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Creators:
Eike, James W.
Dates:
1921, 1929-1985 and undated
Size:
1.03 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of James W. Eike (1911-1983), birdwatcher and former president of the Virginia Society of Ornithology (VSO), which he joined in 1933 and was an active member the rest of his life. Eike was an observer of birds in and around northern Virginia, and he participated in numerous field trips and bird counts ...

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Creators:
Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), 1878-
Dates:
1899-1925
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field books of Ray S. Bassler (1878-1961), a geologist and paleontologist in the United States National Museum. These notes mainly focus on his trips to Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. One field book contains notes made by John M. Nickles, who accompanied Bassler. Materials also include notes, maps,...

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Creators:
McGuire, Joseph D. (Joseph Deakins), 1842-1916
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Boxes
5,600 Items (cards )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2482
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Mainly concerning voyages to the New World. Cards are serially numbered except for notes in box 4 from Miscellaneous Virginia sources, with Virginia bibliography, and a series of 5 x 8 typed cards from Labat, Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de L'Amerique, Paris, 1742, Volume II.

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Creators:
Coleman, Henry Eaton, 1837-1890
Fowke, Gerard, 1855-1933
Dates:
December 31, 1887
Size:
8 Drawings
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2364
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Dates:
1865–1872
Size:
197,148 digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1913
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

This collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 203 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1913. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Virginia field offices of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872, including previously unfilmed records of the Virginia staff offices of the quartermaster and disbursing officer, and the subordinate field offices. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, including letters and endorsements sent and received, orders and circulars, monthly reports, and other records relating to freedmen's complaints and claims.

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Creators:
Stone, William Dickinson, 1836-1908
Perdue, Crispin
Dates:
1865-2003
bulk 1865-1885
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1358
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A general store ledger and business papers from the William D. Stone General Store located in Franklin County, Virginia and a Stone and Parker family history.

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Dates:
1865–1870
Size:
20,203 digital files
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1053
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 20 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1053. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Superintendent of Education for the State of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–70. The records consist of 11 volumes and of unbound documents. The volumes include letters and endorsements sent and registers of letters received and endorsements sent. The unbound records consist primarily of letters received and reports.

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Creators:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009
Dates:
circa 1750-2009
bulk 1880-1960
Size:
43 Linear feet (35 document boxes and 39 oversize boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.2010.26
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Charlene Hodges Byrd collection measures 43 linear feet, and dates from circa 1750-2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1880-1960. The collection documents the personal life and professional career of Charlene Hodges Byrd, an African American teacher from Washington, D.C., along with material for several related families from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Family members prominently represented include Sarah A. Shimm, teacher and essayist under the name Faith Lichen; her daughters Erminie F. Shimm and Grace E. Shimm Cummings, both teachers; and Byrd's mother, Joyce Ethel Cummings Hodges, also a teacher. Correspondence and writings chiefly discuss family life, religion, race, education, and the relationship with Frederick Douglass and his family. The collection is arranged in 10 series: Biographical Material, Correspondence, Writings, Subject Files, Financial and Legal Records, Printed Material, Volumes, Memorabilia, Textiles, and Photographs.

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Creators:
Seitz, William Chapin
Dates:
circa 1930-1995
Size:
32.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.seitwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of educator, painter, and art historian William Chapin Seitz measure 32.5 linear feet and date from circa 1930-1995. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, notebooks, subject and people files, thesis research files, interviews and lecture recordings, teaching files, personal business records, scattered printed materials, photographs, and artwork. The bulk of the papers focus on Seitz's research and teaching career.

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Creators:
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968
Dates:
1912-1987
Size:
6.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dehnadop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of printmaker and painter Adolf Dehn measure 6.6 linear feet and date from 1912-1987. The collection contains extensive correspondence, as well as writings, exhibition announcements, catalogs, clippings, invoices, receipts, legal documents, scrapbooks, artwork, and photographs. There is also scattered correspondence of Virginia Dehn, mostly concerning her husband Adolf Dehn.

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