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Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1974-003

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

European Travel Diary

Identifier: Ms-1989-002

Extensive description of a two-month European tour through Italy, Greece, and Albania, by an unidentified writer, possibly an Englishman living in Ireland.

Dates: 1847

Anne Hulme Diary,

Identifier: Ms-2013-048

The collection contains the diary of Anne Hulme, whose entries talk about school and home life, her courtship and marriage, gender relations, and family. The entries, though scattered, range from December 25, 1836 until June 10, 1850.

Dates: 1838 - 1850

Koontz Family Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1984-172

This collection contains correspondence from three Confederate soldiers--brothers George and Milton Koontz and their cousin George Miller--as well as official documents, two diaries of Milton S. Koontz, George Koontz's copybook, Milton Koontz's sketchbook, a stationery box, and a pencil drawing. Materials dates from 1861 to 1865.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Meeting Minutes of the Art League of Philadelphia and Diary of Art League Member Elsa Marie Rupp Hofheinz

Identifier: Ms-2013-094

This collection contains a book of meeting minutes for the Art League of Philadelphia recorded primarily by secretaries Margaret Nefferdorf and Elsa Hofheinz. The collection also includes Elsa Hofheinz's diary from 1928 when she was in high school.

Dates: 1928 - 1947

Caroline Virginia Taliferro Millar Diary

Identifier: Ms-1982-015

Caroline Virginia Taliferro Millar was the wife of a doctor in Georgia. Collection consists of a photocopy of her diary kept during the first years of the Civil War.

Dates: 1860 - 1862

Nina Millspaugh Diary

Identifier: Ms-1982-001

This collection includes a diary of a Kansas City, Kansas, housewife. She gives the weather in most entries and an account of her chores and the day's events. Entries cover March-April 1889 and August 1895-September 1898.

Dates: 1889, 1895-1898

Frances A. Murdoch Journal

Identifier: Ms-2009-132

The collection contains the journal of a young woman living on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War, relaying descriptions of a battle between the Natchez militia and a Union gunboat, the death of Colonel Stuart Wilkins Fisk at the Battle of Murfreesboro, the plundering of Bruinsburg by Union soldiers, and other war news.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Sue R. Preston Diary

Identifier: Ms-2008-034

The collection contains the diary of Sue R. Preston, a young middle-class woman of Detroit, Michigan and later nurse-in-training at Sarah Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, dated January 7, 1907 to October 13, 1907. Describes her daily activities in Detroit, including shopping, reading, watching her favorite stage personalities at the Temple Theatre, and following the famous Thaw Murder Trial. Enclosed are numerous newspaper clippings that pertain to the trial and theater gossip.

Dates: 1907

Sigrid L. Rupp Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-1997-006
Abstract Sigrid L. Rupp (1943-2004) was principal architect of her own firm, SLR/Architects in Palo Alto, California from 1976 to 1998. Born in Germany in 1943, she relocated to California with her family in 1953. She earned a B. Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966. SLR/Architects specialized in technical facilities and industrial work providing architectural services for many of the pre-eminent Silicon Valley firms in the 1980s and 1990s. The collection consists of...
Dates: 1950 - 2004

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