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Thomas Adriance Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-003
Abstract

The collection consists almost exclusively of performance programs, playbills, and other threater literature of theater, dance, and music performances attended by Adriance.

Dates: 1957, 1971-1995

Marvin Blecher Audiocassette Tape

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-017
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview conducted by Virginia Tech student Christina Roemer with Marvin and Freda Blecher of Blacksburg, Virginia, about their involvement in the Jewish community in the town and the Hillel student organization at Virginia Tech. Dr. Marvin Blecher served as faculty advisor for Hillel from 1973 to 1983. Also includes information about the Blacksburg Jewish Community Center and other Jewish communities in the region.

Dates: 1998

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1925 - 1944

Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-095
Abstract

Thomas Nelson Conrad (1837-1905) served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and as President of Virginia Tech. The collection consists of the original manuscript of The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

Dates: 1891 - 1893

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

the collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

Leonard J. Currie Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-028
Abstract Please note: this collection is currently being processed. Portions of the collection which are fully processed are listed in this finding aid. This includes photographs and negatives, flat files and oversize drawings from personal and professional projects, and a few artifacts. As more materials are processed, additional series and subseries will be published. Other portions of the collection may be available for research--contact Special Collections...
Dates: 1920 - 2001

Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr., Diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1996-019
Scope and Contents

Director of Agricultural Experiment Station at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1917-1945; assistant director of Agricultural Experiment Station, 1945 until his retirement in 1948. Collection consists of a Daily Desk Diary, which mentions persons and events in Blacksburg and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1947

Edgemont Farm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-022
Abstract

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998

Records of the Office of the President, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-07
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence (1913-1919) including letters to and from state and national political figures; correspondence signed by Eggleston as Acting Director of the Extension Division (1913-1916); correspondence between Eggleston and principals, board members and others of various agricultural high schools relating to financial requests, personnel, etc. (1916-1919); correspondence with county agents and state and national personnel connected with agricultural...
Dates: 1900 - 1948; Majority of material found within ( 1913-1919)

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 21
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Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Haskell-Speer, Jean 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), d.1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Magill, Orrin R. (Orrin Rankin), 1887-1976 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Murray, John, 1909-2002 1
Oral History of the Principalship (Project) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Emmett Russell, 1874-1944 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
Randolph, Lingan S., Sr., b. abt. 1878 1
Roemer, Christina 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Underhill, Grover W. 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of History 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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