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Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...
Dates: 1765-1939

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...
Dates: 1833-1855

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...
Dates: 1799-1904; Majority of material found in 1810-1860

Bell Hospital Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.61
Scope and Contents

Business ledgers of receipts and expenditures for Dr. Baxter I. Bell for Bell Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia and one folder of loose business papers (25 items). 1926 to 1970. (Acc. 1995.61 and 1999.11)

Dates: 1926-1970

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...
Dates: 1760-1890; Majority of material found in 1765-1817

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...
Dates: 1613-1960; Majority of material found in 1770-1875

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...
Dates: 1792-1888

G. A. Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am2
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1861-1866, of Dr. G. A. Brown which includes account book, 1865-1868, of Brown and Crawford, physicians, Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Va. The volume contains a record, 1860-1861, of shipments made by E. M. Armstrong, commission merchants.

Dates: 1861-1868

Cabell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C12
Scope and Contents Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia.Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William Cabell (1699-1774) as well as letters written to him concerning medical treatment.Also includes accounts, surveys of Amherst County and correspondence with commission merchants of William Cabell (1730-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William Cabell (b....
Dates: 1693-1913; Majority of material found in 1743-1823

James Lawrence Cabell Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa9 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1869-1889, of Doctor James Lawrence Cabell, professor of anatomy and surgery at the University of Virginia. Includes his accounts as treasurer of the University of Virginia Chapel fund, as physician to professors at the University, and his personal accounts. The volume was later owned by Cabell's executor, Edward B. Smith. Includes a check in the amount of $1,014.33 from J.L. Cabell to Maj. Edward B. Smith, October 3, 1878.

Dates: 1869-1889

James Lawrence Cabell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C13
Scope and Contents

Letters to James Lawrence Cabell, professor of anatomy and surgery at the University of Virginia from John A. Cabell and Joseph C. Cabell; and Russell Murdock (discussing the optic nerve.)

Dates: 1841-1884

Campbell Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...
Dates: 1726-1920

Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren counties, Va.; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1788-1959

Gideon Christian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00150
Scope and Contents Papers, 1838-1882, of Gideon Christian, physician, of Norfolk, Va. The collection includes letters, accounts, lotteries, prescriptions, and forms for excusing draftees into the Confederate Army on medical grounds. A 1993 addendum to this collection (Mss. Acc. 1993.63) consists of two medical essays and one College of William and Mary student notebook belonging to Dr. Gideon Christian.  The student notebook begins October 15th 1840. Medical essays include notes made while...
Dates: 1838-1882

Henry Denison Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C67
Scope and Contents Included are minutes of the Wise Light Infantry Co. of Williamsburg, 1881-1882; the College of William and Mary Alumni Association, 1906-1917; papers concerning the College of William and Mary including letters, 1873, from Benjamin S. Ewell; the Williamsburg Free School Trustees, 1870-1907; and the Democratic Committee of Williamsburg. Also accounts of the state school funds, 1894-1911; the city school funds, 1906-1911, 1919-1924; Bruton Parish Church 1897-1938; and of Robert F....
Dates: 1786-1939

Daniel Thomas Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad174-MsV Ad175
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1842-1876, of Rev. Daniel Thomas (a Dunkard minister) of Rockingham County, Virginia and his administrator. Includes agreement, 1850, to discontinue the carding of wool, prescriptions for the treatment of disease, letter written to the Gospel Visitor Church of the Brethren's failure to meet; the expenses of Spring Creek Mill; estate accounts; and account concerning the building of a house.

Dates: 1842-1876

Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00095
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836.  It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients.  Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.

Dates: 1836 February 19

Hirshes & Webb Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame55-57
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1840-1864, of Hirshes & Webb, Mt. Solon, Augusta County, Virginia. One volume (MsV Ame56) contains accounts and a memoranda of James F. Clarke, physician, Mt. Solon, Virginia and a poem concerning the Civil War, "The Soldier's Dream."

Note: MsV Ame57 is filed in Oversize.

Dates: 1840-1864

James Keen Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01458
Scope and Contents Medical ledger of James Keen, a physician in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Notes about visits to patients which include treatments, medicines dispensed, prescriptions, notes, calculations, and payment records. There are over 60 entries for the treatment of enslaved individuals and several are named. One entry notes the removal of a tumor from a "Negro Woman." The last page of the ledger lists births of foals and their lineage.A handwritten note is on page two, “James...
Dates: 1825-1836

James Turner Clarke Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad43 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Includes accounts as a doctor in Augusta County, Virginiaa. with members of the Blakemore family and with Jedediah Hotchkiss (p. 33) and accounts of drawing up legal documents, surveying, and selling merchandise (including books, papers, and school supplies). Also contains register of births of slaves, free blacks, and whites (1857-1897).

Dates: 1854-1897

John L. Bosworth Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00275
Scope and Contents 28 ledgers ranging from 1891- 1948 tracing Bosworth's medical practice and house calls in and around Randolph County, West Virginia. In addition, there are bank receipt books, several letters, newspapers clippings, and a scrapbook of news clippings. Most of the ledgers are indexed by patient and household and include notes and relevant charges for his services, including the dispensation of medicines. Bosworth was the County Health Officer for Randolph County for some years and as such...
Dates: 1891-1948

John P. Little Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV M5
Scope and Contents

Membership and fee book, 1852-1854, of the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Richmond, Virginiaa. The volume was also used as a record, 1867-1870, of visits by John P. Little, physician.

Dates: 1852-1870; Majority of material found in 1867-1870

Joseph C. Farrar Medical Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to Joseph C. Farrar, a doctor in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The first ledger includes accounts from 1848-1849 while the second ledger includes accounts from 1856-1861. The ledgers contain lists of patients, treatments and prices, and expenditures, as well as entries for both enslaved persons and "free persons of color" who were treated. The 1856-1861 ledger was partially used by an unknown prior owner in 1852-1853, most likely...
Dates: 1848-1861

Luttrell-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 L97
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business accounts; 1820-1900; of the Luttrell and Cooke families of Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Includes correspondence (personal and business) between Luttrell and Cooke families, the Garth family, Ficklen family, and family in West Virginia. Papers discuss Buchanan's inauguration, Sons of Temperance, and the difficulties of a doctor trying to establish a practice at Bridgewater, Va. Also includes letters; 1853-1859; from family in Missouri which discuss living...
Dates: 1820-1900

Macon Family Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad156-160
Scope and Contents Manuscript volumes kept by several generations of the Macon family of New Kent ["Ingleside"] and Hanover ["New Castle"] Counties, Va. including William Hartwell Macon (1759-1843), Doctor William Hartwell Macon (1819-1891) and William Hartwell Macon (1850-1918). The volumes are four ledgers concerning farming and medical practice and a diary. The earliest ledger mentions William Macon (1725-1813). In addition to members of the Macon family, individuals and subjects mentioned in...
Dates: 1782-1888

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Blacksmithing 1
Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
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Bridgeport (W. Va.)--History--19th century 1
Broadsides 1
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Cholera--United States 1
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Clarke County (Va.)--Maps 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 13th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 13th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteers, Third Brigade 1
Cookery, American 1
Cosmetics 1
Courtship--Virginia--History 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Daybooks 1
Deeds 1
Democratic Party (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Design drawings 1
Dueling--Virginia 1
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Executors and administrators--Virginia 1
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 1
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Farms--Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
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Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
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Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barraud Family 1
Barraud family 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws Hansford, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Daniel Cary, 1790-1867 1
Barraud, John Taylor, 1826-1860 1
Barraud, Otway Byrd, b. 1801 1
Bell Hospital (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bell, Baxter I. (Dr.) 1
Blair family 1
Blow family 1
Bosworth, John L. 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Braikenridge, George, 1737-1827 1
Braxton family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Charles 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Cabell family 1
Cabell, William, 1730-1798 1
Cabell, William, Dr., 1700-1774 1
Cabell, William, b. 1759 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Susan, Mrs. 1
Campbell, William, 1755-1823 1
Church of the Brethren 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Cole Family 1
Cole, Henry Denison, 1856-1938 1
Coleman, Emma Cornelia Parran 1
Coleman, Reuben Lindsay 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
Cooke family 1
Crawford, William S., b. 1815 1
Crawford, William S., d. 1815 1
Darling, James S. 1
Donald & Burton, London, Eng 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 1
Farrar, Joseph C. 1
Ficklen family 1
Finnegan, Shawn 1
Francisco, Peter, d. 1831 1
Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754 1
Garth family 1
Graves family 1
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 1
Hill, A. P. (A. Powell) 1
Hooe, John 1
Horner family 1
Horsley family 1
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 1
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 1
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jennings, William, d. 1798 1
Keen, James 1
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 1
Luttrell family 1
Macon, William, 1725-1813 1
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801 1
Magurk, M. E. 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
McCann family 1
McNorton, N. F. (Nelson F.) 1
Moss, Samuel, Jr 1
Nicholas, Philip Norborne, 1773-1849 1
Parran, William S., d. 1862 1
Prescott, Mary Blair Braxton Burwell 1
Roberts, William Thomas 1
Rockefeller, Abby Greene Aldrich 1
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960 1
Rockefeller, Jr., John D. (Davison), 1874-1960 1
Rowzee family 1
Spiller family 1
Tryon, William, 1729-1788 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Twyman family 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
Waller family 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
Whitehead, Nathan Colgate 1
Whiting family 1
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamson, George, Dr 1
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