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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

This collection 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vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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

Birds Eye View of Alexandria, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0144
Abstract

Color image of Alexandria, Virginia, with key that identifies locations of interest.

Dates: 1864

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0240
Abstract

Map shows the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia, between Roanoke and Lee Streets.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0300
Abstract

Map shows identified plots in the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

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Maps (documents) 389
Montgomery County (Va.) 376
Virginia -- Maps 361
Blacksburg (Va.) 260
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 148
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Civil War 147
Women -- History 108
University History 73
Railroad 53
Wythe County (Va.) 39
Faculty 36
Roanoke (Va.) 25
University Archives 25
Pulaski County (Va.) 24
Science and Technology 24
Account books 22
Photographs 22
Christiansburg (Va.) 20
Virginia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Facsimilies 19
Carroll County (Va.) 18
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 18
History of Food and Drink 18
Virginia, Southwest 16
Coal mines and mining 15
Correspondence 15
Giles County (Va.) 15
Radford (Va.) 14
Medicine 13
Oral histories (literary works) 13
Roanoke County (Va.) 13
Ledgers (account books) 12
Virginia -- History 12
Floyd County (Va.) 10
Grayson County (Va.) 10
Slavery -- United States 8
Tazewell County (Va.) 8
United States -- Maps 8
Agriculture 7
Botetourt County (Va.) 7
Smyth County (Va.) 7
Washington County (Va.) 7
West Virginia 7
African Americans -- History 6
Alleghany County (Va.) 6
Craig County (Va.) 6
Iron foundries -- Virginia 6
Patrick County (Va.) -- History 6
Rockbridge County (Va.) 6
Bath County (Va.) 5
Bland County (Va.) 5
Cocktail History Collection 5
Cocktails -- History 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 5
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 5
West Virginia -- Maps 5
Diaries 4
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 4
Religion 4
Salem (Va.) 4
Abingdon (Va.) 3
American Literature -- Virginia 3
Augusta County (Va.) 3
Community theater 3
Galax (Va.) 3
Marion (Va.) 3
Patent medicines 3
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 3
Scott County (Va.) 3
Staunton (Va.) 3
Traditional medicine 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Homefront 3
United States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Facsimiles 3
Vertical files 3
Wise County (Va.) 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
Agricultural extension work 2
Architects -- Virginia 2
Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Bedford County (Va.) 2
Campbell County (Va.) 2
Cloyds Mountain, Battle of, Va., 1864 2
Coal Strike, W. Va., 1920-1921 2
Confederate States of America 2
Education, Secondary 2
Ephemera 2
Food Technology and Production 2
Football 2
Franklin County (Va.) 2
Fries (Va.) 2
Genealogy 2
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 2
Home economics 2
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 2
Kentucky -- Maps 2
Lee County (Va.) 2
Medicine, Military -- History 2
Ohio -- Maps 2
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English 1196
Latin 6
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 80
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 61
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 60
Geological Survey (U.S.) 47
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 21
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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