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Archibald Atkinson, Jr., Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-022
Abstract

The collection consists of a partial memoir of Atkinson's American Civil War experiences. Atkinson served as a Confederate surgeon for the 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, followed by appointments with the 31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, and the Second Army Corps, Army of Nothern Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1900

William W. Barnett Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-075
Abstract

Diary for the year 1862 by William W. Barnett, a private in the 8th Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps.

Dates: 1862

Elden E. Billings Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains subject files, clippings, memorabilia and artifacts related to the American Civil War. There are seven series, five of which predominately contain Civil War materials. The other two series in the collection also contains files on other subjects of Billings' historical interests, including aspects of military and United States history.

Dates: 1862 - 1991

John Shaw Billings Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-071
Abstract

These are three letters dating October 1st, 8th, and 9th, from Dr. John Shaw Billings in Washington, D.C., to Dr. Willis G. Tucker in Albany, NY. In the letters, Dr. Billings thanks Dr. Shaw for his contribution of medical pamphlets for the Library of the Surgeon General's Office.

Dates: 1880 - 1880

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

"Book for Receipts" Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-024
Abstract

The collection consists of a recipe book written in England in 1731. At least two authors-names unknown. Recipes focus largely on delicacies, not on staple meals, and home remedies.

Dates: 1731

John Wilkes Booth Being Shot CDV

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-035
Abstract Created in 1865, this CDV depicts John Wilkes Booth being shot on April 26, 1865, and is published by Hacker, Rhode Island, 1865. The drawing shows David Herold being captured outside the barn. On the verso is advertising for "Bicknell's Syrup", a cholera remedy, which contains description of a "purely vegetable" remedy for cholera prepared by Edward Sutton, Providence, Rhode Island, Demas Barnes & Co., as well as a testimony from wholesale dealer Benjamin Hall. Booth (1838-1865)...
Dates: 1865

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

Cocktail Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-027
Abstract

The Cocktail Ephemera Collection is a collection that was created in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (i.e., postcards, pamphlets, and adverstising ephemera) relating to the history of the cocktails, spirits, and wine, dating from the about the 1870s to the present.

Dates: c.1870s-2000s

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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
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Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Atkinson, Archibald, Jr., 1832-1903 1
Barnett, William W., 1840-1876 (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (37th Volunteers)) 1
Billings, Elden E. 1
Billings, John Shaw, 1838-1913 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
Brown family 1
Carter, H. G. (Harry Gilmore), 1886-1926 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chronkhite, James H. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Di Carlo, Guy, Jr. 1
Dickinson family 1
Eakin, Dollie L. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Eubank, Charles D., Dr. 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Godwin, Ann 1
Harville, John McBride, 1839-1913 1
Hauser, Bengamin Gayelord, 1895-1984 1
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 1
Herold, David E., 1842-1865 1
Hodgkins, Samuel (New York) 1
Howard, Thomas Henry, 1834-1910 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Keyser, Linwood D., 1893-1952 1
Knapp, Edgar, b. abt.1836 1
Lacey, William J., b.1835(?) 1
Lee, Hyo Keun 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Leonard, William A., b.1843(?) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Meade and Baker Apothecary (Richmond, Va.) 1
Moore, William, d.1862 1
Newton, William S. (William Smith), 1823-1882 1
Nye, A. H. 1
Osborn, Marion (Shipley), b. abt. 1842 1
Osborn, Milton A. (Milton Ackerman), 1844-1890 1
Palmer, Earl, 1905- 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Va.) 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Roanoke Hospital Association, Roanoke, Va 1
Robinson, J. R. (27th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry) 1
Rock, George W. (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 1
S. P. Hite Company 1
Scott, Charles W. 1
Slater, Leonard A., 1835-1897 1
Snead, Bess Duvall White 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Starbird, Daisy B. (Brunswick, Maine) 1
Stratton, Edward L., Captain 1
Stribling, Francis T. (Francis Taliaferro), 1810-1874 1
Tarter, James E., M.D. 1
Vaughan, George Tully, 1859-1948 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1
W. Stone & Son 1
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 1
White, Isaac, 1837-1889 1
White, Mary Virginia Day, 1840-1922 1
Will, Evan J. 1
Wright, Daniel E. 1
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