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James City County (Va.)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01601
Scope and Contents This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.

Edward Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01197
Scope and Contents Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Hamilton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.139 and 2011.520
Scope and Contents Papers pertaining to the Hamilton Family of Norge, James City County, Virginia and related families. Among the formats included are diaries, scrapbooks,  correspondence, Norge High School records, church records, photographs, slides, CD-Roms, certificates, financial records, a Langley Air Force base photo album, and news clippings and ephemera.

James City County Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1989.29A and 1993.55, 2010.231
Scope and Contents The James City County Oral History Collection holds two copies of transcripts and one corresponding cassette tapes of the Oral History Project directed by Robinette Fitzsimmon of the James City County Historical Commission. The collections includes interviews of residents of James City County, the City of Williamsburg, and York County, Virginia.  Topics range from education to farming to Eastern State Hospital.  Time periods covered begin with family memories from the Revolutionary War to the...

James City County (Va.) Cemetery Committee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00002
Overview Supporting documentation for the book, James City County, Virginia Cemeteries.

Anderson Benskin Smith, Sr. Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1992.17
Scope and Contents The collection holds account books of A.B. Smith of Main Street, Toano, Virginia in James City County. The "Account of Chickens and Eggs" ledger from August 1, 1930 to December 1936 has accounts for sales from 1931 to 1936 at the end of the ledger. The financial ledger with an alphabetical index for 1916 and 1917 includes loose papers in the back with financial notes, invoices, and correspondence for the James City County Welfare Committee (1932 -1938) along with some monthly reports and many...

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

Williamsburg Pottery Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 00112
Content Description Fliers, pamphlets, working papers, and catalogs of the Williamsburg Pottery Factory in Lightfoot, Virginia. Papers include a profit sharing plan, maps of the factory, and an aerial postcard of the facility.