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Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

Identifier: Ms-1970-002

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1925 - 1944

J. Preston Newman Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1982-016

The collection includes four poems (1935-1938, n.d.), as well as papers relating to Ralph Minthorne Brown, a librarian at Virginia Tech/

Dates: 1910-1975, n.d.

Passenger Pidgeon Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2011-082

The collection consists of Ralph Brown's 1945 compilation of correspondence on passenger pidgeons.

Dates: 1945