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1st U. S. Colored Troops Sworn Statement

Identifier: Ms-2023-101

This collection contains a sworn statement made by Captain Henry Van Winkle, commander of Company A, 1st U. S. Colored Troops. The document is also attested by three non-commissioned officers serving in his company.

Dates: 1864-11-12

41st United States Colored Troops Muster Roll

Identifier: Ms-2009-060

The collection includes the muster roll of Company A, 41st United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1865

African-American Tenant Farmer Photographs, Clarksville, Virginia

Identifier: Ms-2009-110

This collection contains six black and white photographs of a tenant farm in Clarksville, Virginia.

Dates: c.1920-1930

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records

Identifier: Ms-1988-009

The Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records consist of financial records, correspondence, minute books, brochures of several annual conferences, by-laws and odd issues of the Odd Fellows Journal for the men's lodge, Tadmore Light Lodge No. 6184 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. The collection also contains correspondence, minutes and financial records for the women's group, the Household of Ruth.

Dates: 1902 - 1969

Robert Chirver Registration

Identifier: Ms-2022-034

This collection contains one "free man of color" registration for Robert Chirver or Chirves, a resident of Petersburg, Virginia. Signed and dated May 4, 1841, at Petersburg, this form was proof of Chirver's status as a free man.

Dates: 1841

William H. Collier Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2009-027

The collection contains a farm and household expense ledger of William H. Collier of Northampton County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1856 - 1887

Thomas Dickerson Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2023-031

This ledger includes notes and business transactions of the plantation owner Thomas Dickerson (also Dickenson and Dickinson), of Nottoway County, Virginia. The plantations grew tobacco, wheat, and corn. Entries include sale of these goods, purchase of others, purchase of medical services for enslaved persons, and cash loans.

Dates: 1805 - 1850

Jack Foster Letter

Identifier: Ms-2008-018

The collection includes a letter from Jack Foster, a formerly enslaved person and body servant in the 36th Virginia Infantry, to Confederate General John McCausland, reminiscing about the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain and his time in camp service during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1883

Wilse Frazier Memoir

Identifier: Ms-2009-118

This collection contains a memoir written by Robert Schmidt Fulghum and Helen Caulfield Madine Gregory titled, "Wilse Frazier: Remembrances of a Former Slave." The memoir details the later years of Mr. Frazier's life as he worked at "The Woodlands," a former plantation near Clopper, Maryland.

Dates: 2000

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Currin, Lynch Alexander, 1812-1871 1
Davis, Marva Lajeune Felder Carter 1
Day, Idella (Rice), 1910-1963 1
Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties 1
Dickerson, Thomas (Nottoway County, Va.) 1
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Frazier, Wilse, c.1840-1949 1
Fulcher, Victoria 1
Fulgham, Robert 1
Fulton, Andrew Steele, 1800-1884 1
Gilmer, W. B. 1
Giovanni, Gary Ann, 1940-2005 1
Giovanni, Nikki 1
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Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. Tadmore Light Lodge #6184 (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
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Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hardin, Charles W., c. 1823-1899 1
Higgins, LaVerna (Fredi) Hairston 1
Holmes, Michele 1
Howard, Thomas Henry, 1834-1910 1
Hoyle, Linda Paulette Adams 1
Independent Order of St. Luke (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Kennelly, Tamara 1
King, Loretta 1
Kinzer, Edward Hower, 1831-1866 1
Knights of Pythias 1
Lee, Hyo Keun 1
Libby Prison 1
Linkous, Burgess Riley, 1827-1902 1
Logan, Peter 1
MacDonald, Cheryl Butler 1
McDuffie, William, d. 1901? 1
Miller, Edward 1
Moody family (Northampton County, NC) 1
Negro Reformatory Association of Virginia 1
New Farmers of America. Maryland Association 1
Norman, Robert Younger, 1913-1977 1
Norwood, John W. (John Wall), 1803-1885 1
Pack, Cora McDamel 1
Patsy (enslaved person) 1
Payne, Solomon Gomarah, Pfc., 1895-1962 1
Peter (enslaved person) 1
Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Va.) 1
Pilgrim Gospel Singers (Promise Land Baptist Church, Moneta, Va.) 1
Randolph, Lucy 1
Rice family 1
Rice, Fletcher Roland (1865-1966) 1
Rice, Georgianna (Jennings) (c.1875-1928) 1
Rice, James Cornelius, Pfc., 1915-1963 1
Rice, Naymon Eddieray, Pfc. (1915-1955) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Rogers, James (Jimmy) Lester, Pfc. (1920-1945) 1
Rogers, Rhonda Miller 1
Roy, Lucinda 1
Scott, Charles W. 1
Scott, Marguerite Harper 1
Sherman, Jacob, b. 1781 1
Stribling, Francis T. (Francis Taliaferro), 1810-1874 1
Turner, Linda Edmonds 1
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 41st (1864-1865) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 1
Watts, Laura B. (Rice), 1897-1957 1
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 1
Williams, Samuel W., 1848-1921 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
YMCA at Virginia Tech 1
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