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The Duke Family Papers

Since members of the Duke family participated in so many different activities outside the home, they left a very wide paper trail indeed. The collections below, in what is by no means an exhaustive list, each contain items related to the Duke family. When online guides are available, links have been provided.

Call Number Title No. Items Online Guide
Broadside 212 Commissioner's sale of valuable property at Free Union, Albemarle County, Virginia. (1906)
1
 
Broadside 1874 .C65 Commisssioners' sale of land, in Albemarle Co.: By virtue of decrees of the Circuit Court of Albemarle county, pronounced in the case of Foster vs. Haskins' administrator and others, the undersigned, commissioners, will, at 2 o'clock, P.M., on Monday, the 6th of July, 1874 ... expose to sale, in front of the court-house of Albemarle county, all the real estate whereof Haskins died seized ...
1
 
Broadside 1875 .T78 Trustees' sales of most valuable farms! : Horses, oxen, cattle, hogs, sheep, farming implem'ts, household and kitchen furniture, &c., in Albemarle County. : By virtue of a deed of trust executed on the 29th day of April, 1875, by J. Woods Garth and wife, the undersigned, trustees named therein ... on Tuesday 9th day of November next, will expose to sale, at public auction, on the premises, that most desirable farm known as "Birdwood," the late residence of Wm. Garth, dec'd. ...
1
 
Broadside 1893 .A54 Amelie Rives' critics.
1
 
BX 5980 .C4 C395 1895 Christ Church in early days : address / delivered by Hon. R.T.W. Duke, Jr. ... at the laying of the corner-stone of Christ Church, Charlottesville, Va., September 27, 1895.
1
 
E 483.4 .V8 R5 1893 Constitution and by-laws of the R.T.W. Duke Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, No. 1, Charlottesville, Va.
1
 
F 221 v.18 Enforcement of fourteenth amendment. Speech ... in the House of Representatives, April 3, 1871.
1
 
F 221 v.88 James River and Kanawha Canal: speech of Hon. Richard T.W. Duke, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, February 13, 1873.
1
 
F 221 v.169 The late Samuel Miller, a short time before his death determined to devote the sum of $100,000 to the advancement of agriculture ...
1
 
F 221 v.234 Colonial Virginia: a poem delivered by Hon. R.T.W. Duke ... at a meeting of the Society of Colonial Dames of Virginia in Richmond, Va., April 18th, 1899.
1
 
F 221 v.351 Libraries and their contents; an address delivered by R.T.W. Duke, Jr. ... at the laying of the cornerstone of the McIntire Public Library, Charlottesville, Va., November 27th, 1919
1
 
F 221 v.563 Internal taxation. Speech of Richard T. W. Duke, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, May 2, 1872.
1
 
F 221 v.569 Address of R.T.W. Duke on presenting Confederate flag from the ladies of Charlottesville and University, to John Bowie Strange Camp of Confederate Veterans, May the 28th, 1894.
1
 
F 221 v.569 Address delivered by Hon. R.T.W. Duke, Jr., Grand Senior Deacon, at laying the corner-stone of the Masonic Home of Virginia, Richmond, Dec. 6, 1893
1
 
F 221 v.569 The Virginia State Bar Association. Paper read ... at the second annual meeting of the Virginia State Bar Association held at ... Old Point Comfort, Va. ... 1890.
1
 
F 221 v.771 Amnesty. Speech of Hon. R.T.W. Duke, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, December 20, 1870
1
 
HS 397 .F7 1899 Exercises held in Christ Church, Charlottesville, Va., December 11th, 1899, in commemoration of its one hundredth anniversary, and unveiling a memorial tablet to Bro. Fred. W. Hatch.
1
 
HS 539 .S82 S82 1886 1786-1886 : addresses delivered at the centennial anniversary of Staunton Lodge No. 13, A.F. & A.M., celebrated Thursday, October 28th, 1886, in the Opera House, Staunton, Virginia.
1
 
JK 1759 .D8 1895 The study of politics : address / delivered by Hon. R.T.W. Duke, Jr., before the literary societies of Emory and Henry College, Virginia, Emory, Va., June 12, 1895.
1
 
K .D853 1894 Law and her ministers. Address delivered at laying the corner-stone of the Court-House of Loudoun, Leesburg, Va., Apr. 24, 1894.
1
 
LB41 .D85 1902 Address. A criticism of the educational system of the day : at the laying of the corner-stone of the new "L.F.I." buildings, Lewisburg, W. Va., June 10th, 1902
1
 
LC1011 .D78 1904 A plea for the study of the classics. An address delivered before the literary societies of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 22, 1904
1
 
MSS 79-6 Papers of Duke and Duke. Thousands Online Guide
MSS 79-6a Addition to the papers of Duke and Duke
Hundreds
Online Guide
MSS 2588 Papers of the Barringer family [manuscript], 1828-1963.
2,830
Online Guide
MSS 2891-a Papers of Rodes family [microform] 1762-1947.
Hundreds
 
MSS 38-5;3305;3305-a;3781;5146 Business records of Richard Duke and others [manuscript], 1831-1861.
10+
 
MSS 3305 Four manuscript volumes of Mary White Duke [manuscript] 1843-1932.
4 vols.
 
MSS 4136-d Webb-Prentis Family Papers 1735-1942
1,300
Online Guide
MSS 4136-h Photographs, ca. 1840s-1912, of Webb, Prentis and Riddick family members and friends [manuscript]
69
 
MSS 4165 Papers of the Kent family [manuscript] 1833-1916.
170
 
MSS 4234 Bound account books of a Hanover County general store listing accounts of the Berkeley, Burch, Byars, Claybrooke, Cosby, Dabney, Davenport, Duke, Fontaine, Nelson, Netherland, Sims, Thompson, Wydown families [manuscript] 1815 & 1821.
2 vols.
 
MSS 4276 Genealogical material regarding this family includes charts, manuscript notes, and correspondence [manuscript] 1674-1942.
15
 
MSS 4406 Papers of the McCue family [manuscript], 1777-1920.
5,000
Online Guide
MSS 4718 Family Bible records of the Blaydes, Boxley, Duerson, Duke, and McGehee families descendants of Edward McGehee, and of the Burruss, Garrett, and Pleasants families descendants of William Garrett [manuscript] 1758-1939.
2
 
MSS 4758 Papers of John Morris [manuscript] 1801-79.
350
 
MSS 5146 13 Items from the papers of William R. Duke [manuscript] 1919-1924.
13
 
MSS 6161 (and -a) Papers of Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript] 1864-65 and 1893-1918.
45
 
MSS 6286 Letter to Richard Duke, offering him the post of proctor of the University of Virginia [manuscript] 1819 January 24.
1
 
MSS 6602 Hospitals at Charlottesville and the University of Virginia during the Civil War [manuscript] 1899
1
 
MSS 6852-ad Memorabilia of William Richard Duke, and Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript] 1913.
5
 
MSS 6852-f Papers of Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk [manuscript] 1872-1966.
40
 
MSS 7599 ACHS 1665 Portraits [manuscript].
3
 
MSS 7599-a ACHS 1666 Papers of the Duke family [manuscript] 1870-1930.
580
 
MSS 7599-b Papers of Cammann Coleman Duke [manuscript] 1868-1954.
7
 
MSS 7599-c Papers of Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript], 1834-1893.
72
 
MSS 7599-d Grant, George II, to Charles Wakefield through lt. gov. Robert Dinwiddie [manuscript] 1756 March 10.
1
 
MSS 7599-e Papers of R.T.W. Duke and William R. Duke, chiefly business papers re: farming and legal practice…
c. 200
 
MSS 9344 Letter, Charlottesville, to William B. Pettit concerning the correct spelling of a name in the memoranda & declaration for one of Pettit's law cases [manuscript] 1894, March 28.
1
 
MSS 9521 Letter to Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript] 1906 April 4.
1
 
MSS 9521-a Photograph given by Helen Duke, [manuscript] 1905.
1
 
MSS 9521-b Letter to Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript] 1927 June 9.
1
 
MSS 9521-d Memorabilia of Helen Duke, [manuscript] 1853-1890.
1
 
MSS 9521-e Letter to James Madison, [manuscript] 1789 February 19.
1
 
MSS 9521-f Papers of the Duke Family, [manuscript] 1871-1933.
10
 
MSS 9521-g Letter to R.T.W. Duke [manuscript] 1915 April 4.
1
 
MSS 9521-h Papers of the Duke family of Charlottesville, Va., and the related Slaughter family of Lynchburg, Va. [manuscript] 1764-1983, bulk 1845-1983.
10,400
Online Guide
MSS 9521-i Duke Family Papers.
56
Online Guide
MSS 9521-j Duke Family Papers 1836 and 1865-1919
21
Online Guide
MSS 9521-k Diaries of Helen Risdon Duke and Mary Willoughby Duke, 1906-1919 [manuscript]
5
 
MSS 9521-l Tug River Coal and Coke Company Ledger, 1890-1892 [manuscript]
1
 
MSS 9521-m Duke Family Papers ca.1886-1909
9
Online Guide
MSS 9521-n Papers of the Duke family [manuscript], 1890.
7
 
MSS 9521-o The recollections of Richard Thomas Walker, jr. [manuscript], 1899-1926
1
 
MSS 10402 Records of the trustees of the Miller Fund [manuscript], 1869-1928.
400
Online Guide
MSS 10459-b Papers of Thomasia Goss re Woodlawn, Albemarle County, Virginia [manuscript], 1868-1881.
5
 
MSS 11425-q Postcards of Virginia and Maryland scenes collected by the Duke family [manuscript], 1890-1911.
51
 
MSS 12368 Letters concerning the appointment of Albert H. Tuttle to the Chair of Biology and Agriculture at the University of Virginia, [manuscript] 1888
? (In Process)
 
PS 586 .Z94 .M483 E59 1921 The enchanted years; a book of contemporary verse, dedicated by poets of Great Britain and America to the University of Virginia on the occasion of its one-hundredth anniversary; ed. by John Calvin Metcalf and James Southall Wilson.
1
 
PS 3507 .U44 I6 1927 In My Library and Other Poems (1927)
1
 
RG-22/1/1.752
Papers of Richard Thomas Walker Duke [manuscript], 1849-1850.
1
 
RG-23/4/9.861 Papers, 1893-1920 [manuscript]. Zeta Psi. Virginia Beta (Uva)
209
 

 



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