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Bruce family

Overview
Works: 15 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 17 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Records and correspondence  Archives  Photographs  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Scrapbooks  Portraits  Records and briefs  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
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Most widely held works by Bruce family
Wolfhall and Tottenham: the homes of the Seymour and the Bruce [families] by William Maurice Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce family papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection includes calling cards, correspondence, photographs, 35mm slides, bills and receipts, bank checks, business records, ephemera, diplomas and Culver School yearbook relating to the activities of the members of the Bruce family
by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of James Bruce (1763-1837) and James Coles Bruce (1806-1865), lists (ca. 1850s) of slaves, and memoirs (ca. 1938) of Walter Coles Bruce (1868-1953), describing life in Halifax County and Lexington, Va
by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, manuscripts, and documents of the Bruce family concerning the business affairs of the George Bruce & Company Type Foundry of New York City. There are seven letters of David Bruce, Jr., his biography of David Bruce, Sr., and other manuscripts and letters concerning his invention of the first successful type-casting machine as well as the patent agreements for the invention. Also, a group of ten letters from Thomas N. Rooker of the NEW YORK TRIBUNE to David Wolfe Bruce (1824-1895). There are several letters which relate to George Bruce (1781-1866), the founder of Bruce Type Foundry, as well as his manuscripts on printing and related fields. The collection also contains material relating to the Bruce entry in the Paris Universal Exposition of 1867, the financial records of the firm, miscellaneous correspondence with other printers, and type specimens. In addition, there is a scrapbook of memorabilia containing clippings, receipts, typographic magazines, and specimens of printing
Bruce Family by Bruce Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The 16 letters in this collection were written to the Bruce brothers or to George's second wife, Catherine Wolfe Bruce. Correspondents include David Bruce; David and George Bruce's sister Wilhelmina Bruce (1785- ); Samuel Paterson (c. 1743- ), a family friend living in Dalreith, Scotland with whom the Bruces exchanged newspapers; and John David Wolfe (1792-1872), Catherine's brother. Most of the letters deal with family matters and with conditions in Europe, but there is also some discussion of the type founding business
Papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection includes correspondence, 1841-1894 (304 items), of Charles Bruce concerning Staunton Hill plantation in Charlotte County, Va., the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harvard University, abolitionism, the 1848 French Revolution, his service in the Virginia Senate and Virginia politics, the Confederate States Army of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and Afro-Americans' participation in politics; accounts, 1848-1877, for the construction of the house at Staunton Hill in Charlotte County, with the Confederate States Quartermasters Department, and as treasurer of Charlotte County, Va.; bonds, 1862-1864; and deeds, slave lists, wills, estate inventories, and other legal records pertaining to Bruce's estate and to Staunton Hill
Bruce family Bible records by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family Bible originally owned by Massena Taylor Bruce (b.1852) and Sarah Louise Davis Bruce (1856-1913), both of Greenville, S.C., who were married on 28 Mar. 1873 by Rev. Alexander Bowers, a Baptist minister. Record of births, deaths and marriages among descendants of Masena Bruce and the Bruce family in Greenville, S.C., and Spartanburg County, S.C
Papers of the Bruce, Jones and Murchison families( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers ca. 1820-1860 comment on education, attending religious "camp meetings," and include two letters from soldiers serving in the Mexican War (1846-1848), "Volunteering is not the thing I thought it was," and expecting no lasting peace in Mexico as long as the Catholic Church remained influential. A very few letters cover the Civil War period, including two letters, 26 July 1862 and 5 Nov. 1863, of Martha [Salley], (Orangeburg, S.C.) to "Aunt Eliza, "re home-front conditions and activities of the family and community, a reference to her brother "Towney" and his service with the Rebel Rangers (a group of students from The Citadel), describes the "wayside hospital" women's war work, by which women brought food and provisions for the trains of wounded and sick soldiers, "I have seen as many as three hundred [ladies] there," crowded conditions, high prices and inflation, making syrup, weaving homespun cloth, attending religious meetings, and offering an apology for using "a Confederate envelope, it is the fashion here."
OM69-10 Bruce Family Papers by Bruce family( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Bruce family
Papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Civil War letters of brothers Francis Harvey Bruce (14th Illinois Infantry, Company I) and Benjamin Pueple Bruce (114th Illinois Infantry, Company H) to their mother Mary Gunn Bruce McAlister, primarily from Tennessee
Bruce Family Papers by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Five photocopied items: 1) Certificate of Registration as Chemist and Druggist for Alexander K Bruce, 6 June 1867 2) Letter to A W Keiller Bruce from University of St Andrews acknowledging receipt of donations, 25 December 1878 3) Letterhead for Alexander K Bruce, Pharmaceutical Chemist, ca 1870 4) Letter to Mr N S Pixley from Lillian Bruce, 1 January 1968 5) 5 pages of information on the anchor of the 'Sirius' from Arthur Pixley, father of N S Pixley
Papers, 1784-1953 of the Bruce family of "Berry Hill," Halifax County, Va by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reflected in the papers are courtship (see correspondence of Alexander Bruce with Mary Evelyn Anderson, and of Malcolm G. Bruce with Myrtle C. Heisen), family relationships (see especially correspondence of Mary E. (Anderson) Bruce with her sisters Frances Margaret Anderson and Anna Aylette (Anderson) Junkin); land speculation and real estate development in the South Boston area of Halifax County (South Boston Improvement Company), and in Rockbridge County, Va. (Glenwood Estate, and Rockbridge Co.), and the especially the close relationship between the three youngest of Alexander Bruce's children -- Walter, Malcolm, and Ellen -- and their love for "Berry Hill" and the heritage it represented
Letters by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters received, 1819-1825, mainly from Sir Thomas Brisbane to Michael Bruce with copies of the latter's official correspondence and reports, 1822-1825
by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 16 letters in this collection were written to the Bruce brothers or to George's second wife, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ( - ). Correspondents include David Bruce; David and George Bruce's sister Wilhelmina Bruce (1785- ); Samuel Paterson (c. 1743- ), a family friend living in Dalreith, Scotland with whom the Bruces exchanged newspapers; and John David Wolfe (1792-1872), Catherine's brother. Most of the letters deal with family matters and with conditions in Europe, but there is also some discussion of the type founding business
by Bruce family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 16 letters in this collection were written to the Bruce brothers or to George's second wife, Catherine Wolfe Bruce ( - ). Correspondents include David Bruce; David and George Bruce's sister Wilhelmina Bruce (1785- ); Samuel Paterson (c. 1743- ), a family friend living in Dalreith, Scotland with whom the Bruces exchanged newspapers; and John David Wolfe (1792-1872), Catherine's brother. Most of the letters deal with family matters and with conditions in Europe, but there is also some discussion of the type founding business
 
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