A Guide to the Key Family Papers, 1815-1896 Key Family Papers Ms1992-044

A Guide to the Key Family Papers, 1815-1896

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1992-044


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Collection Number
Key Family Papers, 1815-1896
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Key family

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.

Scope and Content

Family of Liberty, Virginia. Papers include four letters (1861-64) from three members of the family who served as soldiers in the 4th Virginia Regiment for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and various miscellaneous papers (1815-1896) including receipts and tax bills of the Key and the Wheat families, who were interrelated. Transcripts available. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865