Inventory of the Henley Jones Papers, 1857-1901 Jones, Henley Acc. 2011.090

Inventory of the Henley Jones Papers, 1857-1901

A Collection in the
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department
Accession Number Acc. 2011.090


Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary

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Processed by: Special Collections Staff

Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Accession Number
Henley Jones Papers 1857-1901
Physical Characteristics
.2 Cubic Feet
Jones, Henley

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Henley Jones Papers, Accession #Acc 2011.090, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased on 2/23/2011.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in February 2011.

Biographical Information

Henley T. Jones, Jr., attended the College of William & Mary from 1859 to 1861. He was a member of the Williamsburg Guards during the Civil War and owned and operated a drug store in Williamsburg after the war.

Scope and Content

Contains ledgers, 1857-1901, of Henley T. Jones, Jr., of Williamsburg, Virginia. Henley Jones operated a drug store in Williamsburg, and the ledgers contain the records of his business, including the name of the patron, what the purchased, and the price, from 1873 to 1878. Includes records of Jones' buisness with Eastern State Hospital, then called Eastern Lunatic Asylum. There are also records of Jones' dealings with African American customers. Also includes the settlment of the estate, 1857, of William M. Jones, of which Henley Jones was the executor; includes payment of Eastern Lunatic Asylum, items related to burial, and "hire of a negro man."

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