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Drummond Papers, 1795-1892 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Nichole Delasalas

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Title: Drummond Papers, 1795-1892Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-216

Primary Creator: Drummond family

Extent: 6.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Families--Virginia, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865, Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--19th century, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Forms of Material: Biography files, Cultural artifacts, Genealogies (histories), Marriage records, Photocopies, Receipts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Nineteenth century vital records, Civil War-era documents, and receipts relating to the Drummond family in Norfolk, Virginia. Most of the records refer to George R. Drummond and his father, Spencer Drummond.

Collection Historical Note

George Ramsey Drummond was born on May 5, 1828 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. His parents were Spencer and Hannah Drummond. George was actively involved in the Howard Association during the 1855 Yellow Fever Epidemic. He died on June 22, 1892 at the age of 61 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Pouch on loan by Lucy Borland Brooke

Preferred Citation: Drummond Papers, MSS 0000-216, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 1, 2017.

Other Note: The Drummond Papers are housed in Box 1 of the Allmand Family Papers (MSS 0000-204).

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Vital Records, 1820s-1890sAdd to your cart.
Includes a family record of births and marriages. Register of Spencer and Hannah Drummond's children.
Folder 2: Higgins/Ramsey/Tucker Receipts, 1795-1858Add to your cart.
Includes receipts from the Higgins, Ramsey, and Tucker families.
Folder 3: Civil War Documents, 1865Add to your cart.
Includes documentation relating to George R. Drummond as prisoner of war, a parole of honor, a pass back to Norfolk, Virginia, and a general order.
Folder 4: George R. Drummond Receipts, 1849-1890Add to your cart.
Includes receipts from George R. Drummond.
Folder 5: Biographical Information, 1800sAdd to your cart.
Photocopies. Includes biographical information on George R. Drummond including his obituary, property tax records, and city directory information.
Folder 6: Leather Pouch, circa 1815Add to your cart.
Leather pouch belonging to Spencer Drummond, George R. Drummond's father.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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