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History of Richmond

John Peyton Little

History of Richmond

by John Peyton Little

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Published by Dietz in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richmond (Va.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John P. Little, reprinted from the Southern literary messenger ; introduction by A. A. Little, foreword by J. H. Whitty, woodblocks by Norma E. Dietz, index by George F. Scheer.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14141.
    ContributionsWhitty, J. H. 1859-1937.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxi, 303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17548749M

    Thirteen bishops have led the Church of Richmond over the course of its two-hundred-year history. Today, the diocese includes , Catholics (who make up five percent of the total population), priests, deacons, parishes, and 30 schools.   Jack Trammell is an author, professor of sociology and researcher. His recent books include The Fourth Branch of Government and The Richmond Slave Trade. He is a recognized voice of Appalachia and a scholar of social history, disability and research design. Guy Terrell is a project manager, writer and : TheHistoryPress.

    Thursday, Oct. 26, A new book by Virginia Commonwealth University alumnus Dale Brumfield reveals the history of the Virginia State Penitentiary, the Richmond prison that was built in and that the ACLU at one time called the “most shameful prison in America.” “Virginia State Penitentiary: A Notorious History” is the latest book by Brumfield, who earned a B.F.A. in painting. History of Richmond College. On March 4th, the Virginia Legislature granted a charter for “a Seminary of learning for the instruction of youth in the various branches of science and literature, the useful arts and the learned and foreign languages, which shall be called and known by the name of Richmond College.”.

    The Department of History explores the past, seeking to understand how people have made the world, live in it, and seek change. We also examine what people do with memories and stories of the past, examining ideas of heritage, values and identities in our complex and diverse social, political, economic and cultural worlds. Faculty-Student Research. The following is an excerpt from the Rev. Ben Campbell's book, "Richmond's Unhealed History." The history of Richmond is the founding history of the nation.


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