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Dyes and dyeing

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

William A. Baker Recipe Book

 Collection
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.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

Physician's Notebook and Household Remedies

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme12
Scope and Contents Notebook, ca. 1820-1840, of an unidentified physician or pharmacist. The volume contains medical formulae as well as formulae for household remedies, inks, and dyes.

S. H. Coffman & Co. Ledger and Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame15
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1838-1840, of S. H. Coffman & Co., Rifesville, Rockingham County, Va., which includes a journal, 1842; invoice, 1844; and recipes for dyeing wool and cotton. The volume was later used as a commonplace book by Jacob Lineweaver and others and as a child's handwriting copybook.

John S. Scott Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nt1
Scope and Contents Notes, 1849, of John S. [Scott ?], Virginia, on dyeing wool and cloth. The mill's location is possibly in Shannondale, Jefferson County, Virginia, now West Virginia.

William Chamberlayne Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap6
Scope and Contents Photostat copy of a ledger, 1781-1812, of William Chamberlayne, New Kent County, Va. which includes recipes for dyes.