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William and Peyton Short Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sh9
Scope and Contents Dated 1783-1825. Letters, 1783-1825, primarily between William Short (1759-1849), American diplomat and financier, who, after a career in Europe, settled in Philadelphia, Pa., and his brother, Peyton Short (1761-1825), a native of Virginia who moved to Kentucky and engaged in extensive land speculation there and in Ohio. William gives advice concerning Peyton's career and the education of his children, and discusses other family matters, but is primarily concerned with various speculative...
Dates: 1783-1825

John Sizer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01086
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1853-1861, of John Sizer of King William County, Va. Includes manuscript volumes of notes taken while traveling to and at the World's Fair of 1853 in New York, N. Y.; will (copy), 1860; and account, 1861, of the sale of goods from his estates. Typescript of World's Fair notes available in library.

Dates: 1853-1861

Thomas Skinker letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01826
Content Description

A single four page letter written by Thomas Skinker to associate Dr. Nathaniel Vanderwall Clopton of Virginia from whom he describes renting enslaved people. The letter concerns topics relating to slavery including the annual hiring of named enslaved people and details about an injured enslaved person.

Dates: 1839 January 16

Skipwith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sk3
Scope and Contents The collection contains, business papers, correspondence, accounts and the farm notes of Sir Peyton Skipwith of Mecklenburg Co., Va., son Humberstone Skipwith and Humberstone Skipwith's wives and children, especially Fulwar Skipwith. Papers are primarily business in nature and reflect the management of "Prestwould." Papers also concern the development of Lady Skipwith's library, the education of Fulwar Skipwith and his brother Grey Skipwith. Manuscript volumes concern farm...
Dates: 1760-1977

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

Anderson Benskin Smith, Sr. Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.17
Scope and Contents The collection holds account books of A.B. Smith of Main Street, Toano, Virginia in James City County. The "Account of Chickens and Eggs" ledger from August 1, 1930 to December 1936 has accounts for sales from 1931 to 1936 at the end of the ledger. The financial ledger with an alphabetical index for 1916 and 1917 includes loose papers in the back with financial notes, invoices, and correspondence for the James City County Welfare Committee (1932 -1938) along with some monthly reports and...
Dates: 1916-1938; Majority of material found in 1916-1917 and 1931-1936

Daniel G. Smith Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame114 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1853-1857, of Daniel G. Smith, merchant, of Leesburg, Va., which includes a list of slaves with a record of provisions and shoes; sketch of lime kiln; recipes; and medical cures.

Dates: 1853-1857

Edward B. Smith Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As4
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1859-1867, of Edward B. Smith, Piedmont Academy, Culpeper County, Va. which includes Smith family data; "Morven Farm" account, 1881-1888, with Edward B. Smith; and loose papers.

Dates: 1859-1888; Majority of material found in 1859-1867

Francis H. Smith Letter to R.G. H. Kean

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00573
Scope and Contents

Letter from Francis H. Smith at the University of Virginia [Charlottesville, Virginia] to R.G. H. Kean.  Declines the invitation to come and lecture in Lynchburg [Va.]  and states that the Board [of Visitors] is making magnificent provisions for my department and "that the Era of makeshift [is] to be at an end."

Dates: 1856 November 30

Southall Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 So8
Scope and Contents Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick...
Dates: 1807-1904

W. H. Speck Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af26
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1876-1879, of W. H. Speck, merchant and farmer, of Rockingham County, Va.

Dates: 1876-1879

Rev. John J. Spooner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp6
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.

Dates: 1786-1792

Sprinkel Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sp8
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1861-1887, of the Sprinkel family of Harrisonburg, Virginiaa. Includes letters, 1870-1887, of Charles A. Sprinkel, his wife Sallie Sprinkel, and his sons C. Carter Sprinkel and Walter Nelson Sprinkel as well as letters of C. A. Sprinkel & Co., Harrisonburg, dealers in agricultural implements; and accounts of Sprinkel & Bowman, Harrisonburg. Several letters concern attempted settlement of a tobacco claim.

Dates: 1861-1887

St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church (Portsmouth, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch11
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1925-1929, of the vestry of St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, Va.

Dates: 1925-1929

St. Leger Landon Carter Letter to Dr. Beverley R. Wellford

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00362
Scope and Contents

The letter from St. Leger Landon Carter, to Dr. Beverley R. Wellford, regards his personal medical bill as well as the medicines provided to his enslaved servant, Pleasant.

Dates: 1850 January 28

Staff of Whittacker Memorial Hospital (Newport News, Va.) Bylaws and Meeting Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00900
Scope and Contents Bylaws, 1930 and meeting minutes, 1943-1948 of the medical staff of Whittacker Memorial Hospital, Newport News, Virginia. The bylaws define medical staff as medical doctors and the meetings cover all aspects of the hospital's medical services, general administration and day to day business. The meeting minutes cover a variety of business including matters related to staff and patient care. At least one reference to abortion was found by a researcher (during a class demonstration in 2/2010)....
Dates: 1930-1948

Stafford County Store Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame22u
Scope and Contents

Ledger "E", 1848-1849, of an unidentified merchant of Stafford County Store, Stafford County, Va. which includes accounts with the overseers of the poor.  The store is possibly located in Falmouth.

Dates: 1848-1849

Staunton Fire Company Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi19
Scope and Contents

Minute book of the Staunton Fire Company, Staunton, Va., 1790, including a list, 1795-1797, of persons offering to purchase the lands of Robert Beverley. The book was also used as a legal form book by Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart between 1828-1832.

Dates: 1790-1832

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

Stephenson & Snapp Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame116
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1861, of Stephenson and Snapp, merchants, of Stephenson's Depot, Frederick County, Virginia. 123 pages:bound volume;34 cm.

Dates: 1861

William Sterrett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.41
Scope and Contents Business papers of Sterrett who was a lawyer, real estate agent and county clerk of Mason County, Virginia (now West Virginia) includes letters, accounts, deeds, promissory notes, legal records, wills and other business records. Most of the letters are from Colin Auld of Alexandria, Va. Note: Correspondents include James Hall of Harrisonburg Va., John A. Marmaduke of Hillsborough and Shepherdstown, West Virginia, George W. Peter, John P. C. Peter, Thomas Peter of Georgetown, D. C., John...
Dates: 1799-1868

Daniel Stickley Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad162-172
Scope and Contents

Concern farm labor and accounts as an administrator, executor (either by himself or in conjunction with others) or guardian of others which include members of the Stickley family. The volumes have unusual covers of patterned paper, and marbled paper. One cover is another book, "A Course of Book-keeping" used by William S. Newett, Pleasant Green Schoolhouse, Shenandoah County, Va. and one bears a label, Regensburg, Germany.

Dates: 1834-1912

Daniel Stickley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St5
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1829-1912, including documents concerning the estates of David Stickley, John Cooley, Jacob Sonner, J. Funk, Henry R. Browning and William McCord which were handled by Col. Daniel Stickley.

Dates: 1829-1912

Stone-Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.085
Scope and Contents

Personal papers, correspondence and business records of Edward L. Stone (1869-1938) and his son-in-law, Franklin Moore of Roanoke, Virginia. Both men owned the Roanoke Printing and Manufacturing Company and were involved in various civic organizations.

Dates: 1860-1957; Majority of material found in 1880-1950

W. S. Stone Letter Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp12
Scope and Contents

Letter copybook, 1810-1813, of W. S. Stone, commission merchant and shipowner, of Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1810-1813

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Tyler, John, 1790-1862 7
Gary Alonzo Barranger 6
Virginia State Senate 6
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Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 5
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
Tyler Family 5
Virginia House of Delegates 5
Brown family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 4
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 4
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 4
Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 4
Perrin family 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
University of Virginia 4
Braxton family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Morton family 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Taliaferro family 3
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
United States Congress 3
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 3
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 3
American Red Cross 2
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 2
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Blair family 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Blair, James, 1741-1772 2
Blair, John, 1732-1800 2
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 2
Brooke, Robert 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Campbell family 2
Catlett family 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke Family 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, fl. 1857-1880 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Dalton, John N. 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Fauquier, Francis 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Galt, James, 1805-1876 2
Garth family 2
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 2
Hart, John, 1860-1937 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Loring, William Wing 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 2
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 2
McAllister, J. T. ( Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 2
McCausland, John 2
Morton, Estelle 2
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 2
Myers, Gustavus Adophus, 1801-1869 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
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