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Copy of Photograph, "Old Runkle Farm," Rockbridge County, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0104
Content Description A 2015 copy of an original photograph of the Runkle family farm west of Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Va. the farm is now called 'Blue Grass Farm.'. The photograph shows Runkle family members in the foreground of their 19th century brick federal style brick home. Outbuildings are visible in the background. People in the image include John Alexander Runkle and his wife Annie Ardelia Arehart Runkle with daughters Maggie, Katherine. Sons David and Stuart could also be in the image.
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the original photograph (though the copy in this collection)

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857-1860

John Henry Boswell Jones Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0538
Scope and Contents This account book contains John Jones' finances as well as names of the students at the school he was operating, which was in Brownsburg, Virginia.
Dates: 1891

Jonathan Brooks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0008
Scope and Contents This collection includes 9 letters, 1839-1863, from miscellaneous correspondents including A. C. Finley and Ebenezer Dickey Junkin to Jonathan Brooks of Brownsburg, Va. as well as bills and receipts.
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1872

P. L. Kemble and Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0477
Scope and Contents This dedger of a store in Brownsburg, Virginia contains records of the company's expenditures and inventory, including clothing, fabric, and dyes.
Dates: 1866