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Anthony L. Asher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-078
Abstract

Papers of Anthony L. Asher, who served as a U. S. Army explosives instructor staff officer in France during World War I and later organized and commanded Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard during the West Virginia mine wars. Includes correspondence relating to Company K, 150th Infantry, West Virginia National Guard (and to military charges brought against Asher for theft and unauthorized absence) and photographs.

Dates: 1921 - 1923

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Montgomery County Branch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-001
Abstract

The records largely document the recent history of Smithfield Plantation, ancestral home of the Preston family, focusing particularly on its restoration beginning in 1962. While much of the renovation occurred in the 1960s, many of the records detail other renovation projects done in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also includes historical and other related documents dating from before the original Preston family's residence at Smithfield.

Dates: 1754 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1983

Charles D. Atkins Tax Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-033
Abstract

This collection contains two tax receipts issued to Charles D. Atkins for taxes paid on one enslaved person and land property. Payment is received by James L. Robinson, Sheriff of Orange County, Virginia, and James R. Bell, Constable. There is no name listed on either receipt for the enslaved person.

Dates: 1859, 1861

John G. and Georgia (Skinnell) Atkins Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-047
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between John G. and Georgia (Skinnell) Atkins, as well as their family and friends. The bulk of the materials range from 1907 to 1925.

Dates: 1907-1927, 1986; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1911

Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Plate LXXVI

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0046
Abstract Official records by the Department of War, concerning the "War of Rebellion." Maps include the following: "Map of portions of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, showing march of cavalry corps, military division of the Mississippi from March 22d to April 20th, 1865." "Map showing routes of marches of the army of Gen. W. T. Sherman from Atlanta, Ga. to Goldsborough, N.C." "Plat showing the battle-ground at Rivers' Bridge, Big Salkehatchie River, S. C." "Chart accompanying project for...
Dates: 1891-1895

Attorney's Suit and Collection Record

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-052
Abstract

The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record is a business log covering litigation for the area of Blacksburg, Virginia, during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The author remains unknown, but prominent Blacksburg families and institutions appear in the record, such as the Black family, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the Bank of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1896 - 1929

Robert L. Atwell Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-035
Abstract The Robert L. Atwell Letters are comprised of letters to Atwell, who was at the Naval Acadamy and stationed at various submarines, including the U.S.S. Savannah in Charleston, South Carolina and the U.S.S. Rainbow in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during World War I. The majority of the letters are from his wife, Lucy, in Whytheville, Virignia during early 1919, and detail how much she loves and misses him as well as daily events, like having tea and visiting friends. Other letters were written by...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Augusta County and Bath County, Virginia, Receipts,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-012
Abstract

The collection contains various receipts mostly from Augusta and Bath County, VA. These items date from 1780 to 1848.

Dates: 1780 - 1848

Austinville, Virginia Quadrangle,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0754
Abstract

Austinville, Virginia Quadrangle. U. S. Geological Survey, 1965. 22 x 27 in. [FOLDER C-5]

Dates: 1965 - 1965

Joseph J. Baker Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-046
Abstract

Joseph J. Baker's letters discuss the October 1863 Battle at Chickamauga and the 1864 battles at Marietta, Georgia, part of the Atlanta Campaign, including estimates of wounded, killed, and captured soldiers, food resources, and sentiments sent to his family.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

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Maps (documents) 381
Montgomery County (Va.) 381
Virginia -- Maps 357
Blacksburg (Va.) 265
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 165
Women -- History 111
University History 87
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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
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Augusta County (Va.) 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 5
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Bedford County (Va.) 4
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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
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Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Community theater 3
Financial records 3
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Galax (Va.) 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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