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Welford D. Taylor Collection on Sherwood Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-020
Abstract

This collection contains several series of materials: correspondence to and from Sherwood Anderson, correspondence and research files about Sherwood Anderson, and a small group of photographs, audio, video, and graphic art materials. Materials generated by Anderson date from 1918-1940. Other materials date from about 1929-2006.

Dates: 1918-2006, n.d.

Charles A. Townsend Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-009
Abstract

This collection contains a short letter from Charles A. Townsend, chief clerk of the United States of America, while at Guantánamo, Cuba, on August 14, 1898, during the Spanish American War, to his brother, Joseph Townsend. The letter discusses events during the Spanish-American War in Puerto Rico, including racist remarks about the "colored" troops fighting in the war.

Dates: 1898

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-004
Abstract

The Turner Family Papers consists of multiple sets of correspondence to members of generations of the extended Turner family written between 1830 and 1944. The bulk of the collection is letters between Lexie Fox and his wife, Bessie, written during World War I.

Dates: 1830 - 1944

James G. Turner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-029
Abstract

The James G. Turner Correspondence contains 21 letters. 20 letters date from 1863-1864 written from Camp Taylor in Augusta County, VA. The letters detail regimental activities, camp life, war news, updates on family members who were also serving, rations, and hunting deserters. One letter is from 1871 which details updates on family members who were sick.

Dates: 1863-1864, 1871

William Gildersleeve Vardell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-016
Abstract

William Gildersleeve Vardell (1829-1897) of South Carolina was a Major in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. The collection consists of photocopies of 48 letters, dated 1862-1863, from Vardell to his wife Jennie, about his experiences on the war front, and 1 letter from 1882 to Mrs. J. Jackson.

Dates: 1862-1863, 1882

Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Guy L. Furr

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01-04-03
Abstract

This collection contains administrative letters, meeting minutes, and reports from the Boards of Vistors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during Guy L. Furr's (1895-1977) tenure 1954 to 1964. It also contains materials from several organizations that he was a part of, such as VPI Alumni Association, VPI Educational Foundational, and VPI Continuing Education Program. This collection includes miscellaneous pamphlets and booklets about VPI and other universities in Virginia.

Dates: 1949 - 1964

VPI Class of 1917 Reunion Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-023
Abstract

The VPI Class of 1917 Reunion Letters contains two letters enclosed in an envelope dated February 20, 1931 announcing the dates of the 1917 class reunion. It also contains a questionnaire for the alumnus to fill out and return to the school.

Dates: 1931-02-20

N. B. White Letter to Darius White

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-053
Abstract

The collection consists of a single letter from N. B. White to his cousin, Darius, written from Boliver Heights, near Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, dated October 19, 1862....

Dates: 1862

Jacob S. Winans Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-062
Abstract

The collection includes two letters and their original envelope from Jacob S. Winans to his father Dr. Isaac Winans. Both letters were sent in the same envelope. They were written after Winans's return to Camp Tennally (Tennallytown, Maryland) after serving picket at Great Falls, Virginia from September 9-16, 1861.

Dates: September 17-18, 1861

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 4
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 2
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 2
Alley, Anderson 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
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Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 1
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Atkins, Georgia (Skinnell), 1886-1968 1
Atkins, John G., 1884-1945 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
Bear, Frances 1
Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 1
Benson, George W. 1
Beves family 1
Bierman, David 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Carter, Dean, 1922-2013 1
Clarkson, D. Levin 1
Clifford, Shirley Mittleman, 1923-1997 1
Colville, James W., Captain 1
Conley, Caroline, 1836-1907 1
Conley, Isaiah, 1830-1901 1
Corson, Blake W. 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Curd, W. E. 1
Davis, H. G. 1
Deshields, Henry Clay, 1832-1884 1
Deshields, Sarah Furlong Wheelwright, 1833-1901 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eddy family 1
Eddy, Ann Eliza, 1807-1887 1
Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872 1
Fergeson, Benjamin 1
Fergeson, Joseph 1
Fitzinger, George W. (8th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (3 Months)) 1
Foster, Cecilia, 1875-1944 1
Foster, Cora E. (Cora Elizabeth Beves), 1856-1931 1
Foster, Dora B. (Dora Branch), 1889-1920 1
Foster, Mary E. (Mary Eleanor Wiatt), 1812-1894 1
Foster, William Edward, 1795-1843 1
Foster, William Edward, 1843-1906 1
Foster, Willie D. 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furr, Guy Littleton, 1895-1977 1
Garrison, Edwin L., b. abt 1844/1845 - 1/28/1924 1
Given, Andrew, 1835-1913 1
Goodhart, Morgan 1
Grebel, Sarah R. F. 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hebron, John L., 1842-1914 1
Heizer, James Francis, 1841-1930 1
Heizer, Phoebe Anne McCormick, 1845-1906 1
Hough, Benjamin F., d.1864 1
Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905 1
Hutchinson, W. F. 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950 1
Johnson, Hannibal Augustus, 1841-1913 1
Johnston, Elliot, 1826-1901 1
Jones, Llewellyn, 1884-1961 1
Kabrich family 1
Kabrich, George Washington Lewis, b. 1824 1
Klumpp, Georg, 1832-? 1
Knox, Walter 1
Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
Lawson, M. T. (Madison Thompson), 1827-1893 1
Leitch, Mary Sinton, 1876-1954 1
Libby Prison 1
Lyster, Henery 1
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992 1
McArdle, Eustace 1
Minnick, Mary A. (Mary Adaline), 1844 or 1845-1928 1
Moody, Charles H. (8th NY Cavalry) 1
Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 1
Moser, William E. 1
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 1
Nields, Cheyney W., 1836-1864 1
Potter, Thomas Corwin, 1842-1863 1
Powell, Marjorie 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
Redd, Henry B. "Puss", 1895-1960 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Rochester Conference on High Energy Nuclear Physics 1
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Sharpe, David W., 1844-1926 (Co. B, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery) 1
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Taylor, Welford Dunaway 1
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