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MSS. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS

Found in 1340 Collections and/or Records:

10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry/Confederate Soldier Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-036
Abstract

This collection contains a diary used by a Union and Confederate soldier, both unnamed, through 1864. The Union soldier chronicles his combat experiences during Jubal Early's raid on Washington, D.C., and the opening of Philip Sheridan's Valley campaign in August. The Confederate soldier's entries details activity during Early's push to drive the Union army out of the Valley and concludes with the battle of Opequon or Third Winchester.

Dates: 1864

17th Precinct (The Bowery), New York City Police Blotter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a police blotter from the 17th Precinct (also known as the Bowery) in New York City, spanning April 27 through July 22, 1861.

Dates: 1861

24th Virginia Infantry Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-037
Abstract

Five documents--including certificates of disability, a furlough pass, and lists of pay and clothing--relating to M. Canada, John R. Hudson, R. Laundrum, Burgess Whitt, and Solomon Wood, all soldiers in Company E, 24th Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863

31st Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company Roll,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-055
Abstract

The collection contains a single document reporting the roll of the 31st Virginia Infantry, Company E, for May 1862, with a short description of the regiment's activities.

Dates: 1862

37th Virginia Infantry Documents

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-057
Abstract

The collection includes documents relating to the 37th Virginia Infantry, including an invoice for shoes and two receipts for the delivery of deserters.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-060
Abstract

The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, United States Colored Troops during the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-049
Abstract

The collection consists of an autograph letter signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio Infantry, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Dates: September 10, 1863

Aaron Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-004
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1908 - 1927

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-064
Abstract

This collection includes a small account book listing an unidentified individual's personal expenditures, including money paid to Black laborers, an 1838 receipt from the Mechanics Bank of New York, and tavern bills. It includes a note stating the book is an "Account of expenditures from the 3rd of October 1839 in our philanthropic efforts to diffuse useful knowledge throughout the States of Ohio and Kentucky."

Dates: 1838 - 1839

Bryan Ackler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-047
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of Bryan Ackler, a graduate of Virginia Tech (1974) and co-founder and editor of Alice, a Blacksburg, Virginia, underground newspaper. Includes issues of Alice; a tape recording of an interview with two students involved in the occupation of Williams Hall; and a paper by Ackler, "Alice: the Study of a Free Press."

Dates: 1968 - 1970