Southwest Virginia Counties Collection
Scope and Content
The Southwest Virginia Counties Collection includes letters from various members of the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties. 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 including accounts and recipes.
Transcripts of some items available. These transcripts were provided when the materials were acquired and were not created by Special Collections and University Archives.
- 1824 - 1885
- Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 (Person)
- Bralley, John, 1797-1866 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.
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0.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
The Southwest Virginia Counties 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 is arranged by material type.
Source of Acquisition
The Southwest Virginia Counties Collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2000.
Existence and Location of Copies
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Southwest Virginia Counties Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Southwest Virginia Counties Collection was completed in August 2001. Additional description was completed in 2010 and 2022.
- Southwest Virginia Counties Collection, 1824-1885
- Gail McMillan, Director; Jane Wills, Staff; Kira A. Dietz, Archivist; and Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
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