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Account Ledger of Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise

Identifier: SC 01416
Scope and Contents

Accounts of textile and fabric goods sold by the merchants, Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise from 1816-1817. Mary fanntleroy Jones is also listed in the ledger. Locations of recordings include Murfreesboro, NC, Petersburg, VA, and Norfolk, VA.

Dates: 1816-1818

A.J. Lawrence Account Book

Identifier: SC 01143
Scope and Contents

Account book of A. J. Lawrence, a metal-worker from East Weymouth, Somerset, and Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes details of his hours, wages, what he produced, and his observations of labor unrest and strikes. He worked at Weymouth Iron Company, the Mt. Hope Iron Company, Reed and Barton, and A. Field and Co.

Dates: 1857-1883

Albemarle Female Institute (Va.) Ledger

Identifier: Mss. MsV As1
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1857-1858, of the Albemarle Female Institute of Charlottesville, Va.

Note: The 1858/59 and 1892/93 printed catalogs of the Albemarle Female Institute are in the Rare Book Collection.

Dates: 1857-1858

A.P. Woodward Records

Identifier: SC 01147
Scope and Contents

Records of A.P. Woodward, an apothecary or druggist from Greenwood, New York. Consists predominantly of an journal recording accounts with individuals for book, listing medical conditions and medications sold. The middle section of the volume is left blank but both the front and back part have been used. In addition, there are some loose items, 1886-1907, consisting of business correspondence, orders, receipts and bills, as well as advertisements for A.P. Woodward's products.

Dates: 1886-1907

W. L. Arthur Account Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Af1
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1829-1833, of W. L. Arthur, merchant and farmer.

Dates: 1829-1833

Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers

Identifier: MS 00358
Content Description

The Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers contains three ledgers belonging to Asa Moore Janney, a Quaker qho owned Forest Mills located in Loudoun Country, Virginia. The ledgers contain accounts of flour and other commodities Janney provided to families including African Americans as well as volunteers in the Confederate army. The ledgers tracked daily business sales and transactions along with labor expenses for the mill operation.

Dates: 1861-1875

Bachelor Club of Middletown (Pennsylvania) Records

Identifier: MS 00212
Scope and Contents Minutebook, 1877-1879 of the Bachelor Club of Middletown, Pa., also including constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations. The constitution states that the object of the club "shall be to have a room or suit of rooms to be open at all times, Sunday excepted, and furnished with books and newspapers of the day, also for the discussion of all questions, except those of a political and religious character, and for the social enjoyment of the members." 67 of the 426 pages are filled...
Dates: 1877-1879

Sarah A. Ballard Journal

Identifier: SC 01603
Scope and Contents This journal begins in Hartford, CT when Sarah Ballard begins her training to become a teacher. She writes almost exclusively about visiting local schools and of lectures she hears related to the teaching profession. Much of the first portion of her journal is dedicated to understanding different teaching philosophies. She details her approaches to teaching arithmetic, spelling, singing, and grammar. She also addressing religion and attending church services. Ballard gives some description...
Dates: 1850-1858

Joseph Beale Letter to his Wife

Identifier: SC 01173
Scope and Contents

Letter written April 27, 1854 from Joseph Beale, U.S. Germantown, Montevideo, South America, to his wife, in care of Col. Blow, Norfolk, concerning his fondness for his wife and child and his wish to leave the Navy as a doctor and enter into private practice. ALS

Dates: 1854 April 27

Beauregard Furnace Journals

Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu1-MsV Afu2
Scope and Contents

Account books of Beauregard Furnace located in Wythe County, Va. which was under contract to supply pig iron to Tredegar Iron Works during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1865

Berkeley Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B44
Scope and Contents Family correspondence of the Rev. Parke Farley Berkeley, an Episcopal minister, his sister, Ann Butler (Berkeley) Berkeley, and his wife Mary Eppes (Thweatt) Berkeley; and of Mary B. Thweatt. Includes letters from Lewis Minor at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Letter, 18 February 1835, details a stagecoach ride; letter, 21 December 1844, discusses agricultural meetings and the division and sale of slaves to settle an estate; and letter, 30 August 1862, written by Charles...
Dates: 1828-1865

James D. Blackwell Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...
Dates: 1839-1939

William Boulware Letter

Identifier: UA 6.089
Scope and Contents A letter dated July 12, 1846 to William Boulware from Sidney Brooks of New York. Brooks apologizes for not being in town to meet and entertain Boulware's friends Mr. and Mrs. [Thomas] Dew and reminiscences about previous trips to multiple towns in Italy and Boulware's kindness while on a visit to Naples. Brooks also discusses an article Boulware sent to him on the "Color of the Ancient Egyptians," and refers to Boulware's stance on race and intelligence. He finishes the letter by discussing...
Dates: 1846 July 12

Austin Brockenbrough and Anne Gordon Brockenbrough Baby Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc21
Scope and Contents

Baby book, ca. 1899-1910, kept for Austin Brockenbrough, Jr. and Anne Gordon Brockenbrough. The book contains photographs, lists of presents, locks of hair, newspaper clippings, and a list of wedding presents.

Dates: circa 1899-1910

Francis T. Brooke Letter

Identifier: SC 00012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Francis T. Brooke in St. Julien, Virginia concerning the political climate of Virginia in relation to the presidential elections of 1820 and 1824. Brooke describes fractures and shifts in party support, and interprets the reasons for Virginia's support of William Crawford in the election of 1824. The letter is addressed to a Mr. Loring.

Dates: 1825 March 20

James Fenton Bryant Papers

Identifier: Mss. 85 B84
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1873-1903, of Dr. James Fenton Bryant. Chiefly, 1885-1888, with Margaret (Gunter) Bryant of Enfield, North Carolina who became his second wife. The letters concern their courtship and marriage. The collection also includes some letters from Margaret Gunter's sister, and her cousins at Richmond, Virginia, Lynchburg, Virginia and Tarborough, North Carolina; account books and a diary of Dr. Bryant.

Dates: 1873-1903

Burwell-Catlett Papers

Identifier: Mss. 69 B95
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1794-1887, of the Burwell family of Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi. Includes letters of Mary Cole Turnbull Burwell and her children including Armistead Burwell, Benjamin Powell Burwell, Frances King Burwell Catlett, Robert Burwell, William T. Burwell (at the United States Military Academy), Charles Blair Burwell, and concerning these children and her other children Elizabeth Margaret Burwell Putnam and Anne Burwell Garland.Subjects include...
Dates: 1794-1887

C. C. Driver and Co. Ledger, I

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame23 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1910-1912, of C. C. Driver and Co., merchants.

Dates: 1910-1912

J. E. Carnes Letter

Identifier: SC 00485
Scope and Contents

Letter from J.E. Carnes, Hopkinsville, Kentucky to "Dear Sir" about the adversity of their friends, printing business in Ohio, residence and employment during the past two years, decision to become an Episcopalian and subsequent return to the Methodist Ministry, description of his children, desire to visit Middlebrook again, inquiry for news of old friends and wish that they all will meet again in Heaven. March 29, 1852.

Dates: 1852 March 29

Harvey Chase Letters

Identifier: SC 00223
Scope and Contents

Two letters to Harvey Chase of C & W Manufacturing [Troy Cotton and Wool Manufactory] in Fall River, Massachusetts from William Cornell of Newport, Rhode Island and Sibley Morrison of Augusta, Georgia about purchasing cotton and prices of cotton. 1832 and 1833.

Dates: 1832 November 5, 1833 October 20

Child's Commonplace Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Co9
Scope and Contents

Commonplace book, 1802, of an unidentified child.

Dates: 1802

Child's Drawing Copybook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp1
Scope and Contents

Drawing copybook, ca. 1850, entitled "Accessary to Chapman's American Drawingbook . . . No. 1, 1850," of an unidentified child. The volume bears the signature of E. T. Pilsen on the front cover, and contains simple line drawings.

Dates: 1850

Anne Christian Diary

Identifier: Mss. MsV D33
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1877 October 11-December 17, of Anne Christian of [Richmond, Va. ?] The diary includes a description of Rutherford B. Hayes to the Virginia State Fair; and discusses the courtship of friends.

Dates: 1877

Cline Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C61
Scope and Contents

Letters received by John Philip Cline, a Lutheran clergyman at New Market, Va and Smithburg, Washington County, Md. Includes fourteen letters, 1824-1832, written by John G. Morris concerning his education; the Henkel family; his pastorate; and [Samuel Simon] Schmucker.

Dates: 1824-1847

Cloverdale Furnace (Botetourt County, Va.)

Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu4
Scope and Contents

Daybook, 1803-1805, of the Cloverdale Furnace Foundry (Botetourt County, Virginia) and of an unidentified general merchandise dealer of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1803-1805

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