Guide to Research CollectionsUniversity of Virginia
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Papers: 1890-1910, 400 items.
Correspondence and other papers concerning Virginia politics in the Fourth Congressional District, especially Sydney Epess campaign for Congress in 1897 and legal action involving Robert Taylor Thorpe who contested the election. Includes letters addressed to Robert C. Kilmartin, of Petersburg, Va., William Hodges Mann, Thoams Staples Martin. Correspondents include Joseph Button, James Taylor Ellyson, James Fletcher Epes, James Hay, William Atkinson Jones, John Lamb, Francis Rives Lassiter, Henry St. George Tucker, and Walter Allen Watson.
Papers: In the James Taylor Ellyson Papers, ca. 1865-1910, approximately 1,500 items.
Correspondents include Sydney Parham Epes. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.