Box BW 10
Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589359]
Identifier: MSS 16255
Scope and Contents Henry D. Flood family papers, 1832-1960, 0.03 cubic feet, consists of approximately 25 letters and contracts, mostly related to tobacco. There is also one black and white photograph of Claude W. Smith, Appomattox County clerk, at the 1945 Centennial celebration, and a program for the event.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16256
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from 1912 to 1951, 0.06 cubic feet, such as invitations, receipts, financial papers, letters, certificates, and programs related to the activities of the National Ideal Benefit Society (NIBS), an African American insurance cooperative headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. The documents are mostly written by African Americans, from NIBS policy holders to leaders of the African American community.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589361]
Identifier: MSS 16258
Scope and Contents T. R. Leigh letter to Brevet Brigadier General B. C. Ludlow, 1865 June 13, 0.03 cubic feet, requesting the retention of two Negro boys so that he can raise them. An answer from Ludlow appears on the verso, stating that he should be able to keep them but he will need written authority from "Mr. Thompson."
Dates: 1865 June 13
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589365]
Identifier: MSS 16262
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589366]
Identifier: MSS 16265
Scope and Contents Conrad Carpenter estate inventory, 1829, 0.03 cubic feet, is a court ordered appraisal of the estate in Lincoln County, Kentucky and includes a Negro girl. Also of note are $5590 of itemized promissory notes, $8490 of silver, and $1190 of commonwealth paper.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589367]
Identifier: MSS 16273
Scope and Contents Notebook about greyhounds, 1835-1837, 0.03 cubic feet, from Shropshire or Berkshire, United Kingdom, listing the names and pedigrees of the hounds, date of litters, note of purchase, state of health, and qualities of the dogs. There is also information about breeding, whelping, and ownership details of notable greyhounds such as Hippogriff and Lyster's Lucifer.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589348]
Identifier: MSS 16240
Scope and Contents William Wade Townes racing archive, 1827-1840, 0.03 cubic feet, contains information about breeding and racing thoroughbreds in Virginia including Bay mare by Director "now in foal by the celebrated race horse Stallion Arab," monies collected from 26 breeders for services of Stallion Timoleon, known as the Pride of Virginia, agreement between Townes and 5 co-partners to go to England to buy two thoroughbred stallions, and breeding agreements including Townes' horse McDuff and mare Fanny,...
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589349]
Identifier: MSS 16241
Scope and Contents Thyne Institute students photo album, 1935, 0.03 cubic feet contains 16 pages of black and white photographs. One photograph is stamped "Photo of E. M. Pardue."
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589350]
Identifier: MSS 16242
Scope and Contents Civil War Battle of Cold Harbor letter, 1864, 0.03 cubic feet, written on a single sheet in pencil. The letter describes the gruesome aftermath of the battle on his regiment. Typed transcript is included.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589351]
Identifier: MSS 16243
Scope and Contents Civil War letter written from the homefront, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1865, March 26, 0.03 cubic feet, "Jennie C" laments about the recent weather of snow and cold and talks aobut her studies and her love of school. She discusses daily activities and notes that her cousin is " having a gay time, going to parties and balls" in Salisbury, and that her own life is quite dreary lately with bad weather, bad food, and the cruel war.
Dates: 1864 March 26
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589352]
Identifier: MSS 16244
Scope and Contents [Jane Sweisey] album, 1827-1829, 0.03 cubic feet, with a frontispiece titled "A Winter Scene" pasted in, contains many poems, most are dated and each written in the same exquisite hand.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589353]
Identifier: MSS 16245
Scope and Contents Phebe P. Dodd friendship album, [1830's], 0.03 cubic feet, has an engraving on the first page, captioned "Il biglietto d'amore, a contadina (or frascati) dictating to one of the scribes who play in the streets of Rome." On the remaining pages are many poems, and sentiments written in several hands and some are dated. Also includes drawings, and one signed "Bloomfield, NJ. March 1832."
University of Virginia, Charlottesville (and local counties) collection of correspondence, prints, and photographs
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589354]
Identifier: MSS 16248
Scope and Contents University of Virginia, and Charlottesville (and local counties) collection of correspondence, prints, and photographs, 1836-1891, 1985, 2011,0.04 cubic feet, of reproductions of pencil sketches of University Presidents Frank Hereford, Robert O'Neil by Eric Knowles, and a color photograph of the academic procession at the inauguration of Teresa A. Sullivan.
Dates: 1836-1891; 1985; 2011
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589355]
Identifier: MSS 16250
Scope and Contents Linda Louisa Cousins diary, 1912-1914, 0.03 cubic feet, with daily notations about the weather, her work cleaning houses and her hobbies crocheting, and writing letters. One entry notes that she attended " a colored commencement."
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589356]
Identifier: MSS 16252
Scope and Contents Nancy Astor wedding photograph (signed), undated, 0.03 cubic feet, described as a black and white wedding photograph of Nancy wearing the crown set with the Sancy diamond.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589357]
Identifier: MSS 16253
Scope and Contents Apex Beauty College records, 1936-1970, 0.03 cubic feet, includes 10 black and white photographs of students of the college, one draft of a business portfoilio and other information about the school. Photographs are stamped Scott L. Henderson (photographer).
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589358]
Identifier: MSS 16254
Scope and Contents James, A. Binford journal, 1872-1873, 0.03 cubic feet, includes notes for Mr. Binford's meetings in relation to his work as school superintendent of the Richmond schools.
Collection — Box: BW 10, Folder: 1 [X031589368]
Identifier: MSS 16274
Scope and Contents Daniel Jennings land document in Fairfax County, Virginia,1747, 0.03 cubic feet, pertains to the case of Thomas Marshall v. Sampson Darrell regarding 1125 acres of land formerly granted to Col. Nicholas Spencer and Col. John Washington. Signed by Daniel Jennings, surveyor of Fairfax County