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Dale Belcher Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-021
Abstract

Photographs taken by Dale Belcher, depicting Appalachian culture, buildings, and people in southwestern Virginia; Kentucky; North Carolina; and West Virginia.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

Belgii Novi. Angliæ Novæ, et partis virginiæ Novissima Delineatio (reproduction),

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0006
Abstract

Facsimile of 17th century map of the northeastern United States, from the Chesapeake Bay to the Saint Lawrence River, encompassing present-day Maryland to New Hampshire, including part of Virginia.

Dates: c. 17th century

Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-040
Abstract The Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection contains the personal papers and financial records of members of four prominent families. Included are members of the Bell, Kent, Cloyd, and Withrow families, as well as, materials from related families and acquaintances. This is a diverse collection containing materials dating from 1780 to 1998. Items of interest include several Land Deeds and Warrant from the late 18th Century, including one signed by Benjamin Harrison, then Governor of...
Dates: 1780 - 1998

Benjamin Martin Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-016
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a land grant issued to Benjamin Martin in Virginia, December 31, 1796.

Dates: 1796-12-31

Moses Beveers Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-017
Abstract

The Moses Beveers Land Grant is for fifty acres in Montgomery County, Virginia, signed by James Monroe, then governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1792

Big Sandy & Cumberland RR

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0087
Abstract

Full title is as follows: "Big Sandy & Cumberland RR map showing the right of way through the Riley Lester et al 50 Ac. & 25 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 1, through the Riley Lester et al 2.8 Ac. Tract Parcel No. 2 and tract owned jointly by Riley Lester et al & W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. Parcel No. 3 & 4 on waters of Knox Creek in Buchanan Co. Virginia."

Dates: 1921

Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-014
Abstract

The Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records contains the daily fire boss reports for mining operation in McCoy (Montgomery County), Virginia, describing mine conditions.

Dates: 1926 - 1928

Peacock Bigger Estate Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-035
Abstract

The collection consists of two documents (1751-1754) related to Peacock Bigger's estate and attempts to settle it.

Dates: 1751 - 1754

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

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

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Maps (documents) 396
Montgomery County (Va.) 387
Virginia -- Maps 367
Blacksburg (Va.) 271
Civil War 166
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 165
Women -- History 111
University History 91
Railroad 54
Faculty and staff 47
Wythe County (Va.) 47
Students and alumni 39
Ledgers (account books) 33
Photographs 32
Account books 31
Roanoke (Va.) 30
Science and Technology 30
Correspondence 28
Carroll County (Va.) 27
Pulaski County (Va.) 25
African Americans -- History 24
Virginia, Southwest 24
History of Food and Drink 23
University Archives 23
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 22
Christiansburg (Va.) 21
Coal mines and mining 19
Virginia -- History 19
Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Facsimilies 19
Politicians -- United States 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Medicine 16
Giles County (Va.) 15
Agriculture 14
Radford (Va.) 14
Roanoke County (Va.) 14
Oral histories (literary works) 13
Religion 13
West Virginia 13
Floyd County (Va.) 10
Grayson County (Va.) 10
Tazewell County (Va.) 10
Washington County (Va.) 10
Botetourt County (Va.) 9
United States -- Maps 8
Alleghany County (Va.) 7
Cocktails -- History 7
Legal instruments (Legal documents) 7
Patrick County (Va.) -- History 7
Rockbridge County (Va.) 7
Scrapbooks 7
Smyth County (Va.) 7
World War, 1914-1918 7
Bath County (Va.) 6
Bland County (Va.) 6
Cocktail History Collection 6
Craig County (Va.) 6
Education, Secondary 6
Iron foundries -- Virginia 6
Augusta County (Va.) 5
Confederate States of America 5
Diaries 5
Letters 5
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 5
Postcards 5
Receipts (financial records) 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 5
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 5
Virginia 5
West Virginia -- Maps 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 4
Bedford County (Va.) 4
Food Technology and Production 4
Marion (Va.) 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 4
Salem (Va.) 4
Staunton (Va.) 4
Traditional medicine 4
Wise County (Va.) 4
Abingdon (Va.) 3
American Literature -- Virginia 3
Architectural drawings (visual works) 3
Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Cemeteries 3
Community theater 3
Financial records 3
Football 3
Galax (Va.) 3
Genealogy 3
General stores 3
Geology 3
Local government 3
Musical groups 3
Patent medicines 3
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Pittsylvania County (Va.) 3
Post office buildings 3
Presidents -- United States 3
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Language
English 1322
Latin 6
French 3
No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
Dakota 1
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Names
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 84
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 69
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 62
Geological Survey (U.S.) 47
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 33
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 22
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 11
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Hildebrand, J. R. 9
Murrill, A. 9
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 9
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 7
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 7
Bien, Morris, 1859- 6
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914 6
Historic Urban Plans (Firm) 6
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Roanoke Historical Society 6
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 6
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 5
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Hotel Roanoke 5
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 5
O.W. Gray & Son 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 4
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 4
Chace, George 4
Chace, Jacob 4
Everett Waddey Company 4
Foster, A. G. 4
Ireland, E. I. 4
Kent family 4
Michie, P. S. 4
Preston, William, 1729-1783 4
Smith, George Otis, 1871-1944 4
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 4
Virginian Railway 4
Wall, W. F. 4
Wysor, Henry C., 1847-1927 4
A. Hoen & Co. 3
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 3
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 3
Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 3
Calver, James L. 3
Chester, W. 3
Conway, Julia Ellen Thomas, 1848-1916 3
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 3
Dwight, C. S. 3
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Southwestern Virginia 3
Fletcher, L. C. 3
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 3
Gannett, Samuel S. (Samuel Stinson), 1861-1939 3
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 3
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 3
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 3
Hall, Childress 3
Hall, W. J. 3
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
McGill, William M. 3
McKinley, W. K. 3
Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 3
Pike, Albert 3
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Preston, Francis, 1765-1835 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 3
Price family 3
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 3
Rand McNally and Company 3
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 3
Sanborn-Perris Map Co. 3
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 3
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 3
Stribling, Francis T. (Francis Taliaferro), 1810-1874 3
United States. Department of Agriculture 3
United States. Government Printing Office 3
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 3
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Civil Engineering 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 3
Virginia. General Assembly 3
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.) 3
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 3
Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Yeates, Chas. M. 3
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 2
Anderson, C. B., of Newbern, Va. 2
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 2
Appalachian Power Company 2
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