This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:
Richard L. Maury papers 1824-1940 and undated
Collection #RL.00858 | 10.8 Linear Feet; Approx. 5731 Items
Confederate soldier and lawyer, of Richmond, Virginia. Collection comprises correspondence, diaries, journals, booklets, maps, bills and receipts, legal papers, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records relating to Richard Maury's business and personal affairs, and the history of the Maury family. Includes material on his Civil War experiences, including a Civil War scrapbook, his attempt to establish a settlement of southerners in Mexico after the Civil War, life in Mexico and Nicaragua, Confederate veterans' views on prominent battles of the Civil War, and student life at the University of Virginia in the 1880s. Correspondents include his father, Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) and members of the Maury family.
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