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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.

Dates: 1895-1905

Red Oak Daybook

Identifier: SC 01259
Scope and Contents

Daybook of a grocer in the small town of Red Oak, Virginia. This daybook contains a list of daily goods sold, cost amounts, and to whom goods were sold. The daybook contains 292 pages, all of which contain handwritten entries, and measures 15 inches x 7 inches x 1 inch.  This daybook contains page number notations that refer to a second ledger (likely to an account ledger which showed money owed by specific individuals), but the location of this second ledger is currently unknown.

Dates: 1912

L. S. Rhodes & Sons Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R34
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1886-1923, of L. S. Rhodes and Sons, Linnville, Rockingham County, Va. Chiefly accounts with suppliers, local producers, manufacturers, and wholesale houses, but including bank statements, canceled checks, tax and license receipts. Consists of 5,810 items and about 100 manuscript volumes.

The ledgers are stored off-site and require a 72 hour notice for retrieval.

Dates: 1886-1923

Richard Rabenstein Diary

Identifier: SC 01060
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1942-1944, of Richard Rabenstein of Chester, West Virginia. Rabenstein was born on 5 December 1933, making him 8 years old when he started keeping this diary. Discusses events at school, at his church, scores of football and basketball games, the weather, and other issues.

Dates: 1942-1944

Robert W. Campbell Diary

Identifier: SC 00902
Scope and Contents Robert Campbell lives near Reliance, Virginia in Warren County, Virginia. He is likely a high school student since he usually notes whether he attended school, which he often does not. He begins writing in November 1906 with one or two line entries of his activities, which consist of school, work, events such as butchering or marriages, visits to area towns, visits to neighbors, playing, hunting, fishing, work in the garden and church. He also gives the weather for most entries....
Dates: 1906-1910

Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. Papers

Identifier: Mss. 71 R75
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. who was a newspaper writer and columnist and an author of books on Virginia. His personal correspondence covers his college years at Washington and Lee University; his years in the Navy during World War II; his early career while working in Richmond, Virginia and Newport News, Virginia; and his business affairs. His college and Navy letters include not only the letters he wrote home, but the letters he received from...
Dates: 1930-1998

J. Randolph Ruffin Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1998.58
Scope and Contents

Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.

Dates: 1956-1993

S. B. Barham, Jr. Account Books

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad19-MsV Ad20
Scope and Contents

Account books, February-May 1903, kept by a merchant at Runnymede, Virginia. S. B. Barham, Jr. was the son of Doctor S. B. Barham. He is referred to in his father's diaries as "Sid."

Dates: 1903

Scrapbook Regarding Virginia and the College of William and Mary

Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc40
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1927-1948, of an unidentified person containing newspaper clippings about Virginia and the College of William and Mary.

Dates: 1927-1948

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

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

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

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

Stenographic Report of the Investigation of the Public Schools

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

T. F. Rogers Daily Charge Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame C1
Scope and Contents

Daily charge book, 1923-1925, of T. F. Rogers, clothing store merchant, of Williamsburg, Va.

Dates: 1923-1925

Thomas L. Williams collection

Identifier: MS 00254
Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographs, negatives, slides, film, postcards, ephemera, correspondence and artifacts belonging to Thomas L. Williams, photographer for William & Mary for 35 years. He was also a photographer for Camp Peary and Colonial Williamsburg prior to working for William & Mary.

Dates: Circa 1940-1990

William Munford Tuck Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 68 T79
Scope and Contents This collection is housed off-site. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval. Papers, 1918-1968, of William Munford Tuck, Democrat, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Virginia State Senate, lieutenant-governor, governor, and congressman. Tuck's law practice files and his correspondence, 1950-1953, are arranged alphabetically. His congressional file is arranged alphabetically and the legislation files are arranged by session...
Dates: 1918-1968

Robert H. Tucker Papers

Identifier: Mss. 68 T795
Scope and Contents

Papers; 1923-1957; of Robert H. Tucker, professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, who served on Virginia Commission on County Government and the Virginia Commission on State and Local Government. Includes articles, speeches, lectures, reports and other writings concerning Virginia state and local government, tax reform, education, highways, economics, and Washington and Lee University. Most of the material is undated.

Dates: 1923-1957

Union Co-Operative School papers

Identifier: SC 01813
Content Description

A series of two letters and two pamphlets regarding the policies and curriculum of the Union Co-Operative School in Bedford city, Virginia. Correspondence is addressed to Mr. R.A. Bradley of Hammett, Virginia from the Union Co-Operative School and includes information on tuition and boarding costs as well as the structure of the curriculum. The two pamphlets outline the school's policies and initiatives as well as the courses offered within the program for prospective students.

Dates: 1901

Virginia Association for Local Self-Government Publications

Identifier: SC 01296
Scope and Contents Printed broadsides, pamphlets and newspapers published by the Virginia Association for Local Self-Government which was against statewide prohibition. Includes "The Trumpeter" a newspaper style publication of the Virginia Association for Local Self-Government (July-August 1914) and a July 14, 1860 address, "The American Citizen" by Hon. D. W. Voorhees of Indiana before the Liberary Societies of the University of Virginia. A note in the accession record suggests these...
Dates: 1860, 1913-1914; Majority of material found in 1913-1914

Virginia Cities Collection

Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: 1663-1980

Courtney Sharpe Ward Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.25, 2008.106
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, papers, newspaper clippings, drafts and published articles belonging to Courtney Sharpe Ward, a writer for the Richmond News Leader in Richmond, Virginia. Many of her articles had a historical connection. The addition mostly consists of material on the 1957 350th Anniversary of Jamestown. Includes photograph and 1957 Press Card of Courtney Sharpe Ward.

Dates: 1950-1969

Williamsburg Methodist Church Checkbook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch12
Scope and Contents

Checkbook, 1927-1930, containing vouchers for funds paid by H. L. Bridges while treasurer of the Williamsburg Methodist Church, South, Williamsburg, Va. which includes a contract and correspondence concerning building the church's parsonage.

Dates: 1927-1930

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Keep Virginia Beautiful. Inc 1
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United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
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Virginia House of Delegates 1
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