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Overseer's Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-010
Abstract

This collection includes a journal of an unidentified slave overseer listing slave names and amount of crops each picked. Also lists when and which slaves were sick each day, money obtained for a crop, home remedies for common illnesses, and the journey itinerary for a cargo ship.

Dates: 1853 - 1861

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, manuscript memoranda and recipe books, and family papers from the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties. Materials in this collection date from 1835-1878.

Dates: 1835 - 1878

Daisy Starbird Manuscript Cookbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-003
Abstract

The collection includes a manuscript cookbook containing recipes, home remedies, and crochet instructions written in several different hands.

Dates: c. 1905