Browse Items (14 total)

  • Collection: Regional History and the Appalachian South
Ms2015-063_FloydCountyAuctionBroadside.jpg

The collection includes a broadside advertising a land auction in Floyd County, Virginia, to be held on August 5, 1859. The auction was ordered by the…
Ms2009-106_YellowSulphurSpringsBroadside.jpg

This broadside advertises the sale of the Yellow Sulphur Springs resort, taking place on August 14, 1943. The broadside details the property and…
Ms2009-016_WilsonNelson_AuctionBroadside_a.jpg

This collection consists of a broadside announcing the impending sale of a home and 98 acres of land in the Forest Magisterial District of Bedford…
Ms2016-004__HillOliviaTutwiler_diary_1919_FrontCover.jpg

Diary of Olivia Tutwiler (later Olivia Tutwiler Hill), a young teacher living in Blacksburg and Childress, Virginia, in 1919. The focus is primarily…
yss_ledgera.pdf

The Yellow Sulphur Springs Hotel Account Book, which might more accurately be described as a guest register, includes the names of guests, their place…
Ms1988-011_LathropHarriet_Memoir.pdf

Harriet Eliza Lathrop was born in New York, moved to Tazewell County, Virginia, with her husband, a mining engineer, in 1881 when he was sent to open…
Ms1987-034_Preston,SarahB_LandDeed_1835a.jpg

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell,…
Ms1995-012_Scrapbook_FrontCover.jpg

A scrapbook of poetry, newspaper clippings and pressed flowers from the 1860s, likely created by Virginia Bedinger Lucas, younger sister of Daniel…
Ms1940-019_LobdellCarBrownhill01.pdf

The Lobdell Car Wheel Company had its beginnings in 1830, when Jonathon Bonney and Charles Bush established a small foundry in Wilmington, Delaware.…
ms2011_23.jpg

The collection consists of a manuscript map survey of land in Montgomery County, Virginia, belonging to Philadelphia merchant Levi Hollingsworth. The…
Ms2008_048_VinsonWilliam_Letter_1854_0128a.jpg

This collection contains a letter written by Virginia House of Delegates member William Vinson to his wife and children in Wayne County, (West)…
Ms2002_022_BarnettJames_Inventory1811a.jpg

A list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes…
Ms2011_015_WilsonDiary1913_0frontcover.jpg

Jeffrey Thomas Wilson (1843-1929) was a former slave who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He outlived four wives…
Ms1940_011_Gardner_DayBk_frontcover.jpg

"Daybook of general store merchant in Lafayette (Montgomery County), Virginia, containing customer names, goods purchased, and prices paid."