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Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Culinary Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-002
Abstract

The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created and distributed by culinary, appliance, and food-related companies from about the 1870s to the 1990s. Most pamphlets contain advertisements, recipes, product information, testimonials, or some combination of all four.

Dates: c. 1870s-1990s

Guy Di Carlo, Jr., Civil War Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-015
Abstract

The Guy Di Carlo, Jr., Civil War Research Papers consist of newsletters, newspapers clippings, photographs, newspapers articles, photocopies from published literature, maps, and calendars, related to American Civil War topics.

Dates: 1862-2002, n.d.

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

English Receipt/Home Remedy Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-013
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten book of English recipes and home remedies, with the last few pages devoted to a description of quilting designs and a "list of plate in use" for 1838.

Dates: c.1830s-1840s?

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

John Harville Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-053
Abstract The collection contains eight handwritten diaries chronicling John Harville's experiences during the Civil War. From August of 1861 to January of 1864 Harville served with the 7th Wisconsin Regiment, Company F. He then transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps for the remainder of his term, ending in July 1864. His diaries include details and stories from camp life, largely around Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. Suffering from chronic "congestion of the lungs," Harville spent Autumn 1862...
Dates: 1861-1864, 1913, 2010; Majority of material found within ( dates 1861-1864)

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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
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
Hawkins, Charles N., c.1845-? (22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)) 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
Nye, A. H. 1
Osborn, Marion (Shipley), b. abt. 1842 1
Osborn, Milton A. (Milton Ackerman), 1844-1890 1
Palmer, Earl, 1905- 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
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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