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Alexander W. Brown Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-033
Abstract

This collection contains seven daily diaries (1904, 1909-1912, 1916, 1921) of Alexander W. Brown, traveling salesman in the food product business.

Dates: 1904 - 1921

Catlett Conway Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-039
Abstract

The collection consists of 65 letters written between Catlett Conway and family members during the years 1892-1920.

Dates: 1892 - 1920

Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-043
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

James and Rosa Evans Store Ledgers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-009
Abstract

This collection consists of 2 ledgers, one from 1919-1920 and the other from 1932-1934. The ledgers contain purchases and payments from the patrons of a general store owned by James and Rosa Evans in the Pennington Gap--St. Charles area of Virginia.

Dates: 1919 - 1934

Lewis M. Foster Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-007
Abstract

The collection includes a single letter from Lewis M. Foster to his mother, written near Petersburg, Virginia, December 1864.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

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

New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company Ledgers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-083
Abstract

The collection includes two ledgers for the New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company dated from 1892-1906. The ledgers contain documentation of transactions, land sales, commissions, and loans with detailed accounts of revenues and interest.

Dates: 1892 - 1906

R.K. McCoy General Store

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-098
Scope and Contents

unframed picture; on back ""Main & Turner Campus Exxon""

Dates: n.d.

G. E. Roberts Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-026
Abstract

The G. E. Roberts Letter contains information pertaining to an African American man shooting a white doctor, Dr. Hammet, in Christiansburg, VA. The letter is written to Walter J. Reeve in Central Depot, VA on February 8, 1874.

Dates: 1874-02-08

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