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Baker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B17
Scope and Contents Correspondence, bonds, and accounts of Jacob Baker of Monongalia County, W. Va. and Nelson Baker and Jonathan W. Baker of Alleghany County, Md. Includes letters written from Washington, Iowa, Piedmont, W. Va., and from Missouri as well as letters written by a student at St. John's College, Annapolis, Md.

William A. Baker Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R1
Scope and Contents Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.

Archibald Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road, land...