This collection consists of a ledger that once belonged to John A Cave, a Blacksmith in Page County, Virginia. The entries primarily deal with Cave's accounts with Joshua Buracker from 1858 through 1861. Some of the items listed include shoes, shovels, and nails.
Diaries, 1975-1985, of Clyde Dofflemyer of Luray, Virginia. Diaiy entries are very detailed and include blood pressure, weather, activities, people met etc.
Papers, 1851-1856, of Forrer & Blakemore, iron founders and merchants, at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. and at Waverlie and Cassville, Rockingham County, Va. Includes correspondence and accounts.
School copybook, circa 1818, of Nancy Grove, which includes a multiplication table. On last page appears the name, Thomas B. Glenn, with the date June 26, 1831. Possibly Page County, Virginia. 20 pages.
Journal, 1873-1875, of George W. Hershberger, merchant, of Luray, [Page Co.], Va.
Account book, 1827-1842, of Isabella Furnace, Page County, Va. which includes account book, 1850-1854, of Caroline Furnace. Includes recipes for buttermilk muffins, corn bread and cakes and pies; and accounts for clothing and shoes.
Collection of papers about the "Free Black" Madden Family of Page County, Virginia. One letter written by Samuel Linberger stating that George Madden was born free. Two letters, Register No. 180 and 184, by Clerk of Court Watson certifying that George W. Madden and Sarah Ann Madden are registered. Gives descriptions of them. List of Madden family members and dates of birth. Includes Redman Strother and John Arthur Redman.
Ledger, 1822-1848, of Adam Rinica and George Rinica, Marksville, Page County, Va.
Ledger (MsV Ad82 ovesize)time book), 1851-1866, and ledger (MsV Ad83), 1865-1866, of the commissary [company store] of D. & H. Forrer, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Virginia. The latter volume lists foodstuffs and goods given out to workers which they often paid for by work. Includes accounts with free blacks.
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.