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A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16409
Scope and Contents NOte

The manuscript is likely a production copy of "A brief survey of printing: history and practice" (1923; 0.03 cubic feet) by Stanley Morison and Holbrook Jackson. Sixteen additional leaves with reproduction printing samples pasted on. Fourteen of these reproductions are not present in the published version of this work, and two leaves contain notes handwritten by Morison. Duplicated pages of typed text on letterhead of "Linotype & Machinery Limited, London."

Dates: 1923

Ellie Acker copy book

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589233]
Identifier: MSS 16068
Scope and Contents

Ellie Acker copybook, 0.03 cubic feet, 1860-1861 consists of handwritten essays titled "On Good Manners", On the Importance of a Good Character", "Precepts On Time", "On the Importance of a Well-Spent youth" "Indolent Habits Lay the Foundation of Misery", and "Pride"

The book is printed in gray wrapper depicting a scene showing the exterior of Leary & Getz Booksellers in Philadelphia on the front and include their advertisements

Dates: 1860-1861

John T. Ackerson (George Jarrboe) papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16775
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, photographs, a lock of hair, and a scrapbook relating to the life and career of John Thaddeus "Jack" Ackerson, (1898-1975), who published radical antiwar poetry under the name George Jarrboe after his naval service during World War I and II. Ackerson wrote the chapbook "The Unknown Soldier Speaks" and many other pieces of writing under this pseudonym. The bulk of the collection consists of 500 letters. Most of the...
Dates: 1822 - 1961

Jeff Adams collection of Don Marquis

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16749
Content Description

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers on Don Marquis. Photocopies of correspondence with Don Marquis.

Dates: 1980 - 2000

Advertising receipt issued by the Richmond Examiner to the State Department, C.S.A.

 Collection — Box: BW 29, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16523
Scope and Contents Advertising receipt acknowledging payment for inclusion of a printed version of President Jefferson Davis's December 23, 1862 proclamation ordering that "All commissioned officers in the command of said Benjamin F. Butler be declared not entitled to be considered as soldiers engaged in honourable warfare, but as common robbers and criminals deserving death." Partly printed receipt headed "Richmond Examiner," completed in manuscript and signed by Examiner manager R.F. Walker, Dec. 23, 1862,...
Dates: 1862, December 23

Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16697
Content Description

High school memory scrapbook and photo album of Bessie Marie Africa of Kanawha, Iowa from 1923 to 1927. The scrapbook is in a "School Friendship Book binding" assembled by Bessie Marie Africa documenting her high school years at Sanborn High School. It includes correspondence, programs, and mementos from theater, basketball, and football, and a declamatory contest. There are two large dolls created out of crepe paper.

Dates: 1923 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1925

Collection of African American Children photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16798
Content Description This collection contains ninety-eight photographs of African American children and families at home and play from about the 1950s to the 1990s. Measurements range from 6" X 4" to 2" X 2" inches and are in color and black and white. Several subjects recur throughout the archive. All are unidentified; only three have any annotations on the back. The photographed figures, primarily children but some family shots included, are captured within their homes or playing outside. Activities include...
Dates: Majority of material found within c. 1950s-1990s

African American Freemason lodge photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 45, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16711
Content Description Collection of eight black and white photographs. All are group portraits of members of African American fraternal lodges in Virginia. The images bare the stamps of several different photographers -- from Richmond, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach. Several images show handwritten annotations on the back -- one lodge is identified as Progressive Lodge #80 in Norfolk, another as King David Lodge #28 in Richmond (this photo is signed by 13 members of the lodge on the back), another as Willow...
Dates: circa 1950s

African American girl's birthday photograph album

 Collection — Box: BW 50, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16756
Content Description This collection contains a photo album containing fifteen original black-and-white photographs from the 1960s of a birthday celebration of a young Black girl and her family.Exceptional depiction of an 11 year old's birthday party with all of it's innocence, happiness and absence of the racial world that lives outside the doors of their grandmother's nice home.The children are wearing cone hats and there is dancing, presents, game playing, a birthday cake, blowing out candles, and an...
Dates: 1960s

African American Hugh Carr family, Riverview Farm, and the Papers of the Ivy Creek Foundation

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Identifier: MSS 10770
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence, legal documents (copies), clippings, articles, research material, maps, and photographs concerning the Ivy Creek Natural Area and its history as the Riverview Farm owned by the Carr family (African Americans in late nineteenth century), including the original purchase by the Nature Conservancy, the formation of the Ivy Creek Foundation, and its administration of the property.Included among these is a notebook titled, Ivy Creek Natural Area...
Dates: 1916-1988

African American man tintype portrait

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16795
Content Description This collection features one 2.25 X4" tintype photograph of an unidentified African American man dressed in a three-piece suit with a bowtie, pocket square, and derby hat with a sash perched at a stylish angle on his head. The man leans against a marble column against a plain background in a studio. The tintype was invented in 1855, one decade before the emancipation of enslaved African Americans across the United States. His suit, medium, and background suggest a date roughly...
Dates: Majority of material found within c. 1865-1900

African-American owned Virginia businesses letters and ephemera

 Collection — Box: BW 12, Folder: 1 [X031589378]
Identifier: MSS 16290
Scope and Contents

African-American owned Virginia businesses letters and ephemera, 1919-1933, 0.03 cubic feet, includes A. W. Holmes, Grand Master of the National Ideal Benefit Society, Maggie L. Walker, W. J. Craig, C. M. Burt, Ellen B. Talor, Edward B. Taylor, James T. Carter and many others representing passenger traffic committees and banks.

Dates: 1919-1933

Collection of photographs of African American Women in Chicago

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16797
Content Description This collection contains thirty-one photographs of young Black women in Chicago in 1940s-1950s.The photographs document the youth of a young woman named Bea and several of her friends Nedra, Vera, and others. Included are class photographs from Forestville Elementary School and Lucy Flower Technical High School. Flower Tech was an integrated school for girls. There are photographs of their prom, jazz clubs, and the girls out on dates, celebrating, and having fun. The jazz club...
Dates: Majority of material found within c. 1942-1954

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

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...
Dates: 1940-1959

Airplane delivery of the Richmond News Leader, photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 13, Folder: 1 [X031589401]
Identifier: MSS 16034
Scope and Contents Airplane delivery of the Richmond News Leader, photographs, 1923 July 10, 0.03 cubic feet, showing an airplane and crew in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and Richmond, Virginia. Photograph #1 was taken in White Sulphur Springs, flown to Richmond, published in the Richmond News Leader, and the printed newspapers returned to White Sulphur Springs with the same crew and airplane. Photograph # 10 show the pubished newsaper with photograph #1. Photographs #8 and #9 show buildings at Byrd...
Dates: 1923 July 10

Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Company annual report of the President and the Directors

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16462
Content Description This collection contains a mimeograph or lithograph copy of annual report of the president and directors of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Company annual report. This report describes the condition and business of this company for the year from 1888 to 1889.The document is signed by Franklin Weld, President. The report contains a narrative description of the events of the year followed by lists of merchandise shipped through the year, comparative statements of materials shipped, and...
Dates: 1889-09-30

Albemarle County ledger book

 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...
Dates: 1871 - 1880

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