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Dale Belcher Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1997-021
Scope and Contents

Photographer of Floyd County, Virginia. Black & white photographs of scenes in Floyd, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, and Scott counties, Virginia, and scenes in Kentucky and West Virginia, depicting the traditional culture of mountain people.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

Byllesby, Virginia, Dam Construction Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-028
Abstract

The Byllesby, Virginia, Dam Construction Photograph Album contains 110 silver gelatin prints in a black photograph album that documents the step-by-step construction of the Byllesby dam and associated power generating structures on the in Carroll County, Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Dates: undated

Civilian Conservation Corps and Family Photograph Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-073
Abstract

The collection includes CCC photographs from camps (at least some are in Virginia), as well as a number of family photographs. Most items are not dated, but some images come from the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: 1925, 1936, n.d.

Danville Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-015
Abstract

This collection contains a series of photographs of the doctors and nurses from a hospital in Danville, Virginia, during the 1930s. The hospital is most likely the Memorial Hospital or Community Hospital.

Dates: ca. 1930s

Earl Palmer Appalachian Photograph and Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-025
Abstract

This collection contains the photographs of Earl Palmer, an award-winning photographer from Cambria, Virginia, whose work depicted the landscape and traditional culture of rural Appalachia in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Materials date frome 1880 to 1989, but are primarily from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection is divided among the following series: photographs, duplicate photographs, written materials, oversize photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1880 - 1989

Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-044
Abstract

The Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album is compiled by Gale of scenes in Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.

Dates: 1898 - 1900

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Huddle Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-084
Abstract This collection primarily contains papers associated with Charles Huddle and his son Charles Huddle who were mining engineers in Ivanhoe, Virginia, and served in various capacities with the National Carbide Company; Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation (formerly the Ivanhoe Furnace Company); New River Mineral Company; and Sand Mountain Sand Corporation. In addition, the collection contains some personal correspondence, memorabilia, and business papers of the family. Materials date from...
Dates: 1854 - 1970

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Preston Leech Glass Slides and Cassette Tape

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1994-003
Scope and Contents Collection of 298 glass slides collected by Preston Leech, a Roanoke, Virginia, native and an employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway Company from the 1930s to the 1970s. Most of the slides are of N&W locomotives, rail routes, and stations. Other slides are of general agricultural and industrial scenes, and of the Luray Caverns in Virginia. The cassette tape is of an interview of Leech done in March 1994, where he speaks about his employment at the Norfolk & Western Railway...
Dates: c.1900-1925, 1994

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