The Resource (microform)

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Label
1810-1975
Inclusive dates
1810-1975
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1810-1975, of the Nye family of Washington and Wythe Counties, Virginia, principally consisting of seven general store account books but also containing correspondence, receipts, and clippings. Account books contain the general store accounts of Nye family members who owned general stores in Wythe and Washington Counties, Virginia. The first account book, 1810-1812, consists of a chronological listing of the accounts of a general store in Wythe County, Virginia, owned by John P. Nye (John Peter Nye?). The second and third account books, 1820-1822 and ca. 1850-1870, also chronologically list the accounts of a Nye family general store at an undetermined location. The fourth account book, ca. 1851-1876, contains the accounts of a Nye family general store arranged by customer surname. The fifth account book, 1870-1889, lists the accounts of a general store owned by Andrew Haller Nye (b. 1834). The sixth account book, 1824-1863, consists of the general store accounts, 1824-1826, of John R. Nye (1797-1871) of Wythe County, Virginia, and the jewelry store accounts, 1853-1863, of an undetermined Nye family merchant in Marion, Smyth County, Virginia. The seventh account book, 1824, also contains business transactions of John R. Nye. To a lesser extent this collection contains correspondence exchanged between Nye family members, and newspaper clippings and loose receipts, 1864-1975, concerning the Nye family
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John Richard Nye (1797-1871) was born 24 April 1797, the son of John Peter and Elizabeth Siggle Nye of Wythe County, Virginia. John R. Nye operated general stores in both Wythe County and Emory, Washington County, Virginia, in the early to mid-19th century. On 21 April 1825 John R. Nye married Sarah McDonald Kincannon. The couple reared eight children including Andrew Haller Nye, who was born 8 March 1834. John R. Nye died 1 March 1871.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Location of originals duplicates
Originals are on file at the Emory and Henry College Archives in Emory, Virginia.
Label
(microform)
Note
NO ILL COPY (ON ORDER)
Base of film
unknown
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
diazo
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
Emory and Henry College Archives, Emory and Henry College
Positive negative aspect
negative
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000502859
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ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

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