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Entrance of Campus in Blacksburg

 Collection
Identifier: Art-173
Scope and Contents

Alumni Gate painted on side

Dates: 1931

Mary Fessler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-012
Abstract Mary McClintock Ryland Fessler (1912-2000) was active in Montgomery County Democratic Party, local government, and civic organizations from the late 1960s through the 1990s. The Mary Fessler Papers span the years ca. 1940-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1968-1984. The collection includes personal papers and materials related to the Montgomery County League of Women Voters, Montgomery County Democratic Committee, Ninth-District Democratic Committee, Montgomery County Board of...
Dates: c.1940-2001

Ruth White Fisher Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-058
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Blacksburg, Virginia artist Ruth White Fisher, relating to her series of paintings titled "The Evolution of Creativity," donated to Virginia Tech. It includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about the paintings and the donation ceremony.

Dates: 1966 - 1978

G. Preston Frazer Artwork

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-055
Abstract

This collection contains eighteen scketches and drawings created by George Preston Frazer. This collection also contains a sketchbook belonging to Frazer.

Dates: 1940-1953, n. d.

William E. Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-011
Abstract

The William E. Garnett Papers consist of field notes, surveys, reports, class notes, letters to the editors of Montgomery County, Virginia, newspapers, and reprints of publications.

Dates: 1936-1969, n.d.

Geology of the Blacksburg Quadrangle, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0756

Lucie L. Gibboney Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-039
Abstract The Lucie L. Gibboney Scrapbook contains dance cards, football programs, correspondence, dried flowers, ticket stubs, menus, photographs and other ephemera. Much of the materials relate to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) and the Town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Gibboney (1917-2007) probably collected these materials while visiting her future husband, James M. Graham, Jr. (1916-1976), a 1938 graduate of VPI, to document memories from their time...
Dates: 1934 - 1937

Gary Ann Giovanni Culinary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-011
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Gary Ann Giovanni, a chef, caterer, and cooking teacher active in Blacksburg, Virginia. The collection contains records, menus, and recipes from her catering jobs and from the cooking classes she taught for the local YMCA Open University. Materials also relate to the various community organizations for which Gary worked or volunteered, and some materials are associated with her sister, poet Nikki Giovanni.

Dates: 1997 - 2004

Ruth G. Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-037
Abstract

Photocopy of Montgomery County, Virginia cemetery readings compiled by Ruth G. Hale, a resident of Botetourt County, Virginia.

Dates: ca.1984-1987

Hard Times Blues Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-038
Abstract The Hard Times Blues Collection contains materials about the play Hard Times Blues by Lucy Sweeney and its production by the Dumas Theatre Troupe in 2003. Items include background research, correspondence, and a 2019 revised copy of the play as well as programs, flyers, photographs, and a newspaper article about the 2003 production. The play is about Blacksburg local and Virginia Tech employee Floyd "Hardtimes"...
Dates: 1966, 2001, 2003, 2019

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 68
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Murrill, A. 7
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 7
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Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 4
Wall, W. F. 4
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 3
Kent family 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Civil Engineering 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Blacksburg Colored Graveyard Association 2
Blacksburg Engineering Dept 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 2
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 2
Broyles, H. C. 2
Clements & Draper 2
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 2
Dickinson, W. 2
Elarth, Herschel Anderson, 1907-1988 2
Foster, A. G. 2
Gray, Davis 2
Hill, Henry Harris, 1880-1954 2
Hill, Olivia Tutwiler, 1889-1974 2
Kentland Farm 2
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 2
McGauhey, P. H. (Percy Harold) 2
National Bank of Blacksburg (1922-) (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Noonkester Real Estate 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
Southern Anthracite Coal Company 2
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 2
Wiley & Wilson, Inc 2
A. W. Luster 1
Ackler, Bryan 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Adriance, Thomas 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Alfred Hopkins & Associates 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anderson, George 1
Anderson, Sarah 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Association for the Advancement of Engineering 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Baber, Jerry 1
Bank of Blacksburg (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Bartholomew, M. J. 1
Black family 1
Black, Alexander 1
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Black, L. K. 1
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Brodie, W. M. 1
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