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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box BW 1

 Container

Contains 24 Collections and/or Records:

Unidentified woman photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589175]
Identifier: MSS 15957
Scope and Contents The unidentied woman photograph (circa 1824; 0.03 cubic feet) was taken by a photography studio named Davis on Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia.
Dates: circa 1860s

Hampton, Virginia aerial photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589177]
Identifier: MSS 15958
Scope and Contents Hampton, Virginia aerial photographs (1921; 0.03 cubic feet)were taken by the United States Army in 1921.
Dates: 1921

George W. Watt trotting bred stock registration

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589178]
Identifier: MSS 15960
Scope and Contents George W. Watt trotting bred stock registration (1932; 0.03 cubic feet) is to the Virginia Horse Breeders Association, Inc., and a subscription to The Horse, Journal of the American Remount Association.
Dates: 1932

James Buford estate sale list

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589421]
Identifier: MSS 15962
Scope and Contents James Buford estate sale list (1797; 0.03 cubic feet) contains a list of Buford's assests in Lunenburg, Virginia. The list mention the sale of six enslaved people, along with cattle and furniture.
Dates: 1797

Gilderoy Williams slave complaint

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589181]
Identifier: MSS 15963
Scope and Contents Gilderoy Williams slave complaint against a slave named Daniel for using provokeying [sic] and insulting language, 1856, 0.03 cubic feet.
Dates: 1856

Richmond Printer's Association broadside

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589179]
Identifier: MSS 15961
Scope and Contents Richmond Printer's Association broadside dated 1924, is 0.03 cubic feet, and opposes any legislation that would allow the penitentiary to compete with them in printing. The broadside is titled, "Immediate Action Needed" and also includes a letter of opposition from Franklin Printing.
Dates: 1924

Henry Blake Fuller manuscript "The song of a Roman Singer"

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589182]
Identifier: MSS 15964
Scope and Contents Henry Blake Fuller manuscript "The Song of a Roman Singer" (undated) with handwritten extra stanzas, 0.03 cubic feet.
Dates: Undated

Charles F. Simms photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589183]
Identifier: MSS 15965
Scope and Contents Charles F. Simms photograph, [1920] 0.03 cubic feet. Simms was a guard for the George Washington tombstone.
Dates: [1920]

Frank Humphreys, "Magazine for Boys" and "The Nankeen Jacket"

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589184]
Identifier: MSS 15966
Scope and Contents Frank Humphreys, "The Magazine for Boys" and "The Nankeen Jacket", 0.03 cubic feet and contains two issues of "The Magazine for Boys" January 1, 1897 and April 1st, 1897. "The Nankeen Jacket" is another story for children from the Gustave Gusviller. There are three periodicals altogether.
Dates: 1897

African Americans in Richmond organizations photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15967
Scope and Contents African Americans in Richmond organizations photographs (1940-1959; 0.06 cubic feet) includes the Leigh Street Young Men's Christian Asssociation, Hi-Y Club, Gray Club, B and P Council, Richmond Area Youth, Interracial Seminar, Richmond Basketball, Father-son Banquets, Annual Banquets, Leigh Street Y.M.C.A. camp, [Gradale] Girls, girls playing cricket, and Baskets for the Need(y). Included is a photograph of Dr. J. W. [Banco] and Roscoe Mitchell. Photographs are from the studios of Brodnax with...
Dates: 1940-1959

Albert R. Gallatin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15968
Scope and Contents Albert Gallatin papers (1795-1828; 0.1 cubic feet) contains an oversize tableau chronologique, unnumbered pages of correspondence concerning the Baron de Gallatin, 1777; letter from Albert Gallatin to David Lenox, Washington D.C. January 4, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Johnathan Bu[?], Washington D.C. September 7, 1808; letter from Albert Gallatin to Thomas Worthington, New Geneva, PA September 10, 1823; letter from John Ferguson to Albert Gallatin, "Head of Sassafras," February 9,...
Dates: 1795-1828

Timothy H. Bakken collection of historic letters

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589187]
Identifier: MSS 15969
Scope and Contents This collection of Timothy Bakken historical letters, 1836-1881, is 0.03 cubic feet and contains twelve letters from Henry A. Wise, Thomas Masters, Alpheus Baker, Austin Willey (to Joseph Palmer Fessenden), J. Allred, William Brown, Edward Downing Barber about slavery, politics, business, church, and family.
Dates: 1836-1881

Lincoln's gun at Fort Monroe photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589188]
Identifier: MSS 15970
Scope and Contents This collection is a photograph of Lincoln's gun at Fort Monroe (undated) and is one folder (0.03 cubic feet).
Dates: undated

James Kent and Mr. Parrish slave valuation documents

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 15974
Scope and Contents This collection of James Kent and Mr. Parrish slavery valuation documents is 0.03 cubic feet, and consists of five signed slave receipts and a deed from businessman James Kent and his partner Mr. Parrish of Kent's Store, Virginia, 1856.
Dates: 1856

African-American World War II Unit photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031580190]
Identifier: MSS 15975
Scope and Contents This collection of an African American Unit in World War II photograph is 0.03 cubic feet, contains one photograph of the First Platoon Company D. 8th Medical Training Battalion, 3rd Medical Training Regiment, at Camp Pickett, Virginia on June 25, 1943.
Dates: 1943

Tommy Edwards photograph

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589191]
Identifier: MSS 15976
Scope and Contents This collection of a Tommy Edwards MGM photograph is 0.03 cubic feet and is a promotional photograph from Richmond, Virginia.
Dates: Undated

William R. Aylett letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589192]
Identifier: MSS 15978
Scope and Contents This collection of one letter to William R. Aylett is 0.03 cubic feet, and is from a student at the University of Virginia who describes the University faculty, students, and Charlottesville. He mentions Mr. Minor and Miss Burkhead.
Dates: 1854 December 13

Robert B. McKim letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589193]
Identifier: MSS 15979
Scope and Contents This collection of a Robert B. McKim letter to his sister Emilie L. McKim, December 5, 1800, is 0.03 cubic feet, and describes the Charlottesville social scene, and mentions Dr. McGuffey, Schele De Vere, and his wife
Dates: 1800 December 5

Colonel Nathaniel Burwell letter

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589194]
Identifier: MSS 15980
Scope and Contents This collection of a Nathaniel Burwell letter from Alexander W. Green is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated November 30, 1813 about runaway slaves near the estate of General Nelson, at Carters Hall, Millwood, Virginia
Dates: November 30, 1813

John Lewis Cochran legal document

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589195]
Identifier: MSS 15981
Scope and Contents This collection of a John Lewis Cochran legal document is 0.03 cubic feet, and is dated March 7, 1864, calling for witnesses to appear in Military Court in Greenville, Tennessee.
Dates: 1864 March 7