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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

Carroll and Wythe Counties Industries Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-2019-016
Abstract

Materials collected by Randal L. Hall in the course of writing Mountains on the Market: Industry, the Environment, and the South (Kentucky University Press, 2012). Includes several issues of Zinc magazine; a photographic section of the Galax Gazette from 1937; a combined portrait photograph of the employees of Carroll Hosiery Mills; and a National Carbide Company miners lamp dust can lid.

Dates: 1937 - 1980

A. B. Cox Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-038
Abstract

Photocopy of typed manuscript of Footprints on the Sands of Time: A History of South-Western Virginia and North-Western North Carolina, by Dr. Aras B. Cox, typed from Cox's book by Mrs. Alfred Apple of Bedford, Indiana.

Dates: 1900

Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-043
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records II

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-018
Abstract

The collection includes accounting records, attendance records, documents from the diocese, bills, correspondence, and service programs for five churches and one diocese organization.

Dates: 1913-1967, n.d.

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-004
Abstract

The records of the Diocese consist of the Diocese's administrative records, including incoming (often from parishioners) and outgoing correspondence, with a scattering of newspaper clippings, photographs, building plans and surveys, pamphlets, and meeting minutes, from the central administrative office in Roanoke and the churches within the Diocese.

Dates: 1905 - 1992

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

Hoge Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-045
Scope and Contents Early Southwest Virginia settlers. Papers consist of a letter (n.d.) from James Hoge (1732-1812) to John Preston (1764-1827) of Richmond and later Montgomery County, concerning the settlement of an account, and a certificate, dated September 10, 1781, entitling Hoge to 130 acres of land in Montgomery County that he settled on in 1769. Also includes a letter, dated March 6, 1817, to Hoge's son, General James Hoge (1783-1861) concerning land in Russell County to be sold for non-payment of...
Dates: 1781, 1817, 1848, n.d.

Jefferson National Forest: Glenwood, New Castle, and Blacksburg Ranger Districts, Virginia,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0782
Abstract

Jefferson National Forest: Glenwood, New Castle, and Blacksburg Ranger Districts. Forest Service, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1978. 50 x 36 in. 1978. [FOLDER C-1]

Dates: 1978 - 1978

Clyde Kessler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-009
Abstract

The Clyde Kessler Papers include a 1990 list of birds, "Philpott Reservoir Christmas Bird Count," and a list "Butterflies Observed Along the Little River during Summer 1991."

Dates: 1990 - 1991

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