Afro-American Sources in Virginia.
A Guide to Manuscripts

Michael Plunkett, Editor
University Press of Virginia
© 1995 by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
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1. Ethel Littlejohn Adams Collection

3 items, 1848-51

Slave bills of sale, all for children. All were sold to members of the Mott family.

2. Wilbur Hall Collection

5 items, 1849

Runaway notices, bills of sale and a posted reward for slaves from Prince William County, Loudoun County, and Washington D. C. Listed as slave owners are Cuthbert Powell, John Hutchinson and Henry B. Tyler.

3. Photograph Collection

ca. 25 items, ca. 1950

Photocopies of photographs of African-American one room school houses in Loudoun County.

4. School Registers

2 items, 1886-99

Registers of the African-American schools Farmwell and Kavanaugh located in the Loudoun County, Broad Run district.

5. Winslow Williams Collection

ca. 1940s-50s

Photographic negatives, 3 1/2 in by 5 in, of African-American schools, churches and individuals in Loudoun County. The churches are Asbury Methodist in Middleburg, John Wesley in Waterford, Mt. Olive Baptist in Lincoln, Mt. Olive Methodist Episcopal in Gleedsville, Mt. Olive United Methodist in Leesburg, Mt. Pleasant in Bowmantown, Mt. Pleasant near Taylorstown, Mt. Zion in Leesburg, Mt. Zion Baptist in St. Louis, Mt. Zion United Methodist in Hamilton, Oak Grove in Oak Grove, Second Mt. Olive Baptist in Brownsville, Shiloh Baptist in Middleburg and Willisville Chapel in Willisville.

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