Southwest Virginia Counties Collection, 1783-1878 (Ms2000-092)
- 1783 - 1878
- Godwin, Ann (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Southwest Virginia Counties Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Language of Materials
The Southwest Virginia Counties Collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2000.
Alternate Form Available
The collection contains two handwritten recipe books, both of which are available online as pdfs:
Receipts and home remedies, circa 1869: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/mss/pdf/SWRB.pdf
Nancy G. Figgat's recipe book, Oct. 29, 1860: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/mss/pdf/NFRB.pdf
The collection includes correspondence, manuscript memoranda and recipe books, and family papers from the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties.
The collection includes letters from various members of the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties establishes the relationship between them. In addition to correspondence, the collection also contains deeds, promissory notes, invoices for goods and services, toll bridge fee receipt, a child's watercolor, 13 pen and ink drawings of weaver's coverlet designs with titles of designs included. The collection also contains five bound leather volumes include accounts and recipes.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Southwest Virginia Counties Collection was completed in August 2001 by Gail McMillan and Jane Wills. Additional description was completed in 2010. Additional description is expected in the future.
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