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Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

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vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian, and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1872 - 1947

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Abstract

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr. Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-019
Abstract

Daily 1947 diary of Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr., assistant director of Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1946-1948 (and previous director, 1916-1946), mentioning people and events associated with the experiment station, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1947

Edgemont Farm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-022
Abstract

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998

G. Preston Frazer Artwork

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-055
Abstract

This collection contains eighteen scketches and drawings created by George Preston Frazer. This collection also contains a sketchbook belonging to Frazer.

Dates: 1940-1953, n. d.

William E. Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-011
Abstract

The William E. Garnett Papers consist of field notes, surveys, reports, class notes, letters to the editors of Montgomery County, Virginia, newspapers, and reprints of publications.

Dates: 1936-1969, n.d.

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  • Names: Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) X
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University History 26
Montgomery County (Va.) 19
Blacksburg (Va.) 18
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 13
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 5
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 2
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 2
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 2
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hill, Henry Harris, 1880-1954 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Murray, John, 1909-2002 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Sibold, Carrie T. (Carrie Taylor), 1904-1990 1
Sibold, Chloe M., 1899-1976 1
Sibold, Nannie V. (Nannie Virginia), 1897-1957 1
Sibold, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1909-1930 1
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Will, Erwin Hoge, 1900-1989 1
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