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Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-001
Abstract

The collection contains the Southern Cross of Honor, reunion medals from Florida and Richmond, Virginia, and ribbons from the Grand Camps Confederate Veterans of Virginia reunions.

Dates: 1899 - 1916

William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-002
Abstract

The collection includes three items: two letters from Baylor to his wife (April 22, and August 18, 1862), and a letter from Edward P. Walton to Mrs. Baylor written after Baylor's death (October 1, 1862).

Dates: 1862

Bear Family Papers,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an 1849 letter from a member of the...
Dates: 1823 - 1879

Vivian Coleman Bear Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-086
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Roanoke, Virginia resident Vivian Coleman Bear, including correspondence from E. Ferd Weigand and other suitors; family correspondence and financial documents relating to the Clemens and Staley families; Bible with genealogical notes and clippings; photographs; and ephemera.

Dates: 1844 - 1960

Jonathan B. Beckwith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-063
Abstract

The collection contains two letters to relatives by Beckwith. In the 1861 letter, Beckwith writes of the burgeoning Civil War in Virginia and what he has heard about actions in surrounding states. The 1866 letter refers to family business and Beckwith's views on ante- and post-bellum West Virginia.

Dates: 1861, 1866

Bedford County, Virginia (reproduction),

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0091
Abstract

Map is a 1986 reprint, with the full title "Bedford County Virginia, Reprint of the 1931 Map by S. S. Lynn, Amended to show modern routes and sights." Includes illustration of the Peaks of Otter and indexes of towns and schools.

Dates: 1931

Dale Belcher Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1997-021
Scope and Contents

Photographer of Floyd County, Virginia. Black & white photographs of scenes in Floyd, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, and Scott counties, Virginia, and scenes in Kentucky and West Virginia, depicting the traditional culture of mountain people.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

Belgii Novi. Angliæ Novæ, et partis virginiæ Novissima Delineatio (reproduction),

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0006
Abstract

Facsimile of 17th century map of the northeastern United States, from the Chesapeake Bay to the Saint Lawrence River, encompassing present-day Maryland to New Hampshire, including part of Virginia.

Dates: c. 17th century

Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-040
Abstract The Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection contains the personal papers and financial records of members of four prominent families. Included are members of the Bell, Kent, Cloyd, and Withrow families, as well as, materials from related families and acquaintances. This is a diverse collection containing materials dating from 1780 to 1998. Items of interest include several Land Deeds and Warrant from the late 18th Century, including one signed by Benjamin Harrison, then Governor of...
Dates: 1780 - 1998

Benjamin Martin Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-016
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a land grant issued to Benjamin Martin in Virginia, December 31, 1796.

Dates: 1796-12-31

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Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 7
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Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
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Virginian Railway 4
Wall, W. F. 4
A. Hoen & Co. 3
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 3
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 3
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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
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Chester, W. 3
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Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 3
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United States. Department of Agriculture 3
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Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 2
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