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Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-067
Abstract The Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection contains the family papers of President John Tyler, his second wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and descendants, mostly through the couple's daughter, Pearl Tyler Ellis. The collection includes letters written to the Tylers from family and friends; a letter written by the Tyler's son, David G. Tyler; an autograph book used at the 1868 Democratic National Convention; a published memorial to Mary L'Hommedieu Gardiner Horsford; photographs of Pearl Tyler...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dr. Harvy Black Chapter Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-050
Abstract

This collection contains the records of Dr. Harvy Black Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. It contains files devoted to local Confederate veterans, as well as chapter financial records, minute books, membership records, printed materials and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1862 - 2010

Virginia Extension Homemakers Council Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-090
Abstract

This collections includes institutional records, photographs, publications, yearbooks, slides, videos, and artifacts from the Virginia Extension Homemakers Council (currently named the Virginia Association for Family and Community Education). Materials in the collection date from 1948 to 2007.

Dates: 1948 - 2007

Virginia Republican Party Flyer

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Identifier: Ms-2008-058
Abstract

The Virginia Republican Party Flyer lists the African American Republican candidates for Virginia elected offices in 1921 and includes Maggie L. Walker, the first American female bank president, as the candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction and John Mitchell, Jr., the editor of the Richmond Planet, as the candidate for Governor.

Dates: 1921

Jane Wade Letter

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Identifier: Ms-1987-049
Abstract

The collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Jane Wade in Christiansburg, Virginia, written on May 15, 1864, to her husband John, a soldier in the Confederate Army in the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864

Wills Family Correspondence

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Identifier: Ms-1982-008
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of American Civil War correspondence to and from members of the Wills family.

Dates: 1860 - 1865

Elva Curl Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-016
Abstract

The collection includes the diaries of Elva Curl Wilson (1911-2006), resident of Hampton, Virginia and future wife of Rev. James C. Richardson, describing the very active social life of a young woman in Hampton, Virginia during her late teens and early twenties.

Dates: 1926 - 1935

Woman's Missionary Union Minute Book,

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Identifier: Ms-2011-073
Abstract

The Woman's Missionary Union Minute Book contains the minutes of the Woman's Missionary Union of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Grayson County, Virginia. The minute book includes meeting minutes dating from 1907 through 1929. The minute book also includes limited financial records including dues collected to support the group and funds collected for various charitable causes and support for other churches in the area.

Dates: 1907 - 1929

Women's Biography Project Records

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Identifier: Ms-1995-028
Scope and Contents Collection of oral history interviews regarding the stories of individual women from the local community. Interviews conducted in the fall of 1994 by students of Dr. Kathleen W. Jones, assistant professor in the Department of History at Virginia Tech. Interviewees were Thelma Booth, Rose Burnett, Kate Huff Bruce, Thelma Eaves, Wenona S. Gardner, Dot Humphries, Agnes Hurt, Esther Jones, Herta Lopez, Leola Pearce Pearson, Pauline Pitsinger, Marge Robinson, Dorothy Shueler, Laura Scott, Alison...
Dates: 1994

Women's Home & Foreign Mission Society of Luther Chapel Ledger,

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Identifier: Ms-2011-072
Abstract

Ledger contains the treasurer's reports and financial records of the Women's Home and Foreign Mission Society of Luther Chapel in Washington County, VA. Entries date from 1907 through 1922.

Dates: 1907 - 1922

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 10
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
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Kent family 3
Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Cloyd family 2
Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Library Association 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Appalachian Quilt Project 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
Bear, Frances 1
Bear, Vivian Coleman, 1888-1984 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
Boatwright, Cynthia Ellen Elizabeth Virginia Addington, 1898-1973 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Boone, Betty Belle, 1865-1931 1
Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
Brewer, Jane E. Rhodes, 1830-1904 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Broaddus family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Buchanan, H. A. 1
Burks family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Burks, Pauline E. 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
Carter Family (Musical group) 1
Carter Sisters 1
Carter, Helen, 1927-1998 1
Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant), 1891-1960 1
Carter, Anita 1
Carter, Janette 1
Carter, Joe, 1927-2005 1
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978 1
Carter, Sara, 1898-1979 1
Cash, Johnny 1
Cash, June Carter, 1929-2003 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charles Willis Cassell family (Wythe County, Va.) 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Cheatham, George W. (Appomattox County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Coggin, Georgia Dunn 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Crockett, Lucy Herndon, 1914-[2002] 1
Croy family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Alleghany Chapter (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Floyd Courthouse Chapter (1931-) (Floyd, Va) 1
Davis, Susan L., 1952- 1
Democratic Party (Montgomery County, Va.). Committee 1
Dillard, Martha 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 1
Edmonds family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Ellis family 1
Eubank, Minnie Linwood Fox (James) (Vinton, Va.) 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fessler, Mary McClintock Ryland, 1912-2000 1
Fiske family 1
Fiske, Eliza (Lida) Robinson Seymour 1
Fiske, William Warren 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Giesen, Charlotte C., 1907-1995 1
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