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Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

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

Garland D. Kite Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-038
Abstract

This collection contains letters from Garland D. Kite to Ralph Brown. The letters detail Kite's experiences as a soldier in Europe during the last two years of World War II.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

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  • Names: Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 X
  • Subject: Montgomery County (Va.) X

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1