Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 00058
Content Description Includes correspondence from the Coates Family written in Virginia, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Correspondence documents topics of daily life such as work in the tobacco industry, sicknesses and marriages, as well as friends and relationships in their family. Papers include a deed of land for a plot in Henrico County, Virginia from Martha Deitrick and Claudia Coates to Millie Belle Sutton as well as a small photograph of an unknown male...
Scope and Contents Beaumont's journal details his transatlantic voyage from England to the United States, with stops in New York and finally Richmond, Virginia. Accompanied by his brother William, Beaumont gives a detailed account of his journey. He describes extreme seasickness (pg. 2-3); surviving through an Atlantic Ocean hurricane (pg. 3); the abundant marine life, including whales, sharks, cod, and other large fish; information sharing with other passing ships; confusion about their ship's exact location...
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...
Identifier: SC 01531
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R94