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Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862) Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-006
Abstract This collection contains a typescript entitled Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862), edited by Rodger Streitmatter, dated April 1981. The document has transcriptions of letters to and from the Radford brothers, which range from topics about their schooling and education, the war front, after their deaths. The typescript also includes a brief family history about the Radfords with marginalia...
Dates: 1981-04

James R. Perdue Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-060
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of James R. Perdue and his family. Items include a program for the Battle of the Crater reunion, a Sunday School concert flyer, seven obituaries for Perdue, a letter from J. R. Perdue, Jr., and two ledgers. Perdue (1837-1915) was a banker from Manchester, Virginia, and served as a Confederate soldier in the Otey Battery, Virginia Artillery during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1868 - 1919

Thomas C. Potter Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-046
Abstract

The collection includes a single letter written by Thomas C. Potter near Columbia, Tennessee, dated July 11, 1862.

Dates: 1862

G. E. Roberts Letter

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Identifier: Ms-2019-026
Abstract

The G. E. Roberts Letter contains information pertaining to an African American man shooting a white doctor, Dr. Hammet, in Christiansburg, VA. The letter is written to Walter J. Reeve in Central Depot, VA on February 8, 1874.

Dates: 1874-02-08

William H. Ruffner Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1977-003
Abstract

The collection includes photocopies of eleven letters from Virginian educator William H. Ruffner (1824-1908) to his wife and children and to him from his daughter Anne.

Dates: 1855-1888, n.d.

Minnie Lee Ryan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-021
Abstract

The Minnie Lee Ryan Collection contains a May 28, 1922, letter from Jack to Ryan about their relationship as well as a 1922 newspaper clipping entitled Blacksburg High School Graduates listing Ryan, amongst others.

Dates: 1922

Eulalie Salley Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-079
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Eulalie Salley, of Aiken, South Carolina, to Frances Bear, of Roanoke, Virginia, on January 12,1974 about Salley's role in the suffrage movement.

Dates: 1974 - 1974

David W. Sharpe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-010
Abstract

The David W. Sharpe Collection consists of letters written by Sharpe to his brother, William Sharpe, his mother and his sisters from October 10, 1860 to May 10, 1865. The collection also includes a cabinet card of Private David W. Sharpe and an 1862 CSA almanac found at Yorktown.

Dates: 1860-10-10 - 1865-05-10

Letter to Ruth H. Shootman

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-037
Abstract

The collection consists of a three-page letter written December 5th, 1846, from Harriet of Sandy River Church, Virginia (a town in Prince Edward County) to "Miss Ruth H. Shootman, Big Lick, Roanoke, Va."

Dates: 1846

Shugart Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-013
Abstract

This collection contains papers from the Shugart Family of Southwest Virginia, created between 1811 and 1876.

Dates: 1811 - 1876

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Clifford, Shirley Mittleman, 1923-1997 1
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Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
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Foster, Dora B. (Dora Branch), 1889-1920 1
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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
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Given, Andrew, 1835-1913 1
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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
Hooker, J. C. 1
Hough, Benjamin F., d.1864 1
Hubbard, Albert Newell, 1833-1905 1
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Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950 1
James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
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