Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of Samuel B. Drinkard, grocer, of Richmond, Virginia. Includes accounts, invoices and receipts. One receipt is for Mss Drinkard Smith for rents due "on the corner of Main and Second Streets." 1867, undated. Items probably removed from Samuel B. Drinkard and Co. Account Book (Mss. MsV Ag1). 6 items.
Scrapbooks, 1869-1911, belonging to H. Theodore Ellyson and possibly other family members which contains newspaper clippings, of letters to the Richmond Dispatch by H. Theo[dore] Ellyson, correspondent, mentioning guests and social events and Rockbridge Alum Springs [Rockbridge County], Va., personal correspondence and a few prints.
The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.
Account books, 1820-1833, of the mercantile firm of William Galt, Sr. and William Galt, Jr. (a distant relative) of Richmond, Virginia. The later account book contains numerous entries concerning John Allan, the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe as well as entries concerning James Galt and "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia.
Letters, 1847-1850, between members of the Grattan family of Richmond, Va. Family members included the lawyer Peachy R. Grattan, his wife Jane Elvira Grattan, their son, Robert B. Grattan and their daughter, Lucy Gilmer Grattan.
Diary, 1866 January 1-November 30, of [A. E. C. Hughes ?] of Richmond, Virginiaa. which describes visiting, weather, clothing, and a New Years Day Celebration. The volume also includes poetry, and other writings which were copied from other sources.