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A brief survey of printing: history and practice manuscript

 Item — Box: BW 22, 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

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

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

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 with...
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 of...
Dates: 1871 - 1880

Alderman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS14818

Alicia Wertenbaker Flynn letters

 Collection — Box: BW 26, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: MSS 16514
Content Description This collection contains approximately forty-three letters to and from Alicia Middleton Wertenbaker Freeman Flynn. Correspondence include writings from her sons, Charles and John, in regards to Black Mountain College and their studies and artwork; writings from her second husband, John Rodney, the American actor; letters from Alicia to her mother, Alice DeLancy Girardeau. Also included are other family-related letters and Charlottesville receipts.
Dates: 1930 - 1944

John F. Allen letter

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X030899212]
Identifier: MSS 16358

Alpha Kappa Alpha scrapbook

 Record Group — Ledger: 1
Identifier: RG 23/4/25
Content Description Scrapbook of the Theta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1974-1975; 0.10 cubic feet). Album contains photographs, flyers, certificates, and other ephemera.
Dates: 1974-1975

Amanda's commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16549
Scope and Contents Amanda's commonplace book album consists of 13 pages used for inscriptions and verse, a majority of them with the location "Germantown [PA]." Amanda's full name is not known.
Dates: 1873 - 1875

Amate bark paper manuscript Tratamiento de una ofrenda pura pedir la lluvia

 File — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16552
Scope and Contents Handmade codex titled "Tratamiento de una ofrenda para pedir la lluvia."
Dates: 1978-08-10

Ambrose Henkel letters to Carrie V. Flinn

 Collection
Identifier: MSS13914
Dates: 1897-12-1901-06

Amelia's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16550
Content Description Amelia's memory album and book of handwritten verse, approximately 6.5" x 4.75" brown leather bound with gilt decorated borders on covers and title on spine. It has marbled end papers. There are 46 pages used for inscriptions, verse, and literature, with a few dates in the range of 1823-1832.
Dates: 1823-1833

Amherst County Virginia subscription list

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16475
Content Description This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money to pledge support for the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, William Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under the...
Dates: 13 August 1861

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Eveleth, George Washington, 1819-1908 1
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