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Catlett Conway Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2023-014

Ledger of Catlett Conway (1786-1839), owner of "Spring Hill," an estate in Greene County, Virginia.

Dates: 1816 - 1839

Cotton Fabrics First Year Lecture Notebook,

Identifier: Ms-2013-077

The Cotton Fabrics First Year Lecture Notebook was J. H. Hodgkinson's notebook from 1905-1906 for class at Manchester Municipal School of Technology.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

Cotton Weaving Class Notebook,

Identifier: Ms-2013-076

The Cotton Weaving Class Notebook from 1914-1915 belonged to Alec Atkinson, a student at Nelson Municipal Technical School.

Dates: 1914 - 1914

Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract

Identifier: Ms-2008-067

The Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract is a manuscript agreement that outlines the terms in which Samuel Crews can farm, but not own, lands belonging to S. and R. Dodd in Halifax County, Virginia, for the year 1877.

Dates: 1876

Robert Edmiston Inventory

Identifier: Ms-1988-077

The collection contains a document assessing the value of enslaved persons and lands held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.

Dates: 1815

M. L. Foley Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2012-031

The collection includes receipts and more than 100 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to M. L. Foley's business selling birds out of Salem, Virginia.

Dates: 1958-1964, undated

Willis E. Franklin Patent

Identifier: Ms-1967-001

This collection contains an 1872 patent transfer for Movable Comb Bee-Hives to Willis E. Franklin from Lorenzo L. Langstroth, the inventor of the modern Langstroth beehive.

Dates: 1872

Alfred T. Harris Letter to Robert L. Brown

Identifier: Ms-2024-012

The Alfred T. Harris Letter to Robert L. Brown is written by Harris in Richmond, Virginia, on July 30, 1845, to Brown, in Variety Mills, Virginia. Harris discusses that he has not yet recieved a crop of tobacco and continues to describe tobacco in great detail, from the treatment to the cost.

Dates: 1845

P. Johnston Diary

Identifier: Ms-1991-012

Diary maintained by P. Johnston (possibly Peyton Johnston), agent for the Virginia State Agricultural Society, with entries describing his travels throughout Virginia on behalf of the VSAS in 1874.

Dates: 1874

Kammerer Family Business Collection

Identifier: Ms-2022-079

This collection consists of the family business papers, primarily of John Kammerer and his son, Joseph Kammerer. In addtion, there is material from George W. Jones (likely a business parter or associate) and genearl corresponse relating to the family businesses. Materials date from 1842 to 1914, thought most items are from before 1900.

Dates: 1842 - 1914

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Agriculture 41
History of Food and Drink 14
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 14
Food Technology and Production 12
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 4
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 4
United States. Department of Agriculture 2
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Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
4-H All Stars. Virginia Chapter 1
American Agricultural Chemical Company 1
Atkinson, Alec 1
Barnett, John W. 1
Brown, J. A. (Deputy tax collector, Martinsville, Va.) 1
Burnett, C. M. 1
C. E. Sydnor & Co. (Richmond, Va.) 1
Collier, William H., 1822-1906 1
Crews, Samuel, b. abt. 1846 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Edmiston, Robert 1
Fenne, Sanford Bernell, 1903-1978 1
Foley, M. L. 1
Franklin, Willis E. 1
Frissell, Sydney D. 1
Harris, Alfred T. 1
Hodgkinson, J. H. 1
Johnston, P. 1
Kammerer, Joseph 1
Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
Massey, W. F. 1
Moody family (Northampton County, NC) 1
New Farmers of America. Maryland Association 1
Parsons, Bernard L. 1
Rayo Incubator Co., Inc 1
Rogers, William G. 1
Ross, Alice, 1930- 1
Sandy, Sallie Thweat Miller 1
Sandy, Thomas O. (Thomas Oldham), 1857-1919 1
Sandy, Thomas O., Jr. 1
Snavely, Ambrose L., 1868-1934 1
State Planters Bank and Trust Company (Richmond, Va.) 1
Tarter Bros. (Rural Retreat, Va.) 1
Threlkeld, William Logan, 1893-1988 1
Tillett, B. D. 1
Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association 1
United States. Agricultural Research Service 1
United States. Bureau of Internal Revenue 1
United States. Department of Health and Human Services 1
United States. Division of Home Economics 1
United States. War Food Administration 1
Virginia Association for Biological Farming 1
Virginia Association of Biological Farmers 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia State Agricultural Society 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
W. Atlee Burpee Company 1
Yates, James E. 1
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