Guide to the Buffalo Mineral Water, Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation, Virginia, 1930

Summary Information

Title: Buffalo Mineral Water, Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation, Virginia, 1930
Collection: AC.1061
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a single-item one consisiting of a booklet that states the history and ethical policy for the Buffalo Mineral Water, listing chemicals in samples of water. It is in good condition.

Creator: Buffalo Mineral Water

Biographical/Historical Note

The Buffalo Mineral Springs have been famous since 1728 when they were discovered by Colonel William Byrd. During Thomas Jefferson’s time, a hotel was built on the site of the spring. Later on, it became a spa. In 1872, the water from the spring began to be bottled. In 1930, the spring was acquired by the Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation. The Buffalo Mineral Water is rich in Calcium.

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

This collection consists on one pamphlet, A Brief Resume of Information Relative to Buffalo Mineral Water, from Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation, Buffalo Springs, Virginia, 1930. It contains the history of the springs, the water's mineral analysis, and suggested medical uses to physicians.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from L&T Respess in 2014. Accession number is AC.2014.059

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott in July 2015 with assistance from Claire Stamper.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.1061: Buffalo Mineral Water, Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation, Virginia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.