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Colonial Inn Register

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Re1 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Register, 1918-1919, of the Colonial Inn [Williamsburg, Va.], J. B. C. Spencer, proprietor.

Dates: 1918-1919

Heinz and Gertrud Siegel Elber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00391
Content Description

The Heinz and Gertrud Siegel Elber papers consist of a scrapbook and a guestbook documenting their social life and Heinz Elber's professional career as a kapellmeister (bandmaster) in Dresden, Germany. Heinz Elber (30 April 1882-5 December 1969) and Gertrude Siegel in 1951.

Also included is biographical background information provided by relatives in form of diary excerpts, correspondence and a newsletters article about Heinz Elber's life and violins.

Dates: 1918-2012

Evans Tourist Home Guest Book (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01165
Scope and Contents

Guest register of Evans Tourist Home located at 53 Indian Springs Road in Williamsburg, Virginia. Operated by Mrs. R. H. Evans. Includes 1943 Department of Health Permit and 1951 Jamestown Ferry schedule.

Dates: 1949-1955

Guest Book (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01013
Scope and Contents

Guest book, possibly for a Williamsburg, Virginia guest house or tourist home.  One entry reads, "As a guest in the home of Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Armstrong".  84 entries.

Dates: 1957-1962

Ivy House Restaurant Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.51
Scope and Contents

The records of the Ivy House Restaurant in Williamsburg, Virginia include business records, guest registers, customer and business correspondence, legal documents, and a variety of ephemera from the local business including menus. This mid-20th century collection documents the history of this restaurant during a time when Williamsburg was going through changes and growth in the tourism industry.

Dates: 1906-1985; Majority of material found in 1948-1960