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John T. Cowan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-005

Scope and Content

The collection consists of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to John T. Cowan's personal and business affairs. 

Dates

  • 1887 - 1917

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

John T. Cowan was born in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). He was a member of the original board of trustees for the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech). He served with the Confederacy in the Civil War and represented Montgomery County, Virginia, in the legislature. He raised shorthorn cattle in Whitehorn, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection consists of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to John T. Cowan's personal and business affairs. 

Source of Acquisition

The John T. Cowan Papers collection was acquired prior to 1969.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the John T. Cowan Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the John T. Cowan Papers was completed in 1969. Additional description was completed in April 2011.

Title
John T. Cowan Papers, 1887-1917
Status
Completed
Author
Ashley Wellens
Date
2011 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308