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Medical Bill Signed by Dr. Harvey Black,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-084
Abstract

The collection contains a bill detailing medical service provided to the family of Rev. William A. Wade by Dr. Harvey Black. The bill includes the cost of services, as well as a note from Black forgiving payment.

Dates: 1865-1867, 1879; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1867

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-011
Abstract

The collection consists of receipts, bills, Promissory notes, tax notes, letters, and other various papers created between 1825 and 1912 by members of the Brown, and other related families.

Dates: 1825-1912, 1965 ; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1894

Dickinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-094
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the Dickinson family of Smyth County, Virginia, consisting of letters from U. S. Army officer Ralph Dickinson and the medical account books and diploma of Dr. S. W. Dickinson.

Dates: 1871 - 1931

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?]

Earl Palmer Appalachian Photograph and Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-025
Abstract

This collection contains the photographs of Earl Palmer, an award-winning photographer from Cambria, Virginia, whose work depicted the landscape and traditional culture of rural Appalachia in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Materials date frome 1880 to 1989, but are primarily from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection is divided among the following series: photographs, duplicate photographs, written materials, oversize photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1880 - 1989

Robert Ellett Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-006
Abstract

This collection contains an account book of Dr. Robert Thadeus Ellett, a physician residing and practicing in Montgomery County, Virginia during the latter 19th century. The account book includes patient names, dates of visits, and fees.

Dates: 1867 - 1873

Dr. Charles D. Eubank Memoranda Books,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-108
Abstract

Dr. Charles D. Eubank's "Physician's Daily Memorandum" books list patients' names, services required, and fees for treatment.

Dates: 1909, 1911-1916; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1916

S. P. Hite Company Daybook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1986-005
Abstract

This collection contains a daybook maintained by S. P. Hite Company, a manufacturer and distributor of patent medicines operating in Roanoke, Virginia during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1905 - 1909

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

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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
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