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Jane Rhodes Brewer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-049
Abstract

The Jane Rhodes Brewer Diary contains entries of her daily activities with a focus on health, family, and religion in 1882.

Dates: 1882

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records II

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-018
Abstract

The collection includes accounting records, attendance records, documents from the diocese, bills, correspondence, and service programs for five churches and one diocese organization.

Dates: 1913-1967, n.d.

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-004
Abstract

The Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records consist of the Diocese's administrative records, including incoming (often from parishioners) and outgoing correspondence, with a scattering of newspaper clippings, photographs, building plans and surveys, pamphlets, and meeting minutes, from the central administrative office in Roanoke and the churches within the Diocese.

Dates: 1866 - 2004; Majority of material found within ( 1919-1969)

Fancy Gap Church Singing Class Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-068
Abstract

The collection contains a photograph of the Fancy Gap Church Singing Class.

Dates: ca. 1900

Viola James Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2023-032
Abstract

The Viola James Collection contains membership cards for James as a member of the Clarksburg, West Virginia chapter of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, which are in a wallet marked with the initials "KKK". The collection also has a blank application form and printed Christian literature related to the organization. It also includes a small framed tintype of two unidentified little girls.

Dates: c. 1920s

J. D. Kingsbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-054
Abstract

Papers of J. D. Kingsbury, a missionary of the American Sunday-School Union of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, working in Monongalia and Marion counties, Virginia (now West Virginia), in 1854. Includes letters from American Sunday-School Union officers, a missionary working in counties adjacent to Kingsbury's, and J. S. McKinney of Palatine; and a form letter appointing Kingsbury as missionary.

Dates: 1854

Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Pulaski, Virginia, Mission) Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-039
Abstract

Record book documenting baptisms, meeting minutes, memberships, Sunday school attendance, and financial information for the Pulaski, Virginia, Mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Dates: 1892 - 1896

National Association of Ministers' Wives Handbill

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Identifier: Ms-2022-086
Abstract

This collection contains an undated fundraising handbill for the National Association of Ministers' Wives, listing Mrs. E. C. Bouey as president and Mrs. W. L. Ransome as secretary. The association was founded by Elizabeth C. Bouey, who served as its president from its founding in 1941 until her death in 1957, and it is now called International Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers' Widows, Inc.

Dates: undated

Robert Younger Norman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-058
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Robert Younger Norman, a singer, laborer, and veteran. Most materials relate to the Pilgrim Gospel Singers, a Black gospel choir active in Virginia from 1951 through the 1970s, of which Norman was a member.

Dates: 1956 - 1976

Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-097
Abstract The Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection consists of a variety of materials, which range in dates from 1872 to 1977. The collection includes photographs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia, printed materials, such as coupons, advertisements, and pamphlets, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondences, diplomas, certificates, family papers, ephemera, publications, newspaper pages, newspaper clippings, calling cards, pay stubs, church offering stubs, and additional materials collected by the...
Dates: 1872-1977

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