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Joseph J. Baker Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-046
Abstract

Joseph J. Baker's letters discuss the October 1863 Battle at Chickamauga and the 1864 battles at Marietta, Georgia, part of the Atlanta Campaign, including estimates of wounded, killed, and captured soldiers, food resources, and sentiments sent to his family.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Baldwin Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-033
Abstract

This collection contains the letters of the Baldwin family of Tazewell County, Virginia. The collection consists largely of American Civil War-era letters of Captain Denison B. Baldwin, an officer in the 51st Virginia Infantry Regiment and the 23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion, to his wife Sallie Barnes Baldwin.

Dates: 1861 - 1897

G. C. Bales Tourist Camp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-072
Abstract

The G. C. Bales Tourist Camp Collection contains tourist ledgers and ephemera related to the Southwest Virginia Co-op.

Dates: 1945 - 1960

John Ballenger Bond

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-031
Abstract

Bond in which John Ballenger, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, promises to pay the sum of 140 pounds to Andrew McMahan of Amherst County, unless Ballenger provides McMahan with lawful right to a tract of land in Pittsylvania County.

Dates: 1788

Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-004
Abstract

The Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book collection consists of photocopies of the minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings between the years 1892- 1903.

Dates: 1892 - 1903

Barclay Shipping Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-036
Abstract

The Barclay Shipping Ledger from Norfolk, Virginia, covers shipments going through Virginia from 1847-1878. The ledger includes records of auctioneers of enslaved persons.

Dates: 1847 - 1878

Barnes Family Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-070
Abstract

The collection contains seven letters written to and from members of the Barnes family between 1961 and 1864 and two handwritten poems.

Dates: 1860 - 1864

John Barnes Performing Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-005
Abstract The collection includes performing arts programs from around the world as well as scrapbooks and clippings about the theatre and movie industries. The programs cover a variety of genres including theatre, classical and popular music, opera, ballet, motion picture, and other genres such as horse ballet, ice skating, and circus. The programs come from numerous countries including the United Kingdom, Israel, Russia, Japan, and Poland with the majority being from the Northeastern and...
Dates: 1890 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969

James Barnett Inventory

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-022
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes places of residence of the free persons as well as a brief job description for each. The list divides Mulattoes from Negroes and while the Mulattoes consist of three families totaling fifteen persons, there are only two Negroes, one of whom is John Hope, father of one of the Mulatto families.

Dates: 1811

John W. Barnett Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Abstract

Broadside providing instructions for a leaf tobacco-curing process, patented by John W. Barnett of Big Spring (Montgomery County), Virginia, in 1879.

Dates: [1879?]

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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
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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
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Ireland, E. I. 4
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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
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Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 3
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 3
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 3
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Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
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McKinley, W. K. 3
Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 3
Pike, Albert 3
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 3
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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
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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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