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A Settlement Map of Wythe County, Virginia, Giving the Names and Locations of Many of the Early Adventurers in the Territory from 1745 to 1858 (historical map) (2 copies)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0182

This historical map of Wythe County, Virginia, was compiled from maps, historical records, and traditions by J. R. Hildebrand. It contains a brief history of the county surrounding the map, and on the map are identified locations for incidents of historical interest. The map is bordered by a list of names of men who, presumably, lived in the county. The bottom left corner contains a map of smaller scale, so one can find Wythe County in wouthwestern Virginia.

Dates: 1974

James Anthony Letter

Identifier: Ms-2024-008

The James Anthony Letter is written by James Anthony in Buchanan, Virginia, on August 2, 1850, to Colonel James A. Pipen in Wytheville, Virginia. Anthony describes a job offer from the James River Company and his resignation from his job working for Colonel Pipen, shows admiration for his employer, and offers a replacement for his position.

Dates: 1850

Robert L. Atwell Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-2024-035
Abstract The Robert L. Atwell Letters are comprised of letters to Atwell, who was at the Naval Acadamy and stationed at various submarines, including the U.S.S. Savannah in Charleston, South Carolina and the U.S.S. Rainbow in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during World War I. The majority of the letters are from his wife, Lucy, in Whytheville, Virignia during early 1919, and detail how much she loves and misses him as well as daily events, like having tea and visiting friends. Other letters were written by...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Austinville, Virginia Quadrangle,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0754

Austinville, Virginia Quadrangle. U. S. Geological Survey, 1965. 22 x 27 in. [FOLDER C-5]

Dates: 1965 - 1965

Bridges & Sanders, New River Nursery Receipt,

Identifier: Ms-2013-051

The collections contains a receipt for D. S. Peirce dated September 18, 1874, for the purchase of apples from the New River Nursery in Jackson's Ferry, Wythe County, Va.

Dates: 1874 - 1874

George Brown Account Book

Identifier: Ms-1940-002

The collection contains a ledger containing list of delinquent Wythe County, Virginia taxpayers and details of church fund accounts and maintained by George Brown, a Wythe County assistant county clerk and also apparently a church clerk or treasurer.

Dates: 1906 - 1922

H. A. Buchanan Ledger

Identifier: Ms-1988-026

Ledger maintained by H. A. Buchanan of Wythe County, Virginia, acting as agent for Fayetta Peterson (aka Mrs. W. J. Peterson). Entries document Buchanan's work in maintaining Peterson's books; collecting dividends, rent and interest; and paying taxes.

Dates: 1897 - 1910

C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.

Identifier: Ms-2022-071

This collection contains three letters from "produce commission merchant" C. E. Sydnor & Co. of Richmond, Virginia, to the Tarter Brothers of Rural Retreat, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.

Dates: 1898

Charles M. Cassell Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2012-018

The collection consists of a letter from C. M. Cassell to his aunt, Fannie Yonce of Wytheville, VA.

Dates: 1864

Census of Surviving Confederate Veterans in Wythe County (reprinted),

Identifier: Ms-2013-063

This collection consists of a printed list of Confederate veterans living in Wythe County, Virginia, in 1897.

Dates: 1897 - 1897

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 47
Civil War 10
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 9
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Geological Survey (U.S.) 7
Rural Retreat High School (Va.) 2
Air Reduction Company (1915-1971) 1
Anthony, James (Buchanan, Va) 1
Bevell, B. 1
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Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Bridges & Sanders. New River Nursery 1
Brown, George D. 1
Buchanan, H. A. 1
C. E. Sydnor & Co. (Richmond, Va.) 1
Caldwell, Manly M., 1861-1940 1
Cassell, Charles M., b.1842(?) 1
Crockett, Robert (Wythe County, Va) 1
Dougherty, John 1
Faraday, Richard 1
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 1
Gibboney, James Madison, 1848-1905 1
Graham, David P. (David Peirce), 1838-1898 1
Hildebrand, J. R. 1
Hotel Roanoke 1
Huddle family 1
Huddle, Charles Richard, 1911-1986 1
Huddle, Charles Ross, 1885-1970 1
Huddle, Royall 1
Hudson, Elizabeth M. Yonce, b.1830(?) 1
Ivanhoe Furnace Company 1
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 1
Johnson, Mary Thompson, b.1799 1
Johnson, Palser 1
Kegley, F. B. (Frederick Bittle), 1877-1968 1
Kegley, Mary B. 1
Kent, Joseph Ferdinand, 1820-1886 1
Lantz, Jacob W., 1868-1940 1
Leslie, Margaret 1
Lobdell Car Wheel Company 1
McCauley, Isabella Jamison, 1840-1922 1
McCauley, John, 1795-1864 1
National Carbide Company 1
Newland, Robert R., 1860-1936 1
Pipen, James H. (Wythe County, Va) 1
Repass, Eli, b.1816? (Stowers' Company, Virginia Militia) 1
Repass, J. A., b.1831; d.1910 (Stowers' Company, Virginia Militia) 1
Repass, Stephen, b.1805; d.1876 (Stowers' Company, Virginia Militia) 1
Roanoke Historical Society 1
Rural Retreat Water Mills (Rural Retreat, Va.) 1
Shugart family (Southwest Virginia) 1
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Snavely, A. Aaron, 1825-1880 1
Snavely, Robert 1
Snavely, Sarah Jane, 1833-1863 1
Spangler, Henry M., B.1828; d.1893 (Stowers' Company, Virginia Militia) 1
Tarter Bros. (Rural Retreat, Va.) 1
Tarter family (Wythe County, Virginia) 1
Tarter, James E., 1857-1921 1
Thomas, W. C. (William Crockett), 1881-1963 1
Walker and Caldwell (Wytheville, Va.) 1
Walker, James A., 1832-1901 1
Williams, Lewis 1
Williams, R. A., Captain 1
Yonce family (Wythe County, Virginia) 1
Yonce, Francis, b. abt. 1840 1
Yonce, Mrs. Alfred (Alley/Allie?) 1
Yonce, William B., b. abt. 1832 1
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