Manuscript Collections

The Hillsville Virginia Court Room Shootout Papers includes a CD of scanned images of newspaper articles, wanted posters, courtroom floorplans, and other related papers to this incident in 1912.

0.01 linear feet (1 user copy and 1 archival copy with examples in folder)

The Hugh McAlear, Appointment Certificate as Allegany County, Maryland Coroner collection consists of one vintage 8 x 14 certificate ascertaining the appointment of Hugh McAlear as one of the coroners of Allegany County, Maryland, dated February 20, 1844. It is signed by Theodorick Bland, Chancellor.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection consists of legal and financial papers of Isaac Shoemaker of Harrisonburg, Virginia, showing that his debts led to legal issues.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The J.W. Todd and George P. Pell Law Firm Records is a digital collection consisting of scans of documents from the law firm dating to the early 1900s. The scans are housed on ten CDs.

0.5 linear feet (10 CDs in box)

The Jack Wilson Coffey Collection of Deeds and Legal Documents contains 17 land deeds of North Carolina land deals and 16 other legal documents, including Confederate Army papers and receipts, dating back to 1793, including some original land grants with surveys.

1.5 linear feet (1 flat oversize box)

This land grant is to James B. Bentley from Arthur I. Boreman, Governor of the State of West Virginia, with a survey description for 175 acres in McDowell County, dated June 10, 1868.

0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)

This collection is a 12x14 parchment land deed with survey for 13 acres from the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia Littleton Waller Tazewell to John Christian, dated September 20, 1834.

0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)