The Resource Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records

Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records

Label
Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records, 1890-1898
Title
Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records
Inclusive dates
1890-1898
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School (Lynchburg, Va.), Records, 1890-1898, are comprised of Board of Trustees minutes, 1890-1898, an account book, 1897-1898, and a promotional broadside, 1896 Nov. The minutes pertain to the Building Committee, relations between the Board and an architect hired by the Board, and between the Board and the Reverend A. Jaeger, General Manager of the Asylum. The account book documents Jaeger's management of school funds from 1897 to 1898. The broadside includes images of school residents and staff and buildings, a description of the school and its mission, and an appeal for funds for completing construction of the school
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Biographical or historical data
  • The Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records, 1890-1898, were used as exhibits in Lynchburg Chancery case 1899-097, C.B. Wilmer, Creditor, vs. Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School, etc. Wilmer, formerly a member of the Board of Trustees and a General Manager of the Asylum, sued for his salary and repayment of money he advanced to the Board of Trustees.
  • The Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School was a private institution, supported by charitable donations, chartered by the General Assembly as the Southern Negro Orphan Asylum 1890, January 1. (The charter was amended and the name changed 1892 Mar 4). The corporation purchased land three miles outside the city limits of Lynchburg, built a school and housing for teachers and managers, and maintained and supported from 60 to 100 children between 1892 and 1898. In 1898, the Board sold the institution to the Reverend A. Jaeger, General Manager.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
See also Lynchburg Chancery case 1899-097, C. B. Wilmer, Creditor, vs. Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School, etc.
Label
Colored Orphan Asylum & Industrial School Records
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lynchburg
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Lynchburg Circuit Court
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001613866
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
  • v. (76 p.) and
  • p.

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