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Elizabeth Kent Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-045
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Kent Adams (1908-1994), resident of Radford, Virginia and local historian. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical charts, essays, and other materials related to the history of Southwest Virginia and of her ancestral lines, especially the Cloyd, Kent, McGavock and Putnam families. Includes photocopy of the handwritten autobiography of A. W. Putnam, photocopies of James Randal Kent's will and inventory of debts, and photocopies and...
Dates: 1922 - 1987

Adams Express Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-043
Abstract

The collection consists of a ledger for the Adams Express Company recording shipments being moved from Hot Springs, Virginia, to Warm Springs, Virginia, between May and September of 1912.

Dates: 1912

Clement M. Adkisson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-001
Abstract

Thi collection contains a ledger from Halifax County, Virginia general mercantile store, with entries listing customer names, together with descriptions of items purchased and dates and prices of purchases.

Dates: 1859 - 1861

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

African-American Tenant Farmer Photographs, Clarksville, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-110
Abstract

This collection contains six black and white photographs of a tenant farm in Clarksville, Virginia.

Dates: c.1920-1930

Henrie H. Alexander Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Dates: 1862

Alleghany Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-019
Abstract The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) was formed in 1890 as an organization to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Indepedence, to encourage historical research in relation to the Revolution, and to promote the celebration of all patriotic anniversaries. The records consist of rosters, D.A.R. magazines, contitutions and by–laws, minutes and membership ledgers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, news bulletins, obituaries of members, and the original...
Dates: 1890 - 2016

Alleghany County, Virginia, Showing Primary and Secondary Highway Systems

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0224
Abstract

Map shows highways of Alleghany County, Virginia, with a mileage table and some inset maps of individual towns.

Dates: 1940

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Allen Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-065
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to the Allen family of Carroll County, Virginia and the 1912 Hillsville courthouse gun battle. It includes one original piece, a poem titled "A Memorial: Claude Swanson Allen."

Dates: 1970 - 1972

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Maps (documents) 389
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 80
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Geological Survey (U.S.) 47
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 10
Murrill, A. 9
Hildebrand, J. R. 8
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
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
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
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
Roanoke Historical Society 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 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
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 4
Virginian Railway 4
Wall, W. F. 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
Calver, James L. 3
Chester, W. 3
Conway, Julia Ellen Thomas, 1848-1916 3
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 3
Dwight, C. S. 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
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, 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
Radford Land and Improvement Company 3
Rand McNally and Company 3
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 3
Sanborn-Perris Map Co. 3
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 3
United States. Department of Agriculture 3
United States. Government Printing Office 3
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 3
Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Yeates, Chas. M. 3
Adams Express Company (1854-2015) 2
Anderson, Eleanor Copenhaver, 1896-1985 2
Appalachian Power Company 2
Archer, S. R. 2
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 2
Barnard, E. C. (Edward Chester), 1863-1921 2
Bevan, Arthur, 1888-1968 2
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 2
Blacksburg Colored Graveyard Association 2
Blacksburg Engineering Dept 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Blunt, E. 2
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 2
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 2
Braxton, Carter 2
Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1826-1899 2
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 2
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