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Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-040
Abstract The Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection contains the personal papers and financial records of members of four prominent families. Included are members of the Bell, Kent, Cloyd, and Withrow families, as well as, materials from related families and acquaintances. This is a diverse collection containing materials dating from 1780 to 1998. Items of interest include several Land Deeds and Warrant from the late 18th Century, including one signed by Benjamin Harrison, then Governor of...
Dates: 1780 - 1998

Benjamin Martin Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-016
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a land grant issued to Benjamin Martin in Virginia, December 31, 1796.

Dates: 1796-12-31

Moses Beveers Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-017
Abstract

The Moses Beveers Land Grant is for fifty acres in Montgomery County, Virginia, signed by James Monroe, then governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1792

Big Sandy & Cumberland RR

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0087
Abstract

Full title is as follows: "Big Sandy & Cumberland RR map showing the right of way through the Riley Lester et al 50 Ac. & 25 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 1, through the Riley Lester et al 2.8 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 2 and tract owned jointly by Riley Lester et al & W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. Parcel No. 3 & 4 on waters of Knox Creek in Buchanan Co. Virginia."

Dates: 1921

Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-014
Abstract

The Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records contains the daily fire boss reports for mining operation in McCoy (Montgomery County), Virginia, describing mine conditions.

Dates: 1926 - 1928

Peacock Bigger Estate Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-035
Abstract

The collection consists of two documents (1751-1754) related to Peacock Bigger's estate and attempts to settle it.

Dates: 1751 - 1754

Bigler-Sessler-John Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and accounting receipts and records relating to the Bigler, Sessler, and John families of southwest Virginia.

Dates: 1752 - 1924

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Birds Eye View of Alexandria, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0144
Abstract

Color image of Alexandria, Virginia, with key that identifies locations of interest.

Dates: 1864

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

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  • Subject: Local/Regional History and Appalachian South X
  • Language: English X

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Maps (documents) 381
Montgomery County (Va.) 381
Virginia -- Maps 357
Blacksburg (Va.) 265
Civil War 166
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 165
Women -- History 111
University History 87
Railroad 53
Wythe County (Va.) 47
Faculty and staff 44
Students and alumni 34
Ledgers (account books) 33
Account books 31
Roanoke (Va.) 30
Photographs 29
Science and Technology 28
Correspondence 27
Pulaski County (Va.) 26
African Americans -- History 24
History of Food and Drink 23
University Archives 23
Virginia, Southwest 23
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 22
Carroll County (Va.) 21
Christiansburg (Va.) 21
Virginia -- History 19
Coal mines and mining 17
Politicians -- United States 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Facsimilies 16
Giles County (Va.) 15
Medicine 15
Radford (Va.) 15
Agriculture 14
Roanoke County (Va.) 14
Oral histories (literary works) 13
Religion 12
West Virginia 12
Floyd County (Va.) 10
Grayson County (Va.) 10
Tazewell County (Va.) 10
Botetourt County (Va.) 9
Washington County (Va.) 9
Cocktails -- History 7
Legal instruments (Legal documents) 7
Patrick County (Va.) -- History 7
Rockbridge County (Va.) 7
Smyth County (Va.) 7
World War, 1914-1918 7
Alleghany County (Va.) 6
Bath County (Va.) 6
Bland County (Va.) 6
Cocktail History Collection 6
Craig County (Va.) 6
Education, Secondary 6
Iron foundries -- Virginia 6
Scrapbooks 6
United States -- Maps 6
Augusta County (Va.) 5
Confederate States of America 5
Diaries 5
Letters 5
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 5
Postcards 5
Receipts (financial records) 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 5
Virginia 5
West Virginia -- Maps 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Bedford County (Va.) 4
Food Technology and Production 4
Marion (Va.) 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 4
Salem (Va.) 4
Staunton (Va.) 4
Traditional medicine 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 4
Wise County (Va.) 4
Abingdon (Va.) 3
American Literature -- Virginia 3
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 3
Architectural drawings (visual works) 3
Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Community theater 3
Financial records 3
Football 3
Galax (Va.) 3
Genealogy 3
General stores 3
Local government 3
Musical groups 3
Patent medicines 3
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Pittsylvania County (Va.) 3
Post office buildings 3
Presidents -- United States 3
Scott County (Va.) 3
Textile manufacturers 3
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 82
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 68
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 62
Geological Survey (U.S.) 47
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 21
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 11
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Murrill, A. 9
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 9
Hildebrand, J. R. 8
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 7
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 7
Bien, Morris, 1859- 6
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914 6
Historic Urban Plans (Firm) 6
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 5
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Hotel Roanoke 5
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 5
O.W. Gray & Son 5
Roanoke Historical Society 5
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 4
Chace, George 4
Chace, Jacob 4
Everett Waddey Company 4
Foster, A. G. 4
Ireland, E. I. 4
Kent family 4
Michie, P. S. 4
Preston, William, 1729-1783 4
Smith, George Otis, 1871-1944 4
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 4
Virginian Railway 4
Wall, W. F. 4
A. Hoen & Co. 3
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 3
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 3
Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
Calver, James L. 3
Chester, W. 3
Conway, Julia Ellen Thomas, 1848-1916 3
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 3
Dwight, C. S. 3
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Southwestern Virginia 3
Fletcher, L. C. 3
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 3
Gannett, Samuel S. (Samuel Stinson), 1861-1939 3
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 3
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 3
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 3
Hall, Childress 3
Hall, W. J. 3
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
McGill, William M. 3
McKinley, W. K. 3
Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 3
Pike, Albert 3
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Preston, Francis, 1765-1835 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 3
Price family 3
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 3
Radford Land and Improvement Company 3
Rand McNally and Company 3
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 3
Sanborn-Perris Map Co. 3
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 3
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 3
Stribling, Francis T. (Francis Taliaferro), 1810-1874 3
United States. Department of Agriculture 3
United States. Government Printing Office 3
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 3
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 3
Virginia. General Assembly 3
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 3
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 3
Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Yeates, Chas. M. 3
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 2
Anderson, C. B., of Newbern, Va. 2
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 2
Appalachian Power Company 2
Archer, S. R. 2
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 2
Barnard, E. C. (Edward Chester), 1863-1921 2
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