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Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Caperton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-034
Abstract Photocopied, typed transcripts of letters written by Mary Eliza Henderson Caperton to her husband George Henry, then serving in the Confederate Army, most written from Whitethorne, in Montgomery County, Virginia, between May and October, 1861, and concentrating on news of the Preston family, relatives, and mutual acquaintainces; fears of a slave rebellion; a fire at Whitethorne; and the deaths of Ann Barraud Taylor Preston and Col. James Francis Preston. Also includes typescript extracts...
Dates: 1861-1862, n.d.

Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2003-014
Abstract

This contains a collection of small (1- to 2-folder) manuscripts related to various aspects of the American Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

Croy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-018
Abstract

The papers of the Croy and related families (especially the Dawson and Pepper families) of Montgomery County, Virginia, include correspondence, financial records, diaries, artifacts and photographs.

Dates: 1859 - 1938

Martha Dillard Audiocassette Tapes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-027
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews (3 on 3 cassette tapes) conducted by artist Martha Dillard in connection with Watershed, an exhibition of Dillard's paintings of the Ellett Valley in Montgomery County, Virginia. Interviewees include T. Cartmel and Liz Brown, Anna Laura Tribble, and Josie Shotts about the valley of the North Fork of the Roanoke River. Collection also includes postcards and flyers relating to the exhibition. Interviews untranscribed, notes available.

Dates: 1992

Ellett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-047
Abstract The Ellett Family Papers consist of 35 letters written by Dr. Robert Thaddeus Ellett (1826-1904), who served as assistant surgeon in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, for the Confederate States during the American Civil War. His letters are written to Sue French of Pearisburg, who would later become Ellett's wife. Other items include biographical and family history information, photos, clippings, a 1961 dedication to Col. W. H. French marker program, DAR applications, and "The Family Album,"...
Dates: 1865 - 1961

Mary Fessler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-012
Abstract Mary McClintock Ryland Fessler (1912-2000) was active in Montgomery County Democratic Party, local government, and civic organizations from the late 1960s through the 1990s. The Mary Fessler Papers span the years ca. 1940-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1968-1984. The collection includes personal papers and materials related to the Montgomery County League of Women Voters, Montgomery County Democratic Committee, Ninth-District Democratic Committee, Montgomery County Board of...
Dates: c.1940-2001

Ruth White Fisher Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-058
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Blacksburg, Virginia artist Ruth White Fisher, relating to her series of paintings titled "The Evolution of Creativity," donated to Virginia Tech. It includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about the paintings and the donation ceremony.

Dates: 1966 - 1978

Charlotte C. Giesen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-009
Abstract

The collection consists of a taped interview (April 1987) with Charlotte C. Giesen, by Samantha J. Hall, a student at Virginia Tech, with a history paper on Giesen prepared by Hall.

Dates: 1987

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 7
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 4
Kent family 3
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Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Cloyd family 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Bell family 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Croy family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Alleghany Chapter (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Democratic Party (Montgomery County, Va.). Committee 1
Dillard, Martha 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Ellis family 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fessler, Mary McClintock Ryland, 1912-2000 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Giesen, Charlotte C., 1907-1995 1
Givens, Lula Porterfield, 1906-1987 1
Gray, Elizabeth Preston, 1868-1956 1
Hager, Anne Judkins 1
Hale, Ruth G. 1
Hall, Samanatha J. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Hill, Olivia Tutwiler, 1889-1974 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hummel, Virginia, 1916-1998 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Ingles family 1
Johnson, Patricia Givens, 1932-1996 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kenney, Anna Whitehead 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kentland Farm 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
League of Women Voters. Montgomery County (Va.) 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Madison, Elizabeth Preston, 1762-1837 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marye family 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
McDowell family (Rockbridge County, Va.) 1
McDowell, James, 1770-1835 1
McDowell, James, 1795-1851 1
McDowell, Sarah Preston, 1767-1841 1
McDowell, Susana Smith Preston 1
McGavock family 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Miller, Charles A. (Charles Alexander), 1819-1893 1
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