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Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Claudius Crozet papers

Identifier: MS-0059
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is in French and chronicles Claudius Crozet's early years in France prior to his move to the United States in 1816. Included are letters and military orders, discourses on linguistics and grammar, papers pertaining to his marriage and family, and mementos relating to his daughter, Adele, who died in 1830.In addition, the collection contains two letters from Thomas Jefferson to Crozet, both dated 1821. The letter of March 31 is Jefferson's reply to...

Edwin L. Dooley, Jr. Collection

Identifier: MS-0295
Scope and Contents A collection of research materials compiled by historian Edwin L. Dooley, Jr. The bulk concerns the history of the Ecole Polytechnique and includes transcriptions of minutes of the "Council of Instruction and Administration of th Ecole Polytechnique" [Governing Board], 1794-1799; related research files; biographical information about individuals connected with the school; books; correspondence between Dooley and Ecole officials; and copies of manuscripts. The collection also contains material...

Research notes, Claudius Crozet, 1936

 Sub-Series — Box: 9, Folder: 5-7
Scope and Contents Galley proofs, manuscript, and notes.

Robert F. Hunter collection

Identifier: MS-0052
Contents Note The bulk of this collection consists of edited typescript and illustrations for Robert F. Hunter's book, Claudius Crozet (University of Virginia Press, 1989). The book was co-authored by Edwin L. Dooley. The collection also includes a typescript of the article entitled The Turnpike Movement in Virginia, 1816-1860.

Thomas T. Munford collection

Identifier: MS-0158
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of Thomas T. Munford, including three personal letters from Munford: 1861 April 18 to Charles Ellis, discussing the outbreak of war; 1864 May 9 to George P. Tayloe, his father-in-law, discussing the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House; May 21 1865 to Sallie Munford, his niece, expressing sadness caused by the South's defeat. Other papers include a photostat of Munford's Special Orders No. 6 dated 1865 April 25; the architecture textbook used by Munford during his cadetship...

William Couper papers

Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents This collection documents a portion of the life and career of William Couper, a man notable for his research and publications about the history of VMI, Lexington, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia history and genealogy, Stonewall Jackson, and Claudius Crozet.A significant portion of the papers consist of publication manuscripts, notes, and other material related to Couper's major historical research projects (many of which were published). These include the...