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West Family Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad 259-341

Scope and Contents

Account books, 1845-1901, of the West family, of Buckingham county, Va. Include memorandum books, account books (daybooks, ledgers, and journals) of several stores: Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute Store, Gravel Hill, Va.; West & Agee (John S. West and William C. Agee), Buckingham Court House, Va.; J. E. West and J. E. West (John Edmund West) & Bros., Dillwyn, Va. The collection includes account books of the Gravel Hill Post Office (John S. West and Mattie J. West).

Dates

  • 1845-1901

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

83 volumes

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Family History:

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: West Family

Extent

6.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Inventory available in library.

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Related Materials:

See also; West & Agee Papers, Mattie J. West Diary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary; and the West Family Papers, Virginia Historical Society.

Physical Description

83 volumes

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Mss_Add_Vol_259-341.pdf
Title
Guide to the West Family Account Books
Author
Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-09
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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