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Jerdone Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J47
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers of the Jerdone family, 1753- (1771-1845) -1890. It includes letters, letterbooks, and account books of immigrant Francis Jerdone (1721-1771), Scottish factor who lived in Hanover County, Yorktown and Louisa County, Virginia, and letters of his wife, Sarah (Macon) Jerdone. Most of the collection consists of letters, accounts, and diaries of the next two generations of members of the Jerdone family including Francis Jerdone (1756-1841), planter of...

Jonah H. Lupton Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af25 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.

Kitty Kemper Memorandum Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Me2
Scope and Contents

Memorandum book, 1845-1897, used by [Kitty Kemper, Shenandoah Valley, Virginiaa. ?] and others. The book contains laborers' accounts and farm memoranda.

Lassiter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L33
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence and speeches); 1861-1928; of Francis Rives Lassiter and Charles Trotter Lassiter. Correspondence concerns Virginia Democratic Party, Prohibition, the Good Roads Movement, agriculture, and the presidential campaign of 1928. The collection includes a list of Petersburg, Va. volunteers in the American Civil War; letter copybooks of both men; and papers, 1910, relating to the death of Francis Rives Lassiter.  962 items and 8 volumes. Acc. 2011.613...

Hiram Martz Account Book, II

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af9
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1858-1874, of Hiram Martz, in Rockingham County, Virginia.  Some entries with the military during the Civil War.

McGavock Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other.  Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...

Richard Lee Morton Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 90 M84
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1930-1969, of Richard Lee Morton, professor of history at the College of William and Mary from 1919 to 1959. Series 1 includes personal and professional correspondence, lectures and notes relating to his research on Virginia history, and material relating to his community activities in Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence of his wife Estelle (Dinwiddie) Morton, land grants, 1756 and 1774, signed by Robert Dinwiddie and Lord Dunmore, Confederate currency and bonds,...

P. R. Page Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D39 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1856-1861, of P. R. Page, of Gloucester County, Virginiaa. which concerns his farm and weather.

Plantation and Farm Instruction, Regulation, Record, Inventory and Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af27
Scope and Contents Journal of work done on an unknown plantation, perhaps in Brunswick or Greensville County, Virginia, between January 3-June 16, 1853 and June 15-July 1, 1857. Notes on weather are given. The book includes an inventory of slaves in 1864 with their ages and in some cases their birth days recorded. There are inventories of livestock and implements, undated, but probably for 1853. There is a record of slave marriages for 1857 and births and deaths for 1857-1861, and a record of...

Richard Corbin Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap8
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1786-1797, of Richard Corbin of Caroline County, Va. including farm accounts and records of slaves.

Robb-Bernard Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...

Robert Bolling Willcox Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D35
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1890-1893, of Robert Bolling Willcox of "Flowerdew Hundred," Prince George County, Virginiaa. which discusses plantation life, Virginia politics, weather, neighbors, and family.

A. Willis Robertson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 66 R54
Scope and Contents This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval. Papers, 1921-1967, of A. Willis Robertson, U. S. Congressman and Senator from Virginia. Chiefly his senatorial office files, 1946-1966. Robertson was a conservative Democrat, serving at the same time as Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Subjects in the collection include national defense, agriculture, taxation, banking, government employees, the Moral...

John Armistead Selden Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D12
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1841-1848, of John Armistead Selden, farmer and landowner, of "Westover," Charles City County, Virginiaa. The diary includes farming records and weather data.

William Selden Papers

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Identifier: SC 00934
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1799, of Anglican minister William Selden (1741-1783) and his wife Mary Ann Hancock Selden (1745-1789) of Elizabeth City County, Virginia. These papers are primarily financial in nature and document the Selden family's management of the Elizabeth City Parish, the family estate, slave holdings, and the hire of estate slaves to local plantation owners. These papers consist of receipts, labor contracts, financial summaries, and a small leather financial ledger. The labor contracts...

Edward B. Smith Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV As4
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1859-1867, of Edward B. Smith, Piedmont Academy, Culpeper County, Va. which includes Smith family data; "Morven Farm" account, 1881-1888, with Edward B. Smith; and loose papers.

W. H. Speck Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af26
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1876-1879, of W. H. Speck, merchant and farmer, of Rockingham County, Va.

Sprinkel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp8
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1861-1887, of the Sprinkel family of Harrisonburg, Virginiaa. Includes letters, 1870-1887, of Charles A. Sprinkel, his wife Sallie Sprinkel, and his sons C. Carter Sprinkel and Walter Nelson Sprinkel as well as letters of C. A. Sprinkel & Co., Harrisonburg, dealers in agricultural implements; and accounts of Sprinkel & Bowman, Harrisonburg. Several letters concern attempted settlement of a tobacco claim.

Daniel Stickley Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad162-172
Scope and Contents

Concern farm labor and accounts as an administrator, executor (either by himself or in conjunction with others) or guardian of others which include members of the Stickley family. The volumes have unusual covers of patterned paper, and marbled paper. One cover is another book, "A Course of Book-keeping" used by William S. Newett, Pleasant Green Schoolhouse, Shenandoah County, Va. and one bears a label, Regensburg, Germany.

Archibald Stuart Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St7
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the Staunton Spectator May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.

Mark Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T22
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1816-1819, received by Mark Taylor, a farmer at Genito, Powhatan County, Va. Includes letters from family members including Matthew Taylor of Monroe County, Va. [now W. Va.] and James Taylor (working as an overseer.)

Timberneck Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af14
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1837-1853, of an unidentified farmer of "Timberneck," Gloucester County, Va. 56 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.

Vaiden Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 00193
Scope and Contents

Genealogical material on the Vaiden family starting with Henry Micajah Vaiden (b. 1824) of Brunswick County, Va. who married Adelia Laverne Rose (1825-1903) in 1846 and including papers relating to the membership of Penelope Bryan Vaiden in the Daughters of the American Revolution, photographs, and receipts and account books. Includes Henry M. Vaiden's journal of horse pedigrees, crop records and accounts and a book of recipes.  49 items.

Vinyard Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 2000.V79
Scope and Contents Papers of the Vinyard Family who lived near Vinton, Virginia in Roanoke County. The collection is primarily composed of the business papers (ledgers, bills, receipts, legal papers, accounts and printed material) of N. J. Vinyard, Walter H. Vinyard, and Walter D. Vinyard, Sr. who farmed near Vinton, Virginia. The collection also includes papers of Fannie Persinger, James Thomas Wood and S. H. Wood. The Vinyard family lived near Vinton, Virginia (Roanoke County) and engaged in farming and milk...

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

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Elizabeth City County (Va.)--History 2
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Alabama--History--19th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History 1
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Amelia County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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American Red Cross--History--World War II period 1
American Temperance Union 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Animal welfare--United States 1
Announcements 1
Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
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Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 3
Braxton family 2
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
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Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Coalter family 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, fl. 1857-1880 2
Democratic Party (Va.) 2
Morton family 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
University of Virginia 2
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Anthelia Holt 1
Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 1
Baytop family 1
Baytop, Lucy Taliaferro Catlett 1
Bernard Family 1
Boyd family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabaniss, Mat 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Clark, Lottie V., fl. 1888-1895 1
Clark, Martha Susan 1
Clark, Missouri A. 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Cocke, John Hartwell 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
Cook family 1
Custis, George Washington Parke 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dixon family 1
Dixon, Elizabeth Peyton 1
Dixon, John 1
Dixon, John, d. 1788 1
Dixon, William M 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Early family 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Fitzhugh family 1
Fitzhugh, Henrietta Ellen Baytop 1
Fitzhugh, Mary F. 1
Fitzhugh, Rufus King 1
Fluvanna Female Institute (Fluvanna County, Va.) 1
Hipkins family 1
Howerton family 1
Howerton, W. M 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
James River & Kanawha Company 1
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 1
Luttrell family 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McGavock family 1
McGavock, James, 1728-1812 1
McGavock, James, 1764-1838 1
McGavock, James, 1804-1839 1
McGavock, John Williamson, b. 1843 1
McGavock, Stephen, 1807-1880 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Morton, Estelle 1
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Nelson, Francis 1
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 1
Patton, John Mercer, 1796-1858 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Persinger, Fannie 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Robb family 1
Robb-Bernard family 1
Saunders family 1
Saunders, Fleming 1
Saunders, Frances Bland Coalter Brown, 1891 1
Selden, William, 1741-1783 1
Smith family 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
Sprinkel family 1
Stuart, Archibald, 1757-1832 1
Tabler, William 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
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