Michael Plunkett, Editor
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A special collecting interest of the Valentine Museum has been in the photographic field. Two works detail a major part of the photographic collections: Shadows in Silver (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954) and "Don't Grieve after Me": The Black Experience in Virginia 1619-1986 (Hampton University, 1986).
A letter from this Afro-American preacher to an unknown recipient concerning the preaching of Jasper's sermon about the rotation of the sun.
(Acc. V 86.60.1)
Correspondence, accounts, and other legal and financial documents of
A ledger with entries for voters' name, address, and occupation. It is tentatively identified as a Henrico County document.
(Acc. MS. FB 83)
Many photographs and prints of Afro-Americans and Afro-American scenes are included in subject files under "People" (subheadings, "Negroes" and "Children"), "Agriculture," "Business-tobacco,n "Cabins," and "Transportation." Prints and photographs of individual Afro-Americans, including John Jasper and Gilbert Hunt, are filed under their names.
Video tapes of a number of Richmond residents in connection with a project concerning race relations. Included are tapes of interviews with Virginius Dabney, Elise Richmond, Benjamin Lambert, Oliver
Records including constitutions, financial reports, order rituals, annual meeting papers, and minutes of this Afro-American fraternal organization created to provide for the sick and aged and burial expenses. It later became a business organization which included an insurance company and bank.
(Acc. MS. C 64)
Letters, business papers, and documents relating to these families who migrated to Virginia from Ireland in the early nineteenth century. Over 100 documents concern John R. Sedgwick's purchase and sale of slaves from 1856 to 1863 in Mobile, Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, and Richmond.
(Acc. MS. C 7)
Business and legal correspondence of Sir Peyton Skipwith of Prestwould, Mecklenburg County. The plantation records refer to slaves.
(Acc. MS. C 8)
Primarily business papers of this Richmond theater owner. Contains records of business dealings with film companies and live acts for performances at the Byrd Theater and the Hippodrome in Jackson Ward. Included is material on black entertainers and films.
(Acc. MS. C 55)
Business and legal papers of this Richmond manufacturer including receipts for the sale of slaves.
(Acc. MS. C 10)
The private docket of this Richmond mayor, with many entries concerning slaves and free blacks.
(Acc. MS. B75)
Medical daybook of Richmond-area doctors William Tazewell and Daniel Norton, with entries for the medical treatment of slaves.
(Acc. MS. FB 14)
Legal, business, and personal papers of Mrs. Frances Tyndall, her son Mark Anthony Tyndall, and her daughter Frances K. Tyndall Van Horn. Included are four receipts for slaves bought by Mark A. and Frances K. Tyndall.
(Acc. MS. C 51)