Item Details

Papers of the Graham Family [manuscript] 1754-1906.

Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Finding Aid Note
Copy of 8th Annual Report in MSS guides binder. Collection guides also available for #38-107, -a
Summary
Consists of three collections: MSS 38-106 contains primarily business correspondence; MSS 38-107 and MSS 38-303 contain ledgers and account books.
Include business correspondence, journals, ledgers, time books, receipts, account books, and inventories of the Graham and Robinson families of Wythe County, Va., 1754-1906, relating chiefly to the mining and mercantile interests of Joseph J. Graham and David Graham in southwestern Virginia counties.
Time book for 1828-1852 consists of records of African American labor in the ironworks, including slaves hired, hire prices, and information on escaped slaves.
Also include accounts for general merchandise, cobbler's works, wool carding, iron foundries, lead mines, and North Carolina copper mines; personal correspondence, ca. 1833-1841, chiefly of Calvin Graham, brother of David Graham, while attending medical school in Philadelphia, Pa.
Topics included are African American labor, mining and railroads; documents included are slave bills of sale and records of the Barren Springs Mining Company, the C.R. Mines, Calfee and Robinson, Fair Play Furnace, David Graham and Son, Graham's Forge Farmer's Club, Jackson Forge, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Graham's Forge, Samuel Quesenberry, Reed Island Iron Company, Paramont Furnace, and Peach Bottom Copper Mine.
Also include supply orders issued by the Confederate States of America Army; will, 1754, of Stephen Watkins; land patent, 1755, for Amelia County; and miscellaneous printed matter.
Description
3100 (ca.) items and 130 v.
Cite as
Papers of the Graham family, 1754-1906, Accession #38-106, 38-107, 38-303, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
David Graham (1800-1870) of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer; his son, David Pierce Graham (1838-1898), of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer; his son-in-law, John W. Robinson (1837-1906) of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer and general merchant; and his father, Joseph J. Graham, iron manufacturer.
Cited in
Ledgers : Eighth annual report of the Archivist, University of Virginia Library, 1937-1938, p.37, no.106
Technical Details

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    a| Consists of three collections: MSS 38-106 contains primarily business correspondence; MSS 38-107 and MSS 38-303 contain ledgers and account books.
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    a| Include business correspondence, journals, ledgers, time books, receipts, account books, and inventories of the Graham and Robinson families of Wythe County, Va., 1754-1906, relating chiefly to the mining and mercantile interests of Joseph J. Graham and David Graham in southwestern Virginia counties.
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    a| Time book for 1828-1852 consists of records of African American labor in the ironworks, including slaves hired, hire prices, and information on escaped slaves.
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    a| Also include accounts for general merchandise, cobbler's works, wool carding, iron foundries, lead mines, and North Carolina copper mines; personal correspondence, ca. 1833-1841, chiefly of Calvin Graham, brother of David Graham, while attending medical school in Philadelphia, Pa.
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    a| Topics included are African American labor, mining and railroads; documents included are slave bills of sale and records of the Barren Springs Mining Company, the C.R. Mines, Calfee and Robinson, Fair Play Furnace, David Graham and Son, Graham's Forge Farmer's Club, Jackson Forge, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Graham's Forge, Samuel Quesenberry, Reed Island Iron Company, Paramont Furnace, and Peach Bottom Copper Mine.
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    a| Also include supply orders issued by the Confederate States of America Army; will, 1754, of Stephen Watkins; land patent, 1755, for Amelia County; and miscellaneous printed matter.
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    a| Papers of the Graham family, 1754-1906, Accession #38-106, 38-107, 38-303, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| David Graham (1800-1870) of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer; his son, David Pierce Graham (1838-1898), of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer; his son-in-law, John W. Robinson (1837-1906) of Wythe County, Va., iron manufacturer and general merchant; and his father, Joseph J. Graham, iron manufacturer.
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