    Folder 20
    Clippings, 1977-1979.
  • Box 10
    Folder 21
    Clippings, ca. 1970s.
  • Box 10
    Folder 22
    Clippings, 1980, 1983-1985.
  • Box 10
    Folder 23
    Clippings, February-16 March 1981.
  • Box 10
    Folder 24
    Clippings, 18 March-August 1981.
  • Box 11
    Folder 1
    Clippings, 1986-1989.
  • Box 11
    Folder 2
    Clippings, 1990-1992.
  • Box 11
    Folder 3
    Clippings, 1995.
  • Box 11
    Folder 4
    Clippings, 1996-1999.
  • Box 11
    Folder 5
    Clippings, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008.
  • Box 11
    Folder 6
    Clippings, 2010-2012.
  • Box 11
    Folder 7
    Clippings, no date.
Series VII: Peter Francisco biographies.
Boxes: 11-12
Extent: 2 boxes.

Peter Francisco biography contains biograhies written about Peter Francisco by his son Benjamin M. Francisco, members of the SDPF, and other researchers. Contains articles, essays, excerpts, poems, and other papers, including biographical sketches in Portuguese.

  • Box 11
    Folder 8
    "Biography of Peter Francisco of Revolutionary Notoriety" by B. M. Francisco (Peter Francisco's son).
  • Box 11
    Folder 9
    "Sketches from the Life of a Favorite Soldier of 1776" by Fannie Brooke Francisco Goodwin (Peter Francisco's granddaughter).
  • Box 11
    Folder 10
    "Francisco the Incredible" by Fred J. Cook from The Magazine of History, October 1959.
  • Box 11
    Folder 11
    "Getting to Know Peter Francisco" by Edith Francisco Buckley, 1997.
  • Box 11
    Folder 12
    "Goliath of the Revolutionary War" by Rober Dilley, March 1998.
  • Box 11
    Folder 13
    "The Legend and Life of Peter Francisco: Fame, Fortune, and Deprivation of a Citizen Hero in the Early American Republic" by Wesley T. Joyner, 16 June 2006.
  • Box 11
    Folder 14
    "One Man Army" by Joseph Gustaitis, October 1998.
  • Box 11
    Folder 15
    "Peter Francisco No Longer the Forgotten Hero" by Edith Francisco Buckley, February 2002.
  • Box 11
    Folder 16
    "Peter Francisco: Remarkable American Revolutionary War Soldier" by Joseph Gustaitis.
  • Box 11
    Folder 17
    "Peter Francisco: Washington's One-Man Regiment" by James HEnry Bailey, 1939.
  • Box 11
    Folder 18
    "The Remarkable Story of Peter Francisco, Hero of the American Revolution" by Barbara Ann Taggart, 2010.
  • Box 11
    Folder 19
    Peter Francisco chronology by William A. Moon.
  • Box 11
    Folder 20
    Peter Francisco chronology by Quintus Massie, 1975.
  • Box 11
    Folder 21
    "Errors noted in Charles H. Hamilton's book on Peter Francisco" compiled by V. M. S. English.
  • Box 11
    Folder 22
    Peter Francisco biography from The Old North State.
  • Box 11
    Folder 23
    "Portugues Heroi nos EUA" in Portuguese languageReader's Digest, March 1998.
  • Box 11
    Folder 24
    "O Maior Soldado da America (que era portugues)" in Revista Unica, August 2011.
  • Box 11
    Folder 25
    Index to a bibliography of Peter Francisco.
  • Box 11
    Folder 26
    Sketches, chronologies, outlines on Peter Francisco.
  • Box 11
    Folder 27
    Peter Francisco--portraits, pictures, and information on them.
  • Box 11
    Folder 28
    Poems about Peter Francisco.
  • Box 12
    Folder 1
    Peter Francisco brochures.
  • Box 12
    Folder 2
    Excerpts from the William and Mary Quarterly, 1905-1906.
  • Box 12
    Folder 3
    Excerpts and fragments of Peter Francisco biographies and sketches.
  • Box 12
    Folder 4
    "Biographical Sketch of Henry Francisco" by Professor Silliman, 1834 (reprinted 1881).
Series VIII: Genealogy.
Boxes: 12-13
Extent: 2 boxes.

Genealogy contains genealogical research on the Peter Francisco family and allied families such as the Brooke and Anderson families. Papers include applications; abstracts of deeds, cemetery records, and census records; abstracts of marriage and death records; blogs; church records; correspondence; emails; excerpts; genealogical notes and charts; maps; notes; pamphlets; petitions; wills; and other papers.

  • Box 12
    Folder 5
    Peter Francisco family (folder 1 of 2).
  • Box 12
    Folder 6
    Peter Francisco family (folder 2 of 2).
  • Box 12
    Folder 7
    George Francisco family--Benton County, Tennessee.
  • Box 12
    Folder 8
    Brooke family (folder 1 of 3).
  • Box 12
    Folder 9
    Brooke family (folder 2 of 3).
  • Box 12
    Folder 10
    Brooke family (folder 3 of 3).
  • Box 12
    Folder 11
    Bechter family.
  • Box 12
    Folder 12
    Black family (specifically Anderson and Francisco).
  • Box 12
    Folder 13
    Schact family.
  • Box 12
    Folder 14
    Basket, Bowman, Dandridge, DeFord, Saunders, and Kemp families.
  • Box 12
    Folder 15
    John S. Barret papers.
  • Box 12
    Folder 16
    William M. Corum papers.
  • Box 12
    Folder 17
    Louisa County records, Francisco family records, Travis Bowman blog.
  • Box 12
    Folder 18
    Excerpt from Vestry Book of Southam Parish Cumberland County, Virginia 1745-1792.
  • Box 12
    Folder 19
    Wills, bonds, petitions, etc.
  • Box 13
    Folder 1
    Excerpts of marriage and death records.
  • Box 13
    Folder 2
    General genealogical information.
  • Box 13
    Folder 3
    Genealogy committee for SDPF.
Series IX: Portuguese American organizations, etc., 1975-2012.
Boxes: 13-14
Extent: 2 boxes.

Portuguese American organizations, etc., 1975-2012, contains papers regarding various Portuguese American organizations' honoring of Peter Francisco as a Portuguese American patriot and their honoring of Edith Francisco Buckley and SDPF. Papers also include information on Edith Francisco Buckley's trip to Terceira Island, as well as Portuguese language newspapers. Papers consist of addresses, checks, clippings, correspondence, emails, faxes, itineraries, newsletters, newspapers, programs, and other papers. The newspapers are Do Heroismo Angra Boletim Municipal, Luso Americano, and Portuguese Times. Also includes the magazine Verdelho.

  • Box 13
    Folder 4
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip correspondence, June-August 1998.
  • Box 13
    Folder 5
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip correspondence, September-November 1998.
  • Box 13
    Folder 6
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip correspondence, 1999.
  • Box 13
    Folder 7
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip correspondence, 2000, 2005-2006.
  • Box 13
    Folder 8
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip itinerary, etc., 1998.
  • Box 13
    Folder 9
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip--articles, etc.
  • Box 13
    Folder 10
    Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal trip--miscellaneous papers.
  • Box 13
    Folder 11
    Grupo Amigos da Terceira, Inc. correspondence, 2005-2006.
  • Box 13
    Folder 12
    Grupo Amigos da Terceira, Inc. monument ceremony, September 2006.
  • Box 13
    Folder 13
    Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States papers, 2004-2012.
  • Box 13
    Folder 14
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 1975.
  • Box 13
    Folder 15
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 1976-1977.
  • Box 13
    Folder 16
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 1978-1979.
  • Box 13
    Folder 17
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 1985.
  • Box 13
    Folder 18
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 1990, 1995.
  • Box 13
    Folder 19
    Portuguese Continental Union--"Portuguese Continental Union of the United States: 75 Years of Fraternalism and Family Protection,"2000.
  • Box 13
    Folder 20
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 2000-2001.
  • Box 13
    Folder 21
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 2003, 2005.
  • Box 14
    Folder 1
    Portuguese Continental Union papers, 2009-2010.
  • Box 14
    Folder 2
    Portuguese Continental Union, no date.
  • Box 14
    Folder 3
    Luso Americano clipping, correspondence, 1990, 2000.
  • Box 14
    Folder 4
    Luso Americano issues, 1 November 2000, 11 July 2010.
  • Box 14
    Folder 5
    Do Heroismo Angra Boletim Municipal issues, 1999.
  • Box 14
    Folder 6
    Do Heroismo Angra Boletin Municipal issues, 2000.
  • Box 14
    Folder 7
    Do Heroismo Angra Boletin issues, 2001.
  • Box 14
    Folder 8
    Do Heroismo Angra Boletim, issues 2002-2003, 2005.
  • Box 14
    Folder 9
    Verdelho and Portuguese Times, 1999 (magazine), 15 March 2000 (newspaper).
Series X: General papers.
Boxes: 14-15
Extent: 2 boxes.

General papers contain proclamations from governors or legislatures of Virginia, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island honoring Peter Francisco; papers regarding the Peter Francisco Festival in Nottoway County; papers on Peter Francisco memorials in Hopewell, Virginia, and New Bedford, Massachusetts; papers on Buckingham County's 250th anniversary; Daughters of the American Revolution papers, including papers on grave markers for Peter Francisco and Susan Brooke Francisco Pescud Schact; papers about the Guilford Court House battlefield; papers of various historical organizations, lodges, bed and breakfasts, and other sites; poems, songs, and music honoring Francisco; excerpts from various publications; maps; pamphlets; and other papers. Also includes two cd discs of the scanned collection.

  • Box 14
    Folder 10
    Peter Francisco Day in Virginia--resolution, certificates, 1973, 1996, 1998-2001, 2003.
  • Box 14
    Folder 11
    Peter Francisco Day in Massachusetts, 1955, 1962, 1964, 1969.
  • Box 14
    Folder 12
    Peter Francisco Day in Rhode Island, 1990, 1995.
  • Box 14
    Folder 13
    Peter Francisco Festival, 1971-1977.
  • Box 14
    Folder 14
    James River Branch APVA--memorial unveiling, 5 May 1973.
  • Box 14
    Folder 15
    Peter Francisco Memorial rededication, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 14 April 2007.
  • Box 14
    Folder 16
    250th anniversary celebration of Buckingham County papers, 11 April 2011.
  • Box 14
    Folder 17
    250th anniversary celebration of Buckingham County--scrapbook, 11 April 2011.
  • Box 15
    Folder 1
    Peter Francisco gravemarker ceremony--Commonwealth Chapter, VDAR, 2002.
  • Box 15
    Folder 2
    Susan Brooke Francisco Pescud Schacht gravemarker--Commonwealth Chapter, VDAR (folder 1 of 2), 2005.
  • Box 15
    Folder 3
    Susan Brooke Francisco Pescud Schacht gravemarker--Commonwealth Chapter, VDAR (folder 2 of 2), .
  • Box 15
    Folder 4
    Daughters of the American Revolution--Frances Bland Randolph and Providence chapters.
  • Box 15
    Folder 5
    DAR Providence Chapter--index to a bibliography of Peter Francisco, 1975.
  • Box 15
    Folder 6
    Guilford Courthouse National Park.
  • Box 15
    Folder 7
    Trip to Guilford Courthouse National Park, 2002.
  • Box 15
    Folder 8
    American Revolution Round Table.
  • Box 15
    Folder 9
    Archeological Society of Virginia.
  • Box 15
    Folder 10
    Historic Buckingham, Inc.
  • Box 15
    Folder 11
    Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19.
  • Box 15
    Folder 12
    St. John's Church re-enactment of Patrick Henry's Speech of 23 March 1775.
  • Box 15
    Folder 13
    Patrick Henry and Scotchtown.
  • Box 15
    Folder 14
    Virginia Legends Walk.
  • Box 15
    Folder 15
    Newsletters--"Bellevue Times,""Capital City Cryer," and "Wilton House Museum Newsletter.".
  • Box 15
    Folder 16
    Flyers and brochures for historic sites, organizations, and bed and breakfast inns.
  • Box 15
    Folder 17
    Poems.
  • Box 15
    Folder 18
    Songs and music.
  • Box 15
    Folder 19
    "Hercules of the Revolution" blog excerpt.
  • Box 15
    Folder 20
    "The Month at Goodspeed's,"June 1960.
  • Box 15
    Folder 21
    Excerpts from Old Home Places of Louisa County.
  • Box 15
    Folder 22
    Excerpts from various publications.
  • Box 15
    Folder 23
    Maps of Charlottesville, Essex County, and King William County.
  • Box 15
    Folder 24
    Menus.
  • Box 15
    Folder 25
    Portobello Square (Syosset, New York) businesses--cards.
  • Box 15
    Folder 26
    Resumes and business information.
  • Box 15
    Folder 27
    Internet information and searches.
  • Box 15
    Folder 28
    Religious pamphlets.
  • Box 15
    Folder 29
    Miscellaneous papers.
  • Box 15
    Folder 30
    Fax strips.
  • Box 15
    Folder 31
    CDs of collection.
Series XI: Magazines and publications, 1951-2011.
Box: 16
Extent: 1 box.

Magazines and publications, 1951-2011, consists of magazines and publications that contain articles on Peter Francisco, the American Revolution, Portuguese Americans, and travel in Portugal.

  • Box 16
    Virginia Cavalcade, "The Giant of Virginia: Alias the Hercules of the Revolution," pp. 36-39, Autumn 1951.
  • Box 16
    The Iron Worker, "Peter Francisco: Washington's One-Man Regiment," pp. 2-10, Autumn 1972.
  • Box 16
    Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, "Peter Francisco," pp. 917-918, December 1972.
  • Box 16
    Virginia Cavalcade, "James Warrell Artist and entrepreneur," pp. 5-19 (includes Warrell's painting of Peter Francisco's encounter with British troops at Ward's Tavern), Winter 1973.
  • Box 16
    National Geographic, "New England's Little Portugal," pp. 90-109, January 1975.
  • Box 16
    Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation Bulletin, "The Real Peter Francisco," pp. 14-17, November-December 1975.
  • Box 16
    Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Bicentennial issue, July 1976.
  • Box 16
    My Country, "He Was the South's Paul Bunyan," pp. 20-23, Summer 1976.
  • Box 16
    Travel & Leisure, "Portugal: Europe's Secret Bargain," pp. 41-48, .
  • Box 16
    The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, 1781-1981, 1981.
  • Box 16
    Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, "District III Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution presents Peter Francisco adn Locust Grove," p. 36, January 1981.
  • Box 16
    "Rise and Fight Again!" program, Winter 1981.
  • Box 16
    American Heritage, "I'll Call This Land Virginia," pp. 49-57, specifically p. 55, February-March 1987.
  • Box 16
    Olde Times: Virginia's Best Kept Secrets, "Peter Francisco: A Soldier of Revolutionary Fame," pp. 13-17, Spring 1987.
  • Box 16
    Olde Times: Virginia's Best Kept Secrets, "Catching up With the Past: Archeology at Locust Grove," pp. 2-11, Spring 1988.
  • Box 16
    American History, "One-Man Army," pp. 56-60, October 1994.
  • Box 16
    Tarleton's Southside Raid and Peter Francisco's Famous Fight, 2002.
  • Box 16
    Military History, "George Washington's One-Man Army," pp. 24-31, July-August 2006.
  • Box 16
    Colonial Williamsburg, "Hercules of the American Revolution: Peter Francisco," pp. 20-25, Autumn 2006.
  • Box 16
    "PALCUS 20th Anniversary Celebration: Annual Leadership Awards Gala", 12 November 2011.