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Guide to the Armistead T. M. Filler Papers, 1796-1945

Summary

Lovettsville (Loudoun Co.), Va. resident. He was connected with the B. and O. Railroad Co., was a member of the Odd Fellows and the Democratic State Central Committee, and was treasurer of Loudoun Co. Collection contains personal and official correspondence, business papers, and family records. Much of the business correspondence deals with the sale and purchase of guano and the financial affairs of "Linden," the Filler estate. Filler was a livestock speculator, had interests in the marble business, silver mines, and livestock insurance. Included are letters from Woodrow Wilson, J.K. Vardaman, Gen. Marcus Wright, McAdoo, and other prominent national figures. There is also a manuscript account of the cavalry battle of Traveler's Station.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00392
Title
Armistead T. M. Filler papers
Date
1796-1945
Creator
Filler, Armistead, T. M.
Extent
6.4 Linear Feet, 4,821 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains personal and official correspondence, business papers, and family records. Much of the business correspondence deals with the sale and purchase of guano and the financial affairs of "Linden," the Filler estate. Filler was a livestock speculator, had interests in the marble business, silver mines, and livestock insurance. Included are letters from Woodrow Wilson, J.K. Vardaman, Gen. Marcus Wright, McAdoo, and other prominent national figures. There is also a manuscript account of the cavalry battle of Traveler's Station.

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[Identification of item], Armistead T. M. Filler Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Contents of the Collection

1849-1874
Box 1
1875-1879
Box 2
1880-1884
Box 3
1885-1896
Box 4
1897-1901
Box 5
1902-1913
Box 6
1914-1945
Box 7
undated
Box 8
1796-1926
Box 8
Calling cards
Box 8
Miscellaneous
Box 8
Printed material
Box 9
Invitations
Box 9
Clippings
Box 9-10
Bills and Receipts
1848-1870s
Box 10
1870s-1880s
Box 11
1880s-1919
Box 12
1920-1943 and undated
Box 13
Bound Volumes
Box 14-15
Pictures
Box 16
 


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Provenance

The Armistead T. M. Filler Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1956.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, May 2008

Accession from 1956 is described in this finding aid.