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Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0300
Abstract

Map shows identified plots in the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0240
Abstract

Map shows the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia, between Roanoke and Lee Streets.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

Medical Bill Signed by Dr. Harvey Black

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-084
Abstract

The collection contains a bill detailing medical service provided to the family of Rev. William A. Wade by Dr. Harvey Black. The bill includes the cost of services, as well as a note from Black forgiving payment.

Dates: 1865-1867, 1879

Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Blacksburg Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-001
Abstract The collection consists of records from the Blacksburg Baptist Church, currently known as Church on Main in Blacksburg. The boxes contain materials related to financial records, minutes, church history, scrapbooks, photographs, ledger books, cassette tapes, correspondence, and more. The collection is organized based on organizations and types of records. This includes the Baptist Young People's Union, Church Building Committee, Church Bulletins, Correspondences, Financials, Leadership,...
Dates: 1894 - 2007

Blacksburg Chamber Music Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-051
Abstract

The collection contains programs, correspondence, and other ephemera relating to the Blacksburg Chamber Music Series and the Virginia Tech Union Chamber Music Series from 1967-1982 in Blacksburg, Virginia, collected by its chairman David A. West.

Dates: 1967 - 1982

Blacksburg, Christiansburg,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0770
Abstract

Blacksburg, Christiansburg. Raines Real Estate, Inc. 24 x 18 in. [FOLDER D-6]

Dates: [1975]

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Blacksburg (Va.) 278
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 271
Montgomery County (Va.) 255
Maps (documents) 113
Virginia -- Maps 109
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University History 48
Women -- History 34
Faculty and staff 26
University Archives 15
Students and alumni 14
Civil War 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
Photographs 8
April 16, 2007 shootings 5
Virginia Tech Shootings, Blacksburg, Va., 2007 5
African Americans -- History 4
Christiansburg (Va.) 4
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 4
Medicine 4
Oral histories (literary works) 4
Cemeteries 3
Pulaski County (Va.) 3
Radford (Va.) 3
Science and Technology 3
Scrapbooks 3
Architects -- Virginia 2
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 2
Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Correspondence 2
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 2
Ledgers (account books) 2
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 2
Religion 2
Roanoke (Va.) 2
Virginia, Southwest 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Agricultural extension work 1
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Bath County (Va.) 1
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Diaries 1
Education, Secondary 1
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Ephemera 1
Family histories 1
Financial records 1
Floor plans (orthographic projections) 1
Football 1
Franklin County (Va.) 1
Genealogy 1
General stores -- Virginia -- History -- Pictorial works 1
Geology 1
Giles County (Va.) 1
History of Food and Drink 1
History of Women in Architecture 1
Huntsville (Ala.) 1
Jews -- History 1
Marion (Va.) 1
Medicine, Military -- History 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Municipal ordinances 1
Music 1
Musical groups 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Post office buildings 1
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Russell County (Va.) 1
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Theater programs 1
Underground periodicals -- Virginia -- Blacksburg (Va). 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 1
Vertical files 1
Women architects -- Bulgaria 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Facsimiles 1
Wythe County (Va.) 1
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Names
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 68
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 47
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 37
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 10
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
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Murrill, A. 7
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 7
Preston, John, 1764-1827 4
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
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, L. K. 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Blackford, W. W. (William Willis), 1831-1905 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Townscape Committee 1
Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute Civilian Defense Council (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Baptist Church (Blacksburg, Va) 1
Blacksburg Community Concert Association (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Community Federation (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Electronic Village 1
Blacksburg Federated Council (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Lions Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Post Office (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Realty Corporation and Reliance Mills 1
Blacksburg Regional Art Association 1
Blacksburg Study Group (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Blacksburg Sun 1
Blecher, Freda 1
Blecher, Marvin 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Boyd, S. M., Jr. 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Boynton, Meta Hill 1
Brodie, W. M. 1
Browder, Richard 1
Brown family 1
California Company 1
Campbell, Anne Judkins 1
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