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Smyth County (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Paris F. French papers

Identifier: AC-658
Scope and Contents

This collection includes tax receipts, promissory notes, land deeds, insurance assessments, and correspondence belonging to Paris French of Abingdon, Virginia. Some items pretain specifically to Washington and Smyth Counties, Virginia. Of particular note is a contract for a 1919 Ford Touring car. A few items were written by French's wife, Josephine.

Dates: 1886-1932

Smyth County, Virginia Lifetime collection

Identifier: AC-321

Smyth County, Virginia Lifetime Collection is a compilation of materials related to Smyth County, Virginia. Subject areas include religion, mills and industry, folklife, agriculture, architecture, education, and community events.

Dates: 1833-1991, undated

Staley-Rhea family papers

Identifier: AC-606
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of Walter Scott and Pauline Staley, Francis Preston Staley, and James White Sheffey Rhea. These personal family papers include correspondence, receipts, bills of sale, newspaper clippings, deeds, and genealogy charts. The papers date from 1856 to 1921.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1856-1921

Virginia Legislative broadsides

Identifier: AC-1151
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three broadsides related to the Virginia legislature, dated circa 1887. One is titled "A Queer Bit of Legislative History," which states facts that happened in a session with most members gone, that stems from a friendship between politicians and company owner, plus involves creating an illegal time period in which to accomplish a vote. The other two broadsides present views about certain candidates. One is against Fielding R. Cornett ("Grayson...
Dates: circa 1887