University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content Information This collection consists chiefly of letters to Amanda Sarah Boyd (1833-1918) of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, largely from her nieces and nephews, children of her three sisters who married three Vick brothers and moved to Lexington and Tanglewood, Texas. There are also several letters from the sisters themselves. Topics of interest in the letters pertain primarily to family matters: births, deaths, illnesses, and marriages. There are references to local crimes, cotton and other crops, the weather, school, quiltings, and religious meetings. The Farmers Alliance is briefly mentioned. Included in the collection are letters and genealogical chartes regarding the Vick, Boyd, McDowell, and Seale families.
LaCrosse Public Library - Archives and Local History
Resolutions and reports from the Committee on Wharves to the Common Council, 1860-1932. The documents are categorized into subject subseries, mostly dealing with the Mississippi River at La Crosse, Wisconsin, such as: general wharf/harbor issues (1873-1916); proposed barge river terminal (1914-1926); docks or public landings (1860-1907); dredge issues (1919-1932); ferry service (1874-1890); dams & dykes (1894; 1921-1922); the Inland Waterways Act and the position of the City of La Crosse as a result of its participation in the Upper Mississippi [River] Valley Conference in 1928; and the opposition to a proposed nine-foot channel project (1929-1932) which included building two dams in the Winneshiek Refuge, part of the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife Refuge, in Iowa. Other resolutions deal with other bodies of water; namely, the Black (1912-1927) and La Crosse (1883; 1891) rivers.
East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Minnesota Historical Society
Correspondence, diaries (1855-1893), articles, clippings, genealogies, accounts, reminiscences, and memorabilia relating chiefly to James Drew, a faculty member in the University of Minnesota School of Agriculture and Agricultural Extension Division (1893-1933), and to his father, Edward Bolivar Drew, a Winona County (Minn.) farmer and Minnesota legislator (1875-1876, 1879).
University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content Information This collection consists of ca. 2750 items, 1695(1755-1944)1981, pertaining to the Janney and related Gilmour and Pollock families, and includes personal correspondence, political correspondence and papers including broadsides, financial and legal papers, genealogical material, and photographs. Persons represented include John Janney (1798-1872); Robert Stevenson Janney (1915-1944); Abraham David Pollock and Nancy Lee (Janney) Gilmour (1886- ); Charles Phillips Janney (1839-1925); Lilias Janney (1874- ); Thomas Gordon Janney (1870- ); Abram David Pollock and Lucy (Stevenson) Janney; and, various members of the Gilmour, Janney and Pollock families. Papers of John JanneyThe papers of John Janney include biographical material, personal correspondence, political correspondence and papers, and financial and legal papers. There are Civil War correspondence and papers of John Janney and Alcinda "Alice" S. (Marmaduke) Janney. There is a pass, June 5, 1861, for ... Read More
Library of Virginia
Scope and Content The Tredegar Company Records are housed in 1345 boxes, 490 volumes on shelf, 7 oversize boxes, 6 oversize map case drawers, and one rolled tube. The collection is arranged into eight (8) series. Series have been designated for: I. Administrative records; II. General Accounts; III. Production and Labor records; IV. Purchase and Receiving records; V. Sales and Shipping records; VI. Correspondence: Incoming; VII. Correspondence: Outgoing; and VIII. Anderson family papers. These records include balance books, cashbooks, contract books, correspondence, daybooks, estate accounts, family papers, insurance policies, invoices, journals, ledgers, minute books, patents, payroll ledgers, real estate files, sales books, stock certificates, suit papers, tax returns, vouchers, and war department contracts. The records document the history of one of the most important and largest iron making factories in Virginia and the Confederacy. Following is a brief overview and some highlights ... Read More
East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Letters to Charles Sumner, lawyer, Republican senator from Massachusetts, and anti-slavery campaigner; with a smaller number of letters from Sumner to others.
Saint Vincent College, The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
Scope and Contents The Coverlet Database was originally created by Anderson at the University of Maryland, in September 1986. The Content in this series is organized by State and coverlet code. Sub-Series I. New York box 1 Box 1 Title/Description Instances 010001-010025 box 1 folder 1 010026-010050 box 1 folder 2 010051-010075 box 1 folder 3 010076-010100 box 1 folder 4 010101-010125 box 1 folder 5 010126-010150 box 1 folder 6 010151-010175 box 1 folder 7 010176-010200 box 1 folder 8 010201-0102 ...