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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

Charles W. Sleeper Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-009
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from Charles W. Sleeper, private and later Quartermaster Sergeant with the 7th Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, to his cousin, written from Yorktown, August 24, 1862.

Dates: 1862

Cyril H. Tyler Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-009
Abstract

Letter from Cyril H. Tyler (1841-1913) of Kalamazoo, Michigan, a sergeant in Company I, 7th Michigan Infantry during the American Civil War, written to his father following the Battle of Seven Pines and referring to skirmishes with the enemy, Rebel sharpshooters, and crossing the Chickahominy River.

Dates: 1862

Virginia Central Railroad Company Slave Rental Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-043
Abstract

This collection contains a slave rental receipt issued by the Virginia Central Railroad Company in 1855 to Mrs. Elisabeth S. Lindsay. The receipt promises a payment of $175 to Lindsay after the one year rental period for the work of the slave, a man named Isaac, ends.

Dates: 1855 - 1857

Virginia Ku Klux Klan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-002
Abstract

This collection contains broadsides, booklets, flyers, short stories of the Virginia Ku Klux Klan in 1966. In addition, there are issues of The Fiery Cross (United Klans of America), published in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dates: c.1966

Virginia Newspaper Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-034
Abstract

The collection contains individual or groups of issues of Virginia newspapers, organized by location and dating from the 1860s-1970s.

Dates: 1861 - 1992

Henry M. Warren Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-017
Abstract

The collections consists of a letter from Union soldier Henry M. Warren, Private of the 18th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, to his brother Nathaniel in Massachusetts.

Dates: 1861

Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

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Names
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Cole, Henry 1
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Cole, Luther 1
Collins, Arnold 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Davis, George E. , d.1863 (Company F, Harris Light Cavalry) 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Dixon, William D. 1
Drake, Elias G. 1
Edwards, Clarke S. (Clarke Swett), 1824-1903 1
Evans, James Ransom, 1874-1952 1
Evans, Rosa Belle Kirk, 1879-1970 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 1
Gerry, C. E. 1
Green, Josiah M. 1
Gregory, W. B. (William Bartleman), 1829-1887 1
Guion, J. Marshall, 1822-1891 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hanna, James W. 1
Hart, Hector (126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry) 1
Hersum, George L. (5th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry) 1
Hunt, Melvin (72nd Regiment, New York Infantry) 1
Keyces (Keycas), Patrick 1
Kingsbury, J. D. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kyger, Henry C. (5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry) 1
Lacaster, G. W. 1
Lewis, George (4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lukens, Franklin B. (Company E, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
Miller, Henry 1
New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company (1888-1928) 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Sleeper, Charles W., abt. 1841-1893 1
Stewart, Peter (79th NY Highland Guard) 1
Stickely, Peter H. (1825-1861) 1
Turrill, Reuben 1
Tyler, Cyril H. 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Van Fleet, Abraham 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 1
Way, Alexander M. (Alexander Moore), 1826-1890 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
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