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Farm Diaries (Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.265
Scope and Contents Twenty-two diaries kept by unidentified farm owner or manager for the years 1923-1944 and 1954. Entries are mostly brief and note daily weather and chores performed on the farm, which employed 6-8 men year round and up to 60 on the orchard during picking season. Most entries give the full names of workers employed each day and broken down by task. The identity of the farm and location have not been positively established at this point: The seller notes that the farm was assumed...

Farmer's Account Book, Williamsburg, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af23 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1909-1911, of an unidentified farmer, Williamsburg, Va. Includes accounts with the College of William and Mary and with Lyon G. Tyler.

Mary Ware Galt Memory Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00148
Scope and Contents

Memory Book of Mary Ware Galt of Williamsburg containing memorabilia, programs, photographs, souvenirs, correspondence, and ephemera from Williamsburg, Virginia and the Tidewater area, plus from her days as a student at Hampton College (1908-1909) in Hampton, Virginia and Stuart Hall (1909-1910) in Staunton, Virginia.

W. Brooks George Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 83 Geo29
Scope and Contents

Dates; 1975-1983; of correspondence, minutes, financial reports, and brochures pertaining to the various civic organizations George was associated with, including the Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation, Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Va.), Downtown Development Unlimited, Metropolitan Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and Keep Virginia Beautiful, Inc.

Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 G51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1825-1910, of the Gloucester Circuit of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Church which covered Gloucester County and part of King and Queen County, Va. Includes minutes of quarterly conference meetings for the circuit; Sunday School class records; and building committee records. Acc. 2003.16 is a photocopy of a register, 1879-1885, of baptisms, marriages and members. Acc. 2012.382 is a register of members of the Gloucester Circuit of the Methodist Church,...

John H. Harvey Record Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV S2 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Record book, 1901-1903, of John H. Harvey, a teacher in Bon Brook Public School No. 4, a black school in Cumberland County, Virginia.

Zelda Haus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.134A
Scope and Contents The Zelda Haus Papers cover her time at both Marion Junior College and Susquehanna University.  Haus attended Marion Junior College, a woman's college, from 1923 to 1925.  While there she took part in numerous religiously focused organizations such as the Lutheran League.  These organizations focused on both domestic issues and international issues such as the Armenian Genocide.  In 1925, Haus enrolled in Susquehanna University, located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Selinsgrove,...

Holmes Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00997
Scope and Contents

Photograph album, circa 1920s, of the Rufae Holmes and Samuel B. Holmes families of Richmond, Virginia. Includes photographs of family members, including A.B. Holmes, schools, including Douglas High School in Baltimore, students, and activities including football and a road trip taken on the Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  In 2014, family descendant Carole Osmet added six additional photos of the family.

I. S. Meanley Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame90
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1919-1923, of I. S. Meanley, merchant of Toano, James City County, Va.

Lawrence I'Anson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 85 Ia6
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1938-1983, of Lawrence I'Anson, lawyer and justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Includes correspondence, invitations, programs, speeches, judicial opinions, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs and scrapbooks.

Jerusalem Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01223
Scope and Contents

Copies of death records from the Jerusalem Baptist Church, an African American church near Five Forks in James City County, Virginia. One folder of records dates from 1908-1940s. Original in the hands of the three remaining members of the Church including Mary Howard as of 1986.

Johnson-Nance Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.397
Scope and Contents Collection is primarily correspondence between Robert Garrett Johnson (1895-1987) and Lilian Hancock Nance (1898-1990), both of Moneta, Virginia. Also included are letters from family members and friends which include Lilian’s sister Julia Nance. Nicknames that are used periodically or throughout the letters include “Rob,” “Robbie,” “Johnnie,” and “Jonney” in reference to Robert Johnson; “Lindy” in reference to Lilian Nance; and “Ju” in reference to Julia Nance. Robert Garrett...

Jones and Bradby Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.22
Scope and Contents

Primarily letters, postcards, and receipts, mostly from the period 1921-1923 of an African American family living in Lightfoot, Virginia. Family members included Signor Bradby, Elizabeth Bradby and Annie Bradby. Some papers relate to Willmore Jones, John Jones, and other Jones family members. Several transactions with the firm of J.A. Bozarth of Williamsburg are present.

List of Surnames of Mixed Race Virginia Families Trying to Pass as "Indian" or White

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 124, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01770
Content Description A list of names, separated by Virginia counties and cities, of families identified as attempting to "pass." This list was likely compiled by the law firm established by Senator Robert Opie Norris, Jr. around 1904, or its successor firm, Clarke and Clarke. The list has notes next to some names providing alternate spellings, and in the case of the Beverly family from Amherst, a longer statement about the methods they used to "evade the situation." The full official title typed on the document ...

Littleton Parish Register

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch3
Scope and Contents

Parish register, 1840-1902, of Littleton Parish, Cumberland County, Va. which includes baptisms, marriages, and confirmations, some years divided into "colored" and "white."

Margaret P. Marks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.47
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to Margaret P. Marks' teaching of English at Maury High School, Norfolk, Va.  and Thomas Jefferson High Schools, Richmond, Va. in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Also includes information regarding the John Marshall High School Summer School, Richmond, Va.

Matthew Whaley School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0/2 Mss. 1.11
Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection of material from and about Matthew Whaley School in Williamsburg, Virginia including material from the annual fifty year reunions. The school newspaper, The Powder Horn, 1930-1937 and 1946-1948, is available in Rare Books call number AN47 .W54 P68.

Louise Lightfoot Morriss Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 5.158
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, financial records, and other material concerning Louise Lightfoot Morriss, class of 1935 from the College of William and Mary. Most of the letters written to Louise while she was at William and Mary were from a boyfriend at the United States Naval Academy, who signed all his letters "Add." There are also letters written to Mrs. G. L. Morriss, Louise's parents, at Mohawk Farm, their residence in Buckingham County, Virginia. Most of these letters concern...

National Aerial Photograph Program Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00249
Scope and Contents Photographs, circa 1960s-1970s, of various locations in Virginia, taken by the National Aerial Photography Program of the United States Geological Survey.The National Aerial Photography Program is a Federal project that is coordinated by the United States Geological Survey. The photographs are used to create and revise topographical maps of the United States. They are taken in cycles ranging from 5-7 years from an airplane flying at an altitude of 20,000 ft. and they cover an area that is...

Niebling Duke Family Letters

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 124, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01758
Content Description Twenty-four letters written by members of the Niebling and Duke families. Seventeen of them are written to Salena Niebling Duke. Salena Niebling married Richard Hardin Duke and moved to Richmond, Virginia from Baltimore, Maryland. The couple had three sons, Frank M. Duke, Walter Garland Duke, and Charles R. H. Duke. This group of correspondence spans geographically from Virginia and Maryland to Massachusetts and Illinois, and features letters from all three Duke sons, Richard Duke, his...

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material....

Eleanor W. Perrin Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 96 P42
Scope and Contents Diaries; 1922-1967, of Eleanor Wormley Perrin of "Goshen," Gloucester County, Va. These forty-five diaries span nearly a half century, from 1922 to 1967, and document life in 20th century Virginia. Perrin's diaries discuss local events, female social life, national events such as wars and politics, hurricanes, the death of family and friends, and other topics. Toward the end of Perrins's life her diary entries increase in length and intimateness, often expressing loneliness and reflecting...

William P. Poythress Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P88
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1885-1910, of William P. Poythress. Includes correspondence and accounts of his wholesale and retail apothecary business of W. P. Poythress & Co., Richmond, Va.

Prestwould Farm Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 P94
Scope and Contents Records, 1929-1946, concerning Prestwould in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The collection includes correspondence of Dr. John Williamson Price, Jr., of Louisville, Kentucky, the owner of Prestwould with his farm managers; accounts; livestock records; and registration records of Aberdeen-Angus cattle; Percheron horses; saddle horses; and Hampshire hogs. Prestwould is an eighteenth century plantation which was owned by the Skipwith family. It is now owned by the Prestwould...

Rappahannock W. Mills Co. Journal, 1895-1905

 Collection — Bound Volume: Wrapped Ledger
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am 92 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1895-1905, of Samuel Mill and the Rapp[ahannoc]k W. Mills Co., merchants, probably in Rappahannock County, Va.

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Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 6
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Dalton, John N. 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
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4-H Club (Chesterfield County, Va.) 1
Andrews, Hunter Booker, 1921-2005 1
Barber, Florence 1
Barranger & Company, Inc. 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Blair, James, 1656-1743 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Bosworth, John Woodbridge 1
Bradby family 1
Bradby, Signor 1
Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) Company 1364 (Petersburg, Va.) 1
Clark, James W. 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
College of William and Mary. School of Education 1
Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Va.) 1
Crump family 1
Cumberland County (Va.). Bon Brook Public School No. 4 1
Daily Press (Hampton Roads, Va.) 1
Daley, Thomas R., 1862 - 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Duke, Salena Niebling 1
Dunlop family 1
Ebenezer Baptist Church 1
Etheridge, Jeanne 1
Faculty Women's Caucus 1
Fling, John Bosworth 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
George, W. Brooks 1
Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Hampton College (Hampton, Va.) 1
Haus, Zelda 1
Holmes, Edna 1
Holmes, Ruby 1
Holmes, Rufae Cleonia 1
Holmes, Samuel B. 1
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jerusalem Baptist Church (James City County, Va.) 1
Johnson, Robert Garrett, 1895-1987 1
Jones family 1
Keep Virginia Beautiful. Inc 1
Langton, Helen 1
Marion College, Junior (Marion, Va.) 1
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Matthews, Joseph James (Captain) 1
Meade, Robert Douthat, 1903-1974 1
Methodist Church. Virginia Conference. Richmond District. Gloucester Circuit. 1
Metropolitan Richmond Chamber of Commerce 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Morriss, Louise Lightfoot 1
Nance, Lilian Hancock, 1898-1990 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
Osment, Carole 1
Parker, Bessie, ca. 1905 - 1
Parker, Lena Augusta, ca. 1902 - 1
Pedersen, Thelma 1
Perrin family 1
Rabenstein, Richard 1
Republican Party (U.S.) 1
Richmond (Va.) News Leader 1
Richmond Academy 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Robb, Charles S. 1
Rouse, Parke Shepherd, Jr. 1
Ruffin, J. Randolph 1
School of Education 1
Simpson family 1
Stuart Hall (Staunton, Va.) 1
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa. 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tuck, William Munford 1
Tucker, Beverley R. (Beverley Randolph), 1874-1945. 1
Tucker, Robert H. 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
United States. Geological Survey. National Aerial Photography Program 1
Virginia House of Delegates 1
Virginia State Teacher’s College at Farmville, Virginia 1
Virginia. Governor (1978-1982 : Dalton) 1
Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals 1
Ward, Courtney Sharpe 1
Williams, Thomas L. 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Male Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Military School (Williamsburg, Va) 1
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