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McCurdy Letter to "Dear Friend Sara"

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-040
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter signed "McCurdy" written on December 19, 1862 to "Dear Friend Sara." The letter includes detailed descriptions of the fighting around Fredericksburg in December 1862.

Dates: 1862

Mary A. Minnick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-011
Abstract

The collection consists of a single letter written by Mary A. Minnick to her unnamed cousin, dated April 12, 1862. The letter includes family news (the death of several relatives and the war activities of friends and family), as well as updates about the county.

Dates: 1862

Charles H. Moody Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-003
Abstract

The Charles H. Moody Papers contain correspondence from Charles H. Moody to his father, mother, brother, and various friends relating to his service in Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and throughout Virginia, datingranges from January 1862-June 1865.

Dates: 1862 - 1889

William E. Moser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-024
Abstract

Collected by William E. Moser (1945-2016), this collection contains a large number of personal letters sent to Anderson Alley from 1849 to 1885. This collection also contains the roster for Company F of the 11th Virginia Cavalry and several merchant bills.

Dates: 1849 - 1899

John Muse Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-032
Abstract

The John Muse Correspondence includes just over 126 letters, most of which are written by John Muse to his future wife, Bessie Brewer, as he travels and works. The materials range from 1906 to 1951, with the bulk of the materials coming from June of 1906 to October of 1907.

Dates: 1906 - 1907

Records of the Office of the Vice-President, Walter S. Newman

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-01
Abstract

Walter Stephenson Newman (1895-1978) was the first individual to hold the office of Vice-President at Virginia Tech. His tenure began 15 May 1946 but only lasted until 1 September 1947, when he became the tenth president of Virginia Tech, serving from 1947 to 1962. This small collection consists of correspondence concerning curriculum revisions, letters from and replies to other colleges on various matters, and copies of memoranda to faculty and department heads.

Dates: 1946 - 1947

Cheyney W. Nields Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-060
Abstract

The collection consists of three letters written by Cheyney W. Nields (two to his mother and one to his sister) between August 1861 and December 1862.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

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

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