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The Resource Governor Henry A. Wise collection

Governor Henry A. Wise collection

Label
Governor Henry A. Wise collection, 1858 and 1876
Title
Governor Henry A. Wise collection
Inclusive dates
1858 and 1876
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
There are two items in this collection. The first is a certificate from the Commonwealth of Virginia, to William P. Kimbel, commissioning him as Colonel of the 119th Regiment, 10th Brigade, 3rd Division of the Virginia Militia, from the 24th of September 1858, and signed by Governor Henry A. Wise on October 5, 1858. A green state seal is in the lower left corner. The other item is a printed page from the "Library Scrapbook" with an engraving of Governor Wise along with a biography, noting his death on September 12 [1876]. The continuation of the article is missing
Biographical or historical data
Born on December 3, 1806, in Drummondtown, Virginia, Henry Alexander Wise graduated from Washington College, Pennsylvania, at the age of 19. He was admitted to the bar in 1828, and elected to Congress five years later. President John Tyler appointed him as Minister to Brazil in 1843. He was elected governor of Virginia in 1855 and served until 1860. During the Civil War, Governor Wise was with the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia as a major-general. He died on September 12, 1876, at the age of 69, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kimbel, William P
  • Wise, Henry A.
  • Virginia
Label
Governor Henry A. Wise collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2981
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/04/09 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20398768
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation on 1932/10/04.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910167663
  • (OCoLC)910167663
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Governor Henry A. Wise collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2981
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/04/09 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20398768
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation on 1932/10/04.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910167663
  • (OCoLC)910167663
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

Library Locations

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