Box BW 20
Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: BW 20, Folder: [X030869178]
Identifier: MSS 16395
Scope and Contents Note Sussex County, Virginia plantation owner Hugh Ivey (1826; 0.04 cubic feet) names the twenty-seven enslaved persons in the body of the document to be freed; this is not Ivey's original signed copy, but rather a transcript by a county clerk made at the time.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16419
Scope and Contents Note The Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers (circa 1870-1926; 0.05 cubic feet) document Coleman's studies and travels to Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. Collection materials include eleven letters Coleman wrote from Hanover Academy, VA to his mother Mary. Among other topics, Coleman discusses his friend Richard Henry Jesse (1853-1921), who briefly attended the University of Virginia. Collection materials also include two photographs, one of which depicts Coleman's son Lewis III among other University of...
Dates: circa 1870-1926
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16018
Scope and Contents Note The Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook (1914-1916; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Middleton's attendance at Martha Washington Seminary in Washington, DC. Scrapbook items include concert programs, playbills, personal letters, postcards, photographs of classmates, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1914 - 1916
Collection — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031688129]
Identifier: MSS 16440
Scope and Contents Note The Colleton estate photographs (circa 1890s-1910; 0.04 cubic foot) document the appearance of Colleton, a Cabell family estate in Nelson County. Materials include ten mounted photographs of the Colleton house and one photograph of the nearby James River. Colleton photograph subjects include rooms like the ballroom and library, along with a childhood portrait of Evelyn Byrd Robinson on the building's porch.The collection also contains a copy of Robinson's will, where she divides...
Dates: circa 1890s-1910
Item — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1 [X031750311]
Identifier: MSS 16432
Scope and Content Note The Monthly report of amnesty oaths administered at Scottsville, Virginia (1865; 0.04 cubic feet) documents President Andrew Johnson's national pardon of Confederates as implemented in one small Virginia town. The document contains the county of residence, occupation, and names of 42 mostly Albemarle County residents and one page with a transmittal message. The report was prepared by Captain Beers, who was with Company H, 11th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry.