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Atlantic Hotel Records, 1872-1901 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Atlantic Hotel Records, 1872-1901Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-120

Primary Creator: Atlantic Hotel (Norfolk, Va.) (1867-1902)

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Buildings, Businesses, Business records--Virginia, Hotels, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--19th century

Forms of Material: Advertisements, Agreements, Business cards, Business records, Cashbooks, Checks (bank checks), Correspondence, Indexes (reference sources), Invoices, Ledgers (account books), Lists (document genres), Memorandums, Receipts, Scrapbooks

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Records of Richard Stearns Dodson, Baltimore proprietor of the second Atlantic Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia. The collection includes business records in ledgers and cashbooks, including account information, bills, licenses, bonds, checks, ledgers, and notes associated with the operation of the Atlantic Hotel from 1872-1901.

Biographical Note

The Atlantic Hotel was located at the corner of Main Street and Granby Street in Norfolk, Virginia. This was the second building in Norfolk called the Atlantic Hotel, built by architect Edmund G. Lind of Baltimore, Maryland. Sometimes referred to as the New Atlantic Hotel, it was destroyed by fire on January 31, 1902.

Subject/Index Terms

Business records--Virginia
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--19th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: E. Griffith Dodson by donation

Preferred Citation: Atlantic Hotel Records, MSS 0000-120, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 25, 2017.

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Item 1: Checks Ledger, 1872-1887Add to your cart.
Pasted checks written to various individuals and businesses, signed by R. S. Dodson, Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia. Spine labeled "Invoices."

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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