Flat Files

Dublin Core

Title

Flat Files

Subject

Selected items from the Flat Files in the Menno Simons Historical Library

Description

The items in this collection include a variety of documents relating to life in the Shenandoah Valley during the 19th and early 20th century.

Creator

Audrey Shenk

Rights

Public domain

Collection Items

To the Hon,ble William Gooch
Petition to the Lt. Governor of the Virginia colony regarding a land dispute.

Barbara Biri ist gebohren den 12ten Märtz 1795
Ms. birth certificate; hand drawn birds and flowers in red, orange and green. Records the birth of Barbara Beery, daughter of John Beery and Barbara Kagy.

Presented by Mary Geil to Jacob Geil, Virginia.
Labyrinth with manuscript text and colored illustrations. Likely by Mary Wenger Geil (1833-1909), who was married May 15, 1851, to Jacob Geil (1828-1917). This would place the date between ca. 1850 and 1909.

Linimentum capsici compositum = compound liniment of guinea pepper.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes two labels at bottom of sheet, each 4 x 9 cm., within borders of type ornaments.

Linimentum stramonii compositum = Zusammengesetztes Stechapfelliniment.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes two labels at bottom of sheet, each 4 x 9 cm., within borders of type ornaments.

Oleum senecae = Seneka oil.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes two labels at bottom of sheet, each 4 x 8.5 cm., within borders of type ornaments.

Pilulae colocynthidis compositae = Zusammengesetzte Koloquintenpillen.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes one label at bottom of sheet, within circle, 3 cm.

Tinctura assafoetidae composita = Zusammengesetzte Asandtinktur.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes two labels at bottom of sheet, each 4 x 8 cm., within borders of type ornaments.

Tinctura veratri composita = compound tincture of veratrum.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes two inverted labels at bottom, each 3.5 x 7 cm., within borders of type ornaments.

Pilulae aloes compositae = compound pills of aloes.
Instructions for the use of this pharmaceutical. Includes one label in right margin, within circle, 3 cm.
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