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Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-004
Abstract

The Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book collection consists of photocopies of the minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings between the years 1892- 1903.

Dates: 1892 - 1903

James Barnett Inventory

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-022
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes places of residence of the free persons as well as a brief job description for each. The list divides Mulattoes from Negroes and while the Mulattoes consist of three families totaling fifteen persons, there are only two Negroes, one of whom is John Hope, father of one of the Mulatto families.

Dates: 1811

John W. Barnett Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Abstract

Broadside providing instructions for a leaf tobacco-curing process, patented by John W. Barnett of Big Spring (Montgomery County), Virginia, in 1879.

Dates: [1879?]

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

Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-040
Abstract The Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection contains the personal papers and financial records of members of four prominent families. Included are members of the Bell, Kent, Cloyd, and Withrow families, as well as, materials from related families and acquaintances. This is a diverse collection containing materials dating from 1780 to 1998. Items of interest include several Land Deeds and Warrant from the late 18th Century, including one signed by Benjamin Harrison, then Governor of...
Dates: 1780 - 1998

Moses Beveers Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-017
Abstract

The Moses Beveers Land Grant is for fifty acres in Montgomery County, Virginia, signed by James Monroe, then governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1792

Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-014
Abstract

The Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records contains the daily fire boss reports for mining operation in McCoy (Montgomery County), Virginia, describing mine conditions.

Dates: 1926 - 1928

Bigler-Sessler-John Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and accounting receipts and records relating to the Bigler, Sessler, and John families of southwest Virginia.

Dates: 1752 - 1924

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

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

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Names
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 67
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 47
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 38
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 15
Murrill, A. 9
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 7
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 7
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Kent family 4
Wall, W. F. 4
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
Dwight, C. S. 3
Foster, A. G. 3
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 3
Hall, Childress 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Price family 3
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Civil Engineering 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Blacksburg Colored Graveyard Association 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 2
Broyles, H. C. 2
Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1826-1899 2
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 2
Clements & Draper 2
Cloyd family 2
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 2
Crockett Springs Hotel (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Dickinson, W. 2
Elarth, Herschel Anderson, 1907-1988 2
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 2
Fishburn, Junius Blair 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Gray, Davis 2
Hall, W. J. 2
Hildebrand, J. R. 2
Kentland Farm 2
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 2
McGauhey, P. H. (Percy Harold) 2
Miller, Lewis, 1796-1882 2
Montgomery County Planning Department (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 2
National Flood Insurance Program (U.S.) 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Preston, Francis, 1765-1835 2
Price, William Conway 2
Roanoke Historical Society 2
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 2
Virginia Historical Society 2
Wall, Harry A. 2
Wiley & Wilson, Inc 2
Yates, Anne Hayden Price, 1939- 2
Yellow Sulphur Springs Resort (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Ackler, Bryan 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Adriance, Thomas 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Alfred Hopkins & Associates 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, George 1
Anderson, Sarah 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 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 Advancement of Engineering 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
Bank of Blacksburg (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Barnett, James 1
Barnett, John W. 1
Bartholomew, M. J. 1
Belcher, Dale 1
Bell family 1
Bicentennial Commission (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Big Vein Anthracite Colleries 1
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