Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01089
Identifier: SC 01619
Scope and Contents Scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings, ribbons, and ephemeral material relating to Pearl Polk Chapleau from Memphis, Tennessee who was a champion foxhunter. The contents record her activities in and among various foxhunting groups including exhibitions, American Kennel Club events, and hunts conducted by Chapleau along with her numerous fox hounds. A very accomplished person in her sport, Chapleau's expertise was sought after by many sporting groups in the South. Some of the...
Identifier: Mss. 1.16
Scope and Contents Includes printed and manuscript material written in Spanish and originating from Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in North America and South America. 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. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.
Identifier: MS 00084
Scope and Contents 14 bound ledgers and day books written by George E. Waltrip for the years, 1890, 1895, 1898, 1901, 1906, 1908, 1917, 1923-1924, 1929, 1932-1934. Waltrip was a resident of Williamsburg in James City County when he wrote in his books. The books give an account of the weather, hunting, travel to local areas, including Richmond, and also of the overall dealings of a farmer, merchant, and fisherman from the Williamsburg area.
Collection — Box Small Collections Box 98
Identifier: SC 00082
Scope and Contents Journal of John S. Barret, plantation owner in Alabama. Barret writes extensively about his farm, weather conditions, crop harvests and livestock. Some entries record hunting opportunities and their results. One page lists all of the slaves born to his plantation since 1802 and the woman they were born to. Another entry records the sadness of the untimely death of his friend, William Aylett.