Blacksburg Post Office Record Books
Scope and Content
The collection consists of five record books taken from the Blacksburg Post Office, dating July 1914 to April 25, 1922. One volume consists of the Postmaster's Account and Record Book, and the other four volumes are cash books of the International Money Order Office, without individual names.
- 1914 - 1922
- Blacksburg Post Office (Blacksburg, Va.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The Blacksburg Post Office was initially established as "Blacksburgh" on April 9, 1827, changing its name to Blacksburg on April 15, 1893. The post office had many locations around Blacksburg, including the corner of South Main and East Washington Street, the Lancaster house on the west side of Main Street, and for many years located on College Avenue, before the current location on Main Street was constructed in 1935.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
The collection consists of five record books taken from the Blacksburg Post Office, dating July 1914 to April 25, 1922.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
The Blacksburg Post Office Record Books were donated to Newman Library in November 1973.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Blacksburg Post Office Record Books by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Blacksburg Post Office Record Books was completed in 2004.
- Blacksburg Post Office Record Books, 1914-1922
- Clayton McGahee, Archivist
- 2004 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US