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Guide to the Lassiter Family Papers, 1832-1928

Abstract

Daniel William Lassiter was a physician of Petersburg, Va.

Collection comprises correspondence and other papers of Daniel William Lassiter, and of his sons, Francis Rives Lassiter, lawyer and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and Charles Trotter Lassiter, politician. Much of the correspondence concerns the political career of Francis R. Lassiter. Includes information on Confederate recruitment, politicians after the Civil War, Presidential elections, the Virginia militia, and economic conditions in the U.S. Correspondents include Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Baily Aldrich, John Hollis Bankhead, Harry Flood Byrd, Champ Clark, John Warwick Daniel, Henry De La War Flood, Carter Glass, Epps Hunton, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee, Arthur Lefevre, William Gordon McCabe, Thomas Staples Martin, John Garland Pollard, Furnifold McLendel Simmons, Charles Augustus Swanson, Henry St. George Tucker, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and Edward Carrington Venable.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Lassiter Family
Title
Lassiter Family papers, 1832-1928
Language of Material
English
Extent
29 Linear Feet, 21,752 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection comprises correspondence and other papers of Daniel William Lassiter, and of his sons, Francis Rives Lassiter, lawyer and U.S. Representative from Virginia, and Charles Trotter Lassiter, politician. Much of the correspondence concerns the political career of Francis R. Lassiter. Includes information on Confederate recruitment, politicians after the Civil War, Presidential elections, the Virginia militia, and economic conditions in the U.S. Correspondents include Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Baily Aldrich, John Hollis Bankhead, Harry Flood Byrd, Champ Clark, John Warwick Daniel, Henry De La War Flood, Carter Glass, Epps Hunton, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee, Arthur Lefevre, William Gordon McCabe, Thomas Staples Martin, John Garland Pollard, Furnifold McLendel Simmons, Charles Augustus Swanson, Henry St. George Tucker, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, and Edward Carrington Venable.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

1892-1895 Mar. 31
Box 1
1895 Apr.-1897 Apr. 10
Box 2
1897 Apr. 12- 1899 Dec. 31
Box 3
1901 Jan. 1-1902 Aug. 20
Box 4
1902 Aug. 21-1903 Aug. 15
Box 5
1903 Aug. 17-1904 July 20
Box 6
1904 July 21-1905 July 20
Box 7
1905 July 21-1907 Dec. 31
Box 8
1908 Jan. 1-1909 Feb. 20
Box 9
1909 Feb. 22-Apr. 30
Box 10
1909 May 1-Nov. 19
Box 11
1909 Nov. 20-Dec. 31
Box 12
1910 Jan. 15-Feb. 28
Box 13
1910 Mar. 1-1914
Box 14
1915-1919
Box 15
1920-1924
Box 16
1925-1927
Box 17
1928 and undated
Box 18
Undated
Box 19
Papers, 1832-1908
Box 20
1879-1889 Apr. 30
Box 21
1889 May 1-1890 Dec. 31
Box 22
1891-1892
Box 23
1893 Jan. 1-Sept. 30
Box 24
1893 Oct. 1-1894 May 31
Box 25
1894 June 1-1895 Mar. 20
Box 26
1895 Mar. 21-Oct. 9
Box 27
1895 Oct. 9-1896 May 31
Box 28
1896 June 1-Nov.3
Box 29
1896 Nov. 4-1897 Apr. 30
Box 30
1897 May 1-July 20
Box 31
1897 July 21-Oct. 15
Box 32
1897 Oct. 16-1898 July 31
Box 33
1898 Aug. 1-1899 Apr. 15
Box 34
1899 Apr. 17-1900 Mar. 10
Box 35
1900 Mar. 11-May 31
Box 36
1900 June 1-Sept. 30
Box 37
1900 Oct. 1-Dec. 20
Box 38
1900 Dec. 21-1901 Feb. 28
Box 39
1901 Mar. 1-Aug. 20
Box 40
1901 Aug. 21-1902 Jan. 11
Box 41
1902 Jan. 13-Mar. 24
Box 42
1902 Mar. 25-May 25
Box 43
1902 May 26-Dec. 31
Box 44
1903 Jan. 1-1905 Dec. 31
Box 45
1906 Jan. 1-June 30
Box 46
1906 July 1-1908 Feb. 28
Box 47
1908 Mar. 1-May 15
Box 48
1908 May 16-Oct. 31
Box 49
1908 Nov. 1-1909 Jan. 31
Box 50
1909 Feb. 1-Apr. 10
Box 51
1909 Apr. 11-July 31
Box 52
1909 Aug. 1-Dec. 31 and undated
Box 53
For locations of volumes L:2186, F:2185, and F:2184, please consult with a reference archivist.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lassiter Family Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Lassiter Family Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library from 1949-1951.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, June 2008

Accessions from 1949-1951 are described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.