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Account Books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew C. L. Gatewood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of 28 letters written by Gatewood to his parents and other family members, 1860-1864.Early letters describe life at the Virginia Military Institute (hazing, daily routine, excitement about secession, cadets as drillmasters) and in Lexington, Virginia, just prior to and during early months of the Civil War. Subsequent letters date from his service with the 11th Virginia Cavalry Regiment,Company F, (Bath Squadron), including a letter written after the second Battle...

Berryman Z. Price Family Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0342
Scope and Contents This ledger/account book originated with Jacob Price and was also used by his son, Berryman. The volume contains three distinct sections: Business accounts kept by Jacob, 1845-1858; a roster of Berryman Z. Price's Artillery Company, circa 1864; and postwar accounts maintained by Jacob and/or Berryman. The book contains details of supplies, goods and services purchased and sold by the Prices, and provides insight into the economy and community ties in the New Market area during the antebellum...

Camillus Christian, Jr. account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0031
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book owned by Camillus Christian. The book contains a listing of school expenses (1909-1913) incurred while Christian was a cadet at VMI.

Charles B. Hundley account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents Account book fragment (3 pages) of Cadet Charles B. Hundley, Class of 1867. Contains entries for VMI expenses, 1864-1865.

Chew family account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0359
Scope and Contents Account book of unidentified member of the Chew family from the Shenandoah Valley region in Virginia. Entries (1834-1883); most pre-1860), include itemized accounts of customers for a variety of goods and services; including carpentry, shoemaking, hauling; list of expenses; notes about crops and cattle; clippings; recipe.

Edward C. Laird account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0187
Scope and Contents VMI account book of Cadet Edward C. Laird (VMI Class of 1875), of Boydton, Virginia. Contains entries for cadet expenses, 1872-1875.

George S. Patton cadet account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Contents This collection contains an account book owned by George S. Patton. The book contains a listing of school expenses incurred while Patton was a cadet at VMI from 1873 to 1877.

George S. Plants collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0029
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four items relating primarily to VMI cadetship of George Sands Plants (1904-1906). Included are the following: Cadet account book, listing VMI expenses from 1904 to 1906 A notebook containing popular VMI football yells (circa 1905) One letter (dated May 14, 1905) from Plants to his parents concerning the mess hall fire and mentioning the upcoming New Market Day ceremony One letter from Plants's classmate Jesse P. Jarvis, dated July...

Harry B. Baker cadet account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0290
Contents Note VMI account book of Cadet Harry B. Baker, VMI Class of 1889. Contains entries for VMI expenses, 1886-1889.

John A. Saum account books and diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0383
Scope and Contents 3 notebooks, 1864-1880, containing financial accounts (business and personal), notes, and a few diary entries written by John A. Saum and his brother Joseph. The most notable diary entries are dated May-June 1864, including a very brief account of the Battle of New Market.