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Education--Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel B. Finley Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame29-33
Scope and Contents Two ledgers, two journals and a daybook, 1802-1859, of Samuel B. Finley, merchant, of Lexington, Va. Ledger "B" (MsV Ame29) contains accounts concerning the estate of John Tate (Samuel Finley, executor); daybook (MsV Ame 31) contains an inventory , 1813, of goods put into partnership with William Shields and A. Shields and a manuscript arithmetic copybook, 1832; and ledger, 1842-1842 (MsV Ame33) contains notes, 1851-1867, concerning a fruit orchard.

Anonymous Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad161
Scope and Contents Scrapbook probably kept by Lyon G. Tyler. Contains newspaper clippings which concern politics especially the campaign of Fitzhugh Lee for governor of Virginia, the General Assembly of Virginia from December 1887-March 1888 as well as clippings concerning the College of William and Mary. Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings chiefly relating to political affairs in Virginia. Note:  The book contains the following clippings relating to William and Mary College:...

Skipwith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Sk3
Scope and Contents Business papers, correspondence, accounts and 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 accounts, gardening, the study...

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.

Thomas Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 T21
Scope and Contents Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.

Tyler Family Papers, Group A

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T97 Group A
Scope and Contents Papers, 1716-1944, of the John Tyler family of "Sherwood Forest," Charles City County, Va. The collection contains correspondence, 1818-1862, of John Tyler concerning politics, War of 1812 claims, presidential election of 1840, land purchases in western Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois, "Sherwood Forest," business matters and his family. Some of the children of John Tyler and his first wife, Letitia Christian Tyler, are represented in the collection: Robert Tyler (and wife, Elizabeth...

Mattie J. West Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D32
Scope and Contents Diary, 1869-1871, of Mattie J. West, a teacher, at Gravel Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia. The volume discusses her work, religion, and includes poetry and recipes.

William J. Pendleton Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am11 Oversize
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1857-1872, of William J. Pendleton, physician, at Cuckoo, Louisa County, Va. Also includes accounts of a merchant, farms and labor accounts, and memoranda of a school operated by the Pendleton family.

Thomas G. Wynne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00041
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, sermons, financial records and other material pertaining to Thomas G. Wynne of James City County Virginia. Wynne graduated from William & Mary as the valedictorian in 1854, and a copy of his valedictory speech is included in the collection along with his diploma. After graduation, Wynne taught in the James City County schools, and a sample report card from the 1880s can be found in the collection. Also included in the collection is Wynne's William &...