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Bryan Ackler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-047
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of Bryan Ackler, a graduate of Virginia Tech (1974) and co-founder and editor of Alice, a Blacksburg, Virginia, underground newspaper. Includes issues of Alice; a tape recording of an interview with two students involved in the occupation of Williams Hall; and a paper by Ackler, "Alice: the Study of a Free Press."

Dates: 1968 - 1970

Elizabeth Kent Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-045
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Kent Adams (1908-1994), resident of Radford, Virginia and local historian. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical charts, essays, and other materials related to the history of Southwest Virginia and of her ancestral lines, especially the Cloyd, Kent, McGavock and Putnam families. Includes photocopy of the handwritten autobiography of A. W. Putnam, photocopies of James Randal Kent's will and inventory of debts, and photocopies and...
Dates: 1922 - 1987

Adams Express Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a ledger for the Adams Express Company recording shipments being moved from Hot Springs, Virginia, to Warm Springs, Virginia, between May and September of 1912.

Dates: 1912

Clement M. Adkisson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-001
Abstract

Thi collection contains a ledger from Halifax County, Virginia general mercantile store, with entries listing customer names, together with descriptions of items purchased and dates and prices of purchases.

Dates: 1859 - 1861

Thomas Adriance Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-003
Abstract

The collection consists almost exclusively of performance programs, playbills, and other threater literature of theater, dance, and music performances attended by Adriance.

Dates: 1957, 1971-1995

African-American Tenant Farmer Photographs, Clarksville, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-110
Abstract

This collection contains six black and white photographs of a tenant farm in Clarksville, Virginia.

Dates: c.1920-1930

Agrico Farmer's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-085
Abstract

The Agrico Farmer's Account Book contains handwritten notes throughout from an unidentified farmer. The entries include documentation of cattle birth and sales. The book was published by the American Agricultural Chemical Company to advertise Agrico fertilizer.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Velma H. Alderman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-089
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook and newspaper clippings created by Velma H. Alderman, mother of former Virginia Tech professor Nancy Orange. Most news clippings are from the 1950s and pertain to Radford, Virginia.

Dates: 1950 - 1981

Henrie H. Alexander Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-002
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Dates: 1862

Alleghany Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-019
Abstract The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) was formed in 1890 as an organization to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Indepedence, to encourage historical research in relation to the Revolution, and to promote the celebration of all patriotic anniversaries. The records consist of rosters, D.A.R. magazines, contitutions and by–laws, minutes and membership ledgers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, news bulletins, obituaries of members, and the original...
Dates: 1890 - 2016

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Maps (documents) 381
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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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