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Map of Roanoke, Va., and Environs

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0193

Color map shows the city of Roanoke, Virginia, extending to Salem, Virginia. Map focuses on roads and boundaries, and it contains an explanatory legend.

Dates: 1928

Perspective Map of the City of Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0192

Map shows Roanoke, Virginia, from a perspective set above Mill Mountain, in Roanoke. The lower border of map shows illustrations of several buildings of interest, and the index identifies public buildings, hotels, railroads, newspapers, manufacturings, land companies, and churches.

Dates: 1891

Postcards from Appalachia,

Identifier: Ms-2015-032

Postcards from Appalachia contains postcards depicting various landmarks, locations, and scenery in the Appalachian region during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: c.1900-1970s

Properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company, Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0190

Map shows properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company in Roanoke, Virginia. Map contains legend identifying properties and rail lines. Hand-written note explains the meaning of dotted red lines, left unexplained by the legend.

Dates: 1891

Roanoke Chamber of Commerce Postwar Planning Committee Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2011-083

The collection contains correspondence papers and a booklet regarding the Chamber of Commerce of Roanoke, Virginia Postwar Planning Committee from 1946. Correspondence include meeting minutes and letters regarding publication of the booklet Roanoke Looking Ahead. The latter provides a an outline of planned municipal improvements.

Dates: 1946

Roanoke Quadrangle

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0802

Roanoke, Virginia, Scrapbook

Identifier: Ms-1932-001

Scrapbook containing essays, photographs, reports, maps and ephemera, compiled to promote Roanoke as the site of a proposed new Veterans Administration hospital in Southwest Virginia.

Dates: 1931 - 1932

Letter to Ruth H. Shootman

Identifier: Ms-2017-037

The collection consists of a three-page letter written December 5th, 1846, from Harriet of Sandy River Church, Virginia (a town in Prince Edward County) to "Miss Ruth H. Shootman, Big Lick, Roanoke, Va."

Dates: 1846

Smithey & Boynton, Architects & Engineers Records

Identifier: Ms-1992-027

The collection contains project files and drawings related to more than 1,500 residences, churches, businesses, schools, and community buildings, predominantly in the Roanoke and Southwest Virginia area, designed by Smithey & Boynton, mostly between 1935 and 1957.

Dates: 1922 - 1985

Southview School, Roanoke County, Virginia

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-061
Scope and Contents

building by Smithey and Boynton Architects and Engineers

Dates: 1939

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Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 3
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Malcolm, C. B. 2
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1