BARBOUR, Philip Pendleton, 1783-1841


Oil on canvas, Kate Flournoy Edwards, 1911, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives.

Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1823, 1 page.
A letter from Philip Pendleton Barbour to John C. Calhoun and Samuel L. Southard written on September 19, 1823. Philip Barbou writes concerning a midshipman’s or cadet’s warrant for William H. Brown.

Papers: 1831, 1 page.
A letter from Philip Pendleton Barbour to James Madison written in April 1831. Philip Barbour is returning some books and pamphlets that James Madison had lent him.

Papers: In the Ambler Family Papers, 1748-1866, approximately 400 items.
The papers include legal papers of Philip Pendleton Barbour concerning cases in which he acted as counsel, and also includes wills of his clients. A copy of the finding aid for the papers is available in the repository and online.

Papers: In the Ambler and Barbour Family Papers, 1772-1880, 9 feet.
Persons represented in the papers include Philip Pendleton Barbour. A copy of the finding aid for the papers is available in the repository and online.

Papers: In the Robert Beverley Papers, 1783-1831, 42 items.
Correspondents include Philip Pendleton Barbour.

Papers: In the James Westhall Ford Papers, 1804-1874, approximately 577 items.
Correspondents include Philip Pendleton Barbour. A guide for the papers is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Washington and Lewis Family Papers, 1774-1843, approximately 450 items.
Correspondents include Philip Pendleton Barbour.


The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: In the Ford Collection, 1839, 1 item.
A letter from Philip Pendleton Barbour to John P. Todd written on December 2, 1839.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Microform: In the Philip Pendleton Barbour Papers, 1820-1841, 7 items.
The papers include letters written by Philip Pendleton Barbour to Robert Beverley concerning farming and national politics. Also included is a letterbook of David Higginbotham containing letters written to Philip Pendleton Barbour concerning the establishment of a national bank, and John Geddes Blair concerning the establishment of a branch of the Farmers Bank at Charlottesville, Virginia.

Papers: In the Barbour Family Papers, 1810-1890, approximately 1,353 items.
The papers relating to Philip Pendleton Barbour include correspondence concerning the University of Virginia, the New-York Historical Society, legal and general subjects, accounts, and notes concerning lawsuits.