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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)

Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1991-022
Abstract

The Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers contains a collection of biographical information about local families compiled by Kenney during her time as a curator at Smithfield Plantation.

Dates: 1965 - 1972

James Randal Kent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-031
Abstract

James Randal Kent was a wealthy land owner and enslaver in Montgomery and Pulaski counties, Virginia. The collection includes court records, correspondence, titheables to the Sheriffs of Montgomery and Pulaski counties, photographs, court summons, a letter, and other notes concerning Kent's property (Kentland), his business affairs, and estate.

Dates: 1825 - 1887

Samuel Kinzie Survey

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-044
Abstract

The collection contains a survey of Samuel Kinzie's properties in Blacksburg and Christiansburg, Virginia, made in 1899 by C.S. Charlton.

Dates: 1899

Garland D. Kite Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-038
Abstract

This collection contains letters from Garland D. Kite to Ralph Brown. The letters detail Kite's experiences as a soldier in Europe during the last two years of World War II.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 68
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Murrill, A. 7
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Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 4
Wall, W. F. 4
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
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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
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Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 2
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
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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
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
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Blecher, Marvin 1
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Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
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Brodie, W. M. 1
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