This site features digital collections of rare and unique materials such as letters, diaries, photographs, films, maps, newspapers, posters, reports and other media from Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Tech.
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English Receipt/ Home Remedy Book c. 1830s-1840s
A handwritten home remedy/receipt book with entries in English and French. The book is bound in red leather with paper marbling on the inner binding.
The Cow-Boy and Com-Cel-Sar
An advertising pamphlet for Charlie White-Moon's "Com-Cel-Sar," a cure-all medicine made of roots and herbs. The booklet contains advertisements and…
W.H. Comstock Co. Alamanac - Indian Root Pills
An almanac by W.H. Comstock Co. advertising their "Indian Root Pills." The pills are said to be made of vegetables, and are advertised as a cure-all…