Prestwould Farm Records
Scope and Contents
Records, 1929-1946, concerning Prestwould in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The collection includes correspondence of Dr. John Williamson Price, Jr., of Louisville, Kentucky, the owner of Prestwould with his farm managers; accounts; livestock records; and registration records of Aberdeen-Angus cattle; Percheron horses; saddle horses; and Hampshire hogs.
Prestwould is an eighteenth century plantation which was owned by the Skipwith family. It is now owned by the Prestwould Foundation and is open to the public.
- Creation: 1929-1946
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3.00 Linear Feet
Gift of 6657 items on 5/26/1965 and gift of 72 items on 9/13/1965.
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/65_P94_Prestwould_Farm.pdf
- Guide to the Prestwould Farm Records
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- Script of description
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English