Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV R1
Scope and Contents Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.
Identifier: 01/SC 00193
Scope and Contents Handwritten genealogy on the Bolling Family, beginning with Pocahantas and John Rolfe and following the direct line to Mrs. Philip Cabell, Mrs. Alexander Holladay, Mr. Richard Bolling, Mr. Thomas Bolling and Mr. C.E. Bolling. Undated.
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip. Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established. Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....
Identifier: SC 00857
Scope and Contents Commonplace book, 1834-1846 of Emma Bull (b. 1812). Contains poems, some of which are possibly her own, and prayers. Toward the end of the book she entered birth dates for herself, her husband Charles B. Conner and their children, as well as her marriage date.
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 G29
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of genealogical materials; ca. 1880 to 1993; many of which were probably collected by Dr. Earl Gregg Swem in connection with the publication of genealogical information in the "William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Series". Includes correspondence, clippings, coats-of-arms, charts, and family histories. Most newspaper clippings are from "The Standard" in Richmond, Virginia from the early 1880's.
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ap16
Scope and Contents Account book of Abraham Grove of Shenandoah, Virginia. He appears to be a woodworker with entries for making a wheelbarrow, a wagon, a rake and work done on houses. Also has entries for his own purchases. Index by first names included. On page 165, he has entered births, deaths and marriages, summarized: Abraham Grove and Elisabeth Coffman married December 5, 1815, son John born Nov. 16, 1816, Polly born Feb. 7, 1818, Isaac born Jan. 13, 1820, Eliza Ann born Nov. 8, 1821,...
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc15
Scope and Contents Scrapbook ca. 1930-1943, compiled by Cassie Moncure Lyne in memory of her mother, Cassandra Oliver Moncure Lyne which includes prints, photographs, programs, pamphlets, and letters. Most of the material relates to United States history (especially the Civil War). The book also includes genealogical data on the Bushrod Washington, George Rogers Clark, Edmund Randolph, Parker, Custis, Moncure, Lyne, Baylor, Fitzhugh, and Lee families.
Identifier: Mss. 76 Mc22
Identifier: SC 01313
Content Description Business ledger from dealings in New Salem, Massachusetts between Paul Ellis and townspeople. Transactions in the ledger include the mending of clothes, shoes, and books, the use of saws, tools, and the selling of grains, foodstuffs, and cords of wood. The front of the ledger lists the births and deaths of Ellis family members including his first and second wife, many children, parents, and some extended family.
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.783
Scope and Contents Ledgers, letterbooks, diaries, and other material, 1878-1920s, related to W. L. Teter of Pennsylvania and Goshen, Virginia. Teter was an inventor and these volumes contain his expenses and sketches and descriptions of various inventions, as well as details about his personal life. Papers include stock certificates, clippings, genealogical notes, and other related material. There are also volumes, which include a book of drawings of W.L. Teter's patents, account books, copy books, and diaries.