Virginia -- History
Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.
This collection contains a ledger for a hotel run by George S. Dix in Pennsylvania. In 1871, the hotel was moved to Onancock in Accomack County, Virginia. Account entries date from 1867 to 1874.
Letter from Elias G. Drake of New York City, writing to Virginia Senator William Segar Archer on June 28, 1844, regarding the American Republican Party (later the American Native Party, or "Know Nothings"), the Whig Party, and the presidential candidacy of Henry Clay.
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.
The collection includes a single letter from Lewis M. Foster to his mother, written near Petersburg, Virginia, December 1864.
Letter written by Hector S. Hart, a private with the 126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry to his mother. Dated April 30th, 1865.
Legal instrument issued by Henry Hungerford, of Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1834, promising to pay Stewart Payne.