Galt Family Papers

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Title

Galt Family Papers

Description

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Galt family, especially Dr. John Minson Galt II (1819-1862), superintendent of Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Va., and his sister, Sarah Maria Galt (1822- 1880). Includes personal letters, architectural notes and rough sketches, newspaper clippings, genealogical information, and other miscellany. Contains information on Eastern State Hospital; attitudes toward the mentally ill; Williamsburg, Va., and its inhabitants; the disruptions of the Civil War; the Galt family; and the sculptor Alexander Galt.

Names appearing in the collection include John Minson Galt II, Sarah Maria Galt, Alexander Galt, Lucy B. Saunders, Mary McCabe, and Margaret M. Raum.

Identifier

MS1978.3

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