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G. E. Roberts Letter

 Collection
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

Alexander Farish Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-090
Abstract

The Alexander Farish Robertson Papers contains correspondence, account books, and assorted documents, dating from 1867 to 1931. The majority of the material pertains to the legal practice of Robertson (1853-1938) who as an attorney, made a specialty of chancery and fiduciary matters.

Dates: 1867 - 1931

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.

Russell Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-121
Abstract The Russell Family Correspondence Collections consists of postcards and letters from 1927-1943 written by Edgar V. "Buck" Russell and Alice Elizabeth Russell Duke. Most letters were written to their mother and father. Throughout the letters, Edgar and Alice discuss their lives and time in college. The letters provide many details into their daily lives and can be viewed as letters and diary entries. Their letters also demonstrate how the family struggled with two children in...
Dates: 1927 - 1943

Lynne L. Rust Letter to Bernice Thies

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Identifier: Ms-2023-061
Abstract

This collection contains a World War I era letter from Norfolk, Virginia, dated May 7, 1918. The letter is from Lynne L. Rust (1897-1964) to his future wife Bernice Thies (1899-1964) of Sioux City, Iowa. Rust was stationed on the USS Montana from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and discusses his experiences in the war and Navy.

Dates: 1918

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

Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-097
Abstract The Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection consists of a variety of materials, which range in dates from 1872 to 1977. The collection includes photographs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia, printed materials, such as coupons, advertisements, and pamphlets, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondences, diplomas, certificates, family papers, ephemera, publications, newspaper pages, newspaper clippings, calling cards, pay stubs, church offering stubs, and additional materials collected by the...
Dates: 1872-1977

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

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Aylett, William Roane, 1833-1900 1
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Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 1
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Beves family 1
Bierman, David 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Brown, Alice 1
Brown, Simon, Mrs. 1
Cameron, Alan Campbell 1
Cameron, John M. 1
Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 1
Carter, Dean, 1922-2013 1
Charley (Union soldier during the American Civil War) 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Clark, Allen C. (Allen Culling), 1858-1943 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
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Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
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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
Gibson, Theda 1
Given, Andrew, 1835-1913 1
Goldman, Nat (Nathan), b. 1919 1
Goodhart, Morgan 1
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 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
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