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James R. Perdue Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-060
Abstract

This collection includes a program for the Battle of the Crater reunion, a Sunday School concert flyer, seven clippings of obituaries for James R. Perdue, a letter from J. R. Perdue, Jr., a ledger with clipped and handwritten home remedies, and a ledger with a child's doodlings and scrapbook clippings.

Dates: 1868 - 1919

James Tarter Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-061
Abstract

This collection contains financial documents, personal records, and ephemera related to the medical practice of Dr. James E. Tarter of Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: 1881 - 1941

Martha L. Johnson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-065
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the family of Martha L. Robinson Johnson, nineteenth-century matriarch of a Carroll County, Virginia family. The collection consists largely of correspondence to Johnson from various family members and friends, providing a chronicle of the life of a Southwest Virginia family during the mid-nineteenth century, mostly from a feminine perspective. The letters focus on childbirth, death, illness, folk medicine, fashion, sewing, knitting, quilting,...
Dates: 1821 - 1882

Linwood D. Keyser Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-006
Abstract

The collection contsains the papers of Dr. Linwood D. Keyser, a urologist in Roanoke, Virginia during the first half of the 20th century. It consists of diplomas, certificates, and photographs.

Dates: 1889 - 1944

Meade & Baker Apothecary Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-130
Abstract

The collection contains an accounts ledger for a pharmaceutical firm in Richmond, Virginia, including customer names, addresses and itemized lists of purchases.

Dates: 1861 - 1870

"Nye's Genuine Eye Water" Label

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-018
Abstract

This item is a bottle label for Nye's Genuine Eye Water, prepared by A. H. Nye of Emory, Virginia. The label states directions for proper use and storage of the product. Label also has a depiction of the product bottle on the left side of the paper.

Dates: n.d.

Roanoke Hospital Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-037
Abstract

The collection consists of Roanoke Hospital Association administrative records.

Dates: c. 1931-1950

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

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. Materials in this collection date from 1835-1878.

Dates: 1835 - 1878

Western Lunatic Asylum [Staunton, Virginia] Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-021
Abstract

The Western Lunatic Asylum Collection includes correspondence written to the Western Lunatic Asylum in Staunton, Virginia, dating from 1840 through the late 19th century, as well as annual reports from the 1860s and 1900s.

Dates: 1840 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1868

Isaac White Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-013
Scope and Contents

The Isaac White papers consist of letters written mostly by White to his wife, Mary Virginia Day White, while he served with the Confederate Army as an assistant surgeon during the Civil War. He refers to her as Jinnie in the letters. Many of the letters are written while encamped along the Shenandoah Valley. Other papers include literature gathered by Bess Duvall White Snead, Isaac White's grand-daughter, in her search for military information about Isaac White.

Dates: 1861 - 1938

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