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Dean Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-046
Abstract

This collection contains administrative and teaching records, such as art course materials, departmental correspondence, photographs, and art exhibition materials from Dean Carter (1922-2013), professor and former head of the Art Department at Virginia Tech from 1950-1992.

Dates: 1955 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1982

Mary and Virginia Crockett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-040
Abstract

This collection contains a handwritten letter to Goodrick Wilson from Mary and Virginia Crockett dated January 13, 1958. The letter discusses the history of the St. Peter's Church in New Kent and its connection to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

Dates: 1958

Nelson M. Magee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-055
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and personal items belonging to Nelson M. Magee, a 1952 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Correspondence includes letters and cards sent to Magee while he was a V.P.I. student from 1948 to 1952.

Dates: 1948 - 1952

New River Bulletin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-038
Abstract

This collection contains a typescript letter from and about the New River Bulletin, a twenty-eight column weekly in New River Depot, Virginia, in 1885.

Dates: 1885

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

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Commemorative Envelopes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-002
Abstract

This collection contains two empty envelopes from the commisioning of the aircraft carrier, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, on October 18, 1977, named in honor of the late U.S. President. The envelope also has the name of the Captain of the ship, who was William E. Ramsey.

Dates: 1977

Oscar L. Whitelaw Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-045
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by Private Oscar L. Whitelaw of the 15th Vermont Infantry Regiment of the Union Army on December 20, 1862, during the American Civil War. Whitelaw describes the march from Camp Vermont to the Fairfax County Courthouse, as well as camp life, Confederates in Richmond, and his feelings about the war.

Dates: 1862

Henry Whitman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-003
Abstract

This collections contains papers and letters addressed to Henry Whitman, the Justice of the Peace for Wythe County, Virginia, in the mid-1800s. Most documents contain information about different legal dispitutes and issues. Two relate to the purchasing of a bridle and of leather, and another letter relates information about the American Civil War.

Dates: 1827 - 1864