James Washington Singleton Papers, 1770-1975, undated
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Brief Description: The collection consists of family papers spanning the lifetime of five generations of Singleton descendants. The collection includes papers of James Singleton, the father of James W. Singleton; James W. Singleton; Lily Singleton Thomas Osburn, the daughter of James W. Singleton; the Thomas children, the grandchildren of James W. Singleton; and Judith Ball Wysong Cofer, the great-granddaughter of James W. Singleton. The bulk of the collection concerns the lives of James Singleton, James W. Singleton and Lily Singleton Thomas Osburn.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: libspecialcollections [at] odu.edu
Record Series Number: 00/MG 10
Created by: Singleton, James Washington (1811-1892)
Volume: 20.8 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/14/1977.
Arrangement: The collection is organized into eleven series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Legal and Government Documents; Series III: Financial and Bookkeeping RecordsSeries IV: Business Papers; Series V: Miscellaneous Material; Series VI: Speeches; Series VII: Miscellany; Series VIII: Memorabilia; Series IX: Newspaper clippings; Series X: Publications; and Series XI: Photographs.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
Copperhead movement
Politicians--Illinois
Singleton, James Washington, 1811-1892
Singleton family
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Congress. House
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. Judith Ball Wysong Cofer  Gift. Accession #A77-5
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], James Washington Singleton Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.