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Madison T. Lawson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-057
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Madison T. Lawson to his family, written in Lee County, Virginia, on March 28, 1864.

Dates: 1864

Mary Sinton Leitch Correspondence with J. J. Lankes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-001
Abstract

The collection includes 27 letters (some with covers and envelopes) written by Mary Sinton Leitch to J. J. Lankes between 1932 and 1950. Introduced by a mutual friend, Leitch and Lankes maintained a more than 18-year correspondence that contained conversations of personal news & friends, the Virginia literary and art scene, and their own writing and artistic efforts (including Lankes collaborations with poet Robert Frost).

Dates: 1932 - 1950

William E. Moser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-024
Abstract

Collected by William E. Moser (1945-2016), this collection contains a large number of personal letters sent to Anderson Alley from 1849 to 1885. This collection also contains the roster for Company F of the 11th Virginia Cavalry and several merchant bills.

Dates: 1849 - 1899

John Muse Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-032
Abstract

The John Muse Correspondence includes just over 126 letters, most of which are written by John Muse to his future wife, Bessie Brewer, as he travels and works. The materials range from 1906 to 1951, with the bulk of the materials coming from June of 1906 to October of 1907.

Dates: 1906 - 1907

James R. Perdue Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-060
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of James R. Perdue and his family. Items include a program for the Battle of the Crater reunion, a Sunday School concert flyer, seven obituaries for Perdue, a letter from J. R. Perdue, Jr., and two ledgers. Perdue (1837-1915) was a banker from Manchester, Virginia, and served as a Confederate soldier in the Otey Battery, Virginia Artillery during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1868 - 1919

G. E. Roberts Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-026
Abstract

The G. E. Roberts Letter contains information pertaining to an African American man shooting a white doctor, Dr. Hammet, in Christiansburg, VA. The letter is written to Walter J. Reeve in Central Depot, VA on February 8, 1874.

Dates: 1874-02-08

Alexander Farish Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-090
Abstract

The Alexander Farish Robertson Papers contains correspondence, account books, and assorted documents, dating from 1867 to 1931. The majority of the material pertains to the legal practice of Robertson (1853-1938) who as an attorney, made a specialty of chancery and fiduciary matters.

Dates: 1867 - 1931

Russell Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-121
Abstract The Russell Family Correspondence Collections consists of postcards and letters from 1927-1943 written by Edgar V. "Buck" Russell and Alice Elizabeth Russell Duke. Most letters were written to their mother and father. Throughout the letters, Edgar and Alice discuss their lives and time in college. The letters provide many details into their daily lives and can be viewed as letters and diary entries. Their letters also demonstrate how the family struggled with two children in...
Dates: 1927 - 1943

Minnie Lee Ryan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-021
Abstract

The Minnie Lee Ryan Collection contains a May 28, 1922, letter from Jack to Ryan about their relationship as well as a 1922 newspaper clipping entitled Blacksburg High School Graduates listing Ryan, amongst others.

Dates: 1922

Eulalie Salley Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-079
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Eulalie Salley, of Aiken, South Carolina, to Frances Bear, of Roanoke, Virginia, on January 12,1974 about Salley's role in the suffrage movement.

Dates: 1974 - 1974

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Civil War 9
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Names
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 2
Alley, Anderson 1
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 1
Anderson, Robert Lane, 1907-1951 1
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 1
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Atkins, Georgia (Skinnell), 1886-1968 1
Atkins, John G., 1884-1945 1
Bassett Furniture Company (Bassett, Virginia) 1
Bassett Furniture Industries 1
Bassett, J. D. (John David), 1866-1965 1
Bear, Frances 1
Beves family 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Brown, Alice 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Clark, Allen C. (Allen Culling), 1858-1943 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Currier, Lottie (Charlotte?) Lewis 1
Dill, Joseph G., 1828-1886 1
Fergeson, Benjamin 1
Fergeson, Joseph 1
Foster, Cecilia, 1875-1944 1
Foster, Cora E. (Cora Elizabeth Beves), 1856-1931 1
Foster, Dora B. (Dora Branch), 1889-1920 1
Foster, Mary E. (Mary Eleanor Wiatt), 1812-1894 1
Foster, William Edward, 1795-1843 1
Foster, William Edward, 1843-1906 1
Foster, Willie D. 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Heizer, James Francis, 1841-1930 1
Heizer, Phoebe Anne McCormick, 1845-1906 1
Hooker, J. C. 1
J. Hoge Tyler family 1
Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950 1
Juliand, Sarah Stratton 1
Lawrence, Cecilia D. (Cecilia Dabney Foster), 1835-1894 1
Lawson, M. T. (Madison Thompson), 1827-1893 1
Leitch, Mary Sinton, 1876-1954 1
Lily Tyler Wilson family 1
MacFarland, Alice Stratton, b.1864 1
MacFarland, Ira 1
Moser, William E. 1
Perdue, James Robert, 1837-1915 1
Richardson Electric Co. (Martinsville, Va.) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Robertson, Alexander Farish, 1853-1938 1
Robinson, Charles L. 1
Salley, Eulalie 1
Shugart family (Southwest Virginia) 1
Stratton family (Oxford, New York) 1
Stratton, Edward L., b.1847 1
Stratton, George, 1823-1910 1
Stratton, Harvey J., b.1850 1
Stratton, Tracy Frink, b.1858 1
Stratton, William Avery, 1845-1939 1
Taylor, Welford Dunaway 1
Tyler, Edward H. (Edward Hammet), 1869-1939 1
Tyler, Henry C. (Hal) (Henry Clement), 1878-1941 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Tyler, Sue Hammet, 1845-1927 1
Wiatt (Wyatt) family 1
William Edward Foster Family 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wysor, Henry C. 1
Yancey family 1
Yarborough family 1
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