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Olivia Tutwiler Hill Diary,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2016-004
Abstract

Diary of Olivia Tutwiler (later Olivia Tutwiler Hill), a young teacher living in Blacksburg and Childress, Virginia, in 1919. The focus is primarily on a crush that Tutwiler had on a Virginia Tech cadet, but entries also chronicle an active social life.

Dates: 1919 - 1919

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Hog Ordinance Broadside,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-078
Abstract

The collection consists of a broadside containing suggested town regulations for the housing of hogs or pigs within town limits.

Dates: undated

William E. Hoge Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-019
Abstract The Hoge Family was one of the earliest settlers of the New River area of southwest Virginia. William Edward Hoge and his family resided in Point Pleasant, Bland County Virginia, where William Hoge began his medicinal practice in 1855. Hoge was married to Jane L. Meek, and they had three sons and one daughter. The William E. Hoge Family Papers consist of 164 letters and 65 deeds, along with financial papers, postcards, and extensive genealogical research. The letters detail the lives of the...
Dates: 1810 - 1933

Virginia Hummel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-014
Scope and Contents

The Virginia Hummel collection consists of newspaper clippings, research notes, photographs, maps, and blueprints collected and created by Virginia Hummel of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1830 - 1998

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-001
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items document the career and family of John R. Hutcheson. After earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), John Redd Hutcheson (1886-1962) began working at the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service in 1914, becoming its director in 1919. Hutcheson was elected as president of VPI in 1945, serving until his nomination as VPI's first chancellor in 1947. The next year he became the first president of...
Dates: 1890 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1950)

Independent Order of St. Luke Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-121
Abstract

The bulk of the materials in the Independent Order of St. Luke Records, a social-welfare organization for African Americans, consist of handbooks, correspondence, receipts, programs, membership records, annual reports, and assessment reports of the Order, collected primarily from members in Blacksburg, Virginia. Also includes the minutes (1920-1938) of the Blacksburg chapters of the Busy Bee and Maggie L. Walker (Secretary of the Independent Order of St. Luke) Circles.

Dates: 1877 - 1970

J. H. Wissler's Coal Property on Both Sides of Prices Mountain in Montgomery County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0290
Abstract

Map shows J. H. Wissler's Coal Property near Price's Mountain in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: Oct. 30, 1911

J. T. Jones Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-018
Abstract

Ledger of James Taswell Jones (1890-1945), a Blacksburg, Virginia meat cutter, containing payment transactions on accounts of customers, including C. W. Black, C. E. Bodell, F. B. Eames, J. K. Groseclose, Y. B. Keister, and H. L. Price.

Dates: 1925 - 1926

George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-013
Abstract The George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers, 1850-1947 [bulk 1850-1904], contain correspondence, legal records, financial records, and religious documents. The collection documents the personal and professional life of George W. L. Kabrich, who taught school and Sunday school, worked as Overseer of the Poor for Blacksburg Township, and was on church councils for local Lutheran churches. Items also relate to George’s father-in-law John Surface, his daughter Effie Kabrich, and others. An item of...
Dates: 1850 - 1947; Majority of material found within ( 1850-1904)

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 249
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 66
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 44
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 34
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
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 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
Kentland Farm 2
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 2
McGauhey, P. H. (Percy Harold) 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
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
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.). Town Council 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 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
Brodie, W. M. 1
Brown family 1
California Company 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chamber music series (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Charlton, C. S. 1
Chester, W. 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Clad-Jones, Carmen 1
Cloyd family 1
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