Virginia Norfleet reminiscences
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a typed transcript of the reminiscences of Virginia Norfleet which was written for her grandchildren. Mrs. Norfleet gives a highly moralistic account of life in the Tidewater area of Virginia from 1812 to 1894, with emphasis on the Civil War and its effects on living conditions. She discusses slavery and the freeing of her father's slaves after General Lee's surrender; describes the school she attended after the Civil War; and gives a brief history of Franklin, Virginia, following the war.
This collection has been scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-3B/norfleet/.
- circa 1900
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Gift of Margaret Norfleet, 1960.
Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University
- Virginia Norfleet Reminiscences
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- March 1965
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.