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Reed Island Iron Company Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-040
Abstract

The collection contains two receipts issued to the Reed Island Iron Company of Pulaski County, Virginia.

Dates: 1894 - 1896

Roanoke and Southern Railway Company Charter Amendment

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-018
Abstract

The collection consists of a flyer containing amendment to the charter of the Roanoke and Southern Railway Company, ratified by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1893.

Dates: 1893

Roanoke Railway and Electric Company Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-002
Abstract

A photo album featuring images of the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company buildings and lines, as well as scenic views in the Roanoke area.

Dates: c.1909

R. A. Scott Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-053
Abstract

The diary of R. A. Scott documents the life of the overseer of [rail] roads from Augusta County, Virginia, from 1877 to 1882. The collection includes one diary and two receipts. Information on the railroad, farming, religion, and local deaths also appears.

Dates: 1877 - 1882

Southwest Virginia: Mineral Resources and Railway Facilities

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0177
Abstract

Map shows mineral resource distribution and railways throughout southwestern Virginia. It also contains a legend of symbol explanation, as well as a table of distances, and an inset map shows the eastern seaboard of the United States.

Dates: 1883

Thomas Wood and Company Freight Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-045
Abstract

The collection includes bills for freight shipped on the Norfolk & Western Railroad and received by Thomas Wood and Company, a general mercantile business.

Dates: 1881 - 1886

Tidewater/Virginia Railway Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-044
Abstract

The collection consists of financial receipts of the Tidewater/Virginia Railway Company in the early days of the railway system.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

Title Map of the Great Kanawha Coal Field

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0371
Abstract

Map shows the Great Kanawha Coal Field, in West Virginia. In addition to the map, which identifies title claimants and contains some hand-written annotations, the map provides navigational and distance charts, descriptions of rail and water communication, improvements to the area, and geological descriptions, especially regarding coal deposits.

Dates: 1867

Clarence Trent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-010
Scope and Contents

The Trent papers contain materials dealing with his activities in the ASME, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at VPI, and engineering education. Further biographical information on Trent may be found in Folder 1 and 27, the latter of which deals with the Distinguished Alumnus Certificate which Bluefield College awarded him in 1986.

Dates: 1958 - 1991

Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-077
Abstract

The collection contains letters to William S. Archer discussing his election as delegate to the July 1849 convention of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company. Correspondence also discusses the plan to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via railroads.

Dates: 1849

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Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 10
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 7
Virginian Railway 4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 3
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 2
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Appalachian Power Company 2
Hotel Roanoke 2
Rand McNally and Company 2
Tidewater Railway Company (1904-1907) 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
A. Hoen & Co. 1
Aberdeen & Asheboro Railway Company 1
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 1
Appomattox Iron Works and Supply Company 1
Arthur W. Grove Family (Roanoke, Va) 1
Baist, G. Wm. (George William), 1859-1927 1
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 1
Bixby, Arthur S., Sr. 1
Bluefield Inn (W. Va.) 1
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 1
Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 1
Cumberland Valley Railroad Company 1
D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Deepwater Railway Company (1898-1907) 1
Dick, David (Surveyor) 1
Dickinson, W. 1
East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railway Company 1
Farrier family 1
Farrier, Andrew L., 1895-1972 1
Farrier, Martin P., 1869-1946 1
Fishwick, John Palmer, 1916-2010 1
French, Chapman J. (Chapman Johnston) 1
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Gibboney, A. H. 1
Gibboney, William 1
Grove, Annie Cliffie, b.1894(?) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Arthur W., d.1946 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Margaret F., b. abt. 1871 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 1
Iron Belt Land, Mining, and Development Company 1
J.L. Smith Co. 1
Koepler, W. E. E. 1
Leech, Preston 1
Lester, Riley 1
Malcolm, C. B. 1
Maple Shade Inn Company (Pulaski, Va.) 1
New River Mineral Company 1
New River Plateau Railway Company 1
New York, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway Company 1
P.S. Duval & Son 1
Parsons, Henry C., 1840-1894 1
Pocahontas Operators Association 1
Porter, J. C. 1
Raleigh Coal and Coke Company (1909-1950) 1
Reed Island Iron Company (Pulaski County, Va.) (1881-1906) 1
Reilly, G. A. 1
Roanoke Gas and Water Company 1
Roanoke Machine Works 1
Roanoke Railway and Electric Company (1901-1948) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Roanoke and Southern Railway Company 1
Rogers, William Barton, 1804-1882 1
Scott, R. A. 1
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company 1
Southern Express Company 1
Southern States Dispatch 1
Swann, John S. 1
T. Ellwood Zell and Company 1
Tarbet, T. W. 1
Thomas Wood and Company (Max Meadows, Va.) 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Valley Railroad (Va.) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Virginia Holding Corporation 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 1
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company 1
Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia Air Line 1
W.M. Ritter Lumber Company 1
Wood, Thomas, 1812-1891 1
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