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Bassett Furniture Company Letters to Richardson Electric Co.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-049
Abstract

This collection includes two letters from the Bassett Furniture Company to Richardson Electric Co. in 1922. The first letter from J. D. Bassett, President, is in regards to a burned out motor, and the second letter from J. C. Hooker, Secretary and Treasurer, is in regards to the installation of a hot air furnace.

Dates: 1922

William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-002
Abstract

The William Smith Hanger Baylor Correspondence contains three letters written during the American Civil War: two letters from Baylor to his wife (April 22 and August 18, 1862) and a letter from Edward P. Walton to Mrs. Baylor written after Baylor's death (October 1, 1862).

Dates: 1862

Kyle Beale Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-011
Abstract

The Kyle Beale Letter was written by William Kyle Beale in Sacramento, California, on July 14th, 1850, to his sister, Catherine Skeen, in Covington, Virginia. The letter details the long time since Beale has last heard from his sister, his wife's illness, their "relations" or family, and his success in California mining gold.

Dates: 1850

Bear Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an...
Dates: 1823 - 1879

Vivian Coleman Bear Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-086
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Roanoke, Virginia resident Vivian Coleman Bear, including correspondence from E. Ferd Weigand and other suitors; family correspondence and financial documents relating to the Clemens and Staley families; Bible with genealogical notes and clippings; photographs; and ephemera.

Dates: 1844 - 1916

G. C. Beard Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-073
Abstract

This collection contains 11 Ledgers with over 200 handwritten pages in each from G. C. Beard, a dealer in Fertilizers and Ground Phosphate Rock from 1907 to the 1940.. The ledgers are from New Hope, Virginia in Augusta County. This collection also includes cancelled checks and bank records.

Dates: 1898 - 1940

Jonathan B. Beckwith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-063
Abstract

The collection contains two letters to relatives by Jonathan B. Beckwith. In the 1861 letter, Beckwith writes of the burgeoning American Civil War in Virginia and what he has heard about actions in surrounding states. The 1866 letter refers to family business and Beckwith's views on ante- and post-bellum West Virginia.

Dates: 1861, 1866

Bedford County, Virginia (reproduction),

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0091
Abstract

Map is a 1986 reprint, with the full title "Bedford County Virginia, Reprint of the 1931 Map by S. S. Lynn, Amended to show modern routes and sights." Includes illustration of the Peaks of Otter and indexes of towns and schools.

Dates: 1931

Bedford, Virginia, Auction Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-135
Abstract

The Bedford, Virginia, Auction Ledger was written May 29-30, 1889. The Ledger contains descriptions of items sold, such as chain, and their buyers at the auction.

Dates: 1889 - 1890

Dale Belcher Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-021
Abstract

Photographs taken by Dale Belcher, depicting Appalachian culture, buildings, and people in southwestern Virginia; Kentucky; North Carolina; and West Virginia.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 82
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 62
Geological Survey (U.S.) 47
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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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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