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Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.29
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.

Boelt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00039
Scope and Contents

The collection includes programs, leaflets, and other material of various Williamsburg events and organizations of the 20th century including the Williamsburg Festival, Heritage Inn, and others.

Bright Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.24
Scope and Contents Papers of the Bright Family of Williamsburg, Virginia and Philadephia, Pennsylvania.  Correspondence and business papers of Robert Anderson Bright of Williamsburg, Virginia and his son Robert Southall Bright, College of William and Mary class of 1891 and a Philadelphia lawyer.  Personal and professional correspondence, bills and receipts, photographs and legal papers. Includes letters between Robert Southall Bright while a student at William and Mary to his father and letter...

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2006.74
Scope and Contents

1918 Ledger of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen for Cockade City, Lodge No. 905, Petersburg, VA. Printed volume with hand-printed completions.

C. H. Anderson and Company Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01354
Content Description

Two notes written to John Christian regarding business affairs dated June and July 1887.

Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00017
Scope and Contents These papers contain correspondence, photographs, business papers, artifacts, certificates, and other materials related to Charles Edward Gary, Jr. Mr. Gary was a prominent African American business owner in Williamsburg, operating for decades the West End Valet Shop off Prince George Street. The collection comprises business ledgers and other West End Valet Shop records over several years, as well as legal documents pertaining to the Valet Shop and Gary family estates such as leases and...

Colonial Dames of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Susan Constant Committee

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.15
Scope and Contents

This collections includes organizational records of the Susan Constant Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Material such as scrapbooks, news clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, and related material is available.

Thomas R. Daley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.09
Scope and Contents Portfolio of correspondence to Thomas R. Daley of Porto Bello Farm, ca. 1914-1920. Business records. Letters written to and from Thomas R. Daley regarding land and property investments in Minnesota, Virginia and Florida. Includes property descriptions, business records,orders for shares in the Metropolitan Milk Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota and orders for farm materials. Thomas Daley's properties in Virginia included Porto Bello Farm, Bassetterre and property on Queen's Creek...

Ellyson Currie Law Ledger

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Identifier: SC 00128
Scope and Contents

Five dis-bound sections of a ledger kept by Ellyson Currie (1780-1829), a lawyer in Lancaster County, Virginia, 1820- 1824.  Records are for fees, deed recordings, and payments received for various accounts.  Currie was a large land owner, attorney,  and judge who served in the Virginia House of Delegates.

Ernest Stuart Elsea Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.150
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine volumes of Ernest Stuart Elsea's business records dating from 1944 to 1968.  The ledgers detail the accounts for Elsea's business which operated under the following names: Elsea's Esso Station, Stuart's Service Station, Stuart's Esso Station, and Elsea's Esso Garage.  Elsea's station sold gasoline, auto supplies, and basic groceries.  The station also provided an automobile repair service.  His garage was in Clarke County, Virginia near Boyce and in White Post,...

Gainer Rodgers Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01027
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1874-1891, of Gainer Rodgers (b. circa 1850), most likely of Collins, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Most entries are for sales of butter, eggs, chicken and meat and customers are listed for the most part by last name only. The majority of the entries is for 1874 and later entries include daily accounts for agricultural and road work of several individuals.

Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2002.10
Scope and Contents

Annual scrapbooks, garden and home tour brochures and schedules, membership lists, slides and a few business records of the Green Spring Garden Club, Inc., located in Williamsburg, Virginia.

J. C. Jones Ledger

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Identifier: SC 01519
Scope and Contents

Large ledger containing accounts for various customers from an area around Richmond, based on some of the writing within the ledger. Some entries include a section tallying the money owed by the mill to the recorder. There are many areas throughout the ledger where someone has made pencil drawings of soldiers, houses, and horses. Additionally, this ledger has a large section of news clippings listing various recipes, cures for ailments, and farming recommendations.

Lewiston & Auburn Musical Union Account Book

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Identifier: SC 01061
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1899-1917, of the Lewiston & Auburn Musical Union of Lewiston, Maine. Includes information on rent on studio space, subletting that space, membership dues, recital ticket sales, whist games, lectures, and banquets. Also includes information on their expenses, such as newspaper advertisments, janitor sercies, rent, and purchases of music. Also includes cancelled checks written by the organization.

May Funeral Home Records

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.263
Scope and Contents Records, 1934-1939, 1944 of the May Funeral Home of Taylor, Williamson County, Texas. The business was owned by Mrs. M.C. May. The May Funeral Home serviced the African-American community. Included are a daybook and loose items. Recorded in the daybook are name, birth and death date, occupation, address, religious affiliation and details and costs of the funeral services. And alphabetical index can be found in front of the volume. The loose items consist of receipts, death...

National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Virginia Society Records

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1993.44A and additions
Scope and Contents

Records of the Virginia Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century which include scrapbooks, business records, minutes, programs, yearbooks and photographs.

P. Leigh Ledger

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Identifier: SC 01545
Scope and Contents

Busniess ledger indicating little more than names of accounts and net worth throughout the year in regard to busniess. No location or exact business transactions are recorded in this ledger.

Paul Ellis Ledger, New Salem, Massachusetts

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Identifier: SC 01313
Content Description

Business ledger from dealings in New Salem, Massachusetts between Paul Ellis and townspeople. Transactions in the ledger include the mending of clothes, shoes, and books, the use of saws, tools, and the selling of grains, foodstuffs, and cords of wood. The front of the ledger lists the births and deaths of Ellis family members including his first and second wife, many children, parents, and some extended family.

Prairie du Chien Canning Factory (Wisconsin) Day Book

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Identifier: SC 01142
Scope and Contents

The canning factory day book contains lists of accounts of people and businesses who bought canned goods.   The factory is located in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin. Lists expenses the factory incurred with other businesses. Business associates include Furniture and Fixture Co, Standard Oil Co., Wooster Preserving Co., Nave and McCord Mer. Co., and Heinz Co.

Renick Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.308
Content Description Renick family Papers, 1899-1992. Papers of Dewey Campbell Renick (1898-1976) and his wife Fern Amelia Cooley Renick (1897-1992) of James City County, Va. Includes farm account book, newspaper clippings, obituaries, Cooley genealogy, a travel diary, photographs, correspondence as well as photocopies of official and unofficial correspondence concerning the death of their son. Dewey C. Renick, Jr., shot down over the Philippine Islands in 1945.The farm account book, ca. 1942-1962,...

Molly Elliot Seawell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.36
Scope and Contents The papers of American writer Molly Elliot Seawell include personal diaries, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, news clippings, and other materials. Also included are photocopies of Seawell's business papers housed at the New York Public Library and at the Columbia University Library. The collection also contains other records from the Seawell family, mostly relating to Molly's aunt Maria Seawell Edwards, John T. Seawell and wife Isabella Josephine Brady, and Philip Hairston Seawell. The...

William Harrison Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1994.14
Scope and Contents

Papers of the donor's stepfather, William Harrison Smith, superintendent and postmaster at the island of Jamestown, Virginia.  Mostly business correspondence with Ellen Bagby of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (A.P.V.A.) with reports, Elbert Cox of the National Park Service and Ellen Harvie Smith of the A.P.V.A.  Includes monthly general reports, financial reports, salary lists, tax forms, soil report certificates, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

William N. Smith Notebook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm18
Scope and Contents

Mathematics book, 1859, of William N. Smith, Laurel Mills, Rappahannock County, Virginiaa. The volume was also used as a handwriting copybook, and as a legal and business book.

Stone-Moore Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.085
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, correspondence and business records of Edward L. Stone (1869-1938) and his son-in-law, Franklin Moore of Roanoke, Virginia. Both men owned the Roanoke Printing and Manufacturing Company and were involved in various civic organizations.

Toano High School Library Association Record Book

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Identifier: SC 01233
Scope and Contents

One volume of the Toano High School Library Association, 1908-1934, including minutes of Board meetings, treasurer's reports, lists of visitors, lists of members and other organizational material.  Includes newspaper article which lists the histories and biographies at the library (undated). This high school library also functioned as a local public library for the community.

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Green Spring Garden Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Heritage Inn and Regency Dining Room (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World 1
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Leigh, P. 1
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Moore, L. Franklin 1
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Virginia Society 1
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Renick, Dewey C. , Jr., d. 1945 1
Renick, Dewey Campbell, 1898 February 7-1976 August 1 1
Renick, Fern Amelia Cooley , 1897 July 7-1992 June 18 1
Renick, Tim 1
Rodgers, Gainer 1
Seawell, Molly Elliot, 1860-1916 1
Southall family 1
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Stone, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1864-1938 1
Susan Constant Committe of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
Susan Constant Committee National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
Toano High School Library Association (Toano, Va.) 1
United States. National Park Service 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
West End Valet Shop (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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