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John Letcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01066
Scope and Contents

Papers; 1860-1875; of John Letcher, governor of Virginia, 1860-1864. Includes appointment, 1860, of justices of the peace for Augusta County, Virginia signed by Letcher; and letters, November 3, 1864-September 3, 1865, of Letcher, Lexington Virginia to Joseph A. Hierholzer, Richmond, Virginia. Three of the letters are negative photocopies.

Dates: 1860-1875

George W. Lindsay Diary, 1858

 Collection — Box: 1 (undersize), Volume: 1
Identifier: UA 5.033
Scope and Contents One dark brown memo book, 2.75" x 4", containing George Lindsay's diary from his time at the College of William and Mary and at home in Richmond. At the end of the diary is a list of names and list of expenditures. Lindsay’s activities include going on walks in the evening with friends; attending church every Sunday, either Episcopal or Baptist churches; taking lessons in math and history; attending parties such as Mrs. Tucker's; studying hard; and going on school picnics. His...
Dates: 1858

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.

Dates: 1621-1949; Majority of material found in 1800's

Mary Ellen Vaten Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01392
Content Description

Ten page letter from an unknown person to Mary Ellen Vaten. In it the writer describes an elegant dinner with a judge, colonel, and reverend, among others, and also Papa's new decorations paintings in their house in order to accommodate guests. She explains that the house is in "apple pie" order. There is also lengthy descriptions of wedding plans, and family happenings.

Dates: 1859 October 8

Cordie Meanley Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00139
Content Description Cordelia (Cordie) Meanley’s diary consists of two bound books. The smaller one consists of 184 pages, covering the period from August 1862 to November 1863 (Book 1). The larger one has about 220 pages, running from November 1863 to November 1871 (Book 2). In both books, there are some gaps between dates, despite Cordie Meanley’s declared intent on the first page “to keep a diary of my life.” Some pages reflect subsequent revisions or deletions. Generally, her diary...
Dates: 1862-1871

Memories of Rebel Prisons

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00217
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript titled "Memories of Rebel Prisons".  Contains a list of Union prisoners from the Civil War kept in the Confederate prisons of 'Castle Thunder' and 'Libby' in Richmond, Virginia and a prison in Salisbury, North Carolina.  A memorandum written by Joshua Harris Aubin dated May 14, 1940 reads, "The first thirty pages are in hand writing of Captain W.B. Galucia (1834- 1902), after that in my hand-writing although I cannot recall when or in what circumstances."...
Dates: 1883

Pleasants Murphy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D5
Scope and Contents Diary, 1814 September 9-1815 April 23, kept during military service in Captain [?] Otey's Company in War of 1812. The content concerns the line of march from Liberty (now Bedford), Virginia to Richmond and discusses prices of items in Richmond and drills, and rations at the camp at Fairfield. Murphy spent October 9 to November 26, 1814 away from his unit, recovering from a broken arm. The diary concerns a trip back to Bedford County and a trip to Pittsylvania County. The volume...
Dates: 1814-1815

Samuel Myers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 95 M99
Scope and Contents Insurance policies for real estate and cargo owned by Samuel Myers of Richmond, Va. and his estate. Some were issued by the Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia. Some were issued to Gustavus A. Myers, the executor of Samuel Myers. Other names in the collection are [?] Bell, Dr. John Cullen, Peter Joseph Chevallie, [?] Higginson, A. R. Holiday, John Leslie (executor and trustee for Robert Craig), Joseph Marx, Thomas Massie, Henry Myers, H. P. Poindexter, John Richard, Thomas Rutherfoord, A....
Dates: 1796-1845; Majority of material found in 1820-1837

Old Dominion Subscription Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Su2
Scope and Contents

Subscription book, 1872-1873, of the Old Dominion, Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: 1872-1873

Otho O. Owens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ow2
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1888-1908, of Otho O. Owens of Richmond, Va. and his estate. Includes deeds, deeds of trust, agreements and a copy of Owen's will.

Dates: 1888-1908

Gregory Page Letter to "Mama"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00559
Scope and Contents

Gregory Page to "Mama."  Discusses his health, school routine, fear of smallpox in Richmond, Va., and mentions Judge [St. George] Tucker.

Dates: undated

Pattesonia Saunders Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Auto9
Scope and Contents

Autograph album, 1857-1864, entitled, "Friendship Album," of Pattesonia Saunders, Richmond, Virginiaa. which also contains printed illustrations.

Dates: 1857-1864

R.A. Lancaster Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap22
Scope and Contents

Account, 1852-1858, of R. A. Lancaster and Warren L. Waring of Richmond, Virginia. Includes inventory of household furnishings, clothing, kitchen ware, and livery equipment which may have been used to settle the estate of R. A. Lancaster.

Dates: 1852-1858

Randolph Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00372
Content Description The Randolph Family Papers contains correspondence and financial documents relating to Isham Randolph (1771-1844), first cousin of Thomas Jefferson, David Coupland Randolph (1804-1886), son of Isham Randolph, Isham Randolph Page (1834-1923), nephew of Isham Randolph and Judith Randolph Swann (Circa 1815-1870), sister of Isham Randolph. Materials document daily financial activities such as the hiring and buying of enslaved people, and Isham Randolph's role as an officer at the James River...
Dates: 1796-1882

Richmond Professional Institute Records, 1925-1962

 Collection
Identifier: UA 85
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 2 series. Series 1 contains material related to the Richmond Professional Institute and its predecessors and that was previously housed in the University Archives Publications Collection. Included are the student newspapers "The Atlas" and "The Proscript," accreditation reports, athletic reports, as well as miscellaneous brochures and ephemera. Series 2 (Acc. 1984.072): Includes reports prepared by the Richmond Professional Institute detailing income...
Dates: circa 1925-1962; Majority of material found within 1950-1960

Richmond, VA Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01387
Content Description

Two page letter addressed to, "Brother" dated December 9, 1863. Contents are family affairs, updates on neighbors, and wishes that the Union troops will leave all lands unmolested as the battles in the state continue.

Dates: 1863 December 9

Thomas M. Rutherfoord Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad148
Scope and Contents

Letter copy book of Thomas M. Rutherfoord, tobacconist, Richmond, Virginia, 1873-1877. Includes copies of business correspondence and invoices.

Dates: 1873-1877

Thomas Rutherfoord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R94
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1881-1882, of Thomas M. Rutherfoord, a tobacco processor in Richmond, Va. Includes accounts and records of laborers.

Dates: 1881-1882

Samuel J. Rutherford Plat Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad147 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Plat book of Samuel J. Rutherfoord of Richmond, Virginia, showing property in Richmond belonging to the estate of his father, Thomas Rutherfoord, and record of deeds.

Dates: 1854-1872

Samuel B. Drinkard and Co. Account Book (Richmond, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ag1
Scope and Contents

Account book of Samuel B. Drinkard and Co., grocers, of Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: 1866-1877

Anonymous Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad161
Scope and Contents Scrapbook probably kept by Lyon G. Tyler. Contains newspaper clippings which concern politics especially the campaign of Fitzhugh Lee for governor of Virginia, the General Assembly of Virginia from December 1887-March 1888 as well as clippings concerning the College of William and Mary. Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings chiefly relating to political affairs in Virginia. Note:  The book contains the following clippings relating to William and Mary College:...
Dates: 1885-1890

Scrapbook XII

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc32
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1865-1894, of an unidentified person of [Richmond, Va. ?] which contains newspaper clippings, handwritten poetry, and loose pages which depict glassware styles.

Dates: circa 1865-1894

Miles C. Selden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Se4
Scope and Contents

Dated 1839-1880. Letters, 1859-1880, to Miles C. Selden of Henrico County, Va., from Hill Carter at Charles City County, Va. and from Andrew Johnston of Richmond, Va. Also includes accounts, invoices, and receipts, 1839-1863, of Selden as trustee for Beverly and Ann S. Heth.

Dates: 1839-1880

Robert Skipwith Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sk4
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1834-1898, of Robert Skipwith kept in Goochland County, Va., Richmond, Va. and Powhatan County, Va. Much of Skipwith's life is documented by these 14 diaries and topics include weather, personal affairs (the loss of his wife, and his aging), farming, social life in his neighborhood, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Virginia politics. He often included genealogical information on individuals when he recorded their deaths. Skipwith's 1862-1865 diary has been digitized...
Dates: 1834-1898

Stenographic Report of the Investigation of the Public Schools

 Collection
Identifier: MsV Ad146
Scope and Contents Listed as Richmond City Council Joint Committee Minute Book in Swem Catalogue.Minutes, 1912, of an investigation into the public schools of Richmond, Virginia by a committee appointed of members of the City Council and Board of Aldermen to investigate overpayments of salary, curriculum, lack of harmony and cooperation among teachers, principals and the superintendent, and control by the State Board of Education.Includes testimony by female teachers and by J.A.C....
Dates: 1912

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James Arsenault and Company 1
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