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Dora and Cara Armistead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.24, 2006.54
Scope and Contents Papers from the household of Dora Travis Armistead (1890-1979) and Rowland Cara Armistead, sisters of Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes letters, personal, financial and business papers of Cary Peyton Armistead (1856-1901), father of Dora and Cara, Steward of Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), and prominent local Episcopal Church and school leader; Eudora Ester Armistead (d. 1940), mother; Cary Champion Armistead (d. 1944), brother, and lawyer for a time in Detroit, Michigan;...

Seedsmans' Catalogs

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.218 and 2006.54
Scope and Contents Hundreds of catalogs from many gardening businesses in the United States.  These catalogs were known as Seedsmans' Catalogs and sold seeds, plants and gardening supplies.

Includes an alphabetical card index file for Mss. Acc. 2008.218.