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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Virginia enslaver documents

 Collection — Box: BW 1, Folder: 1 [X031589196]
Identifier: MSS 15982

Scope and Contents

This collection of Elisha Roberts and other enslavers holders documents (1822-1860; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of inventories, bill of sales, and appraisal lists of household items including enslaved people of Elisha Roberts, Gotlif Schmidt, James Broddus, Robert Allen Givens, John Cornelison, Jr., Francis Carter, Archibal Brooks, Henry Carpenter, Lewis Campbell, John Bentley, and Talton Taylor.

Dates

  • 1822-1860

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder )

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Documents are in order by date from 1822 to 1860.

Provenance

Accession 15982 Purchased 8 July 2015; Alfred Henry Byrd Endowment Fund, 2015/2016.
Title
Virginia enslaver documents
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
24 February 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States