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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.

Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV R6
Scope and Contents

Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers. ...

Physician's Notebook and Household Remedies

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme12
Scope and Contents

Notebook, circaa. 1820-1840, of an unidentified physician or pharmacist. The volume contains medical formulae as well as formulae for household remedies, inks, and dyes.

S. H. Coffman & Co. Ledger and Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame15
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1838-1840, of S. H. Coffman & Co., Rifesville, Rockingham County, Va., which includes a journal, 1842; invoice, 1844; and recipes for dyeing wool and cotton. The volume was later used as a commonplace book by Jacob Lineweaver and others and as a child's handwriting copybook.

John S. Scott Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nt1
Scope and Contents

Notes, 1849, of John S. [Scott ?], Virginia, on dyeing wool and cloth. The mill's location is possibly in Shannondale, Jefferson County, Virginia, now West Virginia.

William Chamberlayne Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap6
Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of a ledger, 1781-1812, of William Chamberlayne, New Kent County, Va. which includes recipes for dyes.

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Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 3
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Apprenticeship programs--Virginia 1
Beer 1
Commonplace books 1
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Cosmetics 1
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Debt 1
Decedents' estates 1
Finances 1
Financial records 1
Genealogies 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History 1
Invoices 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--18th century 1
Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century 1
Journals (accounts) 1
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies 1
Lectures 1
Ledgers (Accounting) 1
Legal documents 1
Logging--Virginia 1
Lumber trade--Virginia--History 1
Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Medical practice--Virginia--History 1
Medicine--United States--History 1
Merchants--Massachusetts 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond 1
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 1
Merchants--West Virginia--Jefferson County 1
Military records 1
Mississippi--History--19th century 1
New Kent County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
New Kent County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
New York (State)--Social life and customs 1
Orders (military records) 1
Pamphlets 1
Penmanship 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Photostats 1
Physicians--Virginia--York County 1
Piano--Construction 1
Printed ephemera 1
Recipes 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Sealing compounds 1
Slavery--Southern States--History 1
Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846 1
Tobacco industry--Virginia--Richmond 1
United States--Abolition--History 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States--Slavery 1
Varnish and varnishing 1
Virginia--Genealogy 1
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 1
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 1
Weaving--United States 1
West Point (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Wills 1
Wine and wine making--United States 1
Women physicians--Virginia--History--19th century. 1
Women--Physicians 1
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