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Mary L. Woods Photograph Album, 1918-1922

July 25, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Collection number: 5522-z
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Abstract: Mary L. Woods was an African American woman from Smithfield, Va. The collection is a photograph album belonging to Mary L. Woods containing 69 snapshots of friends and family members, labeled with names, dates, and comments. The images are posed Read more…

John Hughes Papers, 1797-1833

July 24, 2012 Leave a comment

Creator: Hughes, John, fl. 1797-1833.
Collection number: 5512-z
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Abstract: John Hughes was a Patrick County, Va., planter. The collection is chiefly court Read more…

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Garber Family Letters, 1901-1936

February 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Garber family.
Collection number:
5415
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Abstract: Members of the Garber family lived in Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. J.S. Garber worked on a labor gang and for the United States Corps of Engineers at Read more…

Norvell Winsboro Wilson Papers, 1842-1901

February 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Wilson, Norvell Winsboro, 1834-1878.
Collection number
: 2957
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Abstract: Norvell Winsboro Wilson (1834-1878) was a Baptist minister in Chapel Hill, N.C., and Hillsborough, N.C., 1861-1867; Farmville, Va., and Richmond, Va., 1867-1875; and New Orleans, La., 1877-1878. The collection includes the Read more…

Confederate Sketches, circa 1861-1971.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Creator name: Confederate Sketches, circa 1861-1971
Collection number: 173-z
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Abstract: Speeches to Confederate veterans’ groups, recollections of North Carolina and Virginia Read more…

Overton and Jesse Bernard diaries, 1824-1891.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bernard, Overton.
Collection number: 62-z
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Abstract: Diaries of Overton Bernard and his son, Jesse. Overton Bernard kept his diary while serving as a Methodist minister in Edenton, N.C., 1824, and as a bank employee in Portsmouth, Va., 1858-1863. Entries include description of church work and Read more…

Lizzie Chambers Hall papers, 1897-1938.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Hall, Lizzie Chambers.
Collection number: 4145
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Abstract: Lizzie Chambers Hall was the wife of W. T. Hall, pastor of Baptist churches in Danville, Va., 1897-1907, and Roxborough, Pa., 1913- 1928. The Halls were African-Americans. A scrapbook, compiled by Lizzie Chambers Hall, of Read more…

Ella Noland MacKenzie papers, 1841-1886.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: MacKenzie, Ella Noland.
Collection number: 3667
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Abstract: Family and personal correspondence of Ella (Noland) MacKenzie, daughter of Lloyd and Elizabeth Noland of Glen Ora, near Leesburg, Va., while she was in school in Virginia and Read more…

Templeman and Goodwin account book, 1849-1851.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Templeman and Goodwin account book, 1849-1851.
Collection number: 3508
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Abstract: Account book of a Richmond firm that bought slaves in Virginia and sold them in the Read more…