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John W. Stephenson Private Accounts, 1874-1886, Warm Springs, Va [Ledger]

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Identifier: MSS-85-8
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This ledger was purchased from Alderman Library in June of 1985. It consists of one volume divided in what appear to be client accounts, and some subdivisions titled: “Commissioner in Chancery,” Cash Account (General), Cash Account (Individual).

Aubrey E. Strode papers

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Identifier: Mss 3014
Scope and Contents Aubrey E. Strode (1861-1969,88 cubic feet) was a Virginia lawyer, state senator and eugenics advocate who drafted the Virginia sterilization law and brought Buck vs. Bell to the Supreme Court. This collection consists of his personal and professional papers concerning his family, law practice, army service, political and legislative activities as a member of the Virginia Senate, the Virginia Democratic Party and the Progressive movement, and as a co-owner of the newspaper, The Amherst Progress....

The Homan W. Walsh Diaries

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Identifier: MSS -78-5
Scope and Contents This collection contains 34 handwritten diaries written by Homan W. Walsh, a Charlottesville lawyer, spanning the years 1930-1963. These diaries contain Mr. Walsh daily plans and some observations on different topics.

The Law Office Papers of William F. Long and R. Watson Sadler

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Identifier: MSS-88-3
Scope and Contents The practice of Long and Sadler, as documented in this collection, was characteristic of legal work in a small town in the early twentieth century. The cases are virtually all civil, primarily trusts and estates, real estate, insurance, torts, and divorce. From the earliest period of Long's practice, there are very few documents: one case file, two bound abstracts of title, and a ledger book dating from the early 1900s. After 1914, Long's time was apparently taken up primarily by his duties as...

The Papers of Duke and Duke

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Identifier: MSS -79-6
Scope and Contents The Duke Law Firm papers are stored in 232 boxes (108.5 linear ft.) dating from 1854-1956. They provide extensive documentation of a small-town family practice. Since the insurance business and the Dukes' family business affairs were handled in the same office as the law practice, these files have remained with the legal files. The family correspondence found with these papers was transferred to Special Collections in Alderman Library. The collection documents details the activities in the...