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An exact copy of a plan of the town of Richmond (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0166
Abstract

Hand-drawn map shows layout of Richmond along the James River, with notes identifying which lots had been "taken up." Reproduction was created in 1974.

Dates: 18th century

An Historical Map of Augusta County Virginia,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0004
Abstract This historical map of Augusta County, Virginia, was compiled from maps, historical records, and traditions by J. R. Hildebrand, who copyrighted the historical map in 1933. Created in 1933, the map includes historical information from 1732-1832. It contains a brief history of the county surrounding the map, and on the map are identified locations for incidents of historical interest. The map is bordered by a list of names of men who, presumably, lived in the county. The bottom left corner...
Dates: 1933

An Historical Map of Roanoke County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0197
Abstract

Historical map shows locations of significant events in Roanoke County, Virginia. This map also includes county and military history, as well as a small map of the town of Salem.

Dates: 1968

An Historical Map of Roanoke County, Virginia (from The Roanoke Times)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0189
Abstract

Historical map shows locations of significant events in Roanoke County, Virginia. This map, taken from page C-8 of The Roanoke Times on September 29, 1986, also includes county and military history.

Dates: 11/29/1968

C. B. Anderson Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-086
Abstract

The C. B. Anderson Account Book contains the accounting information and merchandise sales of C. B. Anderson of Newbern, Virginia. Entries date from 1907 through 1909.

Dates: 1907 - 1909

C. B. Anderson Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-083
Abstract

This collection includes a daybook, business journal, ledgers, and notes of C. B. Anderson [Charles Blanton Anderson, Sr.?], a general store owner in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia.

Dates: 1884 - 1910

Joseph R. Anderson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-037
Abstract

The Joseph R. Anderson Letters contain correspondence to Dr. Francis T. Stribling, the head of the Western Lunatic Asylum in Staunton, Virginia for bedposts, and James T. Ames Esq., the agent for Ames Manufacturing Company in Chicopee, Massachusetts regarding orders.

Dates: 1860 - 1861

Sherwood Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-002
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence among author Sherwood Anderson and family members, most notably letters written by Anderson to his daughter Marian, as well as some of his professional correspondence. It also includes research material about Anderson gathered by Ray White and notecards--compiled by Dr. Charles Modlin--documenting the annotations in the books within Special Collections' Anderson book collection.

Dates: 1912 - 1938

Sherwood Anderson Photograph and Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-004
Abstract

The collection consists of one postcard of Notre-Dame from Sherwood Anderson to Bert and Clara Dickenson and a photograph of Sherwood Anderson and Bert Dickenson in Florida with a line of fish in between the two men.

Dates: 1929, 1939

James Anthony Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-008
Abstract

The James Anthony Letter is written by James Anthony in Buchanan, Virginia, on August 2, 1850, to Colonel James A. Pipen in Wytheville, Virginia. Anthony describes a job offer from the James River Company and his resignation from his job working for Colonel Pipen, shows admiration for his employer, and offers a replacement for his position.

Dates: 1850

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Maps (documents) 396
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 84
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 70
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
Kentland Farm 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
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