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Ambler Johnston Hall

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-060

Records of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-10
Abstract The Appalachian Student Organizing Committee (or Appalachian Student Committee) was an approved student organization at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the early 1970s. The collection consists primarily of the papers of David Tice and Allan Cox, student organizers of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Materials include correspondence, clippings files, small-press and local publications on Appalachian issues, petitions, and notes and drafts. The...
Dates: 1964 - 1975; Majority of material found within ( 1971-1974)

Appalachian Trail Map 3: Blacksburg Ranger District, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0818
Abstract

Appalachian Trail Map No. 3 (South Half Appalachian Trail): Blacksburg Ranger District, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.

Dates: undated, but likely after 2010

Argabright Family Ledger,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-064
Abstract

Ledger details the business records of a blacksmith shop run by the Argabrights in Blacksburg, Virginia. The entries date from 1848 to 1854.

Dates: 1848 - 1854

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Montgomery County Branch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-001
Abstract

The records largely document the recent history of Smithfield Plantation, ancestral home of the Preston family, focusing particularly on its restoration beginning in 1962. While much of the renovation occurred in the 1960s, many of the records detail other renovation projects done in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also includes historical and other related documents dating from before the original Preston family's residence at Smithfield.

Dates: 1754 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1983

Attorney's Suit and Collection Record

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-052
Abstract

The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record is a business log covering litigation for the area of Blacksburg, Virginia, during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The author remains unknown, but prominent Blacksburg families and institutions appear in the record, such as the Black family, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the Bank of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1896 - 1929

Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-004
Abstract

The Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book collection consists of photocopies of the minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings between the years 1892- 1903.

Dates: 1892 - 1903

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-0240
Abstract

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

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 246
Maps (documents) 96
Virginia -- Maps 94
University History 41
Women -- History 34
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Faculty and staff 25
Civil War 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
Students and alumni 11
University Archives 9
Photographs 6
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 4
Medicine 4
African Americans -- History 3
Christiansburg (Va.) 3
Oral histories (literary works) 3
Pulaski County (Va.) 3
Radford (Va.) 3
Science and Technology 3
Architects -- Virginia 2
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 2
Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Correspondence 2
Financial records 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
April 16, 2007 shootings 1
Architects 1
Bath County (Va.) 1
Bedford County (Va.) 1
Buchanan County (Va.) 1
Carroll County (Va.) 1
Cemeteries 1
City planning 1
Covington (Va.) 1
Design -- competitions 1
Diaries 1
Elevations (orthographic projections) 1
Engineering Drawings 1
Ephemera 1
Floor plans (orthographic projections) 1
Football 1
Franklin County (Va.) 1
Genealogy 1
General stores -- Virginia -- History -- Pictorial works 1
Giles County (Va.) 1
History of Food and Drink 1
History of Women in Architecture 1
Huntsville (Ala.) 1
Jews -- History 1
Legal instruments (Legal documents) 1
Marion (Va.) 1
Medicine, Military -- History 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Municipal ordinances 1
Music 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Post office buildings 1
Railroad 1
Russell County (Va.) 1
Salem (Va.) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Swine 1
Tazewell County (Va.) 1
Underground periodicals -- Virginia -- Blacksburg (Va). 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 1
Vertical files 1
Virginia Tech Shootings, Blacksburg, Va., 2007 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) 65
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
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
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
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 and State University. Department of Civil Engineering 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
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
Broyles, H. C. 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
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Croy family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
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