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Dear Mr. Masarick,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks Program Records in the Records of the National Park Service (Record Group 79) that includes the file Virginia SP Liberia and 6 additional files with references to Liberia in Manassas that may be of interest to you. These records have been digitized and may be viewed online in the Catalog. Please contact the National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records (RDE) at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about these records.
Since the house was used as a headquarters by both Confederate and Union forces during the Civil War, we suggest that you review records like the series General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Papers in the War Department Collection of Confederate Papers (Record Group 109) and the series Generals' Papers and Books in the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1762 - 1917 (Record Group 94) that includes the file Papers and Books of Irvin McDowell. These records have not been digitized. Please contact the National Archives at Washington, D.C. - Textual Reference (RDT1) at email@example.com for access to and information about these and similar records.
For more information about the inhabitants of the plantation, the National Archives websites for Census Records, Resources for Genealogists and Family Historians, and African American History may be useful.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDE and RDT1. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
Finally, the Manassas Museum’s website for historic sites provides information about Liberia House and Grounds. Liberia is also listed on the website for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Please contact these organizations for further assistance.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your research!