Showing Collections: 1 - 16 of 16
Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16407
Scope and Contents Note The Albemarle County ledger book (1871-1880; 0.5 cubic feet) is approximately 60 pages of accounts recorded; many names have been lined through, indicating the ledger was repurposed. Page 50 is an account "An approximation of all debts by me Jan. 1, 1879 with a view of comparisons on Jan'y 1880," and includes monies owed "Geo. M. McIntire, Druggist," "Patterson & Cochrane, Dry goods," and "A.C. Brechin Books," etc. Pages 52-61 record cash expended for the year 1879 and contain hundreds of...
Dates: 1871 - 1880
Collection — Box: 1
Content Description This collection consists of two large manuscript volumes of tax records for Amherst, Virginia from 1819 to 1820, bound in leather. These ledger's identify enslavers and taxes paid for unnamed enslaved laborers among other things. Each volume lists hundreds of taxpayer names on the left side with comments about payments on the right. An alphabetical index in the front of each volume lists the page on which each name appears on the page in the volume, referring to tax transactions. The amount of...
Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16443
Identifier: MSS 16353
Scope and Contents Charlottesville Woolen Mills, Charlottesville, VA. Business records, 1868-1956. Incorporated 1868 by H.C. Marchant; operated until 1962.This collection is comprised of ledgers, papers, artifacts, a map, and a panoramic photograph. It is divided into two series: Business Records and Miscellaneous. The first series, Business Records contains ledgers and business related paperwork, such as correspondence and legal documetns. The second series, Miscellaneous, contains the remaining...
Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899265]
Identifier: MSS 16367
Scope and Contents J. D. Deacon store ledger, MSS 16367, 1902, 0.03 cubic feet, consists of his ledger from Oakdale, Gloucester County, Virginia.
Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669070}
Identifier: MSS 16505
Content Description This collection contains the ledger of Edwin A. Herring of Harrisonburg, Virginia, recording his real estate holding and investments in Virginia including Waynesboro, Salem, and Harrisonburg. Approximately 26 pages have been filled out with manuscript, generally a few lines to a half page of text. Dr. Edwin A. Hering recording his real estate holdings and investments in Salem, Waynesboro, and Harrisonburg, Virginia. Nine pages relate to his owning of Blue Rock Farm, which he purchased from...
Dates: 1875 - 1890
Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899263]
Identifier: MSS 16369
Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652608]
Identifier: MSS 16438
Content Description The map and print seller diary (1864; 0.03 cubic feet) includes account and mileage information, and diary entries. Boston, MA and Portland, ME, and towns in between are noted.
Dates: 1864-04-05 - 1864-07-17
Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899264]
Identifier: MSS 16226
Scope and Contents E. H. Moon ledger, 1830-1834, 0.04 cubic feet, belongs to a merchant in Scotsville, Va. and contains approximately 100 pages, including handwritten entries relating to store purchases, and slaves, and about 20 pages of newspaper clippings.
Identifier: MSS 16412
Scope and Contents Note Three ledger books, a bundle of cancelled checks, and one deposit pass book, all from the Morris Plan Bank of Virginia. The three ledgers contain stock certificates from 1923 (four in number), 1931 (100 in number), and 1933-1934 (25 in number). The bundle of checks are written to a variety of recipients and span the years 1937 to 1946. The undated deposit pass book contains payment slips and schedule for a loan of $100.Collection also contains a series of papers documenting the 1923...
Dates: 1923 - 1946
Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16402
Scope and Contents Note The Pence ledger (1856-1859; 0.25 cubic feet) records work done by and payments made to Lewis Pence, a blacksmith in Edinburg, Virginia, from 1856-1859. Pence's clients include George Grandstaff, a local gunmaker and the owner of the Edinburg Mill. The Edinburg Mill was almost burned by Union troops during the Civil War in October of 1864, but locals extinguished the fire and the mill survives to this day as a museum and designated Virginia Historic Landmark.
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15971
Scope and Contents The Charles Francis Russell tobacco ledgers (1887-1888; 0.2 cubic feet) document Russell's operation of a tobacco company. The collection contains copies of over six-hundred letters written by Russell, both to A. A. Spitzer of R. E. Lee Camp No. 1 and to other customers and dealers nationwide. Russell's "Lee Camp" tobacco was created via contract with the homonymous organization, who received a portion of tobacco sales. Some of the letters to Spitzer note great difficulty selling a...
Dates: 1887 - 1888
File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16433
Scope and Contents Note The Stowe grocery store ledgers (1870-1934; 0.4 cubic feet) document the operation of the titular family's grocery store in Petersburg, Virginia. Ledgers document monthly expenses for items ranging from rent to flour to labor. The collection also contains a small file of personal letters and bills for appliances.
Dates: 1870 - 1934
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15710
Scope and Contents Note The Virginia Reelers Square Dance Club records (1953-2008; 3 cubic feet) document the history and operation of the Reelers. Club records include correspondence, meeting minutes, event advertisements, and membership lists. Other collection materials include two financial ledgers tracking member dues and pages from six photograph albums documenting various dances and spring festivals.
Dates: 1953 - 2008
Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16627
Dates: 1816 - 1828
Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1 [X032669079]
Identifier: MSS 16506
Content Description This collection contains one ledger with a printed constitution of the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) of Alexandria, Virginia. The ledger contains 21 filled out pages. The first two pages contain lists of members for 1865 and 1866, followed by a four page "Treasurers list" recording members and dues paid between 1866 and 1871. The rest of the ledger contains 15 pages of accounts documenting the operation of the association between 1866 and 1872. Incomes listed include dues and...
Dates: 1865 - 1872
- Banks and banking -- United States 1
- Business records 1
- Enslaved laborers 1
- Enslavers 1
- Industries -- Virginia 1
- Mills and mill-work -- Virginia -- Albemarle County. 1
- Personal narratives 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Plats (maps) 1
- Real property -- Virginia 1
- Shop signs 1
- Supervisors, Industrial 1
- Taxation 1
- Textile industry 1
- Textile workers 1
- Tobacco industry -- Virginia 1
- Virginia -- Amherst County 1
- Wool fabrics 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- correspondence 1
- letters (correspondence) 1 ∧ less
- Amherst (Va.) 1
- Hering, Edwin A., Dr. 1
- Young Men's Christian Association (Alexandria,VA) 1