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Bridges & Sanders, New River Nursery Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-051
Abstract

The collections contains a receipt for D. S. Peirce dated September 18, 1874, for the purchase of apples from the New River Nursery in Jackson's Ferry, Wythe County, Va.

Dates: 1874 - 1874

Alexander W. Brown Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-033
Abstract

This collection contains seven daily diaries (1904, 1909-1912, 1916, 1921) of Alexander W. Brown, traveling salesman in the food product business.

Dates: 1904 - 1921

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-078
Abstract

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions was printed in Salem, Virginia in September 1851, and it contains directions on how to use C. M. Burnett's patent beveled wheat fan.

Dates: 1851 - 1851

Katherine G. Cary Manuscript Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-005
Abstract

This collection consists of a recipe book containing printed and handwritten recipes compiled by Katherine G. Cary. Recipes include soups, breads, fish, salad dressing, sauces, pickles, and more.

Dates: c.1915?

Bettie D. Cramer Manuscript Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-062
Abstract

The collection consists of a manuscript receipt book created by/belonging to Bettie D. Cramer of Wheeling, West Virginia, c. 1883. The notebook contains recipes, housekeeping tips, and elocution exercises.

Dates: c. 1883-1884

Joseph G. Dill Letter to Daniel C. E. Brady

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-044
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Joseph G. Dill to Daniel C. E. Brady, written from Richmond, Virginia, on May 30, 1862. Dill writes Brady on a variety of topics including recent war news, the challenges of sending mail through conflict zones, a recent fishing party, the warther, and the price of goods.

Dates: 1863

Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil Trade Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-064
Abstract

The Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil trade card is an advertisement for a cure-all serum marketed most popularly during the Victorian era. This particular trade card was distributed by James Aumann, M.D.—a druggist and chemist from Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: [c.1875-1940?]

Gary Ann Giovanni Culinary Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-011
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Gary Ann Giovanni, a chef, caterer and cooking teacher active in Blacksburg, Virginia. The collection contains records, menus, and recipes from her catering jobs and from the cooking classes she taught for the local YMCA Open University. Also includes material related to the various community organizations for which Gary worked or volunteered, and some material associated with her sister, poet Nikki Giovanni.

Dates: 1997 - 2004

Hotel Roanoke Menus

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1999-009
Scope and Contents

June 1942 menu, Hotel Roanoke Congratulates J. Ed Brown...60 Years Service, is signed by J. Ed Brown. Leather bound menu is undated. Assorted menus from reopened Hotel Roanoke, 1993.

Dates: c.1942-1993

Ivanhoe, Virginia, Moonshine Still Glass Plate

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-028
Abstract

This collection contains a glass plate with the image of a moonshine still near Ivanhoe, VA, c. 1932. There are also two black and white prints from the plate.

Dates: c.1932

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